ALSG are offering a biennial research fund of up to £10,000. This year's funding is honouring the contribution of Dr Martin Samuels, as he steps down as Chair of the APLS working group after 11 years. This inaugural fund is now open for Paediatric-themed research projects. Click here to read more...
How to submit your bid
We would like to invite you to submit your bid by completing this form. You are strongly advised to obtain independent scientific review of your proposals prior to submission.
Deadline for submission
17:00, Tuesday 31st July 2018
What happens next?
Dr Samuels will chair a panel of Trustees who will assess the importance to the field and scientific content of the proposals. Funded projects will be announced at the ALSG Conference, 20th September 2018. Those awarded funding will additionally be notified by email.
Each research project funded will be allocated an ALSG clinical mentor from the relevant ALSG Working Group. Educational support is also available from the ALSG Education Special Interest Group. Updates would be expected from researchers for working group meetings.
A Final Report from funded research project(s) will be expected along with a presentation at the following ALSG conference (i.e. 2 years after the grant of the award). Publication of the outcomes of the funded study in the scientific literature is encouraged. Further support for Open Access publication is available by application.
Terms and conditions
Ethical opinion must be sought, as appropriate, by the award holder and be in place prior to the start of the project.
Awarded funds are non-transferrable.
Funded research must be completed within the timeframe agreed.
Award holders are expected to keep the relevant working group regularly updated regarding research progress. An interim project report is expected after the first year and a final report upon completion.