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Applicants are reminded that minimum data requirements for the NHMRC/A*STAR Joint Call for Research in Novel Molecular Mechanisms of Obesity and Metabolic Diseases in Singapore and Australia are due in RGMS by Wednesday, 1 March 2017 at 5:00pm AEDT.
- RAO alert
- 24 February 17
Professor McLaughlin, now working with the ARC Centre of Excellence for Nanoscale BioPhotonics, developed this world-first tiny imaging tool to fit inside a surgical needle probe used in brain biopsies.
- 25 January 17
The outstanding achievements of 17 of Australia’s most talented health and medical researchers were celebrated at our annual Research Excellence Awards in Canberra.
- 24 January 17
Lead researcher Dr Phoebe Phillips, from UNSW’s Lowy Cancer Research Centre, said it was distressing for her colleagues when they had to inform patients that the best chemotherapy drug available could only extend their life for four months.
- 21 January 17
The following funding rounds are now open in RGMS:
- 2017 Global Alliance for Chronic Disease (GACD) Request for Applications (RFA): prevention and management of mental disorders for funding commencing in 2017. Applications close 5pm AEDT on Wednesday 1 March 2017.
- 2017 Career Development Fellowships for funding commencing in 2018. Applications close 5pm AEDT Wednesday 8 March 2017.
- 2017 Early Career Fellowships for funding commencing in 2018. Applications close 5pm AEDT on Wednesday 1 March 2017.
- 2017 Partnership Projects - Peer Review Cycle (PRC) #1. Applications close 5pm AEDT on Wednesday 12 April 2017.
- RAO alert
- 18 January 17
Amendments to RGMS
- RAO alert
- 13 January 17
The NHMRC has decided to take the proposed National Health and Medical Research Council Enterprise Agreement 2016 - 2019 (the proposed Agreement) to a ballot of employees. The proposed Agreement covers all NHMRC employees, other than Senior Executive Service employees.
- 18 November 16
The 4th Annual NHMRC Symposium on Research Translation was held on 27-28 October, 2015. The theme for this year was “Policy and Research: Working together to improve the health of Australians”.
The 6th Annual NHMRC Symposium on Research Translation, co-hosted by the National Health and Medical Research Council and the Lowitja Institute, was held on 14-15 November, 2017.
The theme for the 7th Annual NHMRC Symposium on Research Translation: partnering with The Reward Alliance will be ‘Ensuring Value in Research’.
The 5th Annual NHMRC Symposium on Research Translation was held on 23 November, 2016. The theme for this year was "Embedding research into health care: building a culture of quality".