fst22

2023

James Tomlinson, Queen’s Medical Research Institute, Research Title: “SUPER Study – Surgical Utilisation of Performance Enhancing Routines”

2022

Dr Laura Awad, Charles Wolfson Centre for Reconstructive Surgery, Royal Free Hospital, Research Title: “A Pilot Study on the Application of Mixed-reality Simulation of Hand Fracture Anatomy and Percutaneous Fixation in Higher Surgical Training”

2021

James Ashcroft, Academic Clinical Fellow, Department of Surgery, University of Cambridge, Research Title: “Exploring the legitimate participation of surgical trainees within the operating room”

Matyas Fehervari, General and UGI Surgical Register in the NW London Deanery, Association of Surgeons of Training NW London Representative, and Research Fellow, Imperial College, Research Title: “Validation of online laparoscopic surgical training”

2020

Karin Baatjes, Head of Division of Clinical Anatomy, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Stellenbosch University, South Africa, Research Title: Real-life procedural videos: an additional assessment tool for structured oral examinations of surgical trainees?

Aimee M Charnell, General Surgery Fellow, Leeds Institute of Medical Education, Research Title: How do Surgical Trainees Learn in Outpatient Clinics? A Video Reflexive Ethnography Study.

Applications for the joint Faculty of Surgical Trainers (FST)/ASME small educational research grant(s) 2024 are invited from surgical trainees and consultants, who are members of FST and/or ASME.

The small educational research grants are intended to support evaluation or research into surgical education and training. Projects should either lead directly to improvements in surgical education/training practice or increase our understanding of an aspect of surgical education/training.

Funding will be limited for up to £3,000 for individuals who are Surgical Trainees and Consultants who are Members of FST and/or ASME, in good standing.

FST/ASME Educational Research Grants Summary

Application deadline:

Thursday, 6th June 2024 (23:59 BST)

Award available:

Funding will be limited for up to £3,000. Applications seeking funding above this level of support will not be considered by the Research Committee. Please note that the funds cannot be used for personal salary costs, travel, or the acquisition of computing facilities.

Who is it for?

 

Surgical Trainees and Consultants who are Members of the FST and/or ASME, in good standing.

Period/length of funding

Funding will only cover up to one year of the research project.

What activities can be supported?

The small educational research grants are intended to support evaluation or research into surgical education and training. Projects should either lead directly to improvements in surgical education/training practice or increase our understanding of an aspect of surgical education/training.

Please note that requests for running costs to support established projects will be less favourably reviewed than those for pilot work that has the potential to facilitate applications for more substantial funding in the future. 

Applications can be found and submitted here: https://rcsed.grantplatform.com/

Only applications submitted through this platform will be considered.

The closing date for applications is Thursday 6th June 2024 at 23.59hrs BST.   

For further information or any queries please contact: awards@rcsed.ac.uk

ASME Group Board
Scholarship Type Research
Intended Audience Surgical trainees or consultants who wish to undertake medical education research.
Nature of Award Funding for research (up to £3,000). plus ASM registration for winner to present their work.
Closing Date 6th June 2024