Australian Respiratory Council


Ann Woolcock Fellowships

This award was established in 2004 and named in honour of the late Professor Ann Woolcock AO, former head of the Institute of Respiratory Medicine at the University of Sydney and Royal Prince Alfred Hospital. Professor Woolcock was a strong supporter of trainee scientists and physicians.

This is a 4 year full time postdoctoral fellowship in biomedical, clinical or public health research Australia based and is valued at approximately $100,000 per year. The Fellowship aims to encourage people of outstanding ability to develop research as a significant component of their career. The Fellowship supports research relating to TB, respiratory diseases due to other infections, or respiratory diseases related to tobacco use, community issues or the health of disadvantaged groups.


Characterisation and treatment of innate immune dysfunction in older people with obstructive airway disease.
Dr Jodie Simpson
University of Newcastle

Current Report Click here


The genetic influences on causal pathways of acute lower respiratory tract infections (ALRIs) in highly susceptible infants in PNG.
Dr Ingrid Laing
Telethon Institute for Child Health Research, Perth

Final Report Click Here