Each year the Centre for Mental Health Research (CMHR) of the National Centre for Epidemiology and Population Health (NCEPH) in the ANU College of Health and Medicine may offer an award known as the Korten Prize.
Funding for this Award has been provided by the Centre for Mental Health Research in memory of Mrs Ailsa Korten who worked as a research officer in CMHR between 1986 and 2005. Ailsa Korten published over 120 research papers during this period.
The objective of the prize is to acknowledge a high-achieving research candidate who has written the best research paper in the year of the award, whilst enrolled in a PhD program based in the College of Health and Medicine.
Field of study
Population Mental Health Research
The Award is available each year to a continuing ANU student who:
is enrolled in a program of study for the degree of Doctor of Philosophy in the field of Mental Health Research, with their Primary Supervisor based in the National Centre for Epidemiology and Population Health (NCEPH) of the ANU College of Health and Medicine (CHM); and
has published, or had a paper accepted for publication in the year of the award.
Candidates that have submitted their thesis during the year of the award are also eligible to apply.
The winner will be selected on the basis of the scientific quality and potential influence of the paper. Contact Phil Batterham or Alison Calear for further information, +61 2 6125 1031 or email@example.com
$1,000 per annum
Cash prize for best research paper by a PhD student