Call for Applications for the 2019 Ida Research Grant

The Ida Institute Research Committee is now accepting proposals for the 2019 Ida Research Grant.

Funding will be awarded to projects that develop evidence related to Ida Institute methods and tools and aim to demonstrate the effect of person-centered practice in hearing care. The Ida Institute tools support continued professional development and operationalization of person-centered care in clinical practice.

In 2019, the Research Committee is particularly interest in projects related to the following topics:

The Research Committee will review applications and select three projects. Applicants may request up to $10,000 USD in funding. The committee members are Prof. Louise Hickson, committee chair, Dr. Joseph Montano, Dr. Elisabet Sundewall Thorén, Prof. Kris English and Melanie Gregory.

Recipients of the grant agree to begin their research by September 1, 2019, and submit results by September 1, 2020.

Applications are due by March 5, 2019 and awardees will be notified in May 2019. For more information and to download the application, please visit