professional development grant winner Melanie Walls
Melanie Walls (BMedSci) is an Embryologist at the Fertility Specialists of Western Australia.

The CRE offer a range of funding opportunities for CRE affiliates including

Being given the opportunity to attend this conference via the CRE PCOS travel grant, enhanced my research activities by broadening and progressing my collaborations with leading researchers in PCOS.
Melanie Gibson HelmMelanie Gibson-Helm, Monash University
Thanks to the support of the CRE PCOS in providing travel funding, I was able to attend the Fertility Society of Australia and New Zealand (FSA) annual conference, which was an invaluable experience.
Melanie WallsMelanie Walls, University WA

Project and seed grant recipients

The Centre for Research Excellence in the origins, outcomes and optimal management of polycystic ovary syndrome is offering seed funding and project support grants to PhD students and researchers who are working in PCOS addressing the research priority areas highlighted under our research pages.

Recently, the CRE awarded $84,080 in seed funding and project grants to the following members who applied for and excelled under the set criteria.

Dr Jodie Avery, professional development grant recipient
Dr Jodie Avery winner of a 2015 CRE grant for her project ‘Barriers to reduce postpartum weight retention in women with Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS)’. Read more… 

Project grant recipients

Winner Project Amount Awarded
Jodie Avery, The University of Adelaide

Barriers to reduce postpartum weight retention in women
with Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS)
[PDF, 180kb]

Alice Rumbold, The University of Adelaide Study to document the use of and response to infertility treatment
within an ART clinic among Indigenous women with PCOS
 [PDF, 120kb]
Melissa Whitrow, The University of Adelaide

and to what extent is PND mediated by pregnancy complications? [PDF, 36kb]

Kirsty Walters, Sydney University Identification of a potential biomarker for PCOS [PDF, 314kb] $12,000
Melanie Gibson-Helm, Monash University A Question Prompt List for PCOS [PDF, 121kb] $12,000
Samantha Kozica, Monash University transfer of research into policy and practice [PDF, 71kb] $12,000

Seed grant recipients

Winner Project Amount Awarded
Anju Joham, Monash University Project description [PDF, 67kb] $7,500
Jacqueline Boyle, Monash University Developing effective electronic platforms for women with
PCOS and health care providers
[PDF, 154kb]