Awards

Honouring Saskatchewan Leaders
in Health Research

SHRF's annual awards honour individuals and teams 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 researchers 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.

 

These awards are presented at the annual Santé Awards celebration

The Awards

Excellence
These awards recognize the top-ranked applications from researchers and teams in the past year’s funding competitions. All applications to SHRF’s funding competitions are ranked according to our rigorous peer review process by committees of active researchers and health professionals.

 

Selection Process: Determined by the previous year’s peer reviewed ranking from SHRF funding competitions. 

 


Early-Career Impact
This award is presented to one researcher from our five-year follow up group of SHRF Establishment grant recipients. It recognizes their work over the past five years to build capacity, advance knowledge, inform decision making, and to provide health, economic and social impacts in Saskatchewan. 

 

Selection Process: Determined by a merit review committee. 

NEW Mid-Career Impact
This award is presented to one researcher who is a mid-career (5-15 years) researcher currently active in Saskatchewan. It recognizes their work over their career to build capacity, advance knowledge, inform decision making, and to provide health, economic and social impacts, and future potential to continue their impact in Saskatchewan.


Selection Process: Candidates are nominated by their peers and considered by an expert panel of national and local experts from a range of fields.

Achievement
This award is presented to one senior researcher currently residing in Saskatchewan whose exemplary career achievements have inspired us with their drive, leadership and ingenuity. It recognizes their work over their career to build capacity, advance knowledge, inform decision making, and to provide health, economic and social impacts in Saskatchewan.


Selection Process: Candidates are nominated by their peers and considered by an expert panel of national and local experts from a range of fields.

Definitions

 

Mid-Career Researcher

A researcher who, at the time of nomination, has assumed their independent research position 5-15 years ago. 


Senior Researcher

A researcher who, at the time of nomination, has assumed their first independent research position more than 15 years ago.

Source: CIHR Glossary of Funding-Related Terms

Nominate a Research Leader

Information and instructions will be posted here when nominations open for the 2022-23 Awards