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Research Establishment Awards for 2015

  

SECOND FUNDING ROUND:

THE DAVID PRAST RESEARCH ESTABLISHMENT FELLOWSHIP

Applications close 5.00 p.m. AEdT Monday 10th November 2014

 

Terms & Conditions - please ensure you read these carefully.

Applications for all other awards are now closed.

  

AstraZeneca Research Establishment Fellowship in Medical Research

Purpose: To further research in internal medicine or paediatrics. Funding to be used to:
• Provide stipend support; and/or
• other support such as laboratory set-up costs; and/or
• a short term Research Assistant appointment.
Value: Up to $20,000 for one year
Eligibility: Australian and New Zealand Fellows and advanced trainees of the RACP, its Divisions, Faculties and Chapters
• less than seven years from the award of their research higher degree; OR
• who have completed a research higher degree and are less than two years after return from a minimum one year overseas
Tenable: Australia, New Zealand or overseas.

The Fellowship is made available by a grant from AstraZeneca Pty Ltd, matched with funds provided by the RACP.

RACP AFRM Research Establishment Fellowship

To further an area of research in an area of rehabilitation medicine in the management of functional loss, activity limitation or participation restriction arising out of illness and injury. Full details can be found here.
 

Barbara Cameron Australian Rheumatology Association Research Establishment Fellowship

Purpose: To promote and encourage research into the cause and treatment of rheumatoid arthritis and education of both professionals and patients. Funding may be used to:
• provide stipend support; and/or
• other support such as laboratory set-up costs; and/or
• a short term Research Assistant appointment.
Value: Up to $50,000
Eligibility: Australian and New Zealand Fellows and trainees of the RACP, its Divisions, Faculties and Chapters or members of the ARA
• less than seven years from the award of their research higher degree; OR
• who have completed a research higher degree and are less than two years after return from a minimum one year overseas
Tenable: Australia, New Zealand or overseas.
Special Requirement: If the applicant is not a member of the RACP, a member of the research team must be member.

The Fellowship is made available by a bequest of the late Barbara Cameron and jointly administered by the RACP and the Australian Rheumatology Association.

  

Cottrell Research Establishment Fellowship

Purpose: For research or training in the areas of epidemiology, social or community medicine; or for research or training relating to areas of special relevance to the Asia Pacific area. Funding to be used to:
• Provide stipend support; and/or
• other support such as laboratory set-up costs; and/or
• a short term Research Assistant appointment.
Value: Up to $75,000 for one year
Eligibility: Australia and New Zealand Fellows and advanced trainees of the RACP, its Divisions, Faculties and Chapters
•less than seven years from the award of their research higher degree; OR
•who have completed a research higher degree and are less than two years after return from a minimum one year overseas
Tenable: Australia, New Zealand and overseas
Special requirement: Applicants should highlight the relevance of the project to epidemiology, social or community medicine, or the Asia Pacific region.

The Fellowship is made available by a bequest of the late Dr Jack Dinham Cottrell.

  

Diabetes Australia Research Establishment Fellowship

Purpose: To promote clinical and basic research into the causes, prevention and treatment of diabetes. Funding to be used to:
• Provide stipend support; and/or
• other support such as laboratory set-up costs; and/or
• a short term Research Assistant appointment.
Value: Up to $50,000 for one year
Eligibility: Australia and New Zealand Fellows and advanced trainees of the RACP, its Divisions, Faculties and Chapters:
• less than seven years from the award of their research higher degree; OR
• who have completed a research higher degree and are less than two years after return from a minimum one year overseas.
Tenable: Australia, New Zealand and overseas

The Fellowship is made available by a donation from Diabetes Australia Research Trust which is matched by a contribution from the RACP.

  

Vincent Fairfax Family Foundation Research Fellowship

Purpose: To further research in the area of diseases associated with ageing, and to promote leadership and community spirit within the profession and the community. Funding to be used to:
• Provide stipend support; and/or
• other support such as laboratory set-up costs; and/or
• a short term Research Assistant appointment.
Value: Up to $60,000 for one year
Eligibility: Australia and New Zealand Fellows or advanced trainees of the RACP, its Divisions, Faculties and Chapters.
• less than seven years from the award of their higher degree; OR
• who have completed a research higher degree and are less than two years after return from a minimum one year overseas.
Tenable: Australia, New Zealand and overseas
Special requirement: Applicants for this Fellowship should seek confidential reports from two referees on the applicant's character, community involvement and leadership qualities. Please click here for instructions. In addition to academic merit, applicants will be expected to have demonstrated community involvement, integrity of character and leadership qualities within the community and/or the profession. Applicants should include a brief outline of their leadership in the profession and the community.

The Fellowship is made available by a grant from the Vincent Fairfax Family Foundation, matched with funds provided by the RACP.

  

Fellows Research Establishment Fellowship

Purpose: The intent of the scholarship is to encourage and support the promotion of research in any medical specialty areas represented by the RACP, its Divisions, Faculties and Chapters.
• Provide stipend support; and/or
• other support such as laboratory set-up costs; and/or
• a short term Research Assistant appointment.
Value: Up to $75,000 for one year
Eligibility: Australian and New Zealand Fellows and advanced trainees of the RACP, its Divisions, Faculties and Chapters
• less than seven years from the award of their research higher degree; OR
• who have completed a research higher degree and are less than two years after return from a minimum one year overseas
Tenable: Australia, New Zealand or overseas.

The Scholarship is made available by donations from the Fellows of the RACP.


The Miriam Greenfield RACP Research Establishment Fellowship

Purpose: To further research in neurology, with a preference for research relating to the aetiology and/or management of brain tumours. Funding to be used to:
• Provide stipend support; and/or
• other support such as laboratory set-up costs; and/or
• a short term Research Assistant appointment.
Value: Up to $50,000 and up to $2,000 to support travel to a local or overseas research meeting to present a paper
Eligibility: Australia and New Zealand Fellows and advanced trainees of the RACP, its Divisions, Faculties and Chapters
• less than seven years from the award of their research higher degree; OR
• who have completed a research higher degree and are less than two years after return from a minimum one year overseas
Tenable: Australia, New Zealand and overseas

This award is jointly funded by the Greenfield and Kaplan families and the RACP. The travel grant is funded by the Malki Family and the RACP.

  

The Jacquot Research Establishment Fellowship

This Fellowship is to assist establishment of a career in nephrology research for a nephrologist who has completed a research higher degree in an area of relevance. Full details can be found on the Jacquot webpage.

  

The Robert Maple-Brown Research Establishment Fellowship

Purpose: To further research in the field of haematological research. Funding to be used to:
• Provide stipend support; and/or
• other support such as laboratory set-up costs; and/or
• a short term Research Assistant appointment.
Value: Up to $50,000
Eligibility: Australian and New Zealand Fellows and advanced trainees of the RACP, its Divisions, Faculties and Chapters
• less than seven years from the award of their research higher degree; OR
• who have completed a research higher degree and are less than two years after return from a minimum one year overseas
Tenable: Australia, New Zealand or overseas.
Special Note: If no applications are considered by the GAC to be of sufficiently high standard, an award will not be made in the field of haematological research but the Fellowship may be offered to a reserve candidate of sufficiently high standard for the Fellows Research Establishment Fellowship.

The Fellowship is made available due to the generosity of The Maple-Brown Family Charitable Foundation Ltd in memory of Robert Maple-Brown AO.

  

The Sir Roy McCaughey Fellowship (Research Establishment)

Purpose: To further research in any area of medicine
• provide stipend support; and/or
• other support such as laboratory set up costs; and/or
• a short term Research Assistant appointment.
Value: Up to $60,000
Eligibility: Australian and New Zealand Fellows and advanced trainees of the RACP, its Divisions, Faculties and Chapters
• less than seven years from the award of their research higher degree; OR
• less than two years after return from a minimum one year overseas
Tenable: NSW, Australia

The Fellowship is made available by a bequest of the late Sir Roy McCaughey

  

The David Prast Research Establishment Fellowship

To provide support and to further research into improving functional outcomes for people living with spinal cord injury and to further the vision of David Prast. Full details can be found on The David Prast Leadership Program page.

  

RACP/Foundation for High Blood Pressure Research Establishment Fellowship

Purpose: To further research in the fields of blood pressure, hypertension and associated cardiovascular diseases. The research may be either basic or clinical but preference will be given to research relevant to new clinical developments. Funding is provided to:
• primarily provide stipend support;
Use of a proportion of the funds will be considered for
•other support such as laboratory set-up costs; or
• a short term Research Assistant appointment.
Value: Up to $50,000 for one year
Eligibility: Fellows and trainees of the RACP, its Divisions, Faculties and Chapters;
• less than seven years from the award of their research higher degree; OR
• who have completed a research higher degree and are less than two years after return from a minimum one year overseas
Tenable: Australia

The Fellowship is made available by a grant from the then Foundation for High Blood Pressure Research, matched with funds provided by Fellows of the RACP.

  

RACP GlaxoSmithKline Research Establishment Fellowship in Oncology

Purpose: To further medical research in oncology. Funding may be used to:
• Provide stipend support; and/or
• other support such as laboratory set-up costs; and/or
• a short term Research Assistant appointment.
Value: Up to $40,000 for one year
Eligibility: Australian and New Zealand Fellows and advanced trainees of the RACP, its Divisions, Faculties and Chapters
• less than seven years from the award of their research higher degree; OR
• who have completed a research higher degree and are less than two years after return from overseas
Tenable: Australia and New Zealand

The Fellowship is made available by a grant from GlaxoSmithKline Australia, matched with funds provided by Fellows of the RACP.

  

RACP MAIC Research Establishment Fellowship

Purpose: To improve knowledge on:
• medical conditions that cause or contribute to Road traffic crashes (RTC)
• injuries arising from RTCs
• medical treatments or approaches that improve health or other outcomes for people involved in RTCs
This award may be used as stipend and/or other support, such as assistance with statistical analysis.
Value: Up to $40,000 for one year
Eligibility: Australian or New Zealand Fellows and advanced trainees of the RACP, its Divisions, Faculties and Chapters
• less than seven years from the award of their research higher degree; OR
• who have completed a research higher degree and are less than two years after return from a minimum one year overseas
Tenable: Australia
Reporting requirements: MAIC requires a final report that outlines how the outcome of the research contributes towards lessening the risk of RTC injuries, and/or improving the outcomes of people injured in RTCs.

This Fellowship is made available by a grant from the Motor Accident Insurance Commission (MAIC), the regulator of the compulsory third party motor accident insurance scheme in Queensland. MAIC funds research activities that support the prevention of road traffic crash (RTC) injuries or lead to improvements in the management and rehabilitation of those injured on the road.

  

The Servier Staff "Barry Young" Research Establishment Fellowship

Purpose: To further research in the field of oncology and associated medical conditions; and to
• provide stipend support; and/or
• other support such as laboratory set-up costs; and/or
• a short term Research Assistant appointment.
Value: Up to $50,000 for one year.
Eligibility: Australia and New Zealand Fellows and advanced trainees of the RACP, its Divisions, Faculties and Chapters
• less than seven years from the award of their research higher degree; OR
• who have completed a research higher degree and are less than two years after return from a minimum one year overseas
Tenable: Australia, New Zealand and overseas

The Fellowship is made available by a grant from Servier Laboratories to honour the former Managing Director, the late Mr Barry A Young OAM FRACP (Hon) and from donations from the Staff of Servier Laboratories.