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About health and medical research in NSW

Translating research into innovative policy and practice

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NSW Health is focused on providing researchers, clinicians, managers and policy makers with the tools they need to translate research into innovative policy and practice to create healthier communities and deliver better patient care.

The Office for Health and Medical Research was established to implement the NSW Government’s strategic plan to build research capability in the state. A key priority for the Office is to administer funding programs that support research infrastructure and innovation.

There are a range of funded opportunities available throughout the year. These programs have varying time frames, eligibility and application processes. For more information on click on each funding opportunity below.


Grants and funding which supports research infrastructure and innovation

  Providing researchers, clinicians, managers and policy makers with the tools they need to translate research into innovative policy and practice to create healthier communities and deliver better patient care.

NSW Health also produces educational resources for grant applicants to support you with the preparation of your proposal and implementation of your research findings.


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Updated 2 weeks ago