Publish Date: 
Thursday, November 2, 2017 - 11:00


The TRI Development Awards are now open for submissions. The Awards encourage, recognise and assist midcareer researchers, clinicians and support staff at TRI who undertake activities aligned with the TRI vision of generating and translating new knowledge into practice.  

These activities could include; developing new collaborations; generating new knowledge that improves patient outcomes; or to encourage and assist others at TRI to understand and participate in achieving the TRI vision.

The Awards are not limited to research but aim to cover all activities that assist TRI achieve its vision and may ultimately help to generate and translate new knowledge into clinical practice.

Two awards will be given in 2017 and each award is for $10,000.  

Key Dates

  • Thursday 2 November: Applications Opened
  • Thursday 30 November: Applications Close
  • Mid December: Award recipients are announced 

Conditions and Eligibility 

  1. The nomination must be supported by at least two members of the Personal Development and Talent Management Committee from different partner organisations other than the organisation of the nominated person. 
  2. To be eligible for an award, the recipient must be a mid-career researcher, clinician or support staff based at TRI. They can also be a member of a team who is working to achieve the TRI vision.
  3. The award can be used for:  
  • salaries of research support staff employed to work on a project
  • project materials/laboratory consumables
  • minor equipment if essential to the project and not available elsewhere at TRI
  • travel directly related to the project (Conference travel will only be funded where key additional meetings with leading scientists/clinicians or industry partners is essential to the project are included)
  • expenses associated with achieving better outcomes or sustainability of the activity.
  1. Funds must be expended by the end of 2018, with no extensions granted, at which time the award recipient will be required to submit a report to TRI on the achieved outcomes and expenditure of the funds.  Any unexpended funds are to be returned to TRI.

> Click here to apply


For More Information 

Contact Communications and Marketing Director - Louise Morland 

email: [email protected] 

phone: (07) 3443 7744