• 21 APR 20
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    NHMRC Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) during COVID-19

    NHMRC has released FAQs on changes to the processes for NHMRC applications for funding, peer review, grant management and other changes since the COVID-19 outbreak.

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    • 16 APR 20
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    The HCF and RACGP Foundations – Funding for COVID-19 and General Practice Research Projects

    The COVID-19 pandemic presents an unprecedented challenge to general practitioners in Australia and internationally. GPs are playing a central role on the frontline of care whilst also managing the everyday needs of their patients and adapting to new ways of consulting. The evidence base around COVID-19 is evolving, and it is important to understand the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on general practice.

    The RACGP Foundation and HCF Research Foundation are coming together to fund research projects relating to COVID-19 and general practice. Expressions of interest close Friday 24 April 2020 at 9.00pm AEST.

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    • 16 APR 20
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    Emergency Medicine Foundation – Special Funding Round COVID-19

    The Emergency Medicine Foundation (EMF) will award up to $200,000 to support urgently needed research into the investigation, treatment and management of COVID-19. Eligible research projects may focus on initiatives that better investigate, diagnose, treat and manage COVID-19 patients with severe acute respiratory distress in the field of emergency healthcare, or that improve the safety of staff by reducing their risk of COVID-19 infection within the work environment.

    The EMF is also accepting submissions that support community-based services such as pre-hospital and telehealth services as well as respiratory and fever clinics established in rural and remote environments to help ease pressure on hospital emergency departments.

    Clinician-researchers interested in applying for the Special Funding Round COVID-19 can submit an Expression of Interest by 27 April at 5pm. Those shortlisted will then be asked to complete a full application by 5pm on 18 May.

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    • 14 APR 20
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    Do you have expertise to help this global fight? Register on the COVID-19 Expert Database

    Academics who can contribute to the effort to tackle this disease can register on the COVID-19 Expert Database, a resource for decision-makers including governments, medical officers, committees, chief scientists, researchers, business sector and media. 

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    • 09 APR 20
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    COVID-related research using the 45 and Up Study

    The Sax Institute is interested in working with researchers and policy agencies on ways in which the 45 and Up Study can support COVID-19 related research. There are many possibilities, including additional questionnaire items, undertaking additional data collection for particular groups and trialling health interventions.

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