Nominations are now open for the 2012 College awards in the areas outlined below. Refer to the APS website for further information on each award, including eligibility and nomination process details (www.psychology.org.au/about/awards/). The closing date for nominations for all College awards is 31 July 2012.
The Award is bestowed on a senior member of each APS College each year. It recognises the importance of an individual’s contribution to his or her specialist field and significant contribution to the relevant APS College over a number of years.
The Award supports the attendance of student members of the College’s Queensland section at a neuropsychology conference held either nationally or internationally.
The Award recognises applied research of exceptional quality in the area of normal adult ageing or age-related dementias or for excellence in the psychological treatment of problems among older people.
The Prize is awarded to an APS member who has made an outstanding contribution to the scientific or professional status of clinical psychology in Australia, in the areas of research, therapy and/or social applicability.
The Prize is offered at each university with an accredited postgraduate clinical psychology program and acknowledges students who demonstrate high levels of clinical skill and the ability to design and conduct clinically relevant research.
The Prize is awarded to the overall best student completing the Master of Clinical Psychology at each South Australian university.
The Award recognises excellence in a research project in the field of community psychology.
The Award recognises the overall best student completing an APAC-accredited Doctoral program in counselling psychology at an Australian tertiary institution.
The Award recognises the overall best student completing an APAC-accredited Masters program in counselling psychology at an Australian tertiary institution.
The Prize rewards outstanding forensic psychology research by students who attain publication of an article in a refereed journal based on his/her Honours, Masters or Doctoral thesis.
The Awards recognise excellence in forensic psychology in the following three categories:
The Award recognises outstanding student research in health psychology and is offered at each Australian tertiary institution with an accredited Doctoral program in health psychology.
The Award recognises outstanding student research in health psychology and is offered at each Australian tertiary institution with accredited Masters program in health psychology.
The Award recognises outstanding student research in health psychology and is offered at each Australian tertiary institution with an accredited Honours program.
The award recognises outstanding performance and is available to eligible students from each university in South Australia offering an accredited Masters degree in organisational psychology.
The Award recognises students demonstrating the highest levels of applied skills and academic achievement at each university with an accredited postgraduate sport and exercise psychology program.
The Prizes recognise the best postgraduate student
presentation at two nominated sport and exercise psychology conferences annually.