Professor Steve Wesselingh

Tackling health challenges of the present and the future


Professor Steve Wesselingh is the new Chief Executive Officer of NHMRC and although he’s only been in the job for a few months, Steve already has a vision for NHMRC and its future in the health and medical space.


Read more about Steve’s priorities on shaping the future of NHMRC


Graduates celebrating
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Over $9 million invested to support NHMRC Postgraduate Scholars

Sixty outstanding health and medical graduates in their chosen fields will share in $9.8 million of grant funding to support their early research careers under the National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) Postgraduate Scholarship scheme.

Media release

10 of the Best: Harnessing the power of science to understand and defeat today’s health challenges

The National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) has released the 14th edition of its “10 of the Best” publication featuring the outcomes of some of the outstanding research that has been funded under NHMRC’s grant program.

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Dr Alastair Stewart recognised for outstanding achievement in health and medical research

Doctor Alastair Stewart of Victor Chang Cardiac Research Institute is a leading researcher for major antimicrobial drug development and subsequently has taken home the 2023 Commonwealth Health Minister’s Award for Excellence in Health and Medical Research.