Research Grants 2021

The global COVID-19 pandemic and the various restrictions imposed on daily life have had far reaching consequences for research activities across Australia and internationally. This impact has flowed to 2021 and upon careful consideration of the current situation, the ADRF Board and has decided to temporarily suspend the Research Grant program for 2021.

About the ADRF Research Grant

The ADRF Research Grant program is designed for researchers, academics and student researchers from Australian universities and research institutes who are working with CDEs and people with diabetes on research projects that aim to improve diabetes care, management and education.

Grants of up to $60,000 are being offered for a maximum 12 month period.

The ADRF Council oversee the review of the applications, conducted independently by the ADRF Reviewers.

Research 101

Interested in applying for this research grant program but not sure where to start?

Follow the ADEA’s Research 101 webinar series to improve your knowledge around research. By providing easy to understand and practical weekly sessions, this series will assist anyone who is interested in research but not knowing where (or how) to start.

To register, please create a free account with the ADEA Learning Management System if you haven’t had one, then register to watch recordings of this webinar series here.

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