Among its primary responsibilities, NHMRC provides advice to the Australian Government on health and medical research, and manages research support and funding through a variety of mechanisms, including grants for individuals specific research projects and broad programs of research.
Advanced Health Research Centres
NHMRC is committed to supporting the translation of research into improved health policy and practice. NHMRC also wishes to encourage collaboration between universities, medical research institutes and the health system (including hospitals) to facilitate research translation.
Strategic Investment in Mental Health Research Priorities
An Australian Government Budget Measure: Strategic investment in mental health research priorities through the NHMRC - $26.2 million over the next five years.
Strategic Review of Health and Medical Research in Australia
A resource page developed by NHMRC to support the 2012 Strategic Review of Health and Medical Research in Australia.
The NHMRC Academy is a prestigious body of eminent researchers that enhances NHMRC's peer review processes by giving independent expert advice to NHMRC's CEO.
AHEC (the Australian Health Ethics Committee) has developed ethical guidelines for conducting research - in Health ethics.
NHMRC funds world-class health and medical research. Here are some NHMRC success stories, and Australian winners of the Nobel Prize for Physiology or Medicine and other high awards.