Order of Australia

2021 Queen's Birthday Honours List

Professor Paul Glasziou was awarded the Officer of the Order of Australia (AO) for distinguished service to medical education and standards, and to evidence-based medical research.

2021 Queen's Birthday Honours List

Professor Chris del Mar was awarded a Member of the Order of Australia (AM) for significant service to tertiary education, to health and medical research, and to professional bodies.

2021 Australia Day Honours List

Professor Tammy Hoffmann was awarded a Medal of the Order of Australia (OAM) for service to clinical epidemiology, and to occupational therapy. 

Sustainable Healthcare Awards

2021 Research Award awarded to Professor Paul Glasziou - Estimating the Magnitude of Cancer Overdiagnosis in Australia.

2021 Policy and Practice Award awarded to the 2weekSR Team - The Two Week Systematic Review (2weekSR).

2019 Health Literacy Award awarded to Professor Tammy Hoffmann and Professor Chris Del Mar - Conceptualising and conducting a pair of ‘matching’ systematic reviews that examined people’s expectations about the benefits and harms of health interventions.


Bridges-Webb Medal

Professor Paul Glasziou was awarded the prestigious Bridges-Webb Medal in 2011 and Professor Chris Del Mar in 2014. Awarded by the Australian Association of Academic General Practice (AAAGP), this medal recognises members who have made and will continue to make international standard teaching and/or research contributions to academic activities in the general practice environment.

Research Australia Awards

Griffith University Discovery Award 2019

Dr Alexandra Bannach-Brown was ‘Highly Commended’ for her work in developing and implementing machine learning algorithms to accurately classify research articles as ‘relevant’ or ‘not relevant’ to the systematic review research question. These automation tools significantly reduce the time and resources required for researchers to stay up-to-date with the medical literature, and make conducting systematic reviews feasible and accessible for researchers, policy makers, health system planners, and national and local health services to synthesise evidence in a more timely manner.

Vice Chancellor's Quality Awards

  • 2021: Dr Loai Albarqouni - Early Career Research Excellence
  • 2017:  Prof Paul Glasziou - Research Supervision;  Prof Tammy Hoffmann - Research Excellence
  • 2015: Prof Chris Del Mar - Research Excellence
  • 2014: Prof Paul Glasziou - Research Excellence
  • 2011: Prof Paul Glasziou - Research Excellence

HLA Digital Health Innovation Awards

2019 HLA Digital Health Innovation Award

A collaborative project between Bond University Library Services and the Institute for Evidence-Based Healthcare (IEBH) won the ALIA Health Libraries Australia Digital Health Innovation Award 2019. The winning project is a system which automates batch requests for document delivery of journal articles. The system for automatically requesting articles (SARA) is a component in the Systematic Review Accelerator

2018 HLA/MedicalDirector Digital Health Innovation Award

 The HLA/MedicalDirector Digital Health Innovation Award is funded by MedicalDirector. Showcasing innovative projects which, through the use of health informatics or web technologies, contribute to or support improved health outcomes. Justin Clark, Senior Informaticist, was named the 2018 winner.

Other awards

Anne Harrison Award 2018

The Anne Harrison Award is maintained by ALIA Health Libraries Australia and was established to commemorate her work, and to encourage others to make their own contribution to the development of health librarianship.  The 2018 winner was  Justin Clark, with his project: The Polyglot Search Translator (PST): a tool for translating search strategies: phase 3.

ANZAHPE post-graduate student prize 2018

Loai Albarquoni received the 2018 ANZAHPE (Australian & New Zealand Association for Health Professional Editors) post-graduate student prize for a project titled “Core competencies in Evidence-Based Practice for Health Professionals: consensus statement based on a systematic review and Delphi survey”.

Liverpool Hospital Quality Awards 2017

Associate Professor Magnolia Cardona's team were the 2017 Quality Award Winners for the development and validation of the CriSTAL tool in the category of Improvement in Patient Safety. Here in the picture with her UNSW collaborator, Geriatric Emergency Nurse Ebony Lewis.


Mary Rankine Wilson Memorial Award for Professional Excellence

In 2014 this prestigious award was awarded to Professor Tammy Hoffmann. This Mary Rankine Wilson Memorial Award for Professional Excellence is the foremost award of Occupational Therapy Australia – Qld Division. This is an annual award established in 1994 to honour the memory of Mary Rankine Wilson AM. Mary was a founding member of the Association and past president. She was a great visionary for the occupational therapy profession, a quiet achiever who encouraged a high standard of professional skills and involvement in our professional association.

Queensland Young Tall Poppy Science Award

Professor Tammy Hoffmann was one of six scientists to receive a prestigious Queensland Tall Poppy Science Award in 2012. The Young Tall Poppy Science Awards are an initiative of the Australian Institute of Policy and Science, inaugurated in 1999 to acknowledge the achievements of Australia’s best young scientific researchers across all fields and to promote Australian intellectual excellence and endeavour.

Faculty of Health Sciences and Medicine

  • 2020: Commendation for Early Career Teaching Excellence - Senior Research Fellow Paulina Stehlik
  • 2016: Outstanding Contribution in Student Learning through Sustained Innovation

Clarivate Highly Cited Researcher

  • 2021: Professor Paul Glasziou
  • 2020: Professor Paul Glasziou
  • 2019: Professor Paul Glasziou
  • 2018: Professor Paul Glasziou