GSK Award for Research Excellence - Nominations Now Open

16 May 2017

TCRN members are invited to nominate members of staff and colleagues for the 37th GSK Award for Research Excellence ("ARE").

The award acknowledges outstanding Australian researchers and their work and provides an $80,000 (tax free) independent research grant to the award recipient’s employing organisation to further the recipient’s work and knowledge.

The award targets high calibre mid-career clinicians and researchers undertaking human medical health research predominately in Australia. 

The judging criteria are weighted as follows:

  • 40% - potential for the researcher’s contribution to science to directly or indirectly lead to improvement in human health
  • 30% - potential for the nominee to continue to make research contributions in the field of human health; and
  • 30% - nominee’s accomplishments based on academic and employment record, research grants and awards received, cited publications and other examples of research productivity.

Further information about the award and the online nomination form are available at GSK Award for Research Excellence website.

Nominations close midnight 10 July 2016. The award will be presented at the Research Australia Awards Night, 12 October 2017.

Further information:

Michelle Ganas, Award for Research Excellence Coordinator GSK


Tel.:      +61 3 9413 7311  

GSK Award for Research Excellence website