Ritchie Centre Award



This award is sponsored by the Ritchie Centre and will be presented to the researcher whose fundamental discovery offers the potential to lead to changes in perinatal clinical practice, or for work that progresses such a discovery closer to clinical application.

Self-nomination for consideration for the PSANZ Ritchie Centre Award for Translational Research must be made at the time of abstract submission.

The winner of the PSANZ Ritchie Centre Award for Translational Research will receive payment of the award into their account post event once they have filled in an Award Form which will include a brief summary of their research for the post congress newsletter and media purposes. This award is valued at $1000. 

The award will be judged by members of the congress awards judging panel. 


The award is open to any abstract, regardless of status of the investigator or whether the investigator has won the award previously. To be eligible for a PSANZ Ritchie Centre Award for Translational Research the applicant must:

• be a PSANZ member at the time of presentation

• be the presenter and first author of the abstract

Note: abstract reviewers will be asked to confirm that the abstract meets the relevant theme of this award. If not deemed relevant to the theme the abstract will be ineligible and not judged.

Award will be announced on the final day of Annual PSANZ Congress