Awards

BANTING AWARD

Award for Military Health Research is awarded annually at the Military and Veteran Health Research Forum and sponsored by the True Patriot Love Foundation. The Banting Award honours Major Sir Frederick Banting- a world renowned physician, researcher, Nobel Prize winner and researcher who discovered insulin. The award recognizes high quality Canadian research that addresses military health issues.

Eligibility:

All researchers presenting military health research at Forum 2019

Adjudication Process:

The award is adjudicated by the Surgeon General of the Canadian Forces

Award:

The winner is presented with the Major Sir Frederick Banting MC, RCAMC Medal by the Surgeon General, and invited to Forum 2020 as the research keynote speaker.

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MENTAL HEALTH TREATMENT AWARD

An award for best presentation focusing on improving or innovating clinical mental health practice.

Eligibility:

Any presenter or team presenting on clinical mental health practice at Forum 2019.

Adjudication Process:

The award will be adjudicated by a panel of CIMVHR judges.

Award:

$ 500

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MILITARY FAMILY HEALTH RESEARCH AWARD

The Vanier Institute’s Military and Veteran Family Initiative’s Colonel Russell Mann Award recognizes high quality Canadian research that increases our understanding of military and veteran family health. The award is named after Colonel Russell Mann, a recognized national leader and strong voice for military and Veteran families in Canada and a key supporter of the Military and Veteran Family Initiative.

Eligibility:

Any researcher or research team presenting military/Veteran family health research at Forum 2019.

Adjudication Process:

The award is adjudicated by a panel of CIMVHR judges

Award:

$ 1000

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STUDENT RESEARCH AWARD

Presented to the best student researcher presentation at Forum 2018.

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EDITORS’ CHOICE AWARD

Awarded to the best scientific poster at Forum.

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