Call for Nominations : The Roux Prize 2020 ($100,000 Prize)

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Application Deadline: January 31, 2020. 

Nominations are now open for the 2020 Roux Prize. The Roux Prize was created in 2013 to honor individuals or groups from around the world who have used health evidence in bold, innovative and impactful ways.

Eligibility: 

Nominations are welcomed from across the globe. Preference is given to individuals, but groups are eligible. Self-nominations are discouraged. Current full-time faculty, fellows, or employees of IHME and the University of Washington are not eligible.

Conditions:

  • Upon notification, the award much be accepted by the recipient within a term decided by IHME, and be received by the recipient at the Roux Prize Awards dinner in June 2020.
  • The prize is valued at $100,000 USD and is for the personal use of the recipients. An award citation and a medal will also be presented. 
  • If a group, rather than an individual, receives the award, the prize will be evenly divided among them. Each will receive an award citation and medal. 
  • Awards are made to residents of any country without restriction of gender, race, religion, creed, or nationality. 
  • Expenses for travel and accommodation for recipients and their partners to accept the award are paid for. 
  • All selections are final and are not subject to review or challenge.
  • Nominations for 2020 should be received no later than January 31, 2020. Nominations received after this date will be considered the following year. 
  • The winner will be announced prior to the award ceremony in June 2020. 

Award:

 The $100,000 Roux Prize is awarded annually by the nomination process described above.

How to nominate: 

The Roux Prize is intended for anyone who has used health evidence from the Global Burden of Disease study in innovative ways to improve the health of the population. We welcome diverse entries: winners might be workers within government agencies, researchers at academic institutions, volunteers in charitable organizations, or health providers working in the community.

For More Information:

Visit the Official Webpage of the Roux Prize 2020

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