Research Foundation?

2012 Applications

The SMA Research Foundation has been established to provide support to young postgraduate researchers engaged in sports medicine and disease prevention research.

SMA Research Grants which are to the value of up to $2000, are designed to support research conducted by postgraduate students and postgraduate practitioners for the purpose of advancing research in sports medicine and its relationship with disease prevention. The grant is administered by the Sports Medicine Australia Research Foundation. A finite number of grants will be issued in a regular allocation period.

Applicants for SMA research Grants must be a professional or student member of Sports Medicine Australia. Preference will be given to new and emerging researchers* conducting research related to the SMA Discipline fields (i.e. Sports Dietitian, Sports Doctor, Sports Physician, Sports Physiotherapist, Sports Podiatrist, Sports Psychologist, Sport Scientist)

* new and emerging researchers are defined as under 40 years of age and no more than 3 years post-doctoral at the time of submitting their application

For more information, download the Foundation Guidelines and the Application details.

NB. The next funding round will open mid 2013.

2012 Grants

Congratulations to the successful recipients of the 2012 Research Foundation Grants [more]

  • Christina Ekegren, Monash University
  • Harvi Hart, University of Melbourne
  • Michael Kakanis, Bond University
  • Mark Opar, La Trobe University
  • Llion Roberts, University of Queensland
  • Luke Vella, Deakin University

2011 Grants

Successful recipients of the 2011 Research Foundation Grants were:

  • Chris Bishop, University of South Australia
  • Adam Culvenor, University of Melbourne
  • Eric Martin, University of Notre Dame, WA
  • Phillip Melville, University of Queensland
  • Kate Pumpa, University of Canberra

2010 Grants

Successful recipients of the 2010 Research Foundation Grants were:

  • Simranjit Sidhu, University of Queensland
  • Narelle Eather, University of Newcastle
  • Alasdair Dempsey, University of Western Australia
  • Adam Semciw, La Trobe University
  • Ina Janssen, University of Wollongong