Research Awards 2020/21 Finalists Shortlist Announced

24th Mar 21


It gives us great pleasure to announce the Finalists for the Research Awards for 2020-21. Winners in each category will be announced at our Research Awards/ Networking events that will be held in each state - click here for ticket info.


*Finalists listed in alphabetical order by company name or surname.

Young Researcher of the Year Award

  • Madeline Baker, Potentiate
  • Lucy Belling, Newgate Research
  • Jane Burton, SA Water
  • Ruby Christoph, T Garage
  • Todd Cope, Nature
  • James Holman, FiftyFive5
  • Amelia Norton, Nature
  • Marissa Tsioutsis, Potentiate

Research Effectiveness Awards

Category: Consumer Insights

COMPANY CLIENT SUBMISSION NAME ENTRANTS

'Need To Know Research' (AFFINITY)

Tourism Central Coast

Big Insight of Little Adventures Built a Billion Dollar Tourism Brand

Laurette Douglas, Luke Brown

Fiftyfive5 

Redballoon

Up Up and Away, returning Redballon to growth

Sam Yann, Clare Jessett, Darren Kemp & Matt Gudge

Fiftyfive5 

University of Otago

To get there, start here

Stephanie Karayannis, Richard Hall, Darren Kemp & Shelley Winsor

JWS Research 

Minerals Council of Australia

There's more to Australian Mining 

Jessica Lai, Simon Troeth

 

Category: Public Policy / Social Impact

COMPANY CLIENT SUBMISSION NAME ENTRANTS

Fiftyfive5

Australian Digital Health Agency

An insight ecosystem that shaped Australia’s digital health strategy during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Mathew Densten, Alessandra Tonei, Emma Chirnside

ORIMA Research

Aruma & Scope Australia

"Nothing about us without us" - reimagining research approaches for people with disability by putting them at the centre of research design

Paulina Hryniewiecka & Tamara Reinisch

 Potentiate

ACT Government

How Canberrans helped inform the ACT Government’s   COVID-19 response

David Briant & Vasha Azoor

Whereto 

Beyond Blue 

Re-thinking mental health – from something others have, to something we all need to nurture

Charles Coulton, Catherine Boekel,  Chris Schildt & Andrew Thorp

 

Category: Technology & Innovation

COMPANY CLIENT SUBMISSION NAME ENTRANT

Need To Know Research (AFFINITY)

Tourism Central Coast

Tech Innovation Drove a Big Insight of Little Adventures

Laurette Douglas, Luke Brown

Nature Pty Ltd

Don KRC

Using Virtual Reality to enhance and radically evolve Choice Modelling, in order to guide our client with a critical commercial decision

Paddy Cain, Chris Crook & Peter Stuchbery

Newgate Australia

Cotton Australia 

Mapping networks of influence to form a strategic roadmap out of a national crisis

Benjamin Wegener 

Potentiate

Southern Cross Austereo

Identifying the most effective audio logos to support optimised brand marketing investment in the audio channel

Megan Lees, Kate Hough, Jasmine Beech, John Musgrove, Matt Dickson, Amanda DiMarco, Nancy Rouse & Scott Simonelli

 

Research Organisation of the Year Award

  • Fiftyfive5
  • Lewers Research
  • Nature
  • Potentiate
  • The Lab Insight and Strategy