The JBI Comprehensive Systematic Review Training Program (CSRTP) enables participants to learn how to conduct robust systematic reviews of different evidence types in order to provide the strongest possible evidence to inform decision making or clinical guidelines in healthcare.Read more
HSRAANZ Webinar – The Local Level Evaluation of Healthcare in Australia – a presentation by representatives of the Health Systems Improvement and Sustainability (HSIS) Working Group 3 (WG3)
A recording of our latest webinar is now available to view. In this presentation, representatives of the Health Systems Improvement (HSIS) Working Group 3 (WG3) pinpoint where strengthening of healthcare evaluation is needed. It provides a pathway to improve the evaluation of healthcare in Australia. It highlights an opportunity to improve Australia’s healthcare system in terms of effectiveness, equity and value.Read more
The HCF Research Foundation is making its 9th annual call for research projects to deliver $1 million in funding to the research community in health care areas that provide opportunity to significantly improve health services.Read more
Women & Leadership Australia is administering a national initiative to support the development of female leaders across Australia’s health care sector. The initiative is providing women with grants of between $3,000 and $7,000 to enable participation in a range of leadership development programs.Read more
HSRAANZ Webinar Series – Alternative career paths for health services researchers – Recording now available!
This webinar presented 3 case studies of people who have chosen not to pursue the usual academic path following completion of the PhDs. Their presentations describe their research journey and what they do in their current roles. The benefits and challenges of choosing a path less travelled can sometimes be harder but often very rewarding. The three presenters come from diverse backgrounds and now work in very different roles. This presentation will be of interest to those contemplating where to from here if they are nearly finished their studies or for those considering a career change.Read more
An interesting article on grant proposal writng styles of males and females published in Nature.
Grant reviewers award lower scores to proposals from women than to those from men, even when they don’t know the gender of the applicant, an analysis of thousands of submissions to the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation has found.
That’s because male and female scientists use different types of word on grant applications, according to the study, published by the US National Bureau of Economic Research.Read more