Novice investigator grants

We're helping to secure the future of research in anaesthesia, pain, and perioperative medicine by mentoring and supporting novice investigators on their journey to becoming established researchers.

A major goal of the college and the foundation is to encourage and foster novice investigators, which is why a dedicated funding stream for trainees and fellows who wish to establish a career in research has been established.

Eligibility

The novice investigator(s) will be the chief investigator(s) of the grant application and will undertake most of the research personally, under the supervision of experienced colleagues. A novice is an investigator who:

  • May have been awarded previous grant funding as a principle investigator provided no single grant has exceeded $10,000.
  • Has not published more than five research papers in the five years prior to the year of application.
  • Does not have an experienced investigator as a co-investigator on the proposed grant.

Mentoring

We invite early application by novice investigators to apply for mentoring during the application process. Applications for mentoring must be received by 14 January each year.

Your mentor will assess your application and provide prompt feedback. The applicant must then resubmit his or her application to the college by the usual deadline. Late applications for either deadline will not be accepted. All mentoring provided to the applicant will be confidential and not available to the ANZCA Research Committee.

Entitlements

The maximum amount available for a novice investigator grant is $A20,000.

Apply

The closing date for novice investigator grant applications is 5pm (AEDT) 1 April 2021.
The application form and guidelines will be available from 1 December 2020.

Before applying, please read the information on our grant applications page.

Past recipients

2020 recipients

  • Dr Steven McGuigan
  • Dr Michal Li
  • Dr Wais Sekandarzad

2019 recipients

  • Dr Katrina Pirie
  • Dr Courtney Thomas
  • Dr Daniel Ellyard

2018 recipients

  • Dr Sue Lawrence
  • Dr Viraj Siriwardana
  • Dr Vasanth Rao Kadam
  • Dr Ned Douglas
  • Dr Aihua Wu
     



 
Last updated 15:38 14.06.2020