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2010 - 2011 NHMRC Excellence Awards

The calibre and depth of health and medical research in Australia was demonstrated at the 2010 - 2011 National Health and Medical Research Council’s (NHMRC) Excellence Awards in Canberra on 15 December 2010.  Australia’s peak body for health and medical research presented the awards to recognise the scientific merit, innovation and the research success of 10 of Australia’s leading health and medical researchers. The NHMRC established the Excellence Awards to recognise and...

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Evidence into Primary Care – research, research translation and improved outcomes for patients

On November 10th 2010, NHMRC held a Scientific Symposium and workshop on “Evidence into Primary Care – Research, research translation and improved outcomes for patients”.  The aim for the workshop was to define actions for NHMRC, through its Principal Committees, to improve and embed research and evidence into the provision of primary care. Outcome Summary Nine leading researchers in primary care, including Dr Colleen Flood from the Canadian Institutes of Health...

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2010 Research Administrators' Seminar: 8-9 November 2010, Canberra

The Australian Research Council (ARC) and National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC), in association with the Australasian Research Management Society (ARMS), held the Research Administrators’ Seminar in Canberra on 8 and 9 November 2010. Day 1 was hosted by ARC in the Bradman Theatre at the National Convention Centre, Canberra City, while Day 2 was hosted by NHMRC at the Finkel Theatre, John Curtin School of Medical Research, ANU. Slides for NHMRC presentations are...

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Scientific Session and Workshop: ‘Mental Health’

On July 28th 2010 NHMRC held a Scientific Symposium and workshop on “Developing a more evidence-based mental health system”. The NHMRC Strategic Plan for 2010-2012 identifies mental health as a major health priority and an area of special focus over the next three years. The goal for the Mental Health Scientific Session and Workshop was to identify issues in the field of mental health so that NHMRC's principal committees can drive future activities around mental health so that we can deliver...

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NHMRC Mental Health Workshop 2011 - Research and Research Translation in Mental Health

On July 28th 2010 NHMRC held a Scientific Symposium and workshop on “Developing a more evidence-based mental health system”.  The outcomes from this workshop highlighted the need for greater attention and focus in this important area.  This workshop was a first step in identifying a strategy for NHMRC in the field of mental health in Australia.  A follow-up workshop will be held on 13 April 2011 to progress the following specific issues: Barriers to translation...

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Human Frontier Science Program (HFSP)

27 May 2010 Ian Wark Theatre Australian Academy of Science Shine Dome, Canberra NHMRC is holding a “Scientific Session” in Canberra on Thursday 27 May to showcase the achievements of Australian’s supported by the Human Frontier Science Program. For further information on the session, contact Ms Sarah Busby or download the conference program above.

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Global Health – addressing the health needs of the Asia/Pacific region

NHMRC is hosting a workshop on ‘Global Health – addressing the health needs of the Asia/Pacific region’ on Tuesday 25th May, from 9am-5pm at the NHMRC office in Canberra. This scientific and policy workshop is part of the NHMRC’s consultation process, promoting discussion around the health issues facing our region and how best to address them. The workshop will showcase NHMRC funded research in this area, followed by a roundtable discussion. If you wish to register,...

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2010 Australia Fellowship Awards

Presented on Tuesday 16 March 2010 Parliament House The Australia Fellowships are Australia’s most prestigious award for excellence in the fields of health and medical research and recognise those researchers with the vision and application to tackle some of the biggest health issues facing society today. Each of the recipients has made an outstanding contribution to health and medical research and is a leading researcher in their field. Their continuing research will have far-reaching...

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2010 Excellence Awards

Presented on Thursday 4 March 2010 John Curtin School of Medical Research Fifteen of Australia’s most distinguished health and medical researchers were recognised for their outstanding contribution to the success of medical research in this country in the 2010 NHMRC Excellence Awards. The awards recognise the highest ranked recipients of grants and fellowships as well as two special categories for outstanding contribution and ethics. The Outstanding Contribution Award and the Ethics Award...

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