The Queensland Emergency Medicine Research Foundation offers a range of grants with the aim of delivering better patient outcomes in public hospitals and to develop research infrastructure within hospitals.
QEMRF Research Funding Schemes
$35,000 available funds
Designed to encourage and support emergency medicine trainees wishing to apply for funding for small research projects.
Staff Specialist Grants
$70,000 available funds
Provides seed funding for smaller research projects. It is hoped that this scheme encourage research which may lead to a larger body of work.
$100,000 available funds are granted per year for a maximum 3 years
Supports larger research projects through full or partial funding (including projects seeking additional funding from other sources).
$250,000 available funds are granted per year for a maximum of 3 years
Provides funding for significant bodies of work in which a number of separate but related projects could be funded as a cohesive program of work.
FULL-TIME $150,000 available funds are granted per year for a maximum of 3 years
PART-TIME $75,000 available funds are granted per year for a maximum of 6 years
Contributes to salary replacement cost for individuals seeking to conduct research as part of their clinical position or work towards further qualifications. Outcomes would need to include achievement of a relevant research-based qualification including a graduate certificate, diploma or higher degree. This Grant is available either full-time or part-time.
Capacity Building Grants
$70,000 available funds are granted per year for a maximum of 3 years
Open to Public Hospital Emergency Departments wishing to apply for funding to build emergency medicine research capacity in their department. The Department/Hospital must demonstrate existing research activity, nominate areas of interest, and provide formal support of the proposed position in writing.
In line with the QEMRF Constitution regarding distribution of funds “in a manner that best attains the objects of QEMRF” and in line with to any contractual obligations, QEMRF may accept grant applications outside of the grant categories outlined above at times that are not bound by published research grant rounds. The QEMRF Board may consider grant applications outside of the listed categories at their own discretion, on a case by case basis and reserves the right to make discretionary grants, subject to budgetary considerations.
Please contact either the CEO (firstname.lastname@example.org) or Research Manager (email@example.com) for an initial discussion in regards grant applications falling outside of the grant categories listed above.
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