Research Fellowship Program

Assessment criteria

Assessment criteria Weighting
1. Relevance to diabetes education and care 20%
The project must address all of the following:

  • How the proposal will result in improved diabetes education and care in Australia
  • How it will support ADEA Members and other health professionals in contributing to excellence in diabetes support to all Australians
  • Align with the principles of the Australian National Diabetes Strategy 2016-2020

The project might also want to address either of the following:

2. Merit 50%
  • Feasibility
  • Rationale
  • Methodology
  • Innovation
  • Applicant’s track record relevant to opportunity
  • Plan for ongoing mentoring and development during the project
3. Collaboration 15%
  • Research advisory group: the project could be supported by a research advisory group including (an) ADEA member(s), individual people with diabetes and, as appropriate, interdisciplinary clinicians, healthcare policy makers, service managers, industry and/or multiple site collaboration
  • Communication and dissemination plan: outline how the results of the research project could be communicated with ADEA to other researchers, clinicians, students, consumers and healthcare decision makers
  • Implementation plan: outline how the results of the research project could be implemented into practice and by whom
4. Impact 15%
  • What key outcomes are expected?
  • How, and how quickly, the research could have an impact on diabetes education and care in Australia?