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National Health and Medical Research Council: Australia's peak body for health and medical research, evidence-based health guidelines, and health ethics.
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Reminder is recruiting for an Executive Director for the Research Quality and Priorities branch. Applications close this Thursday, 28 February 2019. Learn more about this opportunity here
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Indigenous program closes the gap in premature births with ‘profound results.’ PCIC member, Dr Yvette Roe, speaks more on this research
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CHERE UTS Feb 20
Ever wondered what best end-of-life care looks like? researchers Prof Jane Hall & Patsy Kenny awarded grant investigating community preferences for end-of-life care.
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NHMRC Feb 18
Motivated by a desire to understand the molecular basis of key biological processes, Prof Andrew Abel saw an opportunity to use small molecules that selectively bind to bacterial proteins, as a potential mechanism for limiting bacterial survival
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NHMRC Feb 17
Indigenous Australians are three to four times more likely to develop dementia. That is higher than any other population in the world. Read more on this research
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NHMRC Feb 14
is participating in ’s 2019 funding call. Further information via GrantConnect: and on the JPND website: .
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NHMRC Feb 14
Professor Louisa Jorm is the Foundation Director of the Centre for Big Data Research in Health at UNSW. She is using big data to improve people health. She shares her journey with
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NHMRC Feb 13
February is Ovarian cancer awareness month. has funded over $37 million to Ovarian cancer research over the past 10 years. An innovative pilot project will be launched to support women living with ovarian cancer. Read more here
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NHMRC Feb 12
“We’re more likely to recall memories and information we’ve used frequently rather than those obtained at a particular age.” Read more on this funded research
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NHMRC Feb 11
In Australia, around 2,225 stillbirths occur each year. Many stillbirths are preventable with improved health and quality care. Read more on this funded research
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NHMRC Feb 10
Key application dates, update on Investigator Grants, accreditation round open for Advanced Health Research and Translation centres and more. Tracker is now live
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NHMRC Feb 10
Today is Women and Girls in Science Day. Associate Professor Leonie Quinn’s research uses a genetic fly model to understand how brain cancer develops. She shares her story with here
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NHMRC Feb 7
The immune system can recognise more proteins from viruses and vaccines than previously thought, according to researchers from ANU and Monash University. Read more on this funded research
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NHMRC Feb 6
10 years ago the World Health Organisation called for the ‘health gap’ to be closed in a generation. What’s been achieved in the last decade? Presented by Centre of Excellence – Listen here now
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Ian Epondulan Feb 6
Cathy Connor from the Office summarises the NHMRC Review 2017 on the health and dental effects of current levels of water fluoridation in Australia which shows it has helped reduced tooth decay which has positive flow on effects.
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NHMRC Feb 6
is now recruiting for an Executive Director for the Research Quality and Priorities branch. Applications close on 28 February 2019. Learn more here
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NHMRC Feb 5
Clinical trials of an Australian vaccine for all 98 pneumococcal strains are on track to commence inside two years. Read more on this funded research
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NHMRC Feb 4
‘More than 200,000 people could be saved from experiencing cancer in the next 25 years if all Australians maintained a healthy weight and exercised more regularly’. Read more on this funded research
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NHMRC Feb 3
“We examined whether or not the amount of recreational digital screen use influences our health” funded, Professor Anthony Okely, speaks more on this research
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NHMRC Jan 31
Professor Mark Dawson is a clinician-scientist at the . His major area of focus is haematology and he is transforming how to treat blood cancers. Watch his story here
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