This Medical Research Future Fund Emerging Priorities and Consumer Driven Research Initiative grant opportunity will link researchers, institutions, policy makers and professional associations together to gather evidence on the physiological and mental health effects of bushfires and exposure to hazardous smoke over time.

Applications under Stream 1 of this grant opportunity must address evidence gaps related to the physiological effects of prolonged exposure to the 2019-20 bushfire events and hazardous bushfire smoke. 

Applications under Stream 2 of this grant opportunity must address evidence gaps related to building mental health resilience following the 2019-20 bushfire events and exposure to hazardous bushfire smoke. 

Your application can address Stream 1 or Stream 2, or both.  

This grant opportunity is being administered by NHMRC on behalf of the Commonwealth Department of Health. 

Further information on the Medical Research Future Fund and the Emerging Priorities and Consumer Driven Research Initiative is available on the Department’s website at: https://www.health.gov.au/mrff.

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