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RAO Alert - 1 July 2020

Important information for Boosting Dementia Research Initiative grant holders

  • RAO alert
  • Wednesday

RAO Alert - 29 June 2020

MRFF – Global Health Initiative – 2019 Tackling Antimicrobial Resistance and Drug Resistant Tuberculosis in Pacific Island Countries Funding Outcomes Announced and Embargo Lifted

  • RAO alert
  • 29 June 2020

NHMRC Tracker — 29 June 2020

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

  • Tracker
  • 29 June 2020

Could an antiseptic mouthwash reduce sexually transmitted infections and improve the sex life of Australians?

Associate Professor Eric Chow from Monash University received the NHMRC Peter Doherty Investigator Grant Award (Emerging Leadership) at this years’ NHMRC Research Excellence Awards. His research aims to improve treatment, prevention and control of sexually transmitted infections (STI), with a particular interest in gonorrhoea, syphilis and human papillomavirus (HPV).

  • InFocus
  • 29 June 2020

Public consultation on updated guidance on the radiological quality of drinking water

NHMRC is seeking public feedback on updated guidance that provides advice on the radiological quality of drinking water.

  • News
  • 29 June 2020

RAO Alert - 25 June 2020

MRFF Clinical Trials Activity Funding Outcomes Announced and Embargo Lifted

  • RAO alert
  • 25 June 2020

RAO Alert - 22 June 2020

MRFF – Stem Cell Therapies Mission – 2020 Stem Cell Therapies Funding Outcomes Announced and Embargo Lifted

  • RAO alert
  • 22 June 2020

RAO Alert - 19 June 2020

MRFF Traumatic Brain Injury Mission – 2020 Traumatic Brain Injury Funding Outcomes Announced and Embargo Lifted

  • RAO alert
  • 19 June 2020

RAO Alert - 17 June 2020

NHMRC Special Initiative in Mental Health

  • RAO alert
  • 17 June 2020

RAO Alert - 17 June 2020

Current NHMRC mental health funding opportunities

  • RAO alert
  • 17 June 2020

RAO Alert - 16 June 2020

MRFF – 2020 COVID-19 Vaccine Candidate Research Grant Opportunity open for applications

  • RAO alert
  • 16 June 2020

RAO Alert - 15 June 2020

MRFF Research Funding Outcomes Announced and Embargo Lifted

  • RAO alert
  • 15 June 2020

NHMRC Tracker — 15 June 2020

Stay informed on major NHMRC activities and funding opportunities with our fortnightly email newsletter, Tracker.  

  • Tracker
  • 15 June 2020

RAO Alert - 15 June 2020

Notification of any outstanding Sapphire issues

  • RAO alert
  • 15 June 2020

RAO Alert - 12 June 2020

MRFF - Coronavirus Research Response - 2020 COVID-19 Immunological Studies Grant Opportunity open for applications 

  • RAO alert
  • 12 June 2020

RAO Alert - 10 June 2020

MRFF Clinical Trials Activity Funding Outcomes Announced and Embargo Lifted

  • RAO alert
  • 10 June 2020

Sapphire News - 9 June 2020

Latest Sapphire Update

  • News
  • 9 June 2020

RAO Alert - 5 June 2020

Extension to Ideas Grant close – now due Wednesday 17 June 2020

  • RAO alert
  • 5 June 2020

RAO Alert - 5 June 2020

MRFF – Cardiovascular Health Mission – 2019 Cardiovascular Health Funding Outcomes Announced and Embargo Lifted

  • RAO alert
  • 5 June 2020

RAO Alert - 5 June 2020

Current NHMRC mental health funding opportunities

  • RAO alert
  • 5 June 2020

RAO Alert - 3 June 2020

NHMRC Special Initiative in Mental Health 

  • RAO alert
  • 3 June 2020

Latest Sapphire Update

Sapphire Hints and Tips

  • News
  • 2 June 2020

RAO Alert - 2 June 2020

MRFF – 2020 Novel Coronavirus Vaccine Development Grant Opportunity – Embargo Lifted

  • RAO alert
  • 2 June 2020

RAO Alert - 2 June 2020

MRFF – Coronavirus Research Response – Funding Outcomes Announced

  • RAO alert
  • 2 June 2020

NHMRC Tracker — 2 June 2020

Stay informed on major NHMRC activities and funding opportunities with our fortnightly email newsletter, Tracker.  

  • Tracker
  • 2 June 2020

RAO Alert - 1 June 2020

MRFF – Coronavirus Research Response – 2020 COVID-19 Mental Health Research Grant Opportunity open for applications 

  • RAO alert
  • 1 June 2020

RAO Alert - 29 May 2020

Ideas Grants eligibility categories

  • RAO alert
  • 29 May 2020

RAO Alert - 29 May 2020

MRFF – Emerging Priorities and Consumer Driven Research – 2019 Endometriosis Research Funding Outcomes Announced

  • RAO alert
  • 29 May 2020

RAO Alert - 26 May 2020

New Sapphire User Registrations – for Ideas Grant applications only

  • RAO alert
  • 26 May 2020

RAO Alert - 25 May 2020

MRFF – Funding Outcomes Announced

  • RAO alert
  • 25 May 2020

RAO Alert - 25 May 2020

NHMRC funding outcomes announcement

  • RAO alert
  • 25 May 2020

Sapphire Hints and Tips

Sapphire Update

  • News
  • 25 May 2020

$3.65 million for international research collaborations to improve public health in built environments

The Australian Government is investing $3.65 million in five ground-breaking public health research projects.

  • Media release
  • 25 May 2020

Almost $400 million in world-leading health and medical research projects to improve the lives of all Australians.

The Investigator Grant scheme is NHMRC’s flagship scheme, developed as part of a major reform of NHMRC’s grant program. This is the second round of Investigator Grants to be awarded. A total of 237 leading researchers across all career stages will receive five-year Investigator Grants from the National Health and Medical Research Council.

  • InFocus
  • 20 May 2020

RAO Alert - 20 May 2020

2020 Investigator Grants and MRFF Priority Round Funding Outcomes – Embargo Lifted

  • RAO alert
  • 20 May 2020

$400 million funding boost for health and medical research

The Morrison Government will invest almost $400 million in world-leading health and medical research projects to improve the lives of all Australians.

  • Media release
  • 20 May 2020

Which treatments will save lives in ICU?

To mark International Clinical Trials Day 2020, we’re profiling REMAP-CAP, an NHMRC-supported clinical trial which was designed for pandemics and is now racing for answers

  • InFocus
  • 19 May 2020

NHMRC Tracker — 18 May 2020

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

  • Tracker
  • 18 May 2020

RAO Alert - 14 May 2020

Sapphire Update

  • RAO alert
  • 14 May 2020

RAO Alert - 13 May 2020

Sapphire Update

  • RAO alert
  • 13 May 2020

Changes to Peer Review Processes for the Ideas Grant scheme in 2020

On 19 March and 27 March 2020, the CEO provided updates on NHMRC’s plans for the 2020 grant round in light of the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic on the Australian health and medical research community. 

  • Communique
  • 13 May 2020

RAO Alert - 12 May 2020

New user account registrations

  • RAO alert
  • 12 May 2020

RAO Alert - 8 May 2020

MRFF – EPCDR - Ovarian Cancer Research Funding Outcomes Announced and Embargo Lifted

  • RAO alert
  • 8 May 2020

RAO Alert - 7 May 2020

Eligibility for Ideas Grants 2020 due to COVID-19

  • RAO alert
  • 7 May 2020

NHMRC Tracker — 4 May 2020

For the latest on upcoming opportunities and key dates check out our latest Tracker newsletter.

  • Tracker
  • 4 May 2020

RAO Alert - 21 April 2020

RAO Guidance for Accepting NHMRC & MRFF Grants Offers in RGMS

  • 21 April 2020

NHMRC Tracker — 21 April 2020

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

  • Tracker
  • 21 April 2020

RAO Alert - 20 April 2020

Global Alliance for Chronic Diseases (GACD): Cancer Prevention Funding Call 2019 – extension of submission deadline

  • RAO alert
  • 20 April 2020

RAO Alert - 17 April 2020

Handling of research integrity matters during the COVID-19 outbreak

  • RAO alert
  • 17 April 2020

Additional NHMRC support for COVID-19 research

The Minister for Health, the Hon. Greg Hunt MP, has announced additional funding for research to support the response to COVID-19.

  • Media release
  • 14 April 2020