The RANZCP Early Career Psychiatrist Award
The RANZCP Early Career Psychiatrist Award was established in 1979 to encourage and promote research in psychiatry in Australia and Aotearoa New Zealand.
The Award is presented annually to the trainee, or Fellow or Affiliate (within five years of obtaining their primary specialist psychiatry qualification) who has contributed the most significant paper published in the past two years.
Applications/nominations may be made by or on behalf of trainees, or Fellows or Affiliates (within five years of obtaining their primary specialist psychiatry qualification, at the time of the awards submission opening date).
Applications/nominations for the Award may be made by trainees, Fellows or Affiliates, or on their behalf by another RANZCP member. Written applications/nominations should include a curriculum vitae and the nominated published paper. The nominated paper should be in a refereed journal and published within two years of the awards submission opening date. Work performed wholly in Australia/Aotearoa New Zealand or partly in Australia/Aotearoa New Zealand and partly elsewhere is acceptable.
The candidate should, in normal circumstances, be the principal author. The submission must also include a statement (of up to 50 words) explaining the candidate’s role in producing the paper, and a statement (of up to 100 words) on why the paper is significant.
Applications/nominations must be submitted to firstname.lastname@example.org
Submissions are open annually, from 1 September to 31 October (11.59 pm AEDT).
- More information about the RANZCP Early Career Psychiatrist Award [PDF; 105KB]
- Recipients of the RANZCP Early Career Psychiatrist Award