Honouring a Leader in Health Research
About the Award
SHRF's Achievement Award is presented at the annual Santé Awards celebration. The Achievement Award honours individuals in Saskatchewan’s health research community who inspire us with their drive, leadership, ingenuity and achievement. From basic science discoveries to visionary health policy, these individuals are contributing to the improved health of citizens by enabling a high performing health system and building a robust culture of health research and innovation in Saskatchewan.
The Achievement Award celebrates health research success in Saskatchewan by recognizing someone who has distinguished themselves within the health research community and who has demonstrated significant contributions to the health of our province. One award per year will be presented.
The successful recipient is recognized for:
Health research contributions;
Research advances; and
Health research capacity building.
July 15, 2020
October 15, 2020
Nomination Process Opens (See form below to nominate someone)
Mid October to
To Be Confirmed
Santé Awards (award presentation)
Nomination Process and Supporting Documents
A minimum of three (3) colleagues, with direct knowledge of the contribution of the nominee, must nominate an individual. Self-nominations as well as the nomination of current SHRF Board members and staff will not be accepted.
To nominate a researcher, complete the form below and upload the following supporting documents:
1. Contact information of all nominators and the nominee including names, affiliation and email addresses.
2. Email from the nominee confirming the acceptance of the nomination. Please note: This email can be attached as a PDF on the Nominee Information step of the form below, or can be sent separately to email@example.com by the nominee.
3. A jointly signed letter (PDF) of no more than three (3) pages from all nominators describing the reasons the nominee is deserving of the SHRF Achievement Award, in particular explaining how they:
exemplifies excellence and achievement in their field;
has contributed significantly to health research in Saskatchewan. The focus may be on one major achievement or a body of significant work;
has made research advances related to improved health status, health services or other health-related innovation; and
has contributed to a supportive research environment in Saskatchewan by attracting research expertise, providing training and securing infrastructure.
4. Up-to-date curriculum vitae (CV) of the nominee. Options: Standard organizational CV or Canadian Common CV.
Selection of the SHRF Achievement Award recipient is determined by a national panel of accomplished health researchers. The recipient will be announced at SHRF’s Santé Awards. All other nominations will remain confidential.
If you have any questions, email SHRF at or call 306-975-1680.
Join us in celebrating Saskatchewan’s health research leaders. Nominate someone deserving today!
About the Santé Awards
SHRF’s annual Santé Awards celebrates health research excellence in Saskatchewan. The event is a chance to:
Recognize researchers for their contributions to a robust culture of health research and innovation
Raise awareness of the outstanding health research happening in Saskatchewan to improve the health of citizens and create a high performing health system
Foster and strengthen connections with the research community, our partners and other provincial supporters
Santé attracts world-class health researchers, provincial and municipal government leaders, representatives from non-profit organizations and other health research supporters.