CALL FOR AWARDS

 

Outstanding Nurse Scientist Award

The purpose of the Outstanding Nurse Scientist Awardis to acknowledge Council members whose sustained programs of research have had significant impact on nursing and health care knowledge development with recognizable benefits for nursing practice and health care.  Nominees must be members of the Council in good standing who hold an earned research doctorate and are nominated by current Council members (individual or institutional). Nominees must agree to give a short presentation at the 2016 State of the Science Congress on Nursing Research to be held September 15-17th at the Washington Hilton in Washington, DC. The award criteria are:

  • Outstanding contributions to nursing and health care science through a sustained program of research
  • Robust research dissemination and translation for nursing and other disciplines
  • Leadership in capacity building related to research conduct, training and policy
  • Mentoring of the next generation of nursing scientists

Nomination requires:

  1. Nominee and nominator contact information (name, work address, e-mail address, phone number)
  2. A 100-word narrative statement that summarizes the applicant's accomplishments/contributions (To be used in the Onsite Program if the applicant is selected.)
  3. Curriculum vitae
  4. Statements from two current Council members (not more than 200 words each) that address the criteria described above.

 

Brilliant New Investigator Award

The purpose of the Brilliant New Investigator Award is to recognize the contributions of scientists early in their research careers who show extraordinary potential to develop sustained programs of research, certain to have significant impact on the science and the practice of nursing and health care. Nominees must be Council members in good standing, be within 7 years following completion of a research doctorate and nominated by current Council members (individual or institutional).  Nominees must agree to attend and be acknowledged at the 2016 State of the Science Congress on Nursing Research to be held September 15-17th at the Washington Hilton in Washington, DC. The award criteria are:

  • Building research productivity (within last 5 years) in an area of major significance to nursing and health care knowledge. 
  • Research dissemination and translation to practice and/or policy with a growing impact on nursing and other disciplines.
  • Emerging leadership related to nursing science advancement. 

Nomination requires:

  1. Nominee and nominator contact information (name, work address, e-mail address, phone number)
  2. A 100-word narrative statement summarizing the applicant's accomplishments/contributions (To be used in the Onsite Program if the applicant is selected.)
  3. Curriculum vitae
  4. Statements from two current Council members (not more than 200 words each) that address the criteria described above.

Complete applications for both the Outstanding Nurse Scientist Award and Brilliant New Investigator Award are due by April 13th, 2016 at 12 midnight ET. Nomination materials should be submitted electronically to Ligia Duarte Botelho at ligia_botelho@annet.org.