Professor Malcolm Woollard Honours Scholarship
The webinar hosted by the College of Paramedics about the details of the Scholarship, which took place on the 13th January, can now be found here.
A fantastic opportunity has emerged which will enable one
FULL member of the College of Paramedics to undertake a research project
enrolled with Monash University (Australia) and the College of
Woollard (1962 – 2018)
Malcolm Woollard was one of the first critical care and consultant paramedics
in England and was a Past-Chair of the College of Paramedics and one of its
founding members. He held many senior positions including: senior manager
and leader in the Welsh Ambulance Service, Director of the Faculty of
Pre-hospital Care Research Unit at the James Cook University Hospital’s
Department of Academic Emergency Medicine and a Visiting Professor in
Pre-hospital Emergency Care at the University of Teesside, and Professor in the
Faculty of Health and Life Sciences Coventry University.
Globally, Malcolm was internationally regarded as one of the top paramedic
researchers and methodologists. He was very well published in some of the
top medical and healthcare journals. He also served on numerous editorial
boards for high quality journals including Emergency Medicine Journal. In
addition to his many individual professional achievements, Malcolm was a
ground-breaking and tireless advocate for the paramedic profession through his
efforts to improve education and encourage paramedic-led research. He was an
outstanding mentor for paramedics at various stages of their career development,
whether they were clinicians, managers, or academics.
Malcolm was very well known and highly regarded in Australia. He was a
Visiting Professor at Charles Sturt University and an Adjunct Senior Research
Fellow at Monash University. He was a regular speaker at the Australasian
College of Paramedicine conferences for many years and very significantly a
great supporter at Student Paramedicine conferences in Australia. These
addresses and workshops reflected his professional activities back in the U.K.,
where Malcolm was one of the driving forces and professional voice of the
Without the leadership, vision, and commitment of individuals like Malcolm,
paramedic education and scholarship would not at the standard that it is today
in the U.K., or indeed around the world. This scholarship provides an
opportunity to continue Malcolm’s Australian-U.K., legacy and build strong
foundations for the future direction of research in paramedicine.
Woollard Honours Scholarship
Benefits - Full scholarship ($35,900 AUD) 48
credit points paid for a maximum of 1-year full time equivalent only.
Number offered -1 scholarship is available per
Enrolment mode - Students must enrol full time
(1-year) for this qualification.
Selection - Based on application form, academic
achievement, CV and interview.
Eligibility(all conditions must be met)
1. Be a United Kingdom (U.K.)
Paramedic with the Health & Care Professions Council.
3. A member
of the College of Paramedics.
4. Must be
able to evidence at least 30 credits of successful study at final year of a
BSc/BA degree (with or without honours) or equivalent; must demonstrate
evidence of having successfully studied research methods within a
diploma/degree programme or equivalent.
Project Scope -
The proposed project
should have a focus on improving clinical practice, patient care and/or the
professional standing of paramedics.
Retention - You must maintain enrolment in the
Bachelor of Paramedicine (Honours) and maintain satisfactory academic
performance as determined by the Department of Paramedicine at Monash
University. This will be determined by a brief report from the student's
Supervision - Primary supervision will be provided
by an academic from Monash University, while secondary supervision will be
provided by an academic from the College of Paramedics.
How to apply
Send an email to Associate Professor Kelly-Ann Bowles firstname.lastname@example.org that includes:
• A completed application form.
• A copy of your CV.
Closing date Tuesday
8th February 2022
If you have any questions about this please contact:
This webinar hosted by the College of Paramedics, on the 13th January, contains the details of the Scholarship.