2023 MARC EMCR and PhD Publication Prizes
We are pleased to announce the winners of the inaugural 2022 MARC Publication Prizes.
EMCR prize winner:
Dr Amanda Cross won the MARC EMCR Publication Prize for the publication titled "Barriers and enablers to monitoring and deprescribing opioid analgesics for chronic non-cancer pain: a systematic review with qualitative evidence synthesis using the Theoretical Domains Framework".
PhD prize winner:
Louisa Picco won the MARC PhD Publication Prize for the publication titled "How do patient, pharmacist and medication characteristics and prescription drug monitoring program alerts influence pharmacists’ decisions to dispense opioids? A randomised controlled factorial experiment".
Submission are now closed
- EMCR (or Post-PhD) prize
- PhD candidate (or Pre-PhD) prize
Terms of Award
- Applicants will be notified of their submission outcome by the MARC Publication Review Committee at the 2023 MARC Symposium on Thursday, 18 May 2023. The successful applicant (or someone nominated by them) will receive their award and certificate during the symposium. To find out more about the 2023 MARC Symposium or register visit 2023marcsymposium.eventbrite.com.au/
- Award recipients will receive a $150 gift voucher and a certificate.
How to Apply
- Check your eligibility to apply.
- Complete the online application. This includes a 200-word statement describing the impact and significance of your publication and your contribution.
- Upload a PDF copy of your nominated journal article (with 2022 publication date, volume number and page numbers).
Applicant Eligibility Criteria (Submission closing date – Friday, 14 April 2023)
- Applicant must be an EMCR or a Monash University PhD candidate at the time of publication.
- The EMCR must be a paid Monash University staff member and a MARC member up to an academic Level C.
- Nominations will not be accepted from EMCRs currently in leadership roles (e.g. Group Leader, Laboratory Head, Director/Deputy Director, Head of Unit, etc.).
- The EMCR must have held their PhD for less than or equal to 10 full-time equivalent years from their PhD degree conferral date (i.e. the date on which the degree is officially awarded) at the time of publication, considering career disruptions. Career disruptions are based on the NHMRC guidelines; eligible disruptions include pregnancy, major illness/injury and carer responsibilities only.
Publication Nomination Criteria
- Only one nomination per EMCR or PhD will be accepted.
- All journal articles must be addiction relevant.
- All nominated publications MUST HAVE a Monash University byline affiliated to the nominating EMCR (excludes corresponding or present address at Monash University with no additional Monash University byline).
- The applicant (EMCR) must be listed as the nominated publication's first, joint-first, last, or joint-last author.
- The publication (journal article) must have been published online by the journal in 2022
- All journal articles must be classified as research and peer-reviewed via the Monash University PURE system
- Nominations must include a completed Research Impact and Contribution Statement (max. 200 words). The contribution by the EMCR to the research publication should be clearly articulated in this statement.
- The main criteria for assessment will be the significance of the research which should also encompass the research and/or translational impact:
|Significance of Research (including research and/or translational impact)||40%|
|Journal Quality (impact factor, journal ranking, reputation in field)||20%|
|Originality of Research||20%|
|Contribution to Research by the EMCR/PhD||20%|