Other Resources

The MACH has networks across health services departments in Victoria, as well as Australia. The following is a list of grant opportunities available and forecast that may be leveraged by our partners for collaborative research.

Open Calls

Key application dates

(**courtesy NHMRC Tracker published 16 December 2019**)

NB: schemes are in order of opening dates

  • Targeted Call for Research into Myalgic Encephalomyelitis and Chronic Fatigue Syndrome - Applications opened on 23 October 2019 with minimum data due on 15 January 2020. Applications close on 29 January 2020.​

  • MRFF Clinical Trials Collaborations (RCRDUN) 2019 Neurological Disorders - Applications opened on 15 November 2019 with minimum data due on 22 January 2020. Applications close 5 February 2020.

  • MRFF Clinical Trials (RCRDUN) 2019 Reproductive Cancers - Applications opened on 15 November 2019 with minimum data due 22 January 2020. Applications close 5 February 2020.

  • MRFF Clinical Trials (RCRDUN) 2019 Rare Cancers, Rare Diseases and Unmet Need - Applications opened on 15 November 2019 with minimum data due on 22 January 2020. Applications close on 5 February 2020. 

  • MRFF Clinical Trials (RCRDUN) 2019 Childhood Brain Cancer - Applications opened on 15 November 2019 with minimum data due 22 January 2020. Applications close on 5 February 2020.

  • MRFF Emerging Priorities and Consumer Driven Research Initiative - 2019 Endometriosis Research - Applications opened on 27 November 2019 with minimum data due on 22 January 2020. Applications close on 5 February 2020.

  • MRFF Emerging Priorities and Consumer Driven Research Initiative - 2019 Ovarian Cancer Research opened on 28 November 2019 with minimum data due on 22 January 2020. Applications close on 5 February 2020.

  • MRFF - Million Minds Mission - 2019 Suicide Prevention - Applications opened on 28 November 2019 with minimum data due on 22 January 2020. Applications close on 5 February 2020.

  • National Network for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Researchers - Applications opened on 4 December 2019 and close on 12 February 2020.

  • MRFF Emerging Priorities and Consumer Driven Research Initiative - 2019 Mental Health Pharmacogenomics - Applications opened on 11 December 2019 with minimum data due on 22 January 2020. Applications close on 5 February 2020.

  • PHCR Initiative - 2019 Primary Health Care Research - Applications opened on 11 December 2019 with minimum data due on 22 January 2020. Applications close on 5 February 2020.

  • PPHR Initiative - 2019 Preventive and Public Health Research - Applications opened on 11 December 2019 with minimum data due on 22 January 2020. Applications close on 5 February 2020.

  • PPHR Initiative - 2019 Targeted Health System & Community Organisation Research Round 3 - Applications opened on 11 December 2019 with minimum data due on 22 January 2020. Applications close on 5 February 2020.

  • MRFF Global Health Initiative - 2019 Tackling AMR and DR-TB - Applications opened on 13 December 2019 with minimum data due on 22 January 2020. Applications close on 5 February 2020.

  • Cardiovascular Health Mission - 2019 Cardiovascular Health - Applications opened on 13 December 2019 with minimum data due on 29 January 2020. Applications close on 12 February 2020.

  • Indigenous Health Research Fund - 2019 Indigenous Health Research - Applications opened on 13 December 2019 with minimum data due on 29 January 2020. Applications close on 12 February 2020.

  • Synergy Grants - Applications open on 26 February 2020 with minimum data due 25 March 2020. Applications close on 22 April 2020.

  • CTCS Grants - Applications open on 4 March 2020 with minimum data due 1 April 2020. Applications close on 29 April 2020.

  • Ideas Grants - Applications open on 11 March 2020 with minimum data due 8 April 2020. Applications close on 6 May 2020.

  • Targeted Call for Research into End of Life Care- Applications open on 25 March 2020 with minimum data due 3 June 2020. Applications close on 17 June 2020.

  • Postgraduate Scholarship - Applications open on 15 April 2020 with minimum data due 13 May 2020. Applications close on 10 June 2020.

 

Open MRFF Grant Opportunities

The following MRFF grant opportunities are currently open for applications:

  • EPCDR Initiative - 2019 Endometriosis Research Grant Opportunity

  • EPCDR Initiative - 2019 Mental Health Pharmacogenomics Grant Opportunity

  • EPCDR Initiative - 2019 Ovarian Cancer Research Grant Opportunity

  • Global Health Initiative - 2019 Tackling AMR and DR-TB Grant Opportunity

  • Million Minds Mission – 2019 Suicide Prevention Grant Opportunity

  • PHCR Initiative - 2019 Primary Health Care Research Grant Opportunity

  • PPHR Initiative - 2019 Preventive and Public Health Research Grant Opportunity

  • PPHR Initiative - 2019 Targeted Health System & Community Organisation Research Grant Opportunity

  • RCRDUN Initiative – Clinical Trials Activity - 2019 Childhood Brain Cancer Grant Opportunity

  • RCRDUN Initiative - Clinical Trials Activity - 2019 Neurological Disorders Grant Opportunity

  • RCRDUN Initiative - Clinical Trials Activity - 2019 Rare Cancers, Rare Diseases and Unmet Need Grant Opportunity

  • RCRDUN Initiative - Clinical Trials Activity - 2019 Reproductive Cancers Grant Opportunity
     

The application due date is 5 February 2020, with minimum data due on 22 January 2020.

  •  Cardiovascular Health Mission - 2019 Cardiovascular Health Grant Opportunity

  • Indigenous Health Research Fund - 2019 Indigenous Health Research Grant Opportunity
     

The application due date for these grant opportunities is 12 February 2020, with minimum data due on 29 January 2020.

Further information about the MRFF grant opportunities can be found at: https://www.nhmrc.gov.au/funding/medical-research-future-fund.

Clinicians and researchers are invited to express their interest in assisting with the assessment of MRFF applications as a member of the expert review panel. Please contact NHMRC via mrff@nhmrc.gov.au

 

 

Global Alliance for Chronic Diseases (GACD) Cancer Prevention Funding Call 2019

The GACD advertised in early November 2019, a funding call on Cancer Prevention, which will focus on implementation research proposals for primary and/or secondary prevention of cancer in Low- & Middle-Income Countries (LMICs) and/or in populations facing conditions of vulnerability in High-Income Countries (HICs).

NHMRC is supporting Australian researchers for the GACD Cancer Prevention Funding Call. Interested parties should refer to GrantConnect for further information.

 

Targeted Call for Research: National Network for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health researchers

This TCR aims to bring together Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health research groups and their support networks to create a structure that builds capacity and improves the capability of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health researchers.
The call for expression of interest (EOI) is now open and will close at 5pm AEDT on Wednesday, 12 February 2020.


Please see the NHMRC website for more details.

 

European Union Joint Programme on Neurodegenerative Disease Research (JPND)

NHMRC is considering supporting a JPND funding call that will enable Australian researchers to join international collaborations investigating novel imaging and brain stimulation methods and technologies related to neurodegenerative diseases. Australian participation will only be supported for proposals directly relevant to dementia.  

Interested parties are referred to the JPND website for further information.

 

NHMRC Special Initiative in Mental Health

NHMRC will open a funding call in March 2020 to support the establishment of a $10 million national centre for innovation in mental health care, involving a multidisciplinary and nationally focussed team operating as a collaborative network across Australia. The NHMRC Special Initiative in Mental Health will deliver innovative, high quality implementation research into improved health outcomes and outlooks for people living with mental illness.

Further information is available on GrantConnect.

MACH Research Resources

MACH Research Collaboration Agreement: https://www.machaustralia.org/research-collaboration-agreement

MACH Study Coordinator Seminar Documents (for Clinical Trialists): https://www.machaustralia.org/ourwork-clinicaltrials

Audit Tools for investigator-led trials: https://www.machaustralia.org/audit-tools

External Grant Resources

National Funding Opportunities
 

Federal Government: www.grants.gov.au
 

MRFF: www.health.gov.au/mrff
 

NHMRC: www.nhmrc.gov.au/grants-funding
 

ARC: www.arc.gov.au/grants
 

Research Professional: www.researchprofessional.com/0/rr/home

Victorian Funding Opportunities

State Government: www.vic.gov.au/grants.html

Better Care Victoria: www.bettercare.vic.gov.au/innovation-fund/application-process

Other Resources

Research news and information: https://researchaustralia.org/

Funding news and information: www.researchprofessional.com/0/rr/home
 

Funding opportunity database (international): spin.infoedglobal.com/Home/SOLRSearch

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The mission of the MACH is to improve health and wellbeing by integrating medical research, education and clinical care.

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