Research Grant Applications
Opening 31 July – Closing 7 September 2023
Preferences will be given to projects that address
the following topics:
Medical, surgical and allied health aspects of endometriosis care
Basic sciences associated with endometriosis
Patient-centred educational or support tools
Track record of the research team to complete the project.
Scientific or research merit
Impact on endometriosis as a disease
Involvement/ co-design of people with endometriosis
Impact on the improvement of the lives of women with endometriosis
About the Research Grant Application
Who Can Apply?
Both individuals and organisations will be eligible to submit an application for funding by the Research Committee. Applicants should note that seed funding for projects is acceptable but additions to projects that are currently funded will not be considered. The contribution and acknowledgment of Endometriosis Australia to all research publications, programs, brochures, applications or other outcomes from the research will be a requirement of receipt from the funding.
- The Principal Investigator (PI) must hold an academic appointment. Adjunct appointments are acceptable.
- There must be at least one person on the research team with endometriosis as a Principal Investigator or Co-Investigator.
- All projects must include GST and cannot include university overheads or levies.
- All projects must be able to be completed within 12 months of funding being received.
- Repeat surgery for endometriosis and whether it improves patient outcomes.
- The effect of moderate to severe endometriosis on fertility.
- Early life factors that may predispose people to endometriosis.
- The financial burden of living with endometriosis.
- Ultrasound reliably to detect early endometriosis without surgery.
- A blood test that could screen for endometriosis early.
- The efficacy of using medical cannabis for endometriosis-associated symptoms.
- The quality of life and psychological impact of endometriosis.
- The effect of diet and lifestyle interventions (like engaging in regular, graded exercise) on the symptoms of endometriosis.
- The efficacy of using melatonin for endometriosis-associated symptoms.
Provide a fully justified budget (one-page maximum) and timeline (GANTT chart preferred) for your study. You may request up to a maximum of up to $200,000, however, you do not need to request the maximum funding.
Applications close at 5:00 pm AEST on 7th September 2023
Past Research Grant Recipients
We are proud to announce the recipients of the 2022 round of Endometriosis Australia research funding.
Endometriosis Australia is awarding a total sum of $170,000 to the following endometriosis-related projects:
Dr Jacquie Mills
Title: Let’s Talk About Sex: The Development of Communication Tools for People Living with Endometriosis
University/Entity: Deakin University
Category: Patient-centred educational or support tools
Dr Thomas Tapmeier
Title: Validating small extracellular vesicles as non-invasive biomarkers in endometriosis
University/Entity: Monash University
Category: Basic sciences associated with endometriosis
Dr Kate Tyson
Title: Consumers and health professionals’ views on what a multidisciplinary team care model for endometriosis should include: MDT Care Study
University/Entity: Epworth HealthCare
Category: Medical surgical and allied health aspects of endometriosis care
regarding any future research grant funding opportunities.
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