Research Grants

Assessment criteria for EOIs

Assessment criteria Weighting
1. Merit  55%
  • Feasibility
  • Rationale
  • Methodology
  • Timeframes
  • Innovation
  • Team capacity and track record relevant to the opportunity
2.Relevance to diabetes education and care  25%
EOIs must address either of the following research priorities:

  1. Technology use in diabetes education and management
  2. Self-management and medication management
  3. Quality use of glucose-lowering medicines
  4. Impact of models of care on diabetes outcomes and their effectiveness
  5. Non-medical prescribing
  6. Impact of CDEs in diabetes care and education

EOIs 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
3. Collaboration 20%
  • Research advisory group: the project must be supported by a research advisory group including (an) ADEA member(s) and individual people with diabetes. The Foundation encourages applicants to consider and include, as appropriate, government bodies, interdisciplinary clinicians, researchers, healthcare policymakers, service managers, industry and/or multiple site collaboration in the applications.
  • 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