Research Innovation

The HNELHD Health Research and Translation Centre & The University of Newcastle Research Advantage Program

Health Professionals Research Education Program - 2021
Session #01 – Developing grant applications [MRFF & TRGS}

11 March 2021

110 minutes



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Presented by:
Professor John Wiggers
Clinical Research and Translation
Hunter New England LHD

Professor Nick Goodwin
Central Coast Research Institute
Director of Research
Central Coast Local Health District

Ms Elianne Renaud
Australian Centre for Cannabinoid Clinical and Research Excellence [ACRE]
School of Medicine and Public Health
College of Health, Medicine and Wellbeing
Conjoint Professor Adrian Dunlop
Director/Addiction Medicine Senior Staff Specialist
Drug & Alcohol Clinical Services
Hunter New England Local Health District, Conjoint Professor
The University of Newcastle
Faculty of Health and Medicine
Professor Jed Duff
Chair of Nursing
Royal Brisbane and Womans' Hospital
Queensland University of Technology
Ms Niki Kajons
Director of Health Promotions
Central Coast local Health District
Medical Research Future Fund
The Medical Research Future Fund (MRFF) is a $20 billion long-term investment supporting Australian health and medical research. The MRFF aims to transform health and medical research and innovation to improve lives, build the economy and contribute to health system sustainability.
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Translational Research Grants Scheme
The Translational Research Grants Scheme (TRGS) provides grants to staff employed within local health districts, specialty health networks, NSW Ambulance and NSW Health Pathology.
The Scheme is designed to build research capability and accelerate evidence translation within the NSW public health system.
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