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Australian Indigenous HealthBulletin

NHMRC announces health and medical research grants

Date posted: 25 October 2013

The Prime Minister the Hon Tony Abbott MP has announced $559.1 million to Australian health and medical researchers to generate new health discoveries across Australia.

The new funding will support 963 grants across three National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) research support schemes and five fellowship schemes. For these schemes NHMRC received over 5,000 applications with 19% of these being funded. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health research made up $31.8 million of the grant.

'Grants announced today address research needs, from basic science to research translation as well as supporting researchers and their teams to achieve the goals to improve the health of all Australians,' NHMRC CEO Professor Warwick Anderson said.

Some relevant project recipients include:

For the full list of recipients please refer to the links below.

Source: National Health and Medical Research Council


Last updated: 28 October 2013
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