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NHMRC Research Tracker – 15 July 2011 edition

Timetable for 2011 Funding Applications

A summary of the grant assessment process, July – September 2011, for all current NHMRC application processes can be found on the NHMRC website.

Project Grant Applicant Rebuttals

Week 3 and 4 rebuttals begin Monday 18 July.  Dates for grant rebuttal periods (by grant application number) can be found on the NHMRC website under 'Rebuttal Period'.

Clinical Trials

The NHMRC has released two draft documents for public comment in response to two recommendations of the Clinical Trials Action Group (CTAG):

  •     Recommendation C: To provide a table of standard costs associated with clinical trials
  •     Recommendation I: To facilitate better national coordination and greater collaboration across clinical trial networks.

Embryo Research Legislation

The Report on the Independent Review of the Prohibition of Human Cloning for Reproduction Act (2002) and Research Involving Human Embryos Act (2002) has been tabled in Parliament and is available on the Legislation Review website.

Release of Human Research Ethics Portal

The Human Research Ethics Portal is live. It contains information on the National Approach to Single Ethical Review (HOMER), including links to relevant information for HREC members, institutional staff administrators and researchers.

Page reviewed: 13 December, 2012