The Physical Activity, Exercise and Energy Expenditure theme at the Charles Perkins Centre are offering an opportunity to support early-mid career researchers to develop a competitive NHMRC Ideas Grant application on any aspects of physical activity, including sedentary behaviour.
The Ideas Grants are part of the new NHMRC schemes. A unique aspect of the Ideas Grants is that they do not involve an assessment of the applicants’ track record (previous grants, publications, etc), making them an exciting possibility for early and mid-career researchers (EMCRs) who may not have had the opportunity to develop the very competitive track record the other NHMRC schemes demand.
Download the guidelines for Ideas Genie Awards (PDF 132KB) initative.
Applications close 17 December 2019.
The Ideas Genie Award will provide up to two Awardees (and their team) with:
Important Eligibility Criteria: The Ideas Grant scheme is not intended to support research where a clinical trial or cohort study is the primary objective. Applicants seeking funding to conduct a randomised controlled trial (RCT) or start a new cohort study, or carry out analyses involving an existing cohort study are eligible for NHMRC’s Clinical Trials and Cohort Studies Grant scheme, but not eligible for the NHMRC Ideas Grants scheme.
Please read carefully the 2019 Ideas Grants Guidelines (PDF 847KB) to determine if your proposed research project would be eligible for an Ideas Grant, and/or consult a colleague who applied for an Ideas Grant in 2019, and/or contact the University of Sydney Research Support Office.
The application must be submitted online using the form below which includes: