SMHR Best Research Paper Award 2019

One of the key aims of the Society for Mental Health Research is to support mental health research, and researchers. In service of this aim, the Society has established the SMHR Best Research Paper Award to acknowledge and support exceptional research in the field of mental health that has the potential for significant academic and public impact.

We will be awarding complimentary SMHR membership for one year, registration for the 41st Annual SMHR Conference, as well as $500 to one PhD student and one early-mid career researcher for research papers published in the last year that demonstrate outstanding original research with potential for significant impact on the mental health of Australians and/or New Zealanders.

To review the criteria and submit an application please download and complete the application form from

Applications should be sent with the subject heading: “Early-to-Mid-Career Researcher Best Research Paper Award 2019” or “PhD student Best Research Paper Award 2019” to Rohan Borschman by email

Due Date:  Applications close Wednesday 15 August 2019

Please note: Applicants do not need to be SMHR members at the time of application