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Cranlana Award (Lowitja Institute Research Leadership Award)

In partnership with the Cranlana Programme, the Lowitja Institute is pleased to offer the Lowitja Institute Cranlana Award. This award recognises Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health research leadership and excellence.

Congratulations to our 2020 recipient Professor Roianne West.  

The award includes a fully funded position in the Cranlana Programme’s Executive Colloquium – including travel and accommodation. The Cranlana Programme’s Executive Colloquium is an intensive six-day course designed to allow senior leaders to develop complex decision-making and leadership capabilities. It is a rigorous and rewarding programme of intellectual inquiry, and a vital step towards practical wisdom and ethical clarity – qualities critical for today’s increasingly complex, ambiguous and uncertain environment. For information about 2019 Colloquia dates please refer to the Cranlana website.

The award is open to Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander researchers who

Past winners include Professor Sandra Eades (2015), Professor Gail Garvey (2016), and Associate Professor Ray Lovett (2018). In the video below, Ray Lovett discusses his experience at the Cranlana Executive Colloquium.

The 2019 winner, Associate Professor Catherine Chamberlain is pictured below with Cranlana CEO Ms Vanessa Pigrum (left).