2018 Winner – Assoc. Professor Ray Lovett
The Lowitja Institute Research Leadership Award celebrates excellence in research leadership by an Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander researcher who has made a significant contribution to the health and wellbeing of Australia’s First Peoples.
The winner attends the Cranlana Programme Executive Colloquium – an intensive six-day course which aims to enhance leadership capabilities and provide frameworks for complex decision-making. The Colloquium is designed for senior leaders from across the public, private and community sectors. For more information about the Colloquium please click HERE.
Award entries must meet these conditions:
- the research is for the health and wellbeing benefit of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander peoples
- the award recipient has made a significant contribution to capacity development and community strengthening by, for example
(a) building on skills and abilities of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people and community
(b) supporting and/or mentoring other Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander researchers
- the work should be nationally and/or internationally recognised
- the award recipient has made a contribution to the development of Indigenous knowledges and research methodologies
- the scope of research disciplines is broad and could include, for example, basic science, medicine, epidemiology, public health, social health and community health.
Lowitja Institute Research Leadership Award winners
- 2018 – Assoc. Professor Ray Lovett
- 2016 – Assoc. Professor Gail Garvey
- 2015 – Professor Sandra Eades
The 2016 Lowitja Institute Research Leadership Award was presented at the Lowitja Institute International Indigenous Health and Wellbeing Conference 2016.