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The AADPA Florence Levy Emerging Researcher Award honours Prof. Flo Levy’s outstanding clinical and research contribution to ADHD. Prof. Levy (1937-2020) had a passion and commitment to improving the lives of children with mental health problems.

As a child psychiatrist, she made remarkable contributions to her clinical discipline and was a staunch advocate for families and patients affected by ADHD.

Additionally, she contributed numerous scientific papers and book chapters to the field, making her a world authority on ADHD. She was also a pioneer and strong advocate for female academics, a trailblazer for physician-researchers, and an inspiring mentor for many clinicians and researchers.

AADPA Florence Levy Emerging Researcher Award
Florence Levy Emerging Researcher Award

The Award

The Florence Levy Emerging Researcher Award winner will receive an invitation to present at AADPA’s 5th Annual Conference (30 – 31 July 2022), including complimentary conference registration, travel to and from Sydney and 1-night accommodation at the Sofitel, Wentworth, Sydney.

Eligibilty Criteria

To be considered for this award, applicants must:

 

  • Be conducting research in the area of ADHD;
  • Be a current member of the Australian ADHD Professionals Association (AADPA).
  • As of 30 June 2022, have held their PhD, or equivalent, for no more than 10 years from the date that their PhD thesis was passed (not the date of conferral) unless they have had a career interruption (including but not limited to carer responsibilities and major illness/injury; and
  • Wherever possible, be available to attend AADPA’s 5th Annual Conference (30-31 July 2022) either in person or virtually to accept the award and give a brief presentation.

Assessment Criteria

The awardee will have demonstrated a significant scientific contribution to research in the field of ADHD, relative to opportunity. The committee will consider:

 

  • The quality of publications, particularly focusing on the Top 5 publications;
  • Awards, Fellowships, and Grants; and
  • Other signs of recognition for significant scientific contribution.

Applications Have Now Closed

Thank you for your interest in the AADPA Florence Levy Emerging Researcher Award. Applications have now closed and the winner will be announced on day one of AADPA’s 5th Annual Conference on Saturday 30th July. If you have any questions, please contact us here.

Our mission at AADPA is to promote evidence-based research, diagnosis, treatment & management of ADHD for the benefit of Australians with ADHD & their families.

Our mission at AADPA is to promote evidence-based research, diagnosis, treatment & management of ADHD for the benefit of Australians with ADHD & their families.

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