Santé Awards

Honouring Saskatchewan Leaders
in Health Research

SHRF's annual Santé 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 Awards
These awards recognize the top-ranked applications from researchers and teams in the past year’s peer-reviewed funding competitions. Applications to SHRF’s research funding competitions are scored 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 each SHRF funding competition. 


Early-Career Award

Previously presented as the Impact Award
This award is presented to one early-career researcher five years after receiving a SHRF Establishment grant. 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 of Establishment five year follow-up reports. 

Mid-Career Award

Previously presented as the Mid-Career Impact Award

This award is presented to one mid-career researcher (5-15 years from initial appointment) currently active in Saskatchewan. It recognizes their work in their career thus far to add to our collective knowledge and understanding, build up and lead the people and infrastructure that make excellent health research in Saskatchewan possible, and to make a difference in health and healthcare in Saskatchewan and beyond.

Selection Process: Candidates are nominated by their peers and considered by an expert panel of national and local experts from a range of fields.  Please note that the nomination process of the 2022-23 award is now closed.

Achievement Award

This award is presented to one senior-career researcher (15+ years in an independent research position) currently active in Saskatchewan. It recognizes their work across their career to add to our collective knowledge and understanding, build up and lead the people and infrastructure that make excellent health research in Saskatchewan possible, and to make a difference in health and healthcare in Saskatchewan and beyond.

Selection Process: Candidates are nominated by their peers and considered by an expert panel of national and local experts from a range of fields. Please note that the nomination process for the 2022-23 award is now closed.

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