1. Australian Dental Research Foundation Grants
Ø Primary investigator in the ADRF research grant (submitted March 2013) for project titled. ‘Areas of need’ workforce models for international dental graduates in Australia: exploring the potential of an action research based learning system for the public sector in New South Wales, Victoria and South Australia. Submitted from the University of Adelaide. ($17,365.14). Result awaited
Ø An investigator in the ADRF research grant (submitted March 2010) for Phase I of the potential doctoral study on ‘Mobility of internationally-trained dentists in Australia: developing and piloting a survey instrument (phase I)’. Submitted from the University of Adelaide. ($10,527). Grant successful. Project commenced Jan 2011. | PhD Project.
Ø An investigator in ADRDF research grant (submitted March 2011) for Phase II of the doctoral study on ‘Mobility of internationally-trained dentists in Australia: evaluating the survey instrument (phase II)”. Submitted from the University of Adelaide ($14,423). Grant successful | PhD Project.
2. Australia India Council Fellowship/Grants
Ø Joint applicant in the Australia-India Council Grant for organising a thematic session on dental workforce governance in India – submitted 27th March 2009 – submitted from the University of Sydney ($9585).
Ø Australian India Council Junior Fellowship Application to the Australian Government Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade - submitted 2008. ($8000 plus travel and accomodation) Fellowship successful.
Ø Prepared an application for Associate Professor Peter Howard, in order to gain funds from the Australian-Indian Council, which involved institutional collaborations amongst the Indian Institute of Health Management Research, Apollo Hospitals, Queensland Health and School of Public Health - submitted on April 2006 – submitted from Griffith University ($24,935).
Ø Prepared application for the AusAID Public Sector linkage grant for “Capacity Building for Dental Workforce Governance in India.” - submitted 27th March 2009 – submitted from the University of Adelaide ($164,940).
Ø Assisted in preparing two applications in order to gain funds from the AusAID on the Australia-India Governance Research Partnership.
i. Medical Governance & Decentralisation: lessons from a comparative study of five local regions in Indonesia – submitted 29th September 2009 – submitted from the Australian National University (Associate Professor Robyn Iredale) ($79,640).
ii. Evidence-based decision making to reform governance at the district level: the case of nutritional policies, programs and interventions in Bantul & Gunungkidul – submitted 29th September 2009 – submitted from the Queensland University of Technology (Dr. Fiona McDonald) ($61,720).
Ø Assisted in preparing an NHMRC Partnership application for Dr. Stephanie Short, the University of Queensland - An innovative ethical model for health professional recruitment to Australia: A Case Study of the Philippines (application not submitted).
Ø Assisted in preparing an NHMRC-project grant application for an oral health research project in Far North rural and remote Queensland with Professor Stephanie Short and Dr. David Walker (Feb 2006 – Aug 2006) – submitted from Griffith University.
5. Health Workforce Australia National Fellowships
Ø Fellowship application to Health Workforce Australia on the National Fellowship Application Scheme. Projec title: Strengthening international dental graduate recruitment, retention and support in rural and remote Australia: towards an innovative national strategy. Submitted July 2013. ($19,800.07). Result awaited
6. Funding database
Ø Prepared a comprehensive funding database with a corporate focus for the Apollo Hospitals Educational and Research Foundation of the Apollo Hospitals Groups, Hyderabad, India.