TSANZ Ann Woolcock New Investigator Award

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The Ann Woolcock New Investigator Award is presented at the TSANZ Annual Scientific
Meeting to acknowledge excellence in the conduct and presentation of scientific research.
This is a Travelling Fellowship of up to AU $1500 to support professional development,
plus expenses (of up to AU $5000 for return economy airfare, meeting registration and
accommodation) to support the recipient to attend and present their original high-quality
research to the next Annual Scientific Meeting of the Asia-Pacific Society of Respirology
(APSR). Finalists (excluding the winning applicant) will receive a certificate of achievement
and AU $500 to support professional development.

This award furthers one of Professor Ann Woolcock’s goals of fostering research ties
between the TSANZ and the APSR.


To be eligible for the award, the applicant must:
1. Be a current member of TSANZ,
2. A citizen or permanent resident of Australia or New Zealand, or have the requisite
work or study visa and be endorsed by the Administering Institution,
3. Be undertaking a higher degree by research in an area directly relevant to
respiratory research, or
4. Have graduated with a higher degree in research in an area directly relevant to
respiratory research within the last two years of the closing date for this
application - career interruptions should be specified in track record,
5. Submit an original abstract for oral presentation as presenting author for the
6. Be responsible for the major components of the work to be presented (to be
certified by the applicant’s supervisor/head of department)
The research to be presented must have been carried out: 7. In Australia and/or New Zealand,
8. During the candidate’s first substantive research project or program and must be
directly relevant to respiratory research, and
9. Over a period of two years or more, full time equivalent.
Note: New Investigator finalists may only apply in subsequent years if their extended
abstract is substantially different to the previous application.

To Apply

For more information and how to apply please see the TSANZSRS 2023 website at https://www.tsanzsrsasm.com/abstracts/tsanz-awards-criteria/