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Current Grant Opportunity View - GO2016

Medical Research Future Fund – Targeted Health System and Community Organisation Research Grant Opportunity

GO ID:
GO2016
Agency:
National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC)
Close Date & Time:
6-Feb-2019 5:00 pm (ACT Local Time)
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Co-sponsored with:
Department of Health
Internal Reference ID:
GMS-0974 (RGMS)
Primary Category:
231013 - Medical Research
Publish Date:
12-Dec-2018
Location:
ACT, NSW, VIC, SA, WA, QLD, NT, TAS
Selection Process:
Open Non-competitive


Description:

The Medical Research Future Fund - Targeted Health System and Community Organisation Research grant opportunity will support research to address: 

  • questions that focus on comparative effectiveness of health services and areas of health system practice with low or insubstantial evidence
  • gaps in knowledge and evidence relating to health system problems important to the public, providing opportunities to explore consumer-driven research. 

Health system research question topics for this grant opportunity are:

  1. Melanoma Surveillance Photography (MSP) to improve early detection of melanoma in very high risk (or high risk) patients 
  2. Breast magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) to assist in the diagnosis, staging and pre-surgical planning of breast cancer.

This grant opportunity is being administered by NHMRC on behalf of the Commonwealth Department of Health (the Department). 

Further information on the Medical Research Future Fund and the Targeted Health System and Community Organisation Research program is available on the Department’s website at:

https://beta.health.gov.au/initiatives-and-programs/targeted-health-system-and-community-organisation-research 

Eligibility:

Applications will only be accepted from NHMRC-approved Administering Institutions. A list of NHMRC-approved Administering Institutions is available for download from GrantConnect-GO documents, and on the NHMRC website at:

https://nhmrc.gov.au/funding/manage-your-funding/nhmrcs-administering-institutions

Applications must satisfy all the requirements set out in the Targeted Health Systems Research Grant Guidelines.

Total Amount Available (AUD):
$9,800,000.00
Instructions for Application Submission:

Applications must be submitted electronically using NHMRC’s online Research Grants Management System (RGMS).

Addenda Available:
Yes
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