TSANZ Peter Phelan Research Award

Deadline for applications: 27 January 2021

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Aim

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.

Eligibility

To be eligible for this grant, the applicant must:

  • Be a current member of TSANZ[1], and
  • Be a citizen or permanent resident of Australia or New Zealand, or be endorsed by the Administering Institution in Australia or New Zealand[2],

[1] Financial member of the TSANZ who has obtained the support of a proposer and seconder and has been endorsed by the TSANZ Board

[2] 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.

Conditions

The following conditions must be meet by members receiving this award:

  • The Grant-In-Aid will be awarded at the TSANZ ASM and must be taken up within 12 months of receipt.
  • Funding may be used to support any research venture in paediatrics research, including but not limited to; training, travel, equipment, methodology, analysis, technical consult and/or consumables.
  • This funding may not be used for indirect costs, or as a contribution to salary or scholarship.
  • A final report will be submitted at the end of the 12 month period.

Note: These conditions must be met to remain eligible for future award rounds.

Applications will contain the following;

Research Proposal

  • A proposal clearly detailing how this award is to be used, including a budget (maximum two A4 pages, plus references).
  • Description of the project in non-specialised language, and proposal for any future work of the research (one A4 page maximum)

Track record

  • A track record (maximum two A4 pages). Include any significant career disruptions supporting eligibility outside the listed criteria.

Publications

  • Publications over the last five years, excluding career disruptions (unlimited pages).

Format

  • All text must be submitted on A4 pages with a 2cm margin to the top, bottom, left and right. Text must be single line spaced, with size 12 Times New Roman font. No columns are permitted.

Selection Process

Applications will be assessed by members of the TSANZ Awards Committee according to the following criteria:

Criterion

Weight

Scientific Quality

50%

Significance and Innovation

25%

Track Record relative to opportunity

25%

Total

100%

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.

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Application upload

Please upload a single PDF containing your research proposal, track record and publications.

Declaration

A citizen or permanent resident of Australia or New Zealand, or be endorsed by the Administering Institution in Australia or New Zealand
I have not been a full, or part-time employee of, or paid consultant to, nor do I have any real or perceived, direct or indirect links to the tobacco industry in the past five years.
All information which I have provided in this form and attached documents is true and correct.

 

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