Faculty and Section awards

Applications are currently closed and will reopen 1 September 2022.

 

Please email applications and queries to awards@ranzcp.org.


Addiction Psychiatry

The Addiction Psychiatry Prize [PDF; 109 KB]

This Prize is awarded to a psychiatric trainee, or a Fellow who has recently completed the Certificate of Advanced Training in Addiction Psychiatry, to encourage achievements and excellence in Addiction Psychiatry. 

The Prize includes: A$1500; complimentary registration to the Faculty of Addiction Psychiatry conference; invitation to present at the conference; a framed award certificate; and invitation to accept the award at the College Ceremony during Congress.


Child and Adolescent Forensic Psychiatry

The Adler Nurcombe Trainee Prize [PDF; 107 KB]

The Prize is awarded to an Advanced Trainee in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and/or Forensic Psychiatry for the most outstanding paper or poster presented at the Section of Child and Adolescent Forensic Psychiatry conference.

The Prize includes: A$500 to be spent attending a conference in the field of child and adolescent and/or forensic psychiatry; a framed award certificate; and invitation to accept the award at the College Ceremony during Congress.


Child and Adolescent Psychiatry

The Connell Werry Prize [PDF; 191 KB]

The Prize awarded to an Advanced Trainee in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry for the most outstanding paper or poster presented at the Faculty of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry conference.

The Prize includes: A$1000 to be spent attending a conference in the field of child and adolescent psychiatry; a framed award certificate; and invitation to accept the award at the College Ceremony during Congress.

► The Howard Cooper Travelling Fellowship in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry [PDF; 103 KB]

The Fellowship is made to an overseas trainee psychiatrist or psychiatrist from the Asia–Pacific region who wishes to gain experience in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry in Australia or New Zealand.

The Fellowship includes: A$2500; complimentary registration to attend either the Faculty Child and Adolescent Psychiatry conference or the RANZCP Congress; invitation to present at the Faculty conference; a framed award certificate; and invitation to accept the award at the College Ceremony during Congress.


Consultation–Liaison Psychiatry

►The Faculty of Consultation–Liaison Psychiatry Trainee Abstract Prize

This Prize is awarded to an advanced trainee in consultation–liaison psychiatry for the best oral, rapid fire or poster presentation made at the Faculty of Consultation–Liaison Psychiatry conference.

The Prize includes: A$1500; a framed award certificate; and invitation to accept the award at the College Ceremony during Congress.


Forensic Psychiatry

The Medlicott Award [PDF; 108 KB]

The Award is designed to encourage achievements and excellence in research in Forensic Psychiatry by Advanced Trainees in Forensic Psychiatry, or Fellows who have recently attained the Advanced Certificate in Forensic Psychiatry.

The Award includes: A$1200; complimentary registration to the Faculty of Forensic Psychiatry conference; invitation to present at the Faculty conference; a framed award certificate; and invitation to accept the award at the College Ceremony during Congress.

The Faculty of Forensic Psychiatry Trainee Conference Presentation Award [PDF; 108KB]

This Award recognises excellence in the delivery of an oral presentation by a psychiatry trainee from Australia or New Zealand at the Faculty of Forensic Psychiatry’s annual scientific meeting.

The Award includes: A$500; a framed award certificate; and invitation to accept the award at the College Ceremony during Congress.


Perinatal and Infant Psychiatry

The Pat, Toni and Peter Kinsman Research Scholarship

Supported by a bequest from the Kinsman family, this Scholarship supports and encourages research into postnatal depression in women in Australia and New Zealand.

The Scholarship includes: Up to A$50,000 in research funding; publication in Australasian Psychiatry; a framed award certificate; and invitation to accept the award at the College Ceremony during Congress.


Psychiatry of Old Age

The Faculty of Psychiatry of Old Age Prizes promote excellence in advancing the quality of life in older people with mental illness by encouraging and promoting:

  • the highest clinical and ethical standards in the delivery of Psychiatry of Old Age services amongst psychiatry trainees in Australia and New Zealand.
  • training in Psychiatry of Old Age of the highest standard for psychiatrists, trainee psychiatrists, medical students, related health professionals, students of related health professions and other medical practitioners.

The Prizes include: A$500; reimbursement of up to A$1500 for registration at either the RANZCP Congress or the Faculty of Psychiatry of Old Age conference, flights and accommodation; invitation to present at the Faculty conference; a framed award certificate; and invitation to accept the award at the College Ceremony during Congress.

The Faculty of Psychiatry of Old Age Basic Psychiatric Trainee Prize [PDF; 202 KB]

The Prize recognises originality, scientific merit and contribution to the knowledge base of Psychiatry of Old Age by a psychiatry trainee.

The Faculty of Psychiatry of Old Age Prize for Best Mental Health Service Improvement [PDF; 200 KB]

The Prize is open to all mental health services for improvements focused upon the needs of people with mental illness who are older.

The Faculty of Psychiatry of Old Age Psychiatric Trainee Prize for Scholarly Project [PDF; 199 KB]

This Prize is awarded to a current or recent Advanced Trainee in Psychiatry of Old Age, for meritorious research in the field.

The Trisno Family Research Grant in Old Age Psychiatry

Supported by an ongoing donation from Dr Roth Trisno and family, this grant works to address the need for more research into mental health conditions in older people.

The Grant includes: Up to A$5000 in research funding; a framed award certificate; and invitation to accept the award at the College Ceremony during Congress.


Psychotherapy

The Faculty of Psychotherapy Essay Prize [PDF; 101 KB]

This Prize recognises the best essay submitted by a psychiatry trainee or recent Fellow on a psychotherapy topic.

The Prize includes: A$1000; a framed award certificate; and invitation to accept the award at the College Ceremony during Congress.

The RANZCP Psychotherapy Research Award

This Award funds and encourages research in psychotherapy by psychiatry trainees and recent Fellows in Australia and New Zealand.

The Award includes: Up to A$10,000 in research funding; publication in either the Australian and New Zealand Journal of Psychiatry or Australasian Psychiatry; a framed award certificate; and invitation to accept the award at the College Ceremony during Congress.

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