Research Awards

Celebrating excellence in primary care research is an important part of the Research Programme at the RCGP. These awards celebrate research and help to promote them to GPs and the wider primary healthcare community.

Research Paper of the Year Award 

 

The RCGP Research Paper of the Year (RPY) award gives recognition to an individual or group of researchers who have undertaken and published an exceptional piece of research relating to general practice or primary care. 

 

The call for nominating papers is now closed..

For further information:

Email RPY@rcgp.org.uk or phone 020 3188 7594.


 

The winners of Research Paper of the Year 2018 - awarded in 2019. More information in the BJGP article

Yvonne Carter Award for Outstanding Early Career Researcher 2020

The £1,000 award recognises the contributions of early career researchers in advancing the discipline of academic primary care. It is intended to enable the successful candidate to meet and collaborate with researchers in other countries.

Professor Yvonne Carter CBE was an outstanding and inspirational leader who had a remarkable impact on academic general practice. To commemorate her contribution to primary care research the Royal College of General Practitioners, through its Scientific Foundation Board, and the Society for Academic Primary Care have jointly instituted the Yvonne Carter Award for Outstanding Early Career Researcher.

The call for applications is now closed

For further information, please contact the Research team at SFB@rcgp.org.uk or phone 020 3188 7594.

 

Clinical Research Awards 2020 

Following careful consideration of the rapidly changing COVID-19 pandemic, NIHR & RCGP have decided to postpone submissions for First5 and Practice Awards. If you have any questions, please contact SFB@rcgp.org.uk or phone 020 3188 7594

Offered by RCGP Scientific Foundation Board and National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) Clinical Research Network, these awards are open to RCGP members and recognise research active NHS GPs and general practices that are demonstrating excellence and innovation in delivering NIHR research.

Applicants are required to outline their contribution to NIHR Clinical Research Network Portfolio studies with particular weight being attached to:

  • the range and number of patients in NIHR Clinical Research Network studies 
  • how patients have been engaged and informed of new opportunities to participate in clinical research
  • the contribution made to the delivery of studies 
  • innovative methods of study delivery.

As part of the application process the applicants will have to set out what activities they plan to carry out in the future to improve research delivery.

 

The 2019 winners:

  • First5® award – Dr Elizabeth Morris, Church Street Practice, Oxfordshire
  • Practice award – Wansford & Kingscliffe Practice, Cambridgeshire 

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