MTS RESEARCH GRANT

 

Past Years' MTS Research Grant Awardees - click here

General Objectives:

  • to encourage research activities in the field of respiratory medicine in Malaysia
  • to support our national initiative towards the creation of a competitive, innovative, creative and knowledge-based society

 

Specific Objectives:

  • to contribute to scientific knowledge on local disease patterns, mechanisms, prevention and treatment of respiratory diseases
  • to recognise and support the efforts of Malaysian scientific researchers
  • to advance research capacity and collaboration among researchers and institutions in Malaysia.

 

Quantum of the research grant:

  • up to a maximum of RM 50,000 per year and a maximum duration of 2 years
  • this sum may be awarded to a single successful applicant or divided into a few grants depending on the decision made by the vetting committee appointed by the MTS Council.

 

Terms and Conditions:

  • All applicants must be Malaysian Thoracic Society Members.
  • All applicants need to sign a contract of agreement with the MALAYSIAN THORACIC SOCIETY to comply with all the terms and conditions stipulated by the Society.
  • All applicants need to furnish the Society a half yearly progress report.
  • All research must be performed in line with the Good Clinical Practice Guidelines/Good Laboratory Practice Guidelines.
  • Respective Research and Ethics Committee approval needs to be obtained.
  • Failure to comply with the above terms may result in termination of the issuance of subsequent research grants.
  • The MTS Council reserves the right to terminate the issuance of the research grant at any time at its discretion.
  • The researchers shall publish the research findings and also present them at a MTS Congress.
  • The researchers must acknowledge MTS funding in their publication(s).

 

Process of application:

  • The details of the research grant are available on the MTS website.
  • Applicants need to download  a standard proposal form from the website.
  • Completed application form is to be submitted to the MTS secretariat (secretariat@mts.org.my)
  • Research proposals will be vetted by a Selection Committee, whose decision shall be final.
  • The outcome of the application will be announced in the Society’s website (about 2 months after the deadline).  In addition,  all applicants will be informed of the results by email.

 

Click here to download the application / proposal form.




Quantum of the research grant:

The closing date for application is 30 September 2018.