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National Health & Medical Research Council (NHMRC)

The National Health & Medical Research Council Open external site link in new window(NHMRC) provides funding-support across the full spectrum of health & medical research, from basic science through to clinical, public health, and health services research.

New Investigator Status

Applicants who wish to have their Project Grant application assessed with New Investigator Status must submit the online New Investigator status request form in RGMS.

Applications for New Investigator status for the current Project Grant application round are due 24 January 2018, 5.00 pm (AEDT).

For further details please view the Scheme Specific Funding Rules (PDF).

Young Investigator Status

Applicants may also be eligible for the Cancer Australia Young Investigator status. Researchers who register for this status are able to apply for further grants through Cancer Council & Cure Cancer Australia. If you are unsure whether you will apply for these supplementary grants, it is advisable to keep your options open by applying for this status.

To apply, select Yes to 'Seeking Cancer Australia Young Investigator Status' on the New Investigator request form in RGMS.

Visit the website Open external site link in new window for further details.

NHMRC Dates and Deadlines Outlook Calendar

Did you know that you can add the NHMRC Dates and Deadlines to your University of Adelaide Outlook Calendar:

  1. Click Open Calendar
  2. Select From Address Book
  3. Search for 'NHMRC Dates and Deadlines'

Please contact the RAOhealth team for more information.

NHMRC Funding Schemes and Due Dates
Funding Schemes Minimum Data Internal Review
Centres of Research Excellence closed closed
Development Grant 2018-01-2424 Jan 2018 2018-01-2424 Jan 2018
Practitioner Fellowships N/A 2018-01-2424 Jan 2018
Research Fellowships N/A 2018-01-2424 Jan 2018
Early Career Fellowships N/A 2018-02-1414 Feb 2018
Project Grants 2018-02-1414 Feb 2018 2018-02-2121 Feb 2018
Career Development Fellowships N/A 2018-02-2828 Feb 2018
Partnership Projects
(first call)
2018-03-2828 Mar 2018 2018-04-044 Apr 2018
Partnership Projects (second call) 2018-08-011 Aug 2018 2018-08-088 Aug 2018
Translating Research into Practice (TRIP) Fellowships N/A 2018-05-1616 May 2018
Partnership Projects (third call) 2018-11-2121 Nov 2018 2018-11-2828 Nov 2018

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