The Graduate Research School is calling for applications for two research grants up to $7,000
each for use in late 2019/2020.
Students must be undertaking an Honours year, Masters by Research or PhD and conducting
their research in the area of invenoming jellyfishes.
Projects demonstrating the following attributes are highly encouraged to apply:
Furthering understanding of the ecology of stingers;
Identification of stingers in the field;
Predictive tools to minimise risks of human exposure;
Diagnosis of jellyfish syndromes and the treatment of patients;
Previous recipients seeking further funding to allow continuation of their research are
particularly encouraged to apply.
Funds may be used for, but not limited to, the following areas:
Purchase of equipment
Travel and associated field trip expenses (e.g. boat hire)
Library visits or visits to appropriate labs to learn new methods
Conference attendance (if the student is presenting their research work)
Successful recipients will be required to submit the following at completion of funding:
An impact report (in video or text). The impact report should document how the
research transpired and what outcomes have, or will, come from the project, the
communities that have benefited and any on-going research. This report/video may
be used in conjunction with the Donor’s name in University communications.
An article (no more than one page) for publication in the Northern District or
Australian Lions Newsletter;
Present research outcomes at a meeting of the Australian Lions Foundation and be
prepared to speak at Lions Club meetings on request;
A financial acquittal of funds with any unspent funds being returned to the
Selection Panel: Prof Mike Kingsford (Chair), David Sellars, Lyndon Llewellyn (AIMS
Conditions of the award:
Grants awarded are for 1 year.
Applicants are expected to include reference to the funding support received from
the Australian Lions Foundation as part of any media releases, other publicity and in
If you wish to apply to receive these funds, please complete the below details and return to
firstname.lastname@example.org by 5pm on 4 October 2019.
About the Donor: