Our response to the Animal Resources Centre closure

It has recently been announced that the Animal Resources Centre (currently based at Murdoch University) will close by the end of 2022 – which…
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Call for Applications: Implementation Science Fellowships 2021 and Translation Fellowships 2021

Applications are invited for the following Future Health Research and Innovation Fund programs: Implementation Science Fellowships 2021 Implementation science seeks to understand the system-level…
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Women’s Health Research Translation Network EMCR Awards Announced

Congratulations to the three Western Australian recipients of Early and Mid-Career Awards from the new AHRA Women’s Health Research, Translation and Impact Network (WHRTN):…
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$50,000 received to establish women’s health research collaborative

The Western Australian Health Translation Network has received a $50,000 establishment grant from the Australian Health Research Alliance (AHRA) for a collaborative to promote…
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Congratulations to Queen’s Birthday Honours recipients

The WAHTN warmly congratulates the members of WA’s health and medical research community who have been recognised in the Queen’s Birthday 2021 Honours list.…
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Tender opportunity: Evaluation of ‘No Jab No Play’

The Department of Health is calling for tender submissions to conduct an evaluation into the impact of the ‘No Jab No Play’ laws in…
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Expression of interest to be a reviewer for the FHRI Fund

The Western Australian Future Health Research & Innovation Fund is seeking nominations from people who are interested in being a reviewer in application review…
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FHRI Focus Grants: COVID-19 Recipients

State Government has awarded almost $6 million to local researchers and innovators to tackle health and wellbeing challenges related to the COVID-19 emergency. Please…
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WAHTN Executive Board Member, Professor Peter Leedman awarded Officer of the Order of Australia (AO) in the Australia Day 2021 Honours list

Congratulations to Professor Peter Leedman who has been awarded Officer of the Order of Australia (in the General division) at the recently announced Australia…
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Congratulations to Professor Steve Webb on his nomination for The Australian Newspaper 2021 Australian of the Year Award

Congratulations to Professor Steve Webb on his nomination for The Australian Newspaper 2021 Australian of the Year Award for his leadership of the Randomised,…
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AIATSIS Code of Ethics for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Research

To mark the 20th anniversary of the Guidelines for Ethical Research in Australian Indigenous Studies (GERAIS), the Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait…
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Australian Medical Research and Innovation Priorities 2020–2022

The Australian Medical Research Priorities for 2020-2022 have been released and were developed by the independent Australian Medical Research Advisory Board (AMRAB) following a…
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New Bill to extend timeframe for COVID-19 response measures

An omnibus Bill has been introduced into the State Parliament seeking to extend the timeframe for the COVID-19 legislative amendments that have helped Western…
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New milestones for Future Health Research and Innovation Fund

The McGowan Government has announced the make-up of the Advisory Council of WA’s Future Health Research and Innovation (FHRI) Fund. The FHRI Fund was…
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Research Translators to Improve Healthcare Outcomes and Boost the Economy

While the creation of the Medical Research Future Fund (MRFF) has greatly increased research funding, Australia still lags behind other nations in translation of…
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FHRI Focus Grants: COVID-19 Call for Applications

The Future Health Research and Innovation (FHRI) Fund enabling legislation commenced on 24 June 2020. The legislation provides Western Australian health and medical researchers…
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Australian Medical Research Advisory Board consultation: Medical Research Future Fund Priorities

The Australian Medical Research Advisory Board (AMRAB) is conducting a consultation to develop the Medical Research Future Fund (MRFF) Australian Medical Research and Innovation…
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Supporting the Implementation of eConsent in Australia

CT:IQ is pleased to launch a series of use cases illustrating successful implementation of eConsent in Australia, aimed to be used as a guide…
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National network planned for women’s health research

WAHTN, along with Australia’s other nine Research Translation Centres, under the auspices of the Australian Health Research Alliance, have come together to address priority…
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Enabling Allied Health Research Capacity 2020

The Chief Allied Health Office of the WA Department of Health has partnered with the WA Health Translation Network this year, via two initiatives…
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University of Melbourne call for nominations – Sir William Upjohn Medal

The University of Melbourne is calling for nominations for the award of The Sir William Upjohn Medal. The Sir William Upjohn Medal is awarded…
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Registrations now open for Perth Biodesign for Medtech and Biodesign Bootcamp

Applications are now open for two unique Perth Biodesign programs, allowing aspiring biomedical innovators to take a hands-on, design-thinking approach to healthcare innovation.  …
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Applications now open for Raine Study ASM Abstract Submissions

Applications are now open for Abstract Submissions for the 13th Annual Raine Study ASM for 2020. This years event will be hosted virtually on…
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WA researchers lead global centre to eliminate childhood asthma

Over one million Australian children live with serious respiratory conditions. This is why the new Wal-yan Respiratory Research Centre is working to create healthy…
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