Science On The Swan 2022 – Creating Impact through Healthcare Innovation and Commercialisation

  Science on the Swan (SOTS) 2022 has successfully concluded after three days of inspirational talks, shared learnings and useful networking around the theme…
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Novel laboratory methodology for Strep A surveillance helps progress vaccines and acute rheumatic fever prevention.

As one of 11 researchers awarded a 12-month WAHTN Early Career Fellowship in Translational Health Research, Dr Janessa Pickering successfully developed tools and protocols…
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TeleTrial framework brings clinical trials closer to home for country patients

  Over its first five years, WAHTN distributed more than $3.85 million from the Medical Research Future Fund (MRFF) to Early Career Fellowships and…
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WAHTN welcomes new Chairman of the Board

The Western Australian Health Translation Network (WAHTN) is delighted to welcome the Hon Ian G. Campbell as the new Chairman of the Executive Board…
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Position advertised: Executive Director, WAHTN

WAHTN is looking for a new Executive Director. This is a strategic, executive position for a dynamic individual with extensive knowledge of high-level research…
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Call for Applications- Translation Fellowships 2021: Mental Health

Applications are invited for the Translation Fellowships 2021: Mental Health Program. The Translation Fellowships 2021 Program aims to support translational research in the area…
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New consumer and community involvement handbook available

The value of involving consumers in health and medical research cannot be underestimated. Consumer and community involvement (CCI) brings a unique perspective to all…
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Congratulations to Raine Medical Research Foundation funding recipients

WAHTN congratulates the recipients of Raine Foundation research grants. Raine Priming Grants Dr Qi Fang: Raine Robson Fellow, BRITElab, Harry Perkins Institute of Medical…
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Applications are now open for the Perth Biodesign for Digital Health Course 2022

The course enables multidisciplinary teams to identify digital health technology opportunities which have huge potential to personalise and improve access to care, reduce costs…
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Call for Applications: Innovation Challenge 2021: Child and Youth Mental health

Applications are invited for the Future Health Research and Innovation (FHRI) Fund Innovation Challenge 2021: Child and Youth Mental Health (the Challenge) The Challenge…
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Congratulations to NHMRC funding recipients

WAHTN warmly congratulates the Western Australian recipients of grants in the latest round of NHMRC funding, announced on 14 September 2021. Investigator Grants Prof…
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New e-course launched: Consumer and Community Involvement in Health Research

Get an introduction to what consumer and community involvement in research is, and what it brings to best practice health and medical research, via…
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Raine Medical Research Foundation 2021 Publication Prizes

Applications are now open for the Raine Medical Research Foundation 2021 Publication Prizes. The purpose of the Prizes is to acknowledge the achievements of…
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Raine Medical Research Foundation 2021 Research Collaboration Awards

Applications are now open for the Raine Medical Research Foundation 2021 Research Collaboration Awards. The purpose of the Awards is to encourage medical researchers…
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Executive Board Changes

Several members of the WAHTN Executive Board have recently come to the conclusion of their two-year appointment terms. As per the Board Terms of…
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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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$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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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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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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