Health Research Council of New Zealand Medal
The Beaven Medal is awarded to an individual or research team for excellence in translational health research that has had high impact on clinical practice and patient health.
Discipline: Medical and health sciences
Award offered: Yearly
The Beaven Medal, named after the late Professor Sir Donald Ward Beaven, KNZM, CBE (1924–2009), acknowledges Sir Don’s long-time interest in translating research into clinical practice.
The Beaven Medal is for an individual or research team who best demonstrate over their career translation of research into clinical practice; knowledge mobilisation; engagement with community and providers of clinical health care; and a commitment to making a difference to the health outcomes and lives of patients.