Metro North Research Grants

Research grant and funding opportunities can contribute significantly to the advancement of research, enabling discovery and translation across the research continuum. Information regarding both internal and external grant and funding opportunities for research are listed below.

Our Commitment

Metro North Hospital and Health Service is committed to setting a forward-looking research agenda, and aims to be patient-centred in our research, competitive in national and international research funding, and nurture the next generation of researchers.

In order to achieve this goal, Metro North offers a series of grants specifically targeted to increase research capacity across Metro North. Each grant program is specifically designed and offered to support Metro North staff in developing high quality research that ultimately delivers exceptional health outcomes for our patients and the Metro North community.

All Metro North Research Grants are administered by the Metro North Office of Research. Before submitting an application for any grant round, applicants are required to thoroughly ready all documentation, including the Metro North Research Grant Policy.

Clinician Research Fellowships 2020

The objectives of the Clinician Research Fellowships program are to:

  • support excellent research by promising clinicians who are embedded within the Hospital and Health Service.
  • promote enhanced opportunities for diverse career pathways for our brightest and promising clinician researchers
  • enhance research capacity in a supportive and appropriately supervised health service environment
  • promote the growth of clinician-researcher mentoring, leadership and supervision capabilities

Collaborative Research Grants 2020

The objectives of these grants are to:

  • enable new research collaborations between MNHHS and collaborating institutions
  • foster the professional career development of early career researchers
  • support excellent basic and applied research collaborations between clinicians, scientists and academics
  • enhance translation of research outcomes into tangible benefits for patients, health service and the community
  • expand the use of novel clinical data through collaborative projects with potential for ongoing collaborative research and funding opportunities

Research Coordinator Grants 2019

The objectives of the Research Coordinator Grants are to:

  • Enable the growth of specialised high-performing research units embedded in Metro North clinical services.
  • Facilitate clinician-led research by providing access to highly skilled and trained research coordinators.
  • Enable the conduct of clinical trials supported by high quality clinical trial management.
  • Promote access for patients in Metro North HHS to optimal treatment by participation in research.
  • Support the career development, including training and mentorship opportunities, for Research Coordinators.

Applications for the 2019 Research Coordinator Grants are now closed.

Contact us

Phone: 07 3647 9635

Our Partners

RBWH Foundation

The Prince Charles Hospital Foundation