Annual Prize – Winner

Congratulations to Professor Afaf Girgis and her team, who have been awarded the $5,000 SWSR Annual Prize to support their collaborative research. Their research aims to improve patient well-being and cancer outcomes by developing, implementing and evaluating a novel integrated e-health system that will facilitate the routine collection of patient reported outcomes (PROs) as part of standard practice.

GSK Award for Research Excellence

GSK Award for Research Excellence – Nominations NOW OPEN Nominations are now open for the 37th GlaxoSmithKline 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…

South West Sydney Researchers recognised as UNSW Scientia Professors

South West Sydney Researchers recognised as UNSW Scientia Professors Congratulations to Professors Michael Barton OAM and Derrick Silove AM, who are amongst the latest round of UNSW Scientia Professors announced. In 1997, the University created a special category of Professor – the Scientia Professors – to recognise outstanding research performance. The term “Scientia” was drawn from the University’s…

Prof Michael Barton discusses his amazing research

Research Australia Health & Medical Research Awards 2016 NSW Health Health Services Award This Award is for an individual who has provided leadership and made an outstanding contribution to health services research; driven research that has led to a significant improvement in healthcare; and/or has championed the development of the health services research field. Congratulations…

NSW Health Award for prostate cancer treatment

The NSW Health Awards recognise innovation and excellence in the delivery of health programs and services to the NSW community throughout the public health system. Clinical researchers from South Western Sydney won the Bob Leece Transforming Health Award for their project SeedTracker: Targeting prostate cancer for high precision radiotherapy which has delivered a cutting-edge treatment for…

SWSLHD Wins at the 2016 Premier’s Awards

The Premier’s Awards for Public Service recognise excellence in the delivery of public services to the NSW community by the public sector, not-for-profit organisations and private businesses. Congratulations to all the 2016 award recipients. South Western Sydney Local Health District (SWSLHD) received three health awards. See a summary of each award via the following links:…