Applying for and managing an NHMRC grant

Researchers and research administrators preparing NHMRC grant applications should familiarise themselves with the information and resources provided below, including links to key documents, tip sheets, templates and other resources created by the Office of Research and Development (ORD).

While anticipated timeframes are provided below, potential applicants are encouraged to discuss their application with their line manager well in advance of any formal notification of funding opportunities by the NHMRC or the Office of Research and Development.

The NHMRC’s Research Grant Management System (RGMS) must be used to submit your application for funding and to access/update your CV and profile. Researchers are expected to update their RGMS profile on an ongoing basis and it is an NHMRC requirement that all Chief Investigators update their CV by 30 June each year.

Most funding schemes have Minimum Data requirements. Applications that do not meet these deadlines will be removed from RGMS. Please refer to the NHMRC website for the minimum data requirements for the relevant scheme.

For further information or assistance during the application process please contact ORD-grants@curtin.edu.au.

 

Open schemes

 

Program Grants

Aims to provide support for teams of high calibre researchers to pursue broad based, multi-disciplinary and collaborative research activities. Teams will be expected to contribute to new knowledge at a leading international level in important areas of health and medical research. The scheme is available for all research approaches relevant to better health – biomedical, clinical, public health or health services research and is typically for 5 years.

Timelines

Expression of Interest                          Accepted until Friday 25 March 2017

Applications open in RGMS               Wednesday 22 March 2017

Commence application in RGMS      Friday 31 March 2017

Internal Review                                     Monday 24 April 2017

Internal Final Submission                  Wednesday 10 May 2017

The application process

  1. The next round for Program Grants will open in RGMS Wednesday 22 March 2017.
  2. Potential applicants are advised to discuss any proposed application with their line manager, Head of School and the Office of Research and Development well in advance of the scheme opening to determine feasibility of the project and resourcing requirements. Please submit an Expression of Interest form to your Faculty mentor no later than Friday 25 March 2017.
  3. All applicants are requested to commence applications in RGMS no later than Friday 31 March 2017 to ensure you will receive all relevant internal support and communications from the Office of Research and Development and the Faculty.
  4. The internal deadline for review and feedback of draft proposals is Monday 24 April 2017. Please email the PDF Snapshots and Grant proposal to ORD-grants@curtin.edu.au.
  5. Minimum data is due in RGMS by Wednesday 3 May 2017.
  6. Check that the CV and Profile information compulsory information has been completed in RGMS as this will be automatically populated into your application
  7. The final application must be submitted in RGMS by Wednesday 10 May 2017 for ORD certification and submission to the NHMRC prior to deadline. In addition, please email the CI-A Certification and Approval Form, along with the combined CI and AI Certification Forms and PDF copy of the Snapshot Reports and the Grant Proposal to ORD-grants@curtin.edu.au.

Researchers are encouraged to send through details of applications led by other institutions, on which they are named investigators.

Key NHMRC documents and information

  • NHMRC Funding Rules, Advice and Instructions to Applicants, Grant Proposal Templates, Offline Application Forms and other guides for this scheme will be made available under Apply for funding on the NHMRC Website.
  • Details on accessing and using RGMS can be located under Research Grants Management System (RGMS) on the NHMRC website.
  • Curtin certification forms TBC

Targeted Call for Research into Dementia in Indigenous Australian

This Targeted Call for Research (TCR) focuses on the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander community. The aim of implementing this call is to provide funding for culturally appropriate research that specifically addresses dementia in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Australians and the impact on their families and carers.

A total of $10 million has been allocated to support a small number of collaborative research teams. Funding will be provided to the top ranked applications until the allocated funding is expended. Funding will be for five years over the period 2018 – 2022.

Timelines

Applications open in RGMS               Wednesday 19 April 2017

Commence application in RGMS       Monday 8 May 2017

Minimum data due                                Wednesday 17 May 2017

Internal Review                                      Wednesday 17 May 2017

Internal Final Submission                    Friday 26 May 2017

The application process

  • All potential applicants are requested to commence applications in RGMS no later than Monday 8 May 2017 to ensure you will receive all relevant internal support and communications from the Office of Research and Development and the Faculty.
  • Minimum data is due in RGMS by Wednesday 17 May 2017.
  • The internal deadline for review and feedback of draft proposals is Wednesday 17 May 2017. Please email the PDF Snapshots and Grant proposal to ORD-Grants@curtin.edu.au
  • Check that the CV and Profile information compulsory information has been completed in RGMS as this will be automatically populated into your application
  • The final application must be submitted in RGMS by Friday 26 May 2017 for ORD certification and submission to the NHMRC prior to deadline. In addition, please email the CI-A Certification and Approval Form, along with the combined CI and AI Certification Forms and PDF copy of the Snapshot Reports and the Grant Proposal to ORD-Grants@curtin.edu.au
  • Researchers are encouraged to send through details of applications led by other institutions, on which they are named investigators.

Key NHMRC documents and information

  • NHMRC Funding Rules, Advice and Instructions to Applicants, Grant Proposal Templates, Offline Application Forms and other guides for this scheme will be made available under Apply for funding on the NHMRC Website.
  • Details on accessing and using RGMS can be located under Research Grants Management System (RGMS) on the NHMRC website.
  • Curtin certification forms TBC

Targeted Call for Research into depression, anxiety and suicide among elderly Australians

This Targeted Call for Research (TCR) will be co-funded with beyondblue. The call focuses on exploring ways to prevent depression, anxiety and suicide among elderly Australians and on improving the detection and effective management of these conditions, through new and existing interventions and models of care.

A total of $5 million has been allocated to support a small number of collaborative research teams. Funding will be provided to the top ranked applications until the allocated funding is expended. Funding will be for any period up to five years over the period 2018 – 2022.

Timelines

Applications open in RGMS               Wednesday 19 April 2017

Commence application in RGMS      Monday 8 May 2017

Minimum data due                              Wednesday 17 May 2017

Internal Review                                   Wednesday 17 May 2017

Internal Final Submission                    Friday 26 May 2017

The application process

  • All potential applicants are requested to commence applications in RGMS no later than Monday 8 May 2017 to ensure you will receive all relevant internal support and communications from the Office of Research and Development and the Faculty.
  • Minimum data is due in RGMS by Wednesday 17 May 2017.
  • The internal deadline for review and feedback of draft proposals is Wednesday 17 May 2017. Please email the PDF Snapshots and Grant proposal to ORD-Grants@curtin.edu.au
  • Check that the CV and Profile information compulsory information has been completed in RGMS as this will be automatically populated into your application
  • The final application must be submitted in RGMS by Friday 26 May 2017 for ORD certification and submission to the NHMRC prior to deadline. In addition, please email the CI-A Certification and Approval Form, along with the combined CI and AI Certification Forms and PDF copy of the Snapshot Reports and the Grant Proposal to ORD-Grants@curtin.edu.au
  • Researchers are encouraged to send through details of applications led by other institutions, on which they are named investigators.

Key NHMRC documents and information

  • NHMRC Funding Rules, Advice and Instructions to Applicants, Grant Proposal Templates, Offline Application Forms and other guides for this scheme will be made available under Apply for funding on the NHMRC website.
  • Details on accessing and using RGMS can be located under Research Grants Management System (RGMS) on the NHMRC website.
  • Curtin certification forms TBC

TRIP Fellowship

NHMRC TRIP Fellowships provide support for health care professionals, health care personnel, health systems personnel, health researchers and health policy makers to translate evidence into health care and public health improvements. The Fellowships provide for 0.5 of a full time equivalent position and ensure time for Fellows to develop the range of skills needed for leadership in research translation within their career

Timelines

Commence application in RGMS      Monday 8 May 2017

Internal Review                                   Monday 15 May 2017

Internal Final Submission                    Friday 26 May 2017

The application process

  • Applications for the current round of TRIP Fellowships opened Wednesday 5 April 2017.
  • Potential applicants are advised to discuss any proposed application with their line manager and Head of School well in advance of the scheme opening to determine feasibility of the project and resourcing requirements. Please submit an Expression of Interest form to your Faculty mentor no later than Friday 7 April 2017.
  • All potential applicants are requested to commence applications in RGMS no later than Monday 8 May 2017 to ensure you will receive all relevant internal support and communications from the Office of Research and Development and the Faculty.
  • The internal deadline for review and feedback of draft proposals is Monday 15 May 2017. Please email the PDF Snapshots and Grant proposal to ORD-Grants@curtin.edu.au
  • Check that the CV and Profile information compulsory information has been completed in RGMS as this will be automatically populated into your application
  • The final application must be submitted in RGMS by Friday 26 May 2017 for ORD certification and submission to the NHMRC prior to deadline. In addition, please email a PDF copy of the Snapshot Reports and the Grant Proposal and a copy of the CI-A Certification and Approval Form to ORD-Grants@curtin.edu.au

Key NHMRC documents and information

  • NHMRC Funding Rules, Advice and Instructions to Applicants, Grant Proposal Templates, Offline Application Forms and other guides for this scheme will be made available under Apply for funding on the NHMRC website.
  • Details on accessing and using RGMS can be located under Research Grants Management System (RGMS) on the NHMRC website.
  • Curtin certification forms TBC

Partnership Projects – Peer Review Cycle (PRC) #2

Aims to create partnerships among decision makers, policy makers, managers, clinicians and researchers. Partnership Projects will answer a specific research question to influence health and well-being through changes in the delivery, organisation, funding and access to health services.

This scheme allows applicants to apply at any time during the year rather than through just one annual round. Peer review of applications occurs in 2-3 distinct cycles per year.

Timelines

Applications open in RGMS               Wednesday 30 March 2017

Commence application in RGMS      TBC

Internal Review                                     TBC

Minimum data due in RGMS              Wednesday 2 August 2017

Internal Final Submission                    TBC

The application process

  • All applicants are requested to commence applications in RGMS by the due date (to be confirmed) to ensure you will receive all relevant internal support and communications from the Office of Research and Development and the Faculty.
  • The internal deadline for review and feedback of draft proposals will be advised. Please forward a PDF copy of the Snapshot Reports and the draft Grant Proposal to ORD-Grants@curtin.edu.au
  • Minimum data is due in RGMS by Wednesday 2 August 2017
  • Check that the CV and Profile compulsory information has been completed in RGMS as this will be automatically populated into your application
  • The final application must be submitted in RGMS by the due date (to be confirmed) for ORD certification and submission to the NHMRC prior to deadline. In addition, please email the CI-A Certification and Approval Form, along with the combined CI and AI Certification Forms and PDF copy of the Snapshot Reports and the Grant Proposal to ORD-Grants@curtin.edu.au
  • Researchers are encouraged to send through details of applications led by other institutions, on which they are named investigators.

Key NHMRC documents and information

  • NHMRC Funding Rules, Advice and Instructions to Applicants, Grant Proposal Templates, Offline Application Forms and other guides for this scheme will be made available under Apply for funding on the NHMRC Website.
  • Details on accessing and using RGMS can be located under Research Grants Management System (RGMS) on the NHMRC website.
  • Curtin certification forms TBC

Closed schemes

Early Career Fellowship

The scheme provides opportunities for Australian researchers to undertake research that is both of major importance in its field and of benefit to Australian health. A major objective of the scheme is to foster career development at the postdoctoral level by encouraging the beneficial experience of a different research environment.

Timelines

Expression of Interest                          Accepted until Monday 16 January 2017

Applications open in RGMS               Wednesday 11 January 2017

Commence application in RGMS      Monday 23 January 2017

Internal Review                                     Monday 13 February 2017

Internal Final Submission                  Wednesday 22 February 2017

The application process

  1. Applications Open in RGMS on Wednesday 11 January 2017
  2. Applicants are advised to discuss their proposed application with their line manager and Head of School to determine feasibility of the project and resourcing requirements. Please submit an Expression of Interest form to your Faculty mentor no later than Monday 16 January 2017.
  3. All applicants are requested to commence applications in RGMS no later than Monday 23 January 2017 to ensure you will receive all relevant internal support and communications from the Office of Research and Development and the Faculty.
  4. Check that all mandatory CV and Profile information has been completed in RGMS as this will be automatically populated into your application
  5. The internal deadline for review and feedback of draft applications is Monday 13 February 2017. Please forward a PDF copy of the Snapshot Reports and the draft Grant Proposal, along with the CI-A certification and approval form to ORD-grants@curtin.edu.au.
  6. The final application must be submitted in RGMS by Wednesday 22 February 2017 for ORD certification and submission to the NHMRC prior to the deadline. In addition, please email the PDF copy of the Snapshot Reports and the Grant Proposal to ORD-grants@curtin.edu.au.

Key NHMRC documents and information

Career Development Fellowship

Career Development Fellowships (CDFs) are highly competitive, four year fellowships that recognise and provide support for the most outstanding early to mid-career health and medical researchers. CDFs can be applied for at one of two levels depending on the applicant’s career stage – CDF Level 1 or CDF Level 2.

 

Timelines

Expression of Interest                          Accepted until Friday 20 January 2017

Applications open in RGMS               Wednesday 18 January 2017

Commence application in RGMS      Monday 23 January 2017

Internal Review                                     Monday 20 February 2017

Internal Final Submission                  Wednesday 1 March 2017

The application process

  1. Applications Open in RGMS on Wednesday 18 January 2017
  2. Applicants are advised to discuss their proposed application with their line manager and Head of School to determine feasibility of the project and resourcing requirements. Please submit an Expression of Interest form to your Faculty mentor no later than Friday 20 January 2017.
  3. All potential applicants are requested to commence applications in RGMS no later than Monday 23 January 2017 to ensure you will receive all relevant internal support and communications from the Office of Research and Development and the Faculty.
  4. Check that all mandatory CV and Profile information has been completed in RGMS as this will be automatically populated into your application
  5. The internal deadline for review and feedback of draft applications is Monday 20 February 2017. Please forward a PDF copy of the Snapshot Reports and the draft Grant Proposal to ORD-grants@curtin.edu.au.
  6. Final applications must be submitted in RGMS by Wednesday 1 March 2017 for ORD certification and submission to the NHMRC prior to the deadline. In addition, please email a PDF copy of the Snapshot Reports and the Grant Proposal and a copy of the CI-A Certification and Approval Form to ORD-grants@curtin.edu.au.

Key NHMRC documents and information

Project Grants

The objective of the Project Grants scheme is to support the creation of new knowledge by funding the best investigator-initiated research project plan of five years, or less, in any area relevant to human health. Single investigators or teams of up to ten chief investigators are supported as well as New Investigators (early career investigators).

Timelines

Expression of Interest                         Accepted until Friday 20 January 2017

Applications open in RGMS              Wednesday 11 January 2017

New Investigator eligibility                TBC End of January 2017

Commence application in RGMS      Monday 23 January 2017

Internal Review                                     Monday 13 February 2017

Internal Final Submission                 Wednesday 8 March 2017

The application process

  1. Applications Open in RGMS on Wednesday 11 January 2017.
  2. Applicants are advised to discuss their proposed application with their line manager and Head of School to determine feasibility of the project and resourcing requirements. Please submit an Expression of Interest form to your Faculty mentor no later than Friday 20 January 2017.
  3. All applicants are requested to commence applications in RGMS no later than Monday 23 January 2017 to ensure you will receive all relevant internal support and communications from the Office of Research and Development and the Faculty.
  4. Deadline for submission of New Investigator forms to NHMRC is to be confirmed, most likely the end of January.
  5. The internal deadline for review and feedback of draft applications is Monday 13 February 2017. Please email the PDF Snapshots and Grant proposal to ORD-grants@curtin.edu.au.
  6. Minimum Data is due in RGMS by Wednesday 15 February 2017.
  7. Check that all mandatory CV and Profile information has been completed in RGMS as this will be automatically populated into your application
  8. Final applications must be submitted in RGMS by Wednesday 8 March 2017 for ORD certification and submission to the NHMRC prior to the deadline. In addition, please email the CI-A Certification and Approval Form, along with the combined CI and AI Certification Forms and PDF copy of the Snapshot Reports and the Grant Proposal to ORD-grants@curtin.edu.au.

Researchers are encouraged to send through details of applications led by other institutions, on which they are named investigators.

Key NHMRC documents and information

Global Alliance for Chronic Diseases (GACD)

The Global Alliance for Chronic Diseases (GACD) supports international and interdisciplinary collaborations in research, focusing on chronic non-communicable diseases.

NHMRC is participating in a GACD Request for Applications (RFA) on the prevention and management of mental disorders in LMICs and Indigenous communities in high income countries.

This call will focus on implementation research proposals on child, adolescent and adult age onset mental disorders including, but not limited to, dementia, depression, schizophrenia, bipolar disorders, alcohol and drug use disorders.

Timelines

Expression of Interest                          Accepted until Friday 3 February 2017

Applications open in RGMS               Wednesday 18 January 2017

Commence application in RGMS      Monday 30 January 2017

Internal Review                                     Monday 13 February 2017

Internal Final Submission                  Wednesday 22 February 2017

The application process

  1. Potential applicants are advised to discuss any proposed application with their line manager and Head of School well in advance of the scheme opening to determine feasibility of the project and resourcing requirements. Please submit an Expression of Interest form to your Faculty mentor no later than Friday 3 February 2017.
  2. Applications open in RGMS Wednesday 18 January 2017
  3. All applicants are requested to commence applications in RGMS no later than Monday 30 January 2017 to ensure you will receive all relevant internal support and communications from the Office of Research and Development and the Faculty
  4. The internal deadline for review and feedback of draft applications is Monday 13 February 2017. Please email the PDF Snapshots and Grant proposal to  ORD-grants@curtin.edu.au.
  5. Minimum data due: Wednesday 15 February 2017
  6. Check that CV and Profile information compulsory information has been completed in RGMS as this will be automatically populated into your application
  7. Final applications must be submitted in RGMS by Wednesday 22 February 2017 for ORD certification and submission to the NHMRC prior to the deadline. In addition, please email the CI-A Certification and Approval Form, along with the combined CI and AI Certification Forms and PDF copy of the Snapshot Reports and the Grant Proposal to ORD-grants@curtin.edu.au.

Key NHMRC documents and information

Development Grants

The Development Grants scheme provides financial support to individual researchers and/or research teams to undertake health and medical research within Australia at the proof of principle or pre-seed stage that specifically drives towards a commercial outcome within a five-year timeframe.

Timelines

Expression of interest                         Accepted until Monday 9 January 2017

Applications open in RGMS              Wednesday 16 November 2016

Commence application in RGMS     Monday 19 December 2016

Internal Review                                    Monday 16 January 2017

Internal Final Submission                 Wednesday 25 January 2017

The application process

  1. Development Grants open in RGMS Wednesday 16 November 2016
  2. All potential applicants are requested to commence applications in RGMS no later than Monday 19 December 2016 to indicate an intention to submit and to ensure you receive all relevant internal support and communications from the Office of Research and Development and the Faculty.
  3. Applicants are advised to discuss their proposed application with their line manager and Head of School to determine feasibility of the project and resourcing requirements. Please submit an Expression of Interest form to your Faculty mentor no later than Monday 9 January 2017.
  4. The internal deadline for review and feedback of draft proposals is Monday 16 January 2017. Please forward a PDF copy of the Snapshot Reports and the draft Grant Proposal to ORD-grants@curtin.edu.au.
  5. Minimum data is due in RGMS by Wednesday 18 January 2017.
  6. Check that the CV and Profile information compulsory information has been completed in RGMS as this will be automatically populated into your application
  7. The final application must be submitted in RGMS by Wednesday 25 January 2017 for ORD certification and submission to the NHMRC prior to deadline. In addition, please email the CI-A Certification and Approval Form, along with the combined CI and AI Certification Forms and PDF copy of the Snapshot Reports and the Grant Proposal to ORD-grants@curtin.edu.au.

Researchers are encouraged to send through details of applications led by other institutions, on which they are named investigators.

Key NHMRC documents and information

Partnership Projects – Peer Review Cycle (PRC) #1

Aims to create partnerships among decision makers, policy makers, managers, clinicians and researchers. Partnership Projects will answer a specific research question to influence health and well-being through changes in the delivery, organisation, funding and access to health services.

This scheme allows applicants to apply at any time during the year rather than through just one annual round. Peer review of applications occurs in 2-3 distinct cycles per year.

Timelines

Expression of Interest                          Accepted until Friday 3 February 2017

Applications open in RGMS               Wednesday 18 January 2017

Commence application in RGMS      Wednesday 8 February 2017

Internal Review                                     Monday 27 March 2017

Internal Final Submission                  Wednesday 5 April 2017

The application process

  1. Applications Open in RGMS on Wednesday 18 January 2017.
  2. Potential applicants are advised to discuss any proposed application with their line manager, Head of School and Office of Research and Development prior to commencing an application in RGMS to determine feasibility of the project and resourcing requirements. Please submit an Expression of Interest form to your Faculty mentor no later than Friday 3 February 2017.
  3. All applicants are requested to commence applications in RGMS no later than Wednesday 8 February 2017 to ensure you will receive all relevant internal support and communications from the Office of Research and Development and the Faculty.
  4. The internal deadline for review and feedback of draft proposals is Monday 27 March 2017. Please forward a PDF copy of the Snapshot Reports and the draft Grant Proposal to ORD-grants@curtin.edu.au.
  5. Minimum data is due in RGMS by Wednesday 29 March 2017
  6. Check that the CV and Profile compulsory information has been completed in RGMS as this will be automatically populated into your application
  7. The final application must be submitted in RGMS by Wednesday 5 April 2017 for ORD certification and submission to the NHMRC prior to deadline. In addition, please email the CI-A Certification and Approval Form, along with the combined CI and AI Certification Forms and PDF copy of the Snapshot Reports and the Grant Proposal to ORD-grants@curtin.edu.au.

Researchers are encouraged to send through details of applications led by other institutions, on which they are named investigators.

Key NHMRC documents and information

NHMRC Practitioner Fellowships

The scheme aims to support research which results in the translation of new evidence into improved clinical practice and health policy and which delivers improvements in health and healthcare to Australians.

Timelines

Expression of Interest                        Accepted until Monday 9 January 2017

Applications open in RGMS              Wednesday 7 December 2016

Commence application in RGMS     Monday 19 December 2016

Internal Review                                   Monday 16 January 2017

Internal Final Submission                Wednesday 25 January 2017

The application process

  1. Applications Open in RGMS on Wednesday 7 December 2016
  2. All potential applicants are requested to commence applications in RGMS no later than Monday 19 December 2016 to indicate an intention to submit and to ensure you will receive all relevant internal support and communications from the Office of Research and Development and the Faculty.
  3. Applicants are advised to discuss their proposed application with their line manager and Head of School to determine feasibility of the project and resourcing requirements. Please submit an Expression of Interest form to your Faculty mentor no later than Monday 9 January 2017.
  4. Check that all mandatory CV and Profile information has been completed in RGMS as this will be automatically populated into your application
  5. The internal deadline for review and feedback of draft applications is Monday 16 January 2017. Please forward a PDF copy of the Snapshot Reports and the draft Grant Proposal to ORD-grants@curtin.edu.au.
  6. The final application must be submitted in RGMS by Wednesday 25 January 2017 for ORD certification and submission to the NHMRC prior to the deadline. In addition, please email a PDF copy of the Snapshot Reports and the Grant Proposal and a copy of the CI-A Certification and Approval Form to ORD-grants@curtin.edu.au.

Key NHMRC documents and information

 NHMRC Research Fellowships

The objective of the scheme is to foster an intellectual environment which supports and builds the capacity of Australian research for the future and in so doing, creates knowledge through investment in research which improves health and thus contributes to Australia’s prosperity.

Timelines

Expression of Interest                                 Accepted until Monday 9 January 2017

Applications open in RGMS                      Wednesday 7 December 2016

Commence application in RGMS            Monday 19 December 2016

Internal Review                                            Monday 16 January 2017

Internal Final Submission                          Wednesday 25 January 2017

The application process

  1. Applications Open in RGMS on Wednesday 7 December 2016
  2. All potential applicants are requested to commence applications in RGMS no later than Monday 19 December 2016 to indicate an intention to submit and to ensure you will receive all relevant internal support and communications from the Office of Research and Development and the Faculty.
  3. Applicants are advised to discuss their proposed application with their line manager and Head of School to determine feasibility of the project and resourcing requirements. Please submit an Expression of Interest form to your Faculty mentor no later than Monday 9 January 2017.
  4. Check that all mandatory CV and Profile information has been completed in RGMS as this will be automatically populated into your application
  5. The internal deadline for review and feedback of draft applications is Monday 16 January 2017. Please forward a PDF copy of the Snapshot Reports and the draft Grant Proposal to ORD-grants@curtin.edu.au.
  6. The final applications must be submitted in RGMS by Wednesday 25 January 2017 for ORD certification and submission to the NHMRC prior to the deadline. In addition, please email a PDF copy of the finalised Snapshot Reports and Grant Proposal and a copy of the CI-A Certification and Approval Form to ORD-grants@curtin.edu.au.

Key NHMRC documents and information

Boosting Dementia Research Grants

The current call for applications is in the area of Implementation of Dementia Research into Clinical Practice and Care. These grants will provide financial support for individual researchers, teams of researchers or organisations to undertake research and implementation projects in identified priority areas that will deliver on the Institute’s policy objectives

Timelines

Expression of Interest                          Accepted until Monday 9 January 2017

Applications open in RGMS                Wednesday 23 November 2016

Commence application in RGMS       Monday 19 December 2016

Internal Review                                     Monday 16 January 2017

Internal Final Submission                   Wednesday 1 February 2017

The application process

  1. Applications Open in RGMS on Wednesday 23 November 2016.
  2. All potential applicants are requested to commence applications in RGMS no later than Monday 19 December 2016 to indicate an intention to submit and to ensure you will receive all relevant internal support and communications from the Office of Research and Development and the Faculty.
  3. Applicants are advised to discuss their proposed application with their line manager and Head of School to determine feasibility of the project and resourcing requirements. Please submit an Expression of Interest form to your Faculty mentor no later than Monday 9 January 2017.
  4. The internal deadline for review and feedback of draft applications is Monday 16 January 2017. Please email the PDF Snapshots and Grant proposal to ORD-grants@curtin.edu.au.
  5. Minimum Data is due in RGMS by Wednesday 18 January 2017.
  6. Check that all mandatory CV and Profile information has been completed in RGMS as this will be automatically populated into your application
  7. Final applications must be submitted in RGMS by Wednesday 1 February 2017 for ORD certification and submission to the NHMRC prior to the deadline. In addition, please email the CI-A Certification and Approval Form, along with the combined CI and AI Certification Forms and PDF copy of the Snapshot Reports and the Grant Proposal to ORD-grants@curtin.edu.au.

Researchers are encouraged to send through details of applications led by other institutions, on which they are named investigators.

Key NHMRC documents and information

Boosting Dementia Research Leadership Fellowship Scheme

The purpose of the Boosting Dementia Research Leadership Fellowships Scheme is to expand leadership in dementia research, by supporting mid-career researchers to transition to leadership positions. Successful Fellows will be required to participate in activities of the NHMRC National Institute for Dementia Research (NNIDR), which provides a platform for strategically expanding dementia research in Australia, ensures better integration with international research, and forms a focus for rapid translation of evidence into policy and practice.

Timelines

Expression of Interest                        Accepted until Monday 9 January 2017

Applications open in RGMS             Wednesday 23 November 2016

Commence application in RGMS    Monday 19 December 2016

Internal Review                                   Monday 16 January 2017

Internal Final Submission                Wednesday 1 February 2017

The application process

  1. Applications Open in RGMS on Wednesday 23 November 2016.
  2. All potential applicants are requested to commence applications in RGMS no later than Monday 19 December 2016 to ensure you will receive all relevant internal support and communications from the Office of Research and Development and the Faculty.
  3. Applicants are advised to discuss their proposed application with their line manager and Head of School to determine feasibility of the project and resourcing requirements. Please submit an Expression of Interest form to your Faculty mentor no later than Monday 9 January 2017.
  4. The internal deadline for review and feedback of draft applications is Monday 16 January 2017. Please forward a PDF copy of the Snapshot Reports and the draft Grant Proposal to ORD-grants@curtin.edu.au.
  5. Minimum data is due in RGMS by Wednesday 18 January 2017.
  6. Check that all mandatory CV and Profile information has been completed in RGMS as this will be automatically populated into your application
  7. The final application must be submitted in RGMS by Wednesday 1 February 2017 for ORD certification and submission to the NHMRC prior to the deadline. In addition, please email the CI-A Certification and Approval Form and PDF copy of the Snapshot Reports and the Grant Proposal to ORD-grants@curtin.edu.au.

Key NHMRC documents and information

Centres of Research Excellence

The Centres of Research Excellence (CRE) scheme will provide support for teams of researchers to pursue collaborative research and develop capacity in clinical, population health and health services research. Funding will support three streams:

  • CRE in Clinical Research;
  • CRE in Health Services Research; and
  • CRE in Population Health Research.

The second round of Centres of Research Excellence for funding in 2016 will also include two additional streams:

  • CRE in Infectious Disease Emergency Response Research; and
  • CRE in Indigenous Researcher Capacity Building

The application process

  • Applicants are asked to register their interest by emailing ORD-Grants@curtin.edu.au by 30th October 2015
  • Applications will open in RGMS Wednesday 18th November 2015
  • The internal deadline for review and feedback of draft proposals is Monday 14th December 2015
  • Minimum data due: Wednesday 16th December 2015
  • Check that CV and Profile information compulsory information has been completed in RGMS as this will be automatically populated into your application
  • The final application must be submitted in RGMS by Friday 8th January 2016 for ORD certification and submission to the NHMRC prior to deadline. In addition, please email the signed Curtin Certification Form and PDF copy of the Snapshot Reports and the Grant Proposal to ORD-Grants@curtin.edu.au

Key NHMRC documents and information

Northern Australia Tropical Disease Collaborative Research Programme

The primary objective of the Northern Australia Tropical Disease Collaborative Research Programme is to support a single, multidisciplinary, nationally focussed team who will establish a collaborative network (involving key institutions, existing national and international networks researching tropical diseases, and other relevant bodies) to progress innovative high quality research into the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of tropical diseases in Northern Australia.

The application process

  • Interested researchers should review the information on the NHMRC websiteand contact ORD-Grants@curtin.edu.au by Monday 14th March 2016 to discuss their application.
  • Minimum data is due in RGMS by Wednesday 16th March 2016. Please note the deadline for minimum data has now passed and no new applications can be commenced in RGMS
  • The internal deadline for review and feedback of draft proposals is Wednesday 23rd March 2016.
  • The final application must be submitted in RGMS by Monday 4th April 2016 for ORD certification and submission to the NHMRC prior to deadline. In addition, please email a PDF copy of the Snapshot Reports and the Grant Proposal to ORD-Grants@curtin.edu.au

Key NHMRC documents and information