The Australian Pain Society (APS) is a multidisciplinary organisation aiming to relieve pain and related suffering through advocacy and leadership in clinical practice, education and research.
The Australian Pain Relief Association (APRA) is a registered charity with the Australian Taxation Office and works closely with the APS to support education and research in pain.
Cops for Kids (CFK) is a South Australian based charity focused on supporting initiatives that strive to improve the lives of children in that state. Part of the CFK mandate includes the provision of funds for research to assist in the care of sick children and/or enhance the life quality of a child.
APS/APRA are pleased to announce a new partnership with Cops For Kids, for the inaugural Clinical Research Grant Program.
In brief, the award is to enable clinical research meeting the following criteria:
- Approach a meaningful conclusion in one year
- Conducted in Australia and must be relevant to the South Australian population
- The applicant must be an Australian citizen or permanent resident
- The applicant and their supervisor (if applicable) must be members of the Australian Pain Society and its Pain in Childhood Special Interest Group
- The funded project can be related to any aspect of a childhood pain complaint – including theoretical, mechanistic, diagnostic, treatment, epidemiological and/or sociological approaches; and
- The grant funding will be paid quarterly in arrears upon the submission and acceptance of a combined Progress Report-Acquittal Form
Clinical Research Grant Application forms and Conditions of Award are available online and must be submitted by: 5pm on Wednesday 30 November 2016