AAMRI submission to the draft Nationwide Medical High quality Registry (CQR) Strategy
Working with our members AAMRI has put forward a submission to the draft national technique for CQRs. AAMRI’s submission states there are opportunity for a nationwide strategy to offer general path, shared encourage studying between CQRs (both nationally and internationally) and to make sure that Australia has the CQRs it needs to satisfy the well being challenges of the longer term.
Our submission highlights the necessity for the position of researchers to be higher recognised throughout the draft Strategy, as it is researchers that interrogate CQRs and unlock much of their worth. Learn the complete submission on our website.
AAMRI’s Analysis Governance and Analysis Technique Networks (pictured above)
The annual workshop for AAMRI’s Research Governance and Research Technique Networks was held at the Walter and Eliza Hall Institute on 29-30th Might. Over 80 professional employees from 29 medical research institutes around the nation came collectively for two days of discussions on key sector issues together with managing research knowledge, getting ready for the up to date Code of Conduct, navigating the funding panorama and methods to guage analysis influence.
2. Government replace
Expenditure on Youngsters in the Northern Territory
The Australian Government has requested the Productivity Fee to conduct a research into government expenditure within the Northern Territory on youngsters and household providers aimed toward preventing harm to youngsters. The Fee will look at ways to improve these funding arrangements and the providers they deliver. Initial submissions are due by Wednesday 10 July, 2019.
Session Paper on the Pricing Framework for Australian Public Hospital Providers 2020-21
The Unbiased Hospital Pricing Authority (IHPA) has launched its Consultation Paper on the Pricing Framework for Australian Public Hospital Providers 2020-21. IHPA’s Pricing Framework for Australian Public Hospital Providers is revised and revealed annually. It outlines the rules, scope and methodology adopted by IHPA to find out the Nationwide Environment friendly Worth and the National Environment friendly Value Determinations for Australian public hospital providers for the precise monetary yr. Public consultation will close on Monday, 15 July 2019.
Indigenous Evaluation Strategy
The Australian Government has asked the Productiveness Fee to develop a whole-of-government analysis strategy for policies and packages affecting Indigenous Australians, to be used by all Australian Authorities businesses. The Fee may also assessment the efficiency of businesses towards the technique over time. Initial submissions are due by Friday 23 August 2019.
Royal Commission into Aged Care High quality and Safety – second background paper released
The Royal Commission into Aged Care High quality and Security launched its second Background Paper on 02 Might as part of the Royal Fee’s work. The Royal Commission invites members of the general public and institutions to make submissions to the Royal Fee. They may continue to simply accept submissions till at the least the top of September 2019.
Personalised medical units
The International Medical System Regulators Forum as consulting on definitions and regulatory pathways for Regulatory Authorities to think about within the regulation of medical units which might be meant for individual sufferers. Feedback are being sought on a draft steerage doc. Submissions are due by 24 July 2019.
4. NHMRC update
2020 New Grant Program: software dates for main schemes
After receiving suggestions from the sector, the NHMRC has set the open, minimum knowledge and close dates for the following main grant schemes in 2020.
Updated course of for granting Administering Establishment status
NHMRC has revised its course of for granting Administering Institution (AI) status, which is required for establishments that need to administer NHMRC funding. Current AIs don’t have to re-apply. Establishments wanting to apply for AI standing ought to full and submit the AI software type.
Direct Research Costs tips up to date
NHMRC Direct Research Costs (DRC) tips have been revised to align with NHMRC’s new grant program and provide steerage on expenditure of NHMRC funds. The updated tips apply to all new expenditure commitments from NHMRC grants and funding requests in NHMRC purposes.
NHMRC – Partnership Tasks
This funding scheme offers funding and help to create new alternatives for researchers and policy makers to work together to outline research questions, undertake research, interpret the findings and implement the findings into policy and follow. Extra details on the Partnerships Tasks on the NHMRC web site. For this round, purposes shut on 14 August 2019 with minimum knowledge due 31 July 2019.
NHMRC Authorship Information and the Management of Knowledge and Info in Research Information
To help researchers and establishments, NHMRC, Australian Research Council (ARC) and Universities Australia (UA) developed the Australian Code for the Responsible Conduct of Analysis 2018. To help the implementation of the 2018 Code, NHMRC, ARC and UA are creating a set of guides, two of that are the Authorship Information and the Administration of Knowledge and Info in Research Guide.
6. Different funding & award alternatives
2020 CSL Centenary Fellowships
The CSL Centenary Fellowships for early-mid career medical researchers are high-value awards obtainable to Australians who want to continue a profession in medical analysis in Australia. Two particular person five-year $1.25 million fellowships are awarded each calendar yr. Purposes close on the 31 July 2019.
Falling Walls Lab Australia – purposes now open
The Australian Academy of Science invites purposes from postdocs and college students, entrepreneurs, engineers and innovators to present at Falling Walls Lab Australia. 15 candidates can be selected to participate, each giving a three-minute presentation on their analysis, enterprise mannequin or initiative based mostly on the idea ‘Which walls will fall next?’. The winner could have their travel bills and attendance paid for to attend the Falling Partitions Convention in Berlin 8–9 November. Purposes close 9am (AEST) 11 July, 2019.
2019/2020 Fulbright Future Scholarships – Open till July 15
The Australian-American Fulbright Commission will double the number of scholarships on supply this yr, by way of a brand new program of scholarships funded by way of a beneficiant personal donation. Australian medical researchers, scientists and practitioners have the prospect to take their work to the U.S, out there to postgraduate students, PhD researchers, teachers, postdocs, and professionals. Awardees will receive funding for full tuition/visiting researcher expenses at a U.S. institution of their selection, as well as travel and dwelling costs. Purposes close 15 July 2019.
2019 Victoria Prize for Science and Innovation
Two 2019 Victoria Prizes for Science & Innovation, value $50,000 each, shall be awarded to outstanding science leaders: one for Life Sciences and one Physical Sciences. Purposes shut 5pm, 17 July 2019.
Metcalf Prizes for Stem Cell Analysis
Annually, the Nationwide Stem Cell Basis of Australia awards and celebrates two exceptional mid-career stem cell researchers with the Metcalf Prizes for Stem Cell Research. The Metcalf Prizes, each value $50,000, are awarded to at least one male and one female stem cell researcher, working in Australia, between 5-10 years past their PhD or MD (research-based). Purposes close Monday 29 July 2019.
2020 HOT NORTH Early Profession Fellowship and Profession Improvement Fellowship
HOT NORTH presents aggressive analysis funding of $77,950 (ECF) and $92,070 (CDF) for 1-year Fellowships targeted on Northern Australia and the region and aligned with the five HOT NORTH analysis themes: pores and skin well being, respiratory well being, antimicrobial resistance, continual illnesses, and vector borne and rising illnesses. Purposes close 16 August 2019.
Purposes open for visit to the National Institutes of Well being in the USA by a junior scientist
The Australian Academy of Science invites purposes from junior scientists to visit the National Institutes of Health (NIH) in america of America in 2020. The deadline for purposes is 9 am (AEST) Friday 13 September 2019.
2020 Australia Harvard Fellowships are Open
These Fellowships primarily goal to convey outstanding senior Harvard researchers to Australia to share their information with Australian researchers. Return visits by Australian researchers who’ve beforehand hosted Harvard researchers can also be permitted. Purposes shut 09 October 2019.
7. Studies and assets
Nationwide Strategic Action Plan for Ache Administration
Launched in June, the Motion Plan was developed by Painaustralia with federal authorities funding and proposed eight key objectives in its imaginative and prescient for 2021. It can be read online in full – here.
2019 Strategic Roadmap for Dementia Analysis and Translation
The NHMRC National Institute for Dementia Research (NNIDR) 2019 Strategic Roadmap for Dementia Research and Translation was launched in June on the Australian Dementia Discussion board in Hobart. Learn the media launch online here.
2019 Sector Competitiveness Plan
MTPConnect has launched their 2019 Sector Competitiveness Plan (SCP). MTPConnect launched their first SCP in 2016; a basis plan for the MTP sector and MTPConnect. They revealed an replace in 2018 and now, as part of a strategy of annual assessment, they’ve released their 2019 plan which captures the evolving nature of the sector.
IP Australia issued two research papers on how Australia’s IP methods are used
IP Australia has launched two economic research papers which give new proof for a way Australia’s mental property (IP) methods are used. The first research explores the extent to which Australia’s commerce mark register is cluttered with out-of-use or overly broad trade marks. The second research reveals which Australian industries make intensive use of registered design rights, and the way Australia’s design financial system compares to those of our worldwide peers.
From the Australian Institute of Well being and Welfare