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Should Australia allow mitochondrial donation?

National consultation launched today in Adelaide

  • Media release
  • Yesterday

RAO Alert – 18 October 2019

NHMRC funding outcomes for the 2019 Partnership Projects Peer Review Cycle 1 under embargo

  • RAO alert
  • Friday

How different types of vegetables affect your cardiovascular health

Increasing vegetable intake is one of the cornerstones for cardiovascular health.

  • News
  • 9 October 2019

RAO Alert - 09 October 2019

Outcomes of the MRFF International Clinical Trial Collaborations (ICTC) Grant opportunity- Peer Review Cycle 18.1 and 19.1-Embargo lifted

  • RAO alert
  • 9 October 2019

RAO Alert – Publish on 9 October 2019

Over the coming year, NHMRC is replacing RGMS with our new grants management system, Sapphire, in a modular way. 

  • RAO alert
  • 9 October 2019

NHMRC Tracker - 8 October 2019

Tracker is a fortnightly email newsletter that informs the Australian research community about major NHMRC activities and funding opportunities.

  • Tracker
  • 8 October 2019

Delivering safe and effective medication management technology now and for the future

Medication errors are widely recognised as a major cause of preventable harm and death worldwide, annually costing some $42B globally and $1.28B in Australia.

 

  • News
  • 4 October 2019

RAO Alert - 02 October 2019

Investigator Grants - Now open

  • RAO alert
  • 2 October 2019

Research to overcome treatment resistance in cancer patients

Study aims to understand why resistance occurs to Venetoclax when treating blood cancers

  • News
  • 2 October 2019

Targeted Call for Research - forecast opportunity

The Forecast Opportunity for the Targeted Call for Research (TCR) into Myalgic Encephalomyelitis/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome is now available on GrantConnect

  • RAO alert
  • 30 September 2019

Improving stroke care in regional and rural Australia

In Australia, there is an excess burden of stroke in regional and rural areas and patients do not have the same access to specialised care as in metropolitan areas.

  • News
  • 26 September 2019

RAO Alert – 26th September 2019

NHMRC plans to release the Not For Further Consideration (NFFC) outcomes to Ideas Grant and Clinical Trials and Cohort Studies Grant applicants on Monday 30 September 2019. 

  • RAO alert
  • 26 September 2019

Connecting kids: Harnessing interpersonal connectedness to reduce suicide risk in youth

Youth suicide is a growing problem in Australia that has far-reaching effects on family, friends and the community.

  • News
  • 24 September 2019

Over $2 million for research focusing on reducing lung and brain injury in premature babies

Being born preterm is the greatest cause of neonatal death worldwide, with survivors at a high risk of lung, cardiovascular and brain injury. Interventions around the time of birth can significantly improve outcomes of preterm infants, with life-long benefits

  • News
  • 23 September 2019

MRFF – Targeted Health System and Community Organisation Research Rounds 1 and 2 Funding Outcomes – embargo lifted

The Minister for Health, the Hon. Greg Hunt MP, has announced the outcomes of Rounds 1 and 2 of the MRFF Targeted Health System and Community Organisation Research grant opportunity to commence in 2019.

  • RAO alert
  • 23 September 2019

NHMRC Tracker—23 September 2019

Tracker is a fortnightly email newsletter that informs the Australian research community about major NHMRC activities and funding opportunities.

  • Tracker
  • 23 September 2019

NHMRC Tracker—9 September 2019

Tracker is a fortnightly email newsletter that informs the Australian research community about major NHMRC activities and funding opportunities.

  • Tracker
  • 9 September 2019

MRFF Funded Investigator Grants

As announced by the Minister for Health, the Hon Greg Hunt MP, on 5 September 2019, the Government will invest $32 million over the next two years to support MRFF funded Investigator Grants. 

  • RAO alert
  • 6 September 2019

CEO Statement: New Grant Program

NHMRC’s New Grant Program commenced on 5 December 2018 with the opening of the Investigator Grant scheme.

  • Communique
  • 30 August 2019

Investigator Grants 2019 – Post award questions

Following the announcement of the Investigator Grants 2019 outcomes, Post Award questions will be considered and responded to through a regular Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) update on NHMRC’s website.

  • RAO alert
  • 29 August 2019

Minor updates to NHMRC’s Grantee Variations Policy

NHMRC’s Grantee Variations Policy has been updated to reflect current grant programs and allow the streamlining of grant administration processes. 

  • RAO alert
  • 29 August 2019

New Grant Program 2019: Peer Review Factsheet

A Peer Review Factsheet for NHMRC’s new grant program is now available on NHMRC's website.

  • RAO alert
  • 29 August 2019

Investigator Grants 2020 eligibility

The Investigator Grants 2020 Eligibility Factsheet is now available on NHMRC's website.

  • RAO alert
  • 29 August 2019

Investigator Grants 2019 Outcomes Factsheet

An Investigator Grants 2019 Outcomes Factsheet is now available on the NHMRC website.

  • RAO alert
  • 29 August 2019

NHMRC funding outcomes – Embargo lifted

The Minister for Health, the Hon. Greg Hunt MP, has announced the outcomes of the following grant opportunities:

  • RAO alert
  • 29 August 2019

$440 million funding boost for vital health and medical research for all stages of life

The Morrison Government will invest over $440 million in world-leading health and medical research projects to improve the lives of all Australians. 

  • Media release
  • 29 August 2019

MRFF – Keeping Australians Out of Hospital Funding Outcomes – Embargo Lifted

The Minister for Health, the Hon. Greg Hunt MP, has announced the outcomes of the MRFF Keeping Australians Out of Hospital grant opportunity to commence in 2019.

  • RAO alert
  • 27 August 2019

NHMRC Tracker—26 August 2019

Tracker is a fortnightly email newsletter that informs the Australian research community about major NHMRC activities and funding opportunities.

  • Tracker
  • 23 August 2019

Investigator Grant Application Assessment Summaries

Please note that Application Assessment Summaries (AAS) for the 2019 Investigator Grants funding round are now available through RGMS.

  • RAO alert
  • 22 August 2019

NHMRC funding outcomes under strict embargo

NHMRC anticipates releasing funding outcomes under strict embargo for the following schemes by the afternoon of Thursday 22 August 2019:

  • RAO alert
  • 21 August 2019

NHMRC Tracker—12 August 2019

Tracker is a fortnightly email newsletter that informs the Australian research community about major NHMRC activities and funding opportunities.

  • Tracker
  • 12 August 2019

2019 RAO seminar

The 2019 Research Administrators’ Seminar will be held 29-30 October 2019 in association with the Australasian Research Management Society (ARMS) and in partnership with the Australian Research Council (ARC).

  • RAO alert
  • 12 August 2019

$7 million for international collaborative health research

The Morrison Government is contributing more than $7.3 million for collaborative research projects between Australia, the European Union, the United Kingdom’s National Institute of Health Research (NIHR) and the Global Alliance for Chronic Diseases (GACD).

  • Media release
  • 1 August 2019

Nominate to participate in Peer Review Panels for 2020

Researchers are now able to nominate themselves to be considered for appointment to NHMRC expert review panels through RGMS.

  • RAO alert
  • 31 July 2019

NHMRC Tracker—29 July 2019

Tracker is a fortnightly email newsletter that informs the Australian research community about major NHMRC activities and funding opportunities.

  • Tracker
  • 29 July 2019

Outcomes - Boosting Dementia Research Grant schemes

The Minister for Health, the Hon. Greg Hunt MP, announced the outcomes for the following funding schemes:

  • RAO alert
  • 18 July 2019

$21 million for dementia research

The Morrison Government will provide $21 million for 13 research projects that will focus on risk reduction, prevention and tracking of dementia, Australia's second leading cause of death.

  • Media release
  • 18 July 2019

NHMRC Tracker—15 July 2019

Tracker is a fortnightly email newsletter that informs the Australian research community about major NHMRC activities and funding opportunities.

  • Tracker
  • 15 July 2019

Statement from NHMRC CEO

I refer to the article published in Business Insider on 9 July 2019 including suggestions from Professor Nikolai Petrovsky about where NHMRC directs its funding.

  • Communique
  • 10 July 2019

$5.6 million for research into healthy ageing of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples

The Morrison Government is investing more than $5.6 million in medical research focusing on healthy ageing for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.

  • Media release
  • 9 July 2019

Commonwealth Health Minister's Award for Excellence in Health and Medical Research 2018

Outstanding researcher recognised with Commonwealth Health Minister's Award for excellence in health and medical research.

  • Media release
  • 1 July 2019

NHMRC Tracker—1 July 2019

Tracker is a fortnightly email newsletter that informs the Australian research community about major NHMRC activities and funding opportunities.

  • Tracker
  • 1 July 2019

Boosting Dementia Research Grant scheme rounds under embargo

Boosting Dementia Research Grant scheme release of funding outcomes strictly under embargo. 

  • RAO alert
  • 28 June 2019

Direct Research Costs guidelines updated

NHMRC Direct Research Costs (DRC) guidelines have been revised to align with NHMRC’s new grant program and provide guidance on expenditure of NHMRC funds.

  • RAO alert
  • 25 June 2019

Release of Outcomes under embargo – MRFF Targeted Health System and Community Organisation Research – Round 2

NHMRC will release outcomes UNDER EMBARGO today, Tuesday 25 June 2019 for the Medical Research Future Fund (MRFF) Targeted Health System and Community Organisation Research Grant Opportunity – Round 2.

  • RAO alert
  • 25 June 2019

NHMRC Tracker—17 June 2019

Tracker is a fortnightly email newsletter that informs the Australian research community about major NHMRC activities and funding opportunities.

  • Tracker
  • 17 June 2019

Release of outcomes under embargo: MRFF Keeping Australians Out of Hospital and MRFF Targeted Health System and Community Organisation Research – Round 1

NHMRC will release outcomes UNDER EMBARGO today, Wednesday 05 June 2019 for two Medical Research Future Fund (MRFF) grant opportunities:

  • RAO alert
  • 5 June 2019

Notify NHMRC of delays to your research activity

A reminder that Administering Institutions must immediately notify NHMRC in writing if it becomes aware of any delay of a research activity.

  • RAO alert
  • 4 June 2019

Embargo lifted – MRFF Million Minds Mission funding outcomes

The Minister for Health, the Hon. Greg Hunt MP, has announced the outcomes of the MRFF Million Minds Mission grant opportunity to commence in 2019.

  • RAO alert
  • 4 June 2019

Healthcare key to bridging determinants of health

“Capacity development is something I’m really passionate about and there is definitely a need for it” - Dr Odette Pearson.

  • News
  • 3 June 2019