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NHMRC Updates 2015

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April 2015

NHMRC Statement on Data Sharing

The National Health and Medical Research Council has released a statement encouraging data sharing and providing access to data and other research outputs arising from NHMRC supported research. More information on the NHMRC Statement on Data Sharing

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NHMRC and ARC Statement on Open Researcher and Contributor ID (ORCID)

The National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) and Australian Research Council (ARC) have released a statement encouraging all researchers applying for funding to have an ORCID identifier. More information on the NHMRC and ARC Statement on Open Researcher and Contributor ID (ORCID)

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March 2015

Have your say on NHMRC Evidence Briefs

This year the National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) is pleased to introduce a new format for health advice – the evidence brief. Our evidence briefs will be modelled on a format used by the World Health Organisation, presenting research findings in a concise and user-friendly way. The intention is that they will be developed quickly in response to current clinical issues, and will be based on the highest quality evidence available. For topics of importance to Australians...

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NHMRC proud to support Alzheimer’s disease ultrasound scanning research breakthrough

NHMRC is proud to have helped support the work of researchers from the University of Queensland’s Brain Institute, who this week announced the results of their successful trial of an ultrasound treatment for Alzheimer’s disease. The trial involved the application of an ultrasound technique that was able to break up amyloid plaque which causes cognitive deficits. The technique was trialled on mice and has given the promising findings – memory loss was reversed. The researchers...

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January 2015

NHMRC early advice: New and Emerging Health Threats

The NHMRC Strategic Plan 2013 to 2015 identified ‘New and emerging health threats’ as one of the Major Health Issues to be addressed during the triennium: “New infectious diseases emerge and can pose major threats to public health and some bacteria and viruses become resistant to our therapies. Research is bringing new approaches to treatment and prevention. Sometimes, particular communities and individuals may be marginalized or the infections are incurred beyond the reach of...

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