Turner Scientific is awarding one Sensory SentinelTM monitoring device

To coincide with its release, Turner Scientific is offering a competitive grant opportunity for the award of one Sensory SentinelTM device. A description of eligibility requirements and application instructions are included below. You can also download a copy here.


Eligibility Requirements

  • Animal facility managers, scientists, graduate and post-doctoral students, research veterinarians, and individuals in related fields are invited to apply for The Sensory SentinelTM 2020 Grant.

  • Applicants must currently be working or enrolled in a public or private academic institution in any country.

  • Applications are encouraged from AALAS members, but non-members are also welcome to apply.



  • In a maximum of 2 single-spaced pages, each applicant must describe the following:

    • Brief summary of current research;

    • How the Sensory SentinelTM will be deployed in the applicant’s laboratory environment; and

    • Expected benefits of using the Sensory SentinelTM, including a description of current environmental concerns, and how the applicant’s research will likely be improved.

  • Include a current CV and contact information.

  • Submit application materials by email to



  • One Sensory SentinelTM device, with capability to monitor environmental temperature, light, humidity, noise, and vibration.

  • Device will be shipped to the recipient’s facility; remote training, installation assistance, and up to 4 hours of consulting will be provided.

  • Recipient must be willing to allow public announcement of the award by Turner Scientific on its website, in marketing materials, and in a press release.

  • Recipient must indicate the use of the Sensory SentinelTM in the methods section of relevant research publications and presentation posters.

  • Value of award: approximately $10,000.



  • Applications must be received by January 4, 2021.

  • The recipient will be announced on January 11, 2021.