NHMRC opportunities

The National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) administers funding for health and medical research on behalf of the Australian Government.

Centres of Research Excellence Provides support for teams of researchers to pursue collaborative research and develop capacity in clinical, population health and health services research
Dementia Research Team grants Support teams of researchers to undertake collaborative research, promote effective translation of research, and develop capacity under a dementia research priority framework spanning primary prevention, secondary prevention and treatment, and quality of life and care.
Development grants Provide funding support to individual researchers, research teams, or a HMR company in partnership with a researcher/s to undertake research at the early proof-of-principle or pre-seed stage.
Partnerships projects Help create partnerships among decision makers, policy makers, managers, clinicians and researchers.
Program grants Provide support for teams of high calibre researchers to pursue broad based, multi-disciplinary and collaborative research activities.
Project grants Main NMHRC avenue of support for individuals and small teams of researchers undertaking biomedical, clinical, public health or health services research in Australian universities, medical schools, hospitals or other research institutions.
Strategic Awards: Australian-European Union Health Research Grants Aims to assist Australian researchers to participate in projects with international researchers that have been selected for funding under the European Union Framework Programme.
Equipment Grant Aimed at supporting total or partial cost of equipment.
People support
NHMRC-ARC Dementia Research Development Fellowships Scheme This joint NHMRC-ARC scheme aims to support the best emerging dementia researchers and attract scientists into dementia research from a variety of fields.
Career Development Fellowship Aims to further develop Australian health and medical early to mid-career researchers.
Practitioner Fellowships Provides support for active clinicians and public health or health services professionals to undertake research that is linked to their practice or policy.
Research Fellowships Provides support for experienced researchers to undertake research that is of major importance in its field and of significant benefit to Australian health and medical research.
Early Career Fellowships Provides opportunities for Australian researchers to undertake research that is both of major importance in its field and of benefit to Australian health.
Translating Research into Practice (TRIP) Provides support and training for future leaders in translating important research findings into clinical practice.