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Awards celebrate quality research

The annual Autism CRC Awards for Achievement in Autism Spectrum Research recognise and celebrate research and development initiatives that exemplify the Autism CRC’s vision, mission and values.

The awards are open to all organisations and researchers undertaking quality research projects in the area of autism, regardless of affiliation with Autism CRC. In particular, they recognise achievements in inclusive research practice and the translation of autism research into practice, products, policy and programs that benefit the autistic and broader autism communities.

Award categories and selection criteria

Inclusive research practice
  • Initiatives in the field of autism research, including projects not funded by Autism CRC
  • Evidence that that those with the lived experience have played a significant role in the project including key aspects of the design, conduct, evaluation and reporting of the research
  • Evidence-based research that incorporates the scientific rigour required for impactful outcomes
Translation of autism research
  • Initiatives in the field of autism research, including projects not funded by Autism CRC
  • Demonstrated commitment to the translation and utilisation of research, in products, services, policy and programs that benefit the autistic and/or broader autism community
  • Evidence-based research that incorporates the scientific rigour required for impactful outcomes
  • Evidence of significant benefit delivered to the autistic and/or broader autism community through successful translation of a research output.

2019 recipients

Applications for the awards are now closed. Award winners were publicly announced in conjunction with the Autism CRC Annual General Meeting in Brisbane on 4 November 2019.

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