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16 NOVEMBER 2012
FEATURED OPPORTUNITIES
NSW Health Population Health and Health Services Research Support Program
Round 4 of the Population Health and Health Services Research Support (PHHSRS) Program is now open for applications. Funding is available to NSW research organisations conducting population health and/or health services research that aligns with NSW Health priorities.
Round 4 of the Population Health and Health Services Research Support (PHHSRS) Program is now open for applications. Funding is available to NSW research organisations conducting population health and/or health services research that aligns with NSW Health priorities.

The Program is designed to provide infrastructure funding to eligible research organisations or collaborations that:
  • are located in NSW;
  • have sufficient existing capacity to support future sustained growth;
  • are not-for-profit;
  • have a defined management structure and sufficient independence to determine research directions and use of funds;
  • have an appropriately qualified and experienced director; and
  • have formal links with the NSW Ministry of Health, NSW Health Pillars and Local Health Districts.
The closing date for applications is Friday 25 January 2013.

For more information visit the NSW Health website.

Research Grants and Contracts Contact: Kate Taylor.
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Perpetual Charitable Trusts
Perpetual Trustees manages over 450 charitable trusts of a discretionary nature which distribute funds as general charitable support or for specific groups or purposes. Perpetual has distributed funds to a wide range of community projects across each state and territory in Australia. This funding, together with funding from the Perpetual Foundation, supports areas including arts and culture, the environment, education, medical research, religion and social welfare.
Perpetual Trustees manages over 450 charitable trusts of a discretionary nature which distribute funds as general charitable support or for specific groups or purposes. Perpetual has distributed funds to a wide range of community projects across each state and territory in Australia. This funding, together with funding from the Perpetual Foundation, supports areas including arts and culture, the environment, education, medical research, religion and social welfare.

Perpetual will only accept one application per School/Department and a maximum of three applications from each University. As a result, the University will convene a selection committee in the first week of December 2012 to screen applications prior to nominating those applications to be submitted to Perpetual. Hence the internal deadline indicated below.

Eligibility: Individuals are not eligible to apply and all applications are to be submitted via the Research Grants and Contracts Office (RGC).

Amount awarded: Gifts generally range between $10,000 & $100,000. In 2012 the average gift was approximately $60,000.

Guidelines and Application process: Visit the Perpetual website for information about the 2013 funding application process, to download the application form.

Research Grants and Contracts Contact: Kate Taylor.

Internal Closing date: 3 December 2012

Late applications can not be accommodated.
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NOTICES
Looking for volunteers for your research?
Calls for participation in research are now advertised on the Research and Innovation website and listed in the Staff and Student News emails.  If you would like to submit a notice for email the Research Portfolio at rp.comms@sydney.edu.au.
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FOR YOUR DIARY
 20 NOV    |  
Pursuing a consumer focused research agenda in chronic kidney disease and transplantation
I know that I definitely came to the conclusion when I was on dialysis that death certainly wasn't the worst thing” - kidney transplant recipient.

Despite chronic kidney disease (CKD) contributing close to 10% of all deaths and over 1 million hospitalisations in Australia, and the complications experienced by kidney transplant patients - very little research has been done on patient viewpoints and preferences into these health issues. Find out what Dr Allison Tong hopes to achieve with her research in the area of CKD and transplantation.
I know that I definitely came to the conclusion when I was on dialysis that death certainly wasn't the worst thing.” - kidney transplant recipient.

Despite chronic kidney disease (CKD) contributing close to 10% of all deaths and over 1 million hospitalisations in Australia, and the complications experienced by kidney transplant patients - very little research has been done on patient viewpoints and preferences into these health issues. Find out what Dr Allison Tong hopes to achieve with her research in the area of CKD and transplantation.

Details
When: 1pm 20 November 2012
Where: Norman Gregg Lecture Theatre, Edward Ford Building (A27), Camperdown Campus

Find out more at the Events website
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 27 NOV    |  
Heart Foundation Research Program information session
In 2012 the Heart Foundation undertook a major strategic review of its Research Program, resulting in the development of a new range of research awards to be offered from 2013.

A series of information sessions are being be held in each state and territory for researchers and institutions. These sessions will provide an overview of the new awards and application processes.
In 2012 the Heart Foundation undertook a major strategic review of its Research Program, resulting in the development of a new range of research awards to be offered from 2013.

A series of information sessions are being be held in each state and territory for researchers and institutions. These sessions will provide an overview of the new awards and application processes.

Current award funding that commences or continues into 2013 and beyond will not be affected by changes to the award structure.

Details
When: 2pm - 4pm, Tuesday 27 November
Where: Building F 10, New Law School, University of Sydney
Entry via main gates on City Road
RSVP: Not necessary. Please feel free to bring along colleagues and students who may be interested.

If you have any questions, please email research@heartfoundation.org.au or call (03) 9321 1581.
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