Applications for the Taipei Medical University & Hospital Academic Research Awards are open from 08:00 AM Monday, November 16 to 05:00 PM Monday, December 14. Please make your application early!

2020-11-16 15:08:00

Announcement of the Office of Research and Development
Applications for the Taipei Medical University & Hospital Academic Research Awards are open from 08:00 AM Monday, November 16 to 05:00 PM Monday, December 14. Please make your application early!
Research Paper Award
Online applications for this award are open now. If you are a member of faculty or medical staff, and you wish to apply for this award, please document the required information about your research and submit a PDF file of the reprint of your published paper, patent certificate, or conference paper on the Research Paper Award Application system. All faculty and medical staff members are encouraged to make the application!
1. This award is available to online applications only. Please convert all electronic copies of the reprint of your published paper, patent certificate, or conference paper into PDF files and merge them with the IRB, IACUC or Gene recombination experiment approval letter into one file (the file size must be smaller than 5 MB, and the file name must be in English) before uploading.
2. Please log in to the Research Paper Award Application System by using your TMU E-mail(@tmu.edu.tw) account and password. For those who do not have a TMU E-mail account, please register one on the Office of Information Technology Email Account Application System (for part-time faculty who do not have a TMU account, please submit the registration form and email it to the case officer Ben Chen [benchen@tmu.edu.tw]; the account registration form must be submitted two weeks prior to your application of the award. Failure to do so will affect your right to the application).
Medical staff members from the five affiliated hospitals (Taipei Medical University Hospital, Wanfang Hospital, Shuang-Ho Hospital, Taipei Cancer Center, and Taipei Neuroscience Institute) may register a new account under their hospital email address.
Please use Google Chrome or IE browser for Win7–Win10 or the built-in Edge browser in Windows10 for the application system (the system does not support Mac OS).


Links:
Research Paper Award Application System (open until 5:00 PM, Monday, December 14)
Reward Indices and Operation Rules for TMU Academic Research Awards
 
 


Top International Journal Publication Award
 
To recognize publications in top international journals in each  year, this university establishes the Top International Publication Award; the award winner will receive a grant for their research teams or projects led by them and a certificate of merit.
Criteria in review: The applicant must be either the first or the corresponding author of a published paper, and the first and corresponding authors much be presented as members of the university. The grants will be provided in accordance with the following standards:
 
Impact factor (IF) Amount of grant to research team (NT$)
10 < IF 15 1 million
15 < IF 20 2 million
20 IF 3 million
NatureScienceCellLancetJAMA 5 million
40 < IF 10 million
 
Required documents for review: one soft copy and one hard copy of the application form, one electronic and one paper reprint of your published paper (along with the document that proves the Web of Science ranking of your published paper).
Download link for 2020 Top International Journal Thesis Award
 
Annual Research Achievement Award
 
To recognize faculty members with excellent research practices, this university establishes the Annual Research Achievement Award; the award winner will receive a certificate of merit.
Number of awards available: 1
Criteria for review: Items eligible for application for this award are all research results (including papers, patents, and research projects published in 2020; for research projects, only those in which the applicant is the principal investigator and whose project periods starts in 2020 will be recognized), experiences of serving as a chairperson or guest speaker in international conferences, and awards received.
Required documents: a hard copy and soft copy of the application form, reprint of your published paper (along with the document that proves the Web of Science ranking of your published paper), patent certificate, proof of approval for research project, invitation letter for international conference, and document that proves the award was received.
Download link for 2020 Annual Research Achievement Award Application Form
 
Young Researcher Award
 
As recognition of young researchers’ in-depth research and prominent contribution in the academia, this university establishes the Young Researchers Award; the award winner will receive a prize of NT$ 100,000 and a certificate of merit.
Applicant eligibility: full-time faculty members aged less than 40 years with a rank of associate professor or lower and medical staff members aged less than 40 years in the affiliated hospitals.
Criteria for review: The applicant must have, within the past three years, published three original research papers under the university’s name (the applicant cannot make application under degree thesis/dissertation or reuse a paper to make application for more than once) and served as the first or corresponding author for three papers. In addition, various research results (including patents and research plans published in 2018-2020) are attached (only projects that serve as moderators are recognized, and the starting date of project execution is 2018/01/01-2020/12/31) , Invited to participate in international conferences as chairpersons or give speeches and awards.
Required documents: a hard copy and soft copy of the application form, one electronic reprint of your published paper, and one paper reprint of your published paper

Download link for the 2020 Young Researcher Award Application Form
 
Paper Citation Rewards
1. Reward for most cited paper
As recognition of faculty members whose published papers (under the TMU’s name) have received citation counts exceeding a certain standard, this university offers a monetary prize. The award applicant must be the first or corresponding author of the papers; the papers must have been published under the university’s name, published within the past 10 years (2011 onwards), and cited for at least 40 times within the past five years (2016 onwards). This reward is open to online applications only. Please convert the reprint of your published paper, proof of citation counts, and data regarding the citing articles into a single PDF file (the file size must be smaller than 5 MB , and the file name must be in English) before uploading.
 
Link for the Application System (open until 05:00 PM Monday, December 14)


2. Reward for citing TMU papers
This university offers a monetary prize for journal papers that have been published under the university’s name in the current year (2020) that have cited more than 10 papers published under the university’s name (excluding self-citations). The applicant must be the first author or corresponding author of the paper, and the reward is open to online applications only. Please convert the reprint of your published paper and data regarding citations into a single PDF file (the file size must be smaller than 5 MB, and the file name must be in English) before uploading.
The Research Paper Application System (open until 05:00 PM Monday, December 14)
 
3. Reward for most cited paper (not first or corresponding author)
As recognition of faculty members whose published papers have received citation counts exceeding a certain standard, this university offers a monetary prize. The applicant must not be the first or corresponding author of the paper; the paper must have been published under the university’s name, published within the past 10 years (2011 onwards), and cited for more than 60 times within the past five years (2016 onwards). The reward is open to online applications only. Please convert the reprint of your published paper, proof of citation counts, and data regarding the citing articles into a single PDF file (the file size must be smaller than 5 MB, and the file name must be in English) before uploading.
 
Link for the Application System (open until 05:00 PM Monday, December 14)
 
Reward for collaborative papers with foreign research institutions
Description: The university offers a prize of NT$ 5,000 for collaborative papers published in the current year (2020) with foreign institutions, in which the foreign research institution serves as the first or corresponding author and the reward applicant holds a coauthor position. (This does not count toward the maximum of 10 papers for each applicant.)
The reward is open to online applications only. Please convert your papers into PDF (the file size must be smaller than 5 MB, and the file name must be in English) before upload.
Link for the Application System (open until 05:00 PM Monday, December 14)
 
Reward for monograph publication
Description: For monographs that have been published in the current year (textbooks and proceedings not included) and recommended by the college of the applicant or Center For General Education after review and approval. A cowritten monograph may be used to apply for the reward once; specifically, a monograph may not be reused for reward application for more than once even by other cowriters or with the use of different sections from the monograph. Please submit one completed Monograph Reward Application Form along with proof documents of the monograph’s archive in database.
Monograph Reward Application Form
The reward is open to online applications only. Please convert the Monograph Reward Application Form, monograph (chapters), and proof documents of archive in database into a single PDF file (the file size must be smaller than 5 MB, and the file name must be in English) before uploading. For a monograph with two or more authors, the application shall be made under the monograph category; the authors shall not make separate applications using different sections of the monograph under the monograph chapter category. The maximum reward for an application made under the monograph chapter category is the amount of reward granted for an application made under the monograph category.
 
Link for the Application System (open until 05:00 PM Monday, December 14)
Case officer:

Office of Research and Development
Research Promotion Center
Mr. Ben Chen
(02)2736-1661 Ext7111
E-mail
benchen@tmu.edu.tw
 
Office of Information Technology
Mr. Sheng Yu-shun
(02)6638-2736 Ext
1611
E-mail
mr.sheng@tmu.edu.tw
 
Taipei Medical University Hospital
TMUH Research
Ms. Chang Hsiao-pei
(02)2737-2181 Ext3747
E-mail175139@h.tmu.edu.tw
 
Wanfang Hospital
Department of Medical Research
Ms. Li I-ting

(02) 2930-7930 Ext7218
E-mail101400@w.tmu.edu.tw
 
Shuang-Ho Hospital
Department of Research

Ms. Li Chia-i
(02) 2249-0088 Ext8867
E-mail16593@s.tmu.edu.tw

 

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