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The Short - Term Exchange / Study Scheme

Please note the information on this page has been provided for historical reference purposes only.

The Tripartite Agreement was signed in 2002, between the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR), Health Research Council of New Zealand (HRC NZ) and the National Health and Medical Research Council of Australia (NHMRC), to support research in the area of Indigenous peoples' health, with the goal of improving the health of Indigenous peoples in these three countries.

Objectives

To enhance the research skills and profiles of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander and other researchers in the field of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health, to increase research capacity in this sector.

To facilitate collaborative exchanges between researchers in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health and health researchers in New Zealand and Canada.

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This scheme has closed and is presented here for historical purposes only.

Outcome

The Short Term Exchange/Study scheme was developed in response to interest expressed by researchers to develop links with Canada and New Zealand. The Program aimed to enhance the research skills and profiles of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders and other researchers in the field of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health in order to increase capacity in this sector.

Details of the successful Short Term Exchange/Study Scheme applicants - Round 2, 2005 (117kb)

Page reviewed: 10 April, 2011