ASA Grants Program
Through the Research Grant Scheme, funding is available to support one or more research projects each year. Total funding of AU$30,000 is available to support and facilitate new research that contributes to the sonography practice.
ASA Accredited Medical Sonographer members are invited to apply for funding by completing the Expression of Interest (EOI) document.
The 2020 funding round is currently open with EOIs closing 30 September, at 5pm (AEST). Submission documents are below.
If you have further questions before the EOI goes live you can email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Kristie Sweeney, Prof. Karen Ginn, Assoc. Prof. Martin Mackey, Dr Jillian Clarke, Dr Jacqueline Spurway (Host organisation: Western NSW LHD Medical Imaging)
Online ergonomics training, with and without individual feedback on adherence, effective in reducing musculoskeletal upper limb pain and work performance in sonographers
Jacqui Williamson, Dr Toakase Fakakovikaetau and Dr Boglarka Remenyi. (Host organisation: Ministry of Health, Tonga)
Cardiac sonographer and cardiologist levels of agreement in echo screening for rheumatic heart disease
Assistant Professor Rod McGregor and Assistant Professor Karen Pollard
Providing a sustainable sonographer workforce in Australia: Clinical training solutions
Dr Maya Reddy (PhD student), Associate Professor Fabricio Da Silva Costa and Professor Euan Wallace (Monash Health), Dr Leah Wright and Associate Professor Andre La Gerche (Baker Heart and Diabetes Institute)
PREACH (PRe-Eclampsia and Cardiovascular Health) study – The cardiovascular toll of pre-eclampsia: determining impacts on the maternal, fetal and placental vasculature
Associate Professor Ann Quinton, Dr Delma Clifton, Mr Brendan Goode and Mrs Sharon Meng
Virtual Reality in sonographic practical skill acquisition, enhancing student learning
Dr Jessie Childs, Dr Kerry Thoirs and Professor Adrian Esterman
The accuracy of a simple sonographic liver volume equation to determine hepatomegaly