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ESA Research Seed Grant

 

 ESA Research Seed Grants

Application Closing date: 16 July 2021 - CLOSED

Conditions of award

The purpose of this award is to provide funding to support early stage research or small research projects by a mid-career ESA member.  These grants may be used for research in any area of endocrinology. The research must be conducted in Australia.

Seed Grants are valued at $10,000. 

Eligibility

Application

Applications are to be submitted online. Applications must include:

All documents to be uploaded in word (.doc or .docx) or PDF format.

Selection

Applications are assessed by a Selection Committee selected by ESA Council.
Applicants will be assessed on:

Administration of the Seed Grant

The award recipient must be undertaking work within a hospital, university department, research institute or other approved institute within Australia. The financial administration of the award will be through the appropriate finance office of the institution.

Report

At the conclusion of the award, the recipient must submit their research findings for presentation at the Endocrine Society of Australia annual scientific meeting.

Twelve months after commencement of the seed grant tenure, a research report must be submitted to the ESA council for review via email addressed to the ESA Secretariat: ijohnson@endocrinesociety.org.au

Publications

Any publication(s) (papers or conference abstracts) derived from the project must acknowledge the financial support of the Endocrine Society of Australia.

Apply Online

Submit your ESA Research Seed Grants application online.

Past winners    Research award winner, Ada Cheung

 

 

 

ESA Ferring Innovation and Clinical Excellence (FICE) Award

Application deadline: This award is no longer being offered.

Conditions of Award

The purpose of this award is to support a project in the area of either male hypogonadism OR diabetes insipidus.

One award of $15,000 will be made, funded by an unrestricted grant from Ferring to the Endocrine Society of Australia.

A final report will be required by ESA and Ferring within 6 months of completion. The report must be emailed to the ESA Secretariat ijohnson@endocrinesociety.org.au

At the conclusion of the award, the recipient must submit their research findings for presentation at the Endocrine Society of Australia annual scientific meeting.

Purpose of the award

This award will provide funding to an individual who has developed special clinical skills in Endocrinology, to encourage innovation and clinical excellence in the area of male hypogonadism or diabetes insipidus.

The funds must be used improve a specific Endocrine service, by way of a clinical quality use of medicine or research project related to management of male hypogonadism or diabetes insipidus. The research shall be undertaken in an Australian facility that provides salary support and infrastructure to support the awardee achieve that goal.

Priority will be given to applications where the proposed improvement may lead to a model that could be transferable to other Endocrine services.

While the award money may or may not involve a scientific research component, clear goals of how the clinician will utilise the grant should be provided and metrics around the initiative should be collected and disseminated (e.g., ESA abstract submission).

Eligibility

The Applicant must:

The Sponsoring Institution must:

Application

Applications are to be submitted online. These must include:

All documents to be uploaded in word (.doc or .docx) or PDF format.

Selection

Applications are assessed by a Selection Committee selected by ESA Council.
Applicants will be assessed on:

The project must not involve research that generates outcomes specifically related to, or stipulates/promotes the use of, any Ferring medicinal product.

Preference will be given to applicants who have not previously received this award.

Administration of the Award

The award recipient must be undertaking work within a hospital, university department, research institute or other approved institute. The financial administration of the award will be through the appropriate finance office of the institution.

Any grant funds that are awarded must not be used for overhead or operational expenses such as salary support or day to day running costs of a medical institution.

Report

At the conclusion of the award, the recipient must submit their research findings for presentation at the Endocrine Society of Australia annual scientific meeting.

Publications

Any publications (papers or conference abstracts) derived from the project must acknowledge and financial support of the Endocrine Society of Australia and disclose the award funding from Ferring.

 

Past winners  Recipient of the 2020 FICE award, Dr Ada Cheung