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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Budget 2023-24

Support for excellent health and medical research in Australia continues in the 2023-24 Budget handed down on 9 May 2023. 

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$7.9 million for research collaboration on policy and practice

Projects aiming to improve leadership equity in health care, mental health, children’s wellbeing and patient safety are among those sharing in $7.9 million in grants for research collaboration with health sector partners across Australia. 

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Research boost to foster cooperation on chronic disease prevention in the Asia-Pacific

Research that aims to improve health promotion strategies for children in Fiji is one of four projects to share in over $5 million in funding from Australia’s National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) as part of an international and collaborative scheme.