WEHI is committed to fostering and rewarding outstanding achievement among its staff and students.

A number of awards have been established to celebrate exceptional contributions to science, and to life at the institute.

Burnet Prize

Our top science prize is awarded annually to early-career scientists who have produced pioneering research.

Colman Speed Honours Award

This award is presented each year to the top Honours student at WEHI.

Chris and Cheryl Thomas Award

This award recognises those who demonstrate strong leadership qualities and contribute to WEHI beyond their main role.

Other key awards

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