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Australian Dental Research Foundation Inc. (ADRF)

 

The objectives for which the Foundation is established to aid dentistry are:

(a)

To accept, attract, receive, invest and use any bequest, legacy or other gift or income whatsoever to foster and assist dental research for the purpose of improving the health of the community.

(b)

To aid dentistry by assisting and encouraging all fields of dental research by means of research grants awarded to competent persons

(c)

To encourage, develop and support research fellowships and seminars that stimulate a methodical and practical approach to dental research and foster the advancement of dental knowledge.

(d)

To provide for the publication or dissemination of the results of such research projects supported by the Foundation as the Board may consider appropriate.

(e)

To make grants to Dental Schools, approved Research Institutes and individuals for research programmes and to aid in the purchase of equipment for research.

(f)

To provide accountable management and overseeing of dental research projects at the request of and using funds provided by other foundations, trusts or funding bodies.

(g)

To undertake any other activity that remains consistent with the above.


2013 Annual Report

To access the ADRF 2013 Annual Report, please Click Here

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Support/Donations

The Australian Dental Research Foundation is the major source of funding for dental research in Australia today. If the Foundation is to continue to grow and be of service to the dental profession and dental industry of the future, it needs your support now. To enlist as a supporter, or to make a donation, the following form can be printed, signed and then faxed or mailed to the ADRF.

ADRF Support/Donation Form

ADRF Research Supplement 2014

ADRF Research Supplement 2013

For Existing Grant Holders - Progress Report Template


Research Grants

The ADRF invites applications for grants from researchers interested in undertaking a dental or oral health research project.

All applications for grants should be received by the Honorary Secretary no later than 31 March each year. Late applications cannot be considered.

For further information contact:

The Hon. Secretary
Australian Dental Research Foundation Inc.
PO Box 241
ST LEONARDS NSW 1590
T: 02 9906 4412
F: 02 9906 4676

ADRF Grant Application Forms - PDF Version

ADRF Grant Application Forms - WORD Version

Conditions Governing Research Grants

Guidelines for Preparing Grant Application

Final Report Coversheet - Word Version

Abstract Final Report Guidelines


Dental Student Research Grants

This programme was established in 1980 to give dental students the opportunity to experience research work.  Invitations are sent out to the Dental Schools in August advising that these grants are available and students must make submissions through the Universities only and not directly to the Foundation. 

Further information is obtainable from Dental Schools.

Dental Student Grant Application Form - Word Version

Dental Student Grant Application Form - PDF Version

Dental Student Research Grant Conditions

Final Report Coversheet - Word Version

Abstract Final Report Guidelines

INSTRUCTIONS: 

Applicants are requested to complete the MS Word Version of the application form by typing directly into each field. Applicants should save a copy for their records and forward the completed for to ADRF by 31st March each year. It is recommended that applicants convert the completed Word document to a PDF file prior to submission to minimise the risk of file or format changes. Scanned or electronic signatures should be included with the application.


Trebitsch Student Research Grant

The Trebitsch Grant was made possible through the generosity of the late Professor Fred Trebitsch who donated $5,000 to the Foundation for the purpose of a single student undertaking research during the vacation period each year in the area of microbiology, biochemistry, immunology or molecular biology with relevance to clinical dentistry.  Invitations are sent to the Dental Schools in August. 

Further information is obtainable from Dental Schools.

Dental Student + Trebitsch Application Form - Word Version

Dental Student + Trebitsch Application Form - PDF Version

Trebitsch Research Grant Conditions

Final Report Coversheet - Word Version

Abstract Final Report Guidelines

INSTRUCTIONS: 

Applicants are requested to complete the MS Word Version of the application form by typing directly into each field. Applicants should save a copy for their records and forward the completed for to ADRF by 31st March each year. It is recommended that applicants convert the completed Word document to a PDF file prior to submission to minimise the risk of file or format changes. Scanned or electronic signatures should be included with the application.


RW Hession Award

The Australian Dental Research Foundation invites applications for the Award providing a biennial grant of $15,000 for the successful application. This has been made possible by a generous donation from Dr Reginald Hession AM DDSc. The recipient of the Award for 2012 was Dr Stephen Hamlet of Griffith University.

The next award will be 2016. Applications are to be submitted by 31 March 2016.

Submit Electronically to: adrf@ada.org.au  

The Hon. Secretary
Australian Dental Research Foundation Inc.
PO Box 241
ST LEONARDS NSW 1590
T: 02 9906 4412
F: 02 9906 4676

RW Hession Award Conditions

RW Hession Award Guidelines

RW Hession Award Application Form 2014


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