Grant opportunities

AMP Foundation             AMP Foundation are offering $1 million in grants to amazing Australians doing great things – including medical researchers. AMP Tomorrow Makers come from all walks of life and pursue goals in many fields – from art to technology, science to social innovation, sport, music and more. They have a plan and desire to…

Developing a world-first radiotherapy measurement system

                          Researchers have been awarded funding to develop a world-first radiotherapy measurement system   Professor Peter Metcalf of the Centre for Medical Radiation Physics (CMRP) at the University of Wollongong, and a team of colleagues from across the south west Sydney district, have been awarded a $427,195 Cancer Council NSW project grant to…

Applications open: Medical devices fund

  Round 5 of the NSW Medical Devices Fund has opened   The NSW Government is committed to ensuring that NSW researchers and innovators are able to discover and develop new treatments and diagnostic techniques and devices that will be major contributors to health reform into the future. The Medical Devices Fund is a competitive…

Identifying deleterious effects of maternal depression on communication with 6-month-old infants in South West Sydney

Hub small grant funding will support research about the effect of maternal depression on the communication of children More innovative research is being conducted by affiliates of three Hub member organisations, Western Sydney University, Karitane, and University of New South Wales. Dr Christa Lam-Cassettari (MARCS Institute for Brain, Behaviour and Development, Western Sydney University), and Dr Jane…

Understanding the General Practice Nursing Workforce in South Western Sydney

Hub Grant Funding paving the way for innovations in local primary care Innovative new research is being undertaken with two Hub member organisations, The University of Wollongong and the South Western Sydney Primary Health Network. Prof. Liz Halcomb (University of Wollongoing), Susan McInnes (University of Wollongoing), Rebekkah Middleton (University of Wollongoing), Dr Keith McDonald (South Western…

Writing the perfect funding proposal

Applying for research funding doesn’t have to be a daunting process It’s grant writing season, with several major NHMRC and ARC applications due over the next few months. To help get you through, the University of Sydney’s Research Portfolio shares their top tips to help researchers ace their funding proposal. While the content of applications will vary from…

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South West Sydney Research Small Grant Winners

South West Sydney Research Small Grant Winners presented with their awards The South West Sydney Research Small Grant winners for 2016 were announced in November. The winners were invited to attend the first South West Sydney Research Council meeting of 2017 to celebrate the provision of their award. Dr Christa Lam-Cassettari represented the successful application…

New funds for MRI-Linac

The National Health and Medical Research Council has awarded $7 million for The Australian MRI-Linac Program Professor Paul Keall (The University of Sydney), Professor Michael Barton (Ingham Institute), and Stuart Crozier (The University of Queensland) have been awarded an NHMRC Program Grant for funding to begin in 2018. Approximately 48 per cent of cancer patients…