$1.8m grant for new rare disease treatment trial offers hope to thousands of sufferers worldwide

A global research team led by The University of Notre Dame Australia School of Medicine’s Professor Merrilee Needham, in collaboration with the Perron Institute,…
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Picture of wellness captured in DETECT Snapshot

The two-week COVID-19 testing blitz on people not showing symptoms across Western Australia has ended with no positive cases detected. The opportunity for people…
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CSL opens applications for 2021 Fellowships

CSL has opened applications for its Centenary Fellowships that are offered to mid-career scientists wanting to undertake medical research at an Australian academic institute.…
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Greg Hunt announces $66 million for coronavirus-related research

Health minister Greg Hunt has announced $66 million in funding for research into vaccine and treatments for COVID-19 and preparations for future pandemics. The…
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Premier’s Science Fellowship Program

The Department of Jobs, Tourism, Science and Innovation has extended the submission deadline for applications to the current round of the Premier’s Science Fellowship…
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$2.9m to boost local researchers’ quest for COVID-19 answers

Twelve Western Australian research projects have been boosted with funding from the McGowan Government. $1.9 million in research grants has been awarded to support…
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Funding breakthrough for WA health and medical research

Western Australia is poised to be a leader in the future of health and medicine after the Western Australian Future Fund Amendment (Future Health…
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NHMRC/MRFF Investigator Grants funding outcomes

The Minister for Health, the Hon Greg Hunt MP, has announced details of funding for the National Health and Medical Research Council and Medical…
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Digital Health CRC launches national Telehealth Hub

The Digital Health Cooperative Research Centre (DHCRC) has launched a new website, the Telehealth Hub, which will help clinicians, health professionals and health consumers…
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Perth at centre of COVID-19 vaccine trial

A Perth clinical research company has been selected to undertake a trial of a vaccine to combat COVID-19. Linear Clinical Research announced it will…
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SME Assist ‘Meeting Your Obligations’

Small to Medium Enterprises (SME) Assist, live-streamed their last ‘Meeting Your Obligations’ workshop from Sydney and it is now available for viewing on the…
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Applications for the Forrest Foundation 2021 Post-doctoral Fellowships are now open

In the ocean of uncertainty caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, the Forrest Research Foundation is an island of opportunity, offering 3-year post-doctoral fellowships to…
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Nominate for ACTA’s Trial of the Year Awards

ACTA Members can nominate a clinical trial that was published in 2019 for ACTA’s Trial of the Year Awards. The awards are open to…
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CT:IQ launches Clinical Trial Site Recruitment Guide

CT:IQ has launched a practical tool to help research sites navigate the challenges of recruiting participants for clinical trials. The CT:IQ GREET project (Guidance…
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2020 NHMRC Postgraduate Scholarship scheme

The NHMRC Postgraduate Scholarship scheme funds successful applicants to attain a research based postgraduate degree (Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) or Research Masters Degree). The…
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COVID-19 Expert Database

The Australian Academy of Science has created a COVID-19 Expert Database so governments, the business sector, research sector and other decision-makers can easily access…
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New COVID-19 Clinical Guidelines to help Australian clinicians deliver best care

A coalition of peak Australian experts have come together to develop new ‘living guidelines’ that will provide continuously-updated, evidence-based guidance to clinicians treating people…
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Amendment to the Guardianship and Administration Act 1990 – Involvement of incapacitated adults in research

The Guardianship and Administration Amendment (Medical Research) Bill 2020 has been passed by Parliament and has been in effect from yesterday, 8 April 2020.…
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Changes to NHMRC 2020 Funding Schemes

The National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) have been working hard and consulting with Research Committee and a number of peak stakeholder groups…
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$3 million to provide opportunities for local COVID-19 research

The McGowan Government is urging all Western-Australia-based researchers to apply for a new $3 million funding program to support COVID-related research. The new COVID-19…
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Priority-driven Collaborative Cancer Research Scheme grant opportunity

The Priority-driven Collaborative Cancer Research Scheme (PdCCRS) is Cancer Australia’s innovative annual national research project grants funding scheme which brings together government and other…
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Updated WA Government Pandemic Plan released in response to COVID-19

The Western Australian Government Pandemic Plan has been updated to respond directly to the potential impacts of COVID-19. The Pandemic Plan, which was last…
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WA Science Hall of Fame

Nominations are now open for the Western Australian Science Hall of Fame. The Western Australian Science Hall of Fame was established in 2007 to…
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2020 Premier’s Science Awards

Applications for the 2020 Premier’s Science Awards are now open. The Premier’s Science Awards recognise and celebrate the outstanding scientific research and engagement taking…
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