TSANZ Janet Elder International Travel Award

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Aim

These awards will be made to three individuals on the basis of scientific merit of their submitted abstract to the 2023 TSANZ ASM to support their professional development in respiratory research. There will be two awards for early career researchers and one award for a mid-career researcher.
Each award consists of AU $5000 to contribute to expenses to attend and present an abstract at an international scientific meeting of the recipient’s choice within the following year.

TSANZ established the Janet Elder International Travel Awards using a generous $311,000 endowment bequest from the Estate of Dr. Janet Elder (OAM), one of the pioneers of respiratory medicine in Western Australia. Since 2010 the Janet Elder International Travel awards have supported young career researchers to present their research at key international conferences and continue Janet Elder’s vision to improve lung health in Australia and New Zealand.

Eligibility

To be eligible to receive an 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. Have submitted an abstract as a presenting author for the TSANZ ASM,
4. Be able to provide evidence of submission / nominate an international meeting at which they will present an abstract based on similar work to that presented at the TSANZ ASM.
EARLY CAREER GRANTS
5. Be undertaking advanced training in any health or science discipline relevant to respiratory medicine research or a higher degree in an area directly relevant to respiratory research, or
6. Have completed advanced training in any health or science discipline or graduated with a higher degree in an area directly relevant to respiratory research within the last five years of the closing date for this application.
MID CAREER GRANT
7. Have completed advanced training in any health or science discipline or graduated with a higher degree in an area directly relevant to respiratory research. The applicant will be up to ten years’ post PHD and with not more than 2 years as an Associate Professor, at the time of applications closing - career interruptions should be specified in track record; Note: Normally this award would only be awarded twice to a single applicant, one in each category.

To Apply

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