Nominations are open for 2019-20 Research Excellence Awards

The NUH Research Excellence Awards recognise outstanding research and celebrate achievement within the NUH and NUH-hosted research centres. They are sponsored by Research and Innovation.

Nominations should cover activities which wholly or mostly took place during the year April 2019-March 2020.

Nominations can be made by:
·      Research colleagues (from any research partners)
·      NUH staff
·      Patients, carers and visitors
·      Partners and collaborators in our research
Award winners
The winners will be decided by a specially-convened panel from the Research and Innovation department.
The presentation of the awards will be announced at a celebratory reception on the evening of Monday 1 June 2020 (following on from the NIHR Nottingham Biomedical Research Centre Conference).
Directors’ award
The Directors’ award will be selected by the Clinical Director and the Managing Director of Research and Innovation. It recognises innovation in clinical research through:
·      Contribution to international research
·      Contribution to national research priorities
Award categories
Nominations should be made in the following categories. The same nomination can be made in more than one category, but you must complete a separate entry for every nomination.
Individual awards
Research excellence in Industry engagement
For the development of commercial research studies, effective partnerships with industry or for support to Life Science companies in Nottingham/East Midlands.
Chief Investigator of the Year 
This Award is for outstanding contribution to research and recognises consistent commitment to clinical research and its development at NUH.
Outstanding clinical contribution
For an individual who has made a significant contribution to the development of clinical research in their team, their professional group or their service area. This may include education, training and support for early career researchers; increasing research activity; or undertaking new areas of research.
Public Health research
This recognises research done in collaboration with our NHS, local authority and public health partners including primary and social care, Public Health England, Nottingham and Nottinghamshire Integrated Care System and Integrated Care Providers.
Rising star 
Recognising the achievements of an early career researcher who has made a significant contribution in their research area.
Team awards
Research team of the year 
The team that has made the greatest contribution to the effective delivery of clinical research at NUH.
Research impact and outcome 
The team whose research has made measurable contribution to the health and wealth of society.
Excellence in trials administration/management
The team that has done most to enable clinical research at NUH to grow, improve performance or improve the quality and standards of the research we do.
Innovation in patient and public involvement/engagement
Demonstrating the contribution that patients and the public have made to the impact of our research using innovative approaches to involvement, co-design or shared decision-making.

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* 2. Who are you nominating?

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* 3. What is your reason for nominating them? Please include the achievements, outcomes or impact of the clinical research.

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* 4. You can make your nomination anonymously. But it would help us to have your contact details in case we need to ask any further questions about your nomination.

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