Research Excellence Award winners

Celebrating excellence in Australia’s research sector

NHMRC celebrated its Research Excellence and Biennial Awards in Canberra on 29 March 2023.

The Research Excellence Awards are awarded annually to the top-ranked researchers and teams following peer review of applications to NHMRC's highly competitive grant schemes, and the Biennial Awards recognise an individual or group who have made a special contribution in an area of importance to NHMRC.

Congratulations to this year's NHMRC Research Excellence Awards and Biennial Awards recipients and thank you for your exceptional contributions to Australian health and medical research.


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Over $5 million for research to improve physical health of people living with mental illness

Three research teams will share in over $5.1 million in targeted funding from the National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) to investigate ways to improve the physical health of people with mental illness.

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$35 million for new Centres of Research Excellence in health and medical research

NHMRC welcomes the Australian Government’s announcement of outcomes from the 2023 Centres of Research Excellence (CRE) scheme.

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$1.5 million for research collaboration to develop a Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder screening tool

A project in partnership with community organisations to explore the national expansion of a Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) screening program is one of eight research collaborations sharing in over $10.5 million in NHMRC partnership funding.