These awards are given in recognition of academic excellence in all, or some, of the following areas:
Research and Publications dedicated to improving life with aphasia, and/or
Mentoring of research students to conduct research associated with quality of life, life participation, conversation or similar topics related to life with aphasia, and/or
Training of future clinicians to address quality of life with aphasia and/or
Working to improve external grant funding that addresses the needs of people living with aphasia.
The aim of these awards is to foster and encourage pioneering research and clinical projects that aim to make a difference to the lives of people living with aphasia, their families and caregivers.