The headline results of the 2020 and fifth successive annual New Zealanders for Health Research public opinion poll are available.Read more
With a combined value of $1,000,000, these prizes recognise the impact of science on New Zealanders’ lives, celebrate the achievements of current scientists and encourage scientists of the future. Applications close at 5pm on 9 October 2020.Read more
Public consultation on the ERA EI Review is now open. Public consultation will be open for eight weeks with submissions closing on Monday 12 October 2020.Read more
The Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE) recently announced changes to the Te Pūnaha Hihiko: Vision Mātauranga Capability Fund round.
The key changes in this year’s round are:
maximum funding per project is now $250,000 (GST exclusive) for both the Connect and Placement Schemes
the co-funding requirement is reduced to 10% of the MBIE funding amount and is not required to come from a certain partner.
This year’s round of Te Pūnaha Hihiko: Vision Mātauranga Capability Fund will open on 9 September 2020 and close at 12 noon, 11 November 2020.Read more
NZ Health Research Council (HRC) and PHARMAC Request for Proposals – Achieving Equitable Access to Medicines RFP now open
The Health Research Council (HRC) and PHARMAC have announced the release of a Request for Proposals (RFP) for innovative, high-quality and value-added research that helps achieve equitable access to funded pharmaceuticals, and builds and strengthens the research evidence base to achieve health equity in Aotearoa New Zealand.Read more
JHOM Call for papers – Implementation Science to Practice in Healthcare Organization and Management.
The Journal of Health Organization and Management (ISSN 1477-7266; IF 1.628) will be running a Special Issue in 2021, themed Implementation Science to Practice in Healthcare Organization and Management. Dr Mitchell Sarkies, Dr Joanna Moullin, Teralynn Ludwick, and Prof Suzanne Robinson will be guest editing the Issue, and are seeking article submissions in line with the theme.Read more
Two new reports from Research Australia and the Australian Academy of Science analyse the results from national surveys of the impact of COVID-19 on the health and medical research community and call for more support for the sector.Read more
NHMRC has changed the timing of the 2021 Investigator Grant and Clinical Trials and Cohort Studies schemes. NHMRC has also changed its Relative to Opportunity policy to accommodate the impacts of COVID-19 on research.Read more
The 2020 COVID-19 Equity Response Call is aimed at ensuring that equity in health and wellbeing is at the centre of Aotearoa New Zealand’s preparedness for, and response to, current and future infectious disease threats. Registrations for this call close on 18 September 2020 (1pm). Full applications close on 25 September 2020 (1pm).Read more
The Digital Health CRC has partnered with RMIT Online to deliver a suite of ground-breaking, industry-relevant digital health micro-credentials. Each of three courses – Technology Enabled Care, Healthcare Design and Digital Health Strategy and Change – will be a blend of learning and coaching by industry mentors and take just six weeks to complete, allowing participants to make an immediate impact in their own workplace and more broadly. The Digital Health CRC is offering 105 sponsored places across these three courses. Expressions of interest are open from 4 August to 18 August.Read more