Grant writing tools

Forums and Workshops

The Sydney Medical School annual NHMRC Grants Forum was held on 3 November 2016. The day included information on:

  • What help is available for project grant writing and fellowships?
  • What are the options for proposed change in the NH&MRC structure?
  • How do I write a program grant?
  • What makes a successful clinical trials grant?
  • What’s a TRIP fellowship?
  • Partnerships grants – who or what is an eligible partner?
  • Development grants – what are they and how do I get one?
  • Early career fellowships and career development fellowships- tips and pitfalls

The forum program is available here.

Grants Forum Resources

Presentations from the 2016 NHMRC Grants Forum -please note you will require a unikey to access

1. Gemma Figtree- NHMRC changes - what could they mean for you?
2. Anne Tiedmann- Partnership grants
3. Nat Marshall- What makes a good clinical trials grant?
4. Alex Martiniuk, Tim Haydon, Miriam Rose Ash- Help from the Research Portfolio
5. Alex Martiniuk- What’s a TRIP fellowship and how do I get one?
6. Alun Pope- Statistical help with grants and data analysis?
7. Jillian Kril- Program grants – a blessing or not?
8. Dani Traini- Can I get a development grant?
9. Natasha Nassar and colleagues- Insights on GRPs from early and mid-career researchers

Presentations from the 2015 NHMRC Grants Forum -please note you will require a unikey to access

1. Jillian Kril- Welcome
2. Hints and Tips from the Research Portfolio
3. Richard Lindley- How to Write a Clinical Trial Grant Application
4.David James- Multidisciplinary Grants are the go
5. Lisa Curtis-Wendlandt- Getting the Message Across – How to Tell the Story and Nail the Grant
6. Brian Oliver -What is an industry CDF anyway?
7. Emily Oates - Tips for an ECR Fellowship application

NHMRC Project Grant Resources

More information on applying for NHMRC Project grants can be found on the Research Support website

As part of the 2015 NHMRC Forum a Mock Grant Review Panel was held to demonstrate how applications for funding are considered. The below video is intended to provide a representation of the grant review process.

Mock Grant Review Panel Video (Unikey required)

NHMRC Centres of Research Excellence Resources

More information on applying for NHMRC Centres of Research Excellence Applications (CRE) grants can be found on the Research Support website

In September 2016 a workshop was held on CRE applications.
CRE Workshop presentation

In 2016 Sydney Medical School in conjunction with the Office of Research Development created a video with an introduction to CRE interviews and a mock interview panel.
Mock CRE Interview video (Unikey Required).

Faculty Grant Contribution Guidelines

If you require Faculty contribution commitment to grant applications please see the Sydney Medical School Grant Contribution Guidelines: here (unikey required)