Menzies Weekly Seminar


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Presenter:  Chris Spargo

Date: Oct 23, 2018

Time: 11:00am to 11:30am

Contact person:  Menzies Communications Unit
T: (08) 8946 8658
E: communications@menzies.edu.au

Location:  Seminar Room | John Mathews Building (Bldg 58), Royal Darwin Hospital Campus - available on WebEx

Abstract: Over the past few years NHMRC has reviewed the structure of its research funding and has reformed its grant program. The changes aim to encourage greater creativity and innovation in research and minimise the burden on researchers of application and peer review so that researchers can spend more time producing high quality research. The new grant program reflects the philosophy that health and medical research is best supported by a diverse portfolio of schemes.The new NHMRC program will now comprise of four funding streams. The first of these will open later this year, for funding commencing in 2020. This seminar will present the new scheme structure and explain some of the key changes expected for NHMRC schemes moving forward. The seminar will also present information on the changes to the NHMRC online system

Biography: Chris is the manager of our Research Administration Office with more than 30 years’ experience working in the Northern Territory (NT) in a variety of roles including an occupational therapist; policy maker; ministerial advisor and an administrator. Read more here.

Next: Tuesday, 30 October - Kalinda Griffths | ‘Rights, Recognition and Statistics – The Identification of Indigenous Peoples in the Australian context.’

  • The Menzies seminars are free of charge and open to the general public
  • The presentations will be 20 minutes with 10 minutes for questions.
  • Information about the roster for presentations can be obtained from the communications team on 8946 8658 or communications@menzies.edu.au
  • Please feel free to forward this notice to your colleagues and associates

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