COST Action CA18218

Apply now for the Murray-Lopez Award

The primary aim of the Murray-Lopez Award is to support emerging global health researchers to carry out innovative research to improve the measurement and knowledge about burden of disease in populations.

Nominations must be submitted on behalf of the nominee. Self-nominations will not be reviewed.

The Murray-Lopez Award is open to individuals who meet the following criteria:

  • An early‐career professional (this may include students pursuing a terminal degree and no more than five years post terminal degree)
  • Demonstrable evidence that the nominee can carry out Global Burden of Disease (GBD) research of the highest scientific quality, focused on either:
    • Methods improvement; or
    • Application of GBD methods in low and middle income countries (LMIC)
  • Preference will be given to candidates who are based in a LMIC.

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