NHMRC Research Excellence Award winners 2022

NHMRC Research Excellence Awards

NHMRC’s annual awards recognising excellence in health and medical research were announced in March in Canberra. The awards ceremony was attended by NHMRC’s Council Chair Professor Caroline Homer AO and members of NHMRC’s Council, including leading Australian researchers and chief health officers from across the nation.

Thirteen awards were presented recognising the top-ranked applicants to each of NHMRC’s major funding schemes during the past year. 

This year’s awards include the newly named NHMRC David Cooper Clinical Trials and Cohort Studies Award in honour of leading HIV/AIDS researcher Professor David Cooper AC FAA FAHMS (1949-2018).

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$50 million boost for collaborative health and medical research

The Australian Government is investing $50 million through this year’s National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) Synergy Grants in 10 research projects where experts from different disciplines will collaborate to solve health problems.

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$7 million for NHMRC Postgraduate Scholars

Sixty-two outstanding health and medical graduates will share in more than $7 million of funding to support their research training through this year’s National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) Postgraduate Scholarship Scheme.  

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2022-23 October Budget

Support for excellent health and medical research in Australia continues in the 2022-23 October Budget handed down on 25 October 2022.