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Published in: 03/10/2020

Call for Applications - InterprofessionalResearch.Global (IPR.Global): 2020 IPR.Global Best Research Awards

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InterprofessionalResearch.Global (IPR.Global) is pleased to announce the opening of the application for the 2020 IPR.Global Best Research Awards. IPR.Global is the Global Network for Interprofessional Education and Collaborative Practice (IPECP) Research. IPR.Global promotes and advocates for evidence-informed policies and practices through fostering and facilitating theory-driven, methodologically rigorous IPECP research.

The IPR.Global Best Research Awards recognize interprofessional scholarly works that exemplify excellence in the following Award Category:

Barbara Fifield Brandt IPR.Global Award - The Barbara Fifield Brandt IPR.Global Award will recognize an academic-practice partnership team that demonstrates an impact on learner and health outcomes through sustaining and connecting interprofessional education and collaborative practice in community-based practice settings serving vulnerable and high-risk populations.

Hugh Barr IPR.Global Award - The Hugh Barr IPR.Global Award will recognize the evaluation by an interprofessional team of an outstanding example of collaboration between academic institutions and health/social service delivery organizations in high/middle-income and low-income countries to promote and sustain interprofessional education and collaborative practice.

John H.V. Gilbert IPR.Global Award - The John H.V. Gilbert IPR.Global Award will recognize an outstanding interprofessional doctoral dissertation, published in the past three years (since 2017), that has resulted in a learning paradigm which brings interprofessional education and learning to interprofessional collaborative practice in a practice setting where practitioners, students, and patients have been engaged in developing measurable interprofessional high-quality care.

 The awards aim at recognizing and honoring the innovative interprofessional partnership, projects or research that has demonstrated a positive impact on the academic/practice/community with a notable contribution to the interprofessional education and collaborative practice field.

Who Is Eligible?

Nominations for the award may be made by individuals (John Gilbert IPR.Global Award) or by teams/partnerships (Barbara Fifield Brandt IPR.Global Award and Hugh Barr IPR.Global Award) from academia, practice, service users/consumers and or students.

Application Process

All applicants need to submit an online application through IPR.Global website  ( along with your CV and a nomination letter by April 30th, 2020. To learn more and apply, please visit us at 2020 IPR.Global Best Research Awards.