Education & Research

2016 RM Gibson Research Fund Recipients

AAG would like to congratulate the following individuals on their successful applications for the RM Gibson Research Fund Grant:

1] Kristie Weir
Affiliation: PhD candidate and research assistant The University of Sydney, Sydney School of Public Health
Project Title: Importing appropriate use of multiple medicines in older people by supporting shared decision making with their GP

2] Sarah McIntyre
Affiliation: MARCS Institute for Brain, Behaviour and Development, Western Sydney University
Project Title: Fingers TAP to the music

3] Briony Murphy
Affiliation: Department of Forensic Medicine, Monash University Victoria
Project Title: Improving care for nursing home residents at risk of harm from resident-to-resident aggression

2016 Call for Grant Applications

The aim of the RM Gibson Research Fund is to encourage good research particularly from newer researchers in the fields of ageing across all disciplines. The RM Gibson Research Fund will distribute 3x grants of up to $5000 for cutting edge research projects in 2016. (*Based on the interest of the RM Gibson capital base.)

Key Dates: Submitting an application:
Applications open: 1 April 2016 View the Grant Application Guidelines
Applications close: 30 June 2016 Download a Grant Application Form

Lodging your Application:

1. Note applications are not to exceed 12 pages:

  • 6 pages in this form
  • Attachment 1: CV, up to 2 pages; and
  • Attachment 2: responses to items 11 to 14, up to 4 pages
  • Does not include the application cover sheet
  • Ethics Committee documentation is not included in these 12 pages and is the only exception allowed. Pages in excess of 12 pages will be removed.


3. Combine all documents (cover sheet, application form, attachments 1 and 2) into one pdf file and name it in the format “First name_Last name_title of project”.
Submit your application and upload your combined pdf document below:

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