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 →
Information on the following grant opportunities:Read more →
1. The Viertel Charitable Foundation
2. The 2020 Diabetes Australian Research Program Grant Round
3. The Cancer Australia Priority-driven Collaborative Cancer Research Scheme
4. Cancer Institute NSW Fellowships
5. AMP Tomorrow Fund
6. The National Breast Cancer Foundation 2020 Investigator Initiated Research Scheme
HSRAANZ Webinar Recording Now Available – Two statistical techniques for evaluating natural policy experiments in public health.
In this webinar,Heather Brown Snr Lecturer in Health Economics, Newcastle University, UK introduces the statistical techniques of difference in difference approach and interrupted time series. These are before/after study designs which can be used to evaluate natural policy experiments/public health interventions where a randomised control trial is not possible.Read more →
In this article republished from The Conversation, Kees Van Gool, University of Technology Sydney and Jane Hall, University of Technology Sydney discuss some important policy considerations a Shorten government would need to plan for to ensure their A$2.3 billion package to provide free medical scans and specialist consultations for cancer patients, plus automatic listing of new cancer therapies on the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS) once they’re recommended by the nation’s expert advisory panel, provides optimal care, improves patient outcomes, and does actually reduce out-of-pocket costs.Read more →
The 2019 round of the Agency for Clinical Innovation (ACI) Research Grant Scheme is now open.Read more →
HSRAANZ Submission to the final consultation on New Zealand’s first prioritisation vehicle for health research
Read the Association’s submission to the final consultation on New Zealand’s first prioritisation vehicle for health research. We were particularly pleased to see the support for health services research and the strong focus on equity in the revised document. It will be important to see these now translate into future funding opportunities.Read more →
Women & Leadership Australia is administering a national initiative to support the development of female leaders across Australia’s health care sector.Read more →