Faculty of Medicine scoop in latest funding round
11 October 2005
The University of Sydney has again demonstrated its research strength by securing over $31 million in the latest round of the National Health and Medical Research Council (NH&MRC) funding.
With $292 million on offer, The University of Sydney was successful in securing $31.3 million for 58 projects, the second largest amount awarded to a Group of Eight member.
Of the funds awarded to the University, $23.2 million (74%) was won by the Faculty of Medicine and its affiliated research institutes.
These funds will help support research into areas such as embryonic development, indigenous health, pediatric eye disorders, ovarian, breast and colon cancer, osteoarthritis, liver disease, respiratory disorders, cardiac arrhythmia, renal disease, skin tumors, pain management, hepatitis C and tuberculosis.
Group of Eight Performance in NH&MRC Grants 2006
- University of Melbourne - $42.7 million
- University of Sydney $31.3 million (download details) - PDF
- University of Western Australia - $27.2 million
- Monash University - $24.1 million
- University of Queensland - $22.2 million
- Adelaide University - $15.6 million
- University of New South Wales - $11.9 million
- Australian National University - $9 million