Research Capacity Building Bursaries

RCB Bursaries enable early-mid career primary care researchers to develop their research skills in a supportive environment through supervised, small research or evaluation projects. Bursary holders are encouraged to use their awards to attend formal research training courses and research events. They are invited to participate in in-house research methods short courses and workshops and regular weekly research meetings. Bursaries are offered on a part-time basis and usually run for a maximum of 1 year.

Recent RCB Bursary holders include:
Bianca Cannon Dolly Doctor Study - A Study of Adolescent Girls Concerns About Sexuality.
Meredith Makeham Threats to Australian Patient Safety (TAPS). An evaluation of incidence of error in general practice.
Carol Kefford Do low impact exercise classes improve physical and mental functioning and quality of life in young people with chronic health issues?
Penny Abbott Evaluation of the effectiveness of the DVD 'Heartaches: personal stories of heart disease' at the Aboriginal Medical Service Western Sydney.
Aline Smith Early recognition of disordered eating can prevent the development of eating disorders.
 Penny Abbott  Evaluation of a personalised immunisation calendar for Aboriginal children.
 Chris Daniel  Coordinating Health Care in Culturally and Linguistically Diverse General Practices in Sydney.
 Kirsten Ward Immunisation in Australian General Practices.
 Kirsten Ward Continuation of 2010 project.