The workshop aimed to make sure people with disabilities are included in global development plans, ahead of the first Global Disability Summit in July.
Dr Caroline Harper's TED Talk, in which she laid out an ambitious plan to eliminate trachoma, has been chosen as the day’s top pick.
The award is given to researchers based on the scientific quality of their work and is evaluated by a panel of reviewers.
The BOOST app, which stands for Better Operative Outcomes Software Tool, helps surgeons monitor their operations so they can improve their results.
Gertrude was one of six candidates elected in the first round of voting, of which three are women, which has improved the committee's gender balance.
The renowned physicist, who died in March, has had his ashes interred between those of Sir Isaac Newton and Charles Darwin.