About the Lien Centre for Palliative Care (LCPC) Extramural Research Award
The LCPC Extramural Research Award is a new competitive grant funding mechanism established in June 2011. The funds are to support high impact research in palliative care and encourage the production of innovative and top quality internationally refereed publications, which will provide scientific evidence to inform policy and practice of palliative care in Singapore. The grant is overseen by the LCPC’s Scientific Advisory Board at the Duke-NUS Graduate Medical School.
The LCPC Extramural Research Award will award a sum of up to SGD$50,000.00 for each successful application. The grant will provide support in terms of:
• Provision of skilled manpower at Research Assistant/Associate level to support the PI in data collection and analysis
• Provision of funds to buy-out clinician’s time for research
• Provision of expert methodological advice on study design and statistical analysis
• Provision of funds for overseas travel to present findings from this specific award
• Provision of software and/or equipment (where justifiable)
This award will be disbursed to the Host Institution of the research project on a Financial Year (FY) basis, according to Schedule 1 – Financial Year Cashflow Projection submitted by the Principal Investigator, using the template provided.
Length of Award
The award is tenable for one year. A one-time extension can be applied for by the Principal Investigator (PI) for a duration of up to 12 months.
Application for the LCPC Grant
The grant welcomes applications from local clinicians, allied health workers and researchers in palliative care who are interested to embark on research on palliative care. For application guidelines, please refer to Annex A. To download a copy of the application form, please click here.
Deadline for Grant Submission
The deadline for grant submission is 1 August 2012.
Successful grant applications
The Principal Investigator (PI) of the research project and the research office within his/her organization/institution (if any) or the Host Institution will be notified formally of the successful application.
Announcements will be made on the Lien Centre for Palliative Care website (http://lcpc.duke-nus.edu.sg/) and the Duke-NUS Graduate Medical School website (www.duke-nus.edu.sg).
If you have any queries pertaining to the LCPC Grant, you may contact Miss Tan See Mieng, Executive (Research) at DID: 6601 1131 or E-mail: email@example.com.