NHMRC Updates 2016

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March 2016

NHMRC Grants announcement - 3 March 2016

Minister for Health Sussan Ley today awarded $129.4 million in NHMRC grants to Australia’s preeminent researchers helping fund Australia’s commitment to fostering the best and brightest in health and medical research. Minister Ley’s media release View the full table of funded grants on the Outcomes webpage   image_of_minister_ley_and_pm Minister for Health, Sussan Ley announces $129.4 million in NHMRC grants The Prime Minister, Malcolm Turbull,...

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Thu, 03/03/2016 - 14:14

February 2016

NHMRC Research Stories

Professor David Bowtell – Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre david_bowtell February marks Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month. Professor David Bowtell of the Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre in Melbourne is a world leader in ovarian cancer research. After he and his team were successful in receiving funding in the 2014 NHMRC Program Grants round, his research, Improving outcomes for women with epithelial ovarian cancer, has just commenced funding in January. Each year,...

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Fri, 19/02/2016 - 15:02

January 2016

Reviewing the structure of NHMRC’s grant programme

The NHMRC CEO, Professor Anne Kelso, has announced a review of the structure of NHMRC’s grant programme. NHMRC awards grants worth around $800 million each year from the Medical Research Endowment Account (MREA). In recent years, rising application numbers to NHMRC schemes and rising costs of research have presented new challenges as we seek to support excellence across all research sectors – from knowledge creation to translation into better healthcare – and provide opportunities for...

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Thu, 28/01/2016 - 13:57

Strengthening Australian-U.S. Cooperation in Health and Medical Research

Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull and President Barack Obama today agreed to deepen cooperation in health and medical research. (Refer also to Fact Sheet: United States – Australia Cooperation: Deepening Our Strategic Partnership) U.S. and Australian researchers have a rich history of bilateral collaboration in health and medicine. The U.S. National Institutes of Health (NIH) currently funds Australian researchers in fields such as malaria, cancer, brain research, HIV, and mental health, with...

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Wed, 20/01/2016 - 14:19

NHMRC’s Partnership Centre initiative now open

NHMRC’s Partnership Centre initiative now open.

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Thu, 14/01/2016 - 11:14