Grants and funding

Research grant and funding opportunities can contribute significantly to the advancement of research, enabling discovery and translation across the research continuum. 

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    Metro North Research Grant Programs 

    Metro North Health 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 Health 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 Health staff in developing high quality research that ultimately delivers exceptional health outcomes for our patients and the Metro North Health community. 

    Metro North Research Grant programs 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 

    The Clinician Research Fellowships program is specifically designed to allow Metro North’s emerging and highly skilled clinician researchers to develop and advance a body of research aligned to the Metro North Research Strategy.  

    • Round Status:[Applications Closed for 2024] 

    Collaborative Research Grants 

    The Collaborative Research Grants enable new collaborative research between clinicians, academics and scientists with the potential to lead to ongoing research of direct benefit to Metro North Health patients and the community.

    • Round Status:[Applications Closed for 2024] 

    Pre-RHD Scholarships 

    Pre-Research Higher Degree (RHD) Scholarships enable clinicians to further develop their research plan, methodology and supervision plans, with the goal of achieving enrolment in a Research Higher Degree (Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) or Masters of Philosophy (MPhil)  

    • Round Status:[Applications Closed for 2024] 

    SWIFT Grants 

    The Swift Grants Program fosters a supportive environment to maximise research opportunities and creates opportunities to generate new knowledge through research across all facilities in Metro North Health  

    • Round Status:[Applications Closed for 2024] 

    Metro North Grants

    Nursing and Midwifery Research Internships 

    The Metro North and QUT Nursing and Midwifery Research Internship enables Metro North Nurses and Midwives to undertake research under the guidance and direction of a QUT Nursing Researcher and supports the career and professional development for nurses/midwives. 

    • Round Status:[Applications Closed for 2024] 

    RBWH Research Grants 

    The Royal Brisbane and Women’s Hospital (RBWH), with the generous support of the Study, Education and Research Trust Account (SERTA) Advisory Committee and the RBWH Foundation offers a grant suite that supports RBWH staff to undertake original and highly innovative research projects.

    TPCH Research Grants 

    The Prince Charles Hospital (TPCH) Foundation, The Common Good, offer a wide variety of research grants for TPCH staff designed to advanced research and health outcomes for the TPCH community.

    Chance for grants

    The Metro North Research Grants Officer curates a list of local, national and international list of grants currently available for Metro North Health staff to consider applying for.  

    Find available research grant opportunities

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