Call for Applications

Closing date: 13 April 2018

Research Scholarship for ACNN Members

The total fund available for the 2018 scholarship is $5,000.00

Essential criteria

  • Currently registered with AHPRA as a nurse or midwife or nurse practitioner
  • Currently working in neonatal nursing

  • A member of ACNN for  a minimum of two years at the time of application

Scholarship categories

  • To undertake research or quality improvement project and/or
  • To present original research results at National or International Conference

Key dates

  • Application opens: 6 March 2018
  • Application closes: 13 April 2018
  • Successful applicants should register to attend the ACNN 26th National Conference by Thursday 12 July 2018


Dr Linda Ng: 

Full details can be found in this PDF: 2018-RESEARCH-SCHOLARSHIP.pdf

Updated 09 March 2018

YearNameCategoryResearch Area
2017 Michelle Paliwoda PhD Research Project

Physiological vital sign reference ranges of newborns >34 weeks gestation: an integrated literature review, prospective observation study, and pilot of neonatal early warning tool

2015Deanne AugustPhD Research ProjectInvestigating Neonatal Pressure Injuries
2015Kobi BestHonour's Research ProjectInvestigating Sensory Exposure to Light and Sound in the Newborn Care Unit
2011Chelsea WebsterResearch ProjectComparing the osmolality and bacterial cultures of three commercially available human milk fortifiers over a 24 hour period.
2010Donna HoveyResearch ProjectHas changing continuous positive airway pressure device from single nasopharyngeal tube to short binasal prongs affected clinical outcomes in very low birth weight infants?
2010Sarah WarneHonours Research ProjectExploring fathers’ bonding experiences with their preterm and/or sick infant: a qualitative study.