Deadline for applications: 27 January 2021
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The TSANZ Peter Phelan Research Award aims to support research and development in paediatric and early life research. This award also recognises the contributions made by Professor Peter Phelan who was instrumental in helping establish paediatric Respiratory Medicine as a subspecialty in Australia. Prof. Phelan was awarded the Research medal in 1996 at the 8th TSANZ AGM in Perth, and this grant in his name was first awarded in 1999 at the 11th TSANZ AGM in Canberra.
The award shall be to the value of AUD 7,500.
To be eligible for this grant, the applicant must:
 Financial member of the TSANZ who has obtained the support of a proposer and seconder and has been endorsed by the TSANZ Board
 The application is endorsed by the Administering Institution to have the requisite work visa in place, at the time of accepting the successful grant:
- The applicant will remain employed in Administering Institution for the duration of the funding period;
- The application is endorsed by the Administering Institution;
- IF the applicant is not an Australian citizen or permanent resident have the requisite work visa in place, at the time of accepting the successful grant;
- The applicant will remain employed in Administering Institution for the duration of the funding period.
The following conditions must be meet by members receiving this award:
Note: These conditions must be met to remain eligible for future award rounds.
Applications will be assessed by members of the TSANZ Awards Committee according to the following criteria:
In the event of there being no suitable applicants the Research Award will not be awarded.
The award will be presented at the 2021 TSANZ ASM, however the successful applicant will be notified prior to the ASM.