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Research Grant Applications

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

Applications will be assessed on the following deliverables:

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

People doing Leg Excercise therapy

About the Research Grant Application

People doing Leg Excercise therapy

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.
People doing Leg Excercise therapy
  1. Repeat surgery for endometriosis and whether it improves patient outcomes.
  2. The effect of moderate to severe endometriosis on fertility.
  3. Early life factors that may predispose people to endometriosis.
  4. The financial burden of living with endometriosis.
  5. Ultrasound reliably to detect early endometriosis without surgery.
  6. A blood test that could screen for endometriosis early.
  7. The efficacy of using medical cannabis for endometriosis-associated symptoms.
  8. The quality of life and psychological impact of endometriosis.
  9. The effect of diet and lifestyle interventions (like engaging in regular, graded exercise) on the symptoms of endometriosis.
  10. The efficacy of using melatonin for endometriosis-associated symptoms.

Endometriosis research priorities in Australia

Budget and timeline

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

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