Jameson Investigator Award

For research related to Indigenous health issues

Applications closed Monday 14 September 2020.

The Jameson Investigator Award for research related to Indigenous health issues is presented to the best oral research presentation made at the Queensland Regional Committee research presentation evening. Presentations are able to be made in person or via video conference.

The Award is made possible by a generous bequest from Mrs Elsie Jameson.


Applicants must be:

  • a registered Queensland member of the RACP, its divisions, faculties or chapters, and
  • a trainee, or
  • a Fellow who, at the time of giving their oral presentation, was admitted to Fellowship within the past 3 years

Applicants must submit and present work that they have made a significant contribution to the concept and execution.


The recipient of the Jameson Investigator Awards will receive AU$450 and a certificate.


Selected applicants will give an oral presentation of their submission at the Queensland Regional Committee research presentation evening.

Presentations will run for approximately 12 minutes with three additional minutes for questions.

The 2020 presentation evening will take place on Wednesday 11 November 2020 at the RACP QLD office.

Selection criteria

  1. A judging panel, comprised of Queensland Regional Committee Members, will review all submissions and select abstracts that meet criteria and high standard expected for an oral presentation.

  2. Submissions and presentations will be assessed based on the following criteria:
    1. excellence of hypothesis
    2. methodology
    3. scientific merit
    4. potential impact and outcomes for the community and science
    5. oral presentation
    6. relevance to Indigenous health
  3. The judging panel reserves the right not to select a prize recipient if they find that no presentations meet the criteria and/or aren't of a high standard expected of an oral presentation.

For more information about the Award, contact the RACP Foundation.

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