Academic staff in the Dunedin School of Medicine are invited to submit applications for grants to attend conferences. All applications from staff must be submitted through the Head of Department using the standard application form.
Joint clinical staff must seek separate approval for leave and confirmation of financial support through the appropriate SDHB process.
Any approval of financial support through this current application process is subject to confirmation of receipt of matching SDHB approval.
Academic staff in the Department are required to complete a leave of absence form for the period of time when they are working away from their normal workplace. It is not Annual, Sick, Research and Study Leave, Conference Leave, Leave Without Pay, or Discretionary Leave.
Leave of Absence can be taken at any time and is not linked to Conference Leave alone.
All applications must be submitted through the Head of Department using the standard application form.
Application form for leave of absence (Microsoft Word)
Online accident report forms and hazard notification forms (University of Otago Health and Safety website)