This award will recognise social work research papers published
for the first time in the Australian Social Work journal or another recognised
peer-reviewed journal during the period 01 July 2022 to 30 June 2023.
Who can be nominated?
Academics and researchers in social work.
Nominees must be a current financial member of the AASW and be
of good standing with the AASW.
Who can nominate a nominee?
Self-nomination and Third-Party nominations will be considered.
In the case of Third-Party nominations, we recommend engaging the nominee directly
in the process.
Terms and Conditions
Nominations will be made through a “call for nominations” announced
by the AASW in August 2023.
The complete paper must be submitted to the AASW Award Committee
for consideration. Papers must not exceed 6,000 words.
Nominations must be submitted through the AASW’s designated submission
process. The Award Committee will consider all nominations based on the criteria
The Award Committee reserves the right to decline nominations
- Do not meet one of the three criteria or
- Exceed the specified word limit or
- Are not received by the submission deadline.
The AASW will keep confidential their discussions and
deliberations on nominees and will not provide feedback regarding their
decisions. Award winners will be
announced at the 2023 AASW Online Health Symposium on 16 November 2023.
The submission of the paper will contribute 100% of the overall
score for consideration of this Award.