ARC Research Grants

2024 Awards

Congratulations to the following two recipients:

Professor Janet Bray
School of Public Health and Preventive Medicine, Monash University
Topic: The impact of EMS agency factors and resuscitation practice on out-of-hospital cardiac arrest outcomes across Australia and New Zealand.

Dr Milena Talikowska
Prehospital, Resuscitation and Emergency Care Research Unit (PRECRU), Curtin University
Topic: The impact of personal protective equipment worn by paramedics on CPR quality and patient survival in out-of-hospital cardiac arrest.


Open for applications

Ian Jacobs Fellowship


  • Resuscitation Council (UK)
  • Professor Gavin Perkins (UK)
  • Professor Michael Parr & Family (NSW)
  • National Institute of First Aid Trainers

Professor Ian Jacobs served the Australian Resuscitation Council for 25 years and excelled in national and international resuscitation research, knowledge dissemination and collaboration.

The Australian Resuscitation Council is establishing the Ian Jacobs Fellowship as a lasting tribute to his memory.

The ARC Ian Jacobs Fellowship is planned to be awarded annually at the discretion of the ARC to meritorious applicants with the aims of supporting national and international resuscitation investigation and knowledge dissemination.

Note re the fillable PDF: To enable the full functionality of this form, you must use the Adobe Acrobat Reader.

Ian Jacobs Fellowship application form (fillable) (0.1 MiB)

Ian Jacobs Fellowship Guidelines (0.1 MiB)

Donations via Credit Card (0.2 MiB)

Donations via EFT (Australia & International) (83 KiB)

“Inaugural” Award

Congratulations to Dr Janet Bray who has been awarded the “inaugural” Ian Jacobs Fellowship award:

Dr Janet Bray
Senior Research Fellow
Monash University, DEPM
The Alfred Centre, MELBOURNE VIC 3004

Dr Bray will use the funding to continue with her project:
“Post-resuscitation care in Victoria: understanding current practice to improve outcomes for out-of-hospital cardiac arrest patients”

Kempster K, Howell S, Bernard S, Smith K, Cameron P, Finn J, Stub D, Morley P, Bray J. Out-of-hospital cardiac arrest outcomes in emergency departments. Resuscitation 2021;166:21-30.

2016 Award

Congratulations to Mia McLanders who has been awarded the second Ian Jacobs Fellowship award.

Mia is a PhD Candidate at the Mater Research Institute, the University of Queensland.

Mia will use the funding to continue with her project:  Improving Teamwork during Neonatal Resuscitation through Video Analysis

2018 Award

Congratulations to Dr Priyanka Kapadia – Neonatal Fellow, Royal Brisbane & Women’s Hospital

Pri will use the funds to support her project “Trends in Neonatal Resuscitation patterns in Queensland – a 10-year Retrospective Cross-sectional Time Series Study”