NHMRC Updates 2016

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January 2016

Reviewing the structure of NHMRC’s grant programme

The NHMRC CEO, Professor Anne Kelso, has announced a review of the structure of NHMRC’s grant programme. NHMRC awards grants worth around $800 million each year from the Medical Research Endowment Account (MREA). In recent years, rising application numbers to NHMRC schemes and rising costs of research have presented new challenges as we seek to support excellence across all research sectors – from knowledge creation to translation into better healthcare – and provide opportunities for...

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Thu, 28/01/2016 - 13:57

Strengthening Australian-U.S. Cooperation in Health and Medical Research

Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull and President Barack Obama today agreed to deepen cooperation in health and medical research. (Refer also to Fact Sheet: United States – Australia Cooperation: Deepening Our Strategic Partnership) U.S. and Australian researchers have a rich history of bilateral collaboration in health and medicine. The U.S. National Institutes of Health (NIH) currently funds Australian researchers in fields such as malaria, cancer, brain research, HIV, and mental health, with...

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Wed, 20/01/2016 - 14:19

NHMRC’s Partnership Centre initiative now open

NHMRC’s Partnership Centre initiative now open.

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Thu, 14/01/2016 - 11:14