Telethon – Perth Children’s Hospital Research Fund 2016 (Round 5) – Open for applications

The Department of Health in conjunction with the Channel 7 Telethon Trust is pleased to announce the fifth round of the Telethon-Perth Children’s Hospital…
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FutureHealth WA Research Funding Support – Major Research Grant Support 2015/16 – now open for applications

FutureHealth WA (FHWA) is a State government initiative which is providing an additional $30 million over four years, from 2013-14 to 2016-17 to develop…
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St Catherine’s Postgraduate Program

St  Catherine’s College (UWA)  is home to 120 postgraduates who participate in a tailored program at the College. The postgraduate program offers full accommodation…
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$2.2m to establish the new Australian Metabolic Phenotyping Centre (AMPC)

The Australian Research Council (ARC) has announced almost $2.2m in funding to establish the new Australian Metabolic Phenotyping Centre (AMPC) at Murdoch University. Metabolic…
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Prof Peter Klinken elected as ATSE Fellow

Congratulations to WAHTN Executive Board member, Prof Peter Klinken who has been elected as a Fellow of the Academy for 2016 of the Australian…
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Support for a national consortium for translational medical technology and pharmaceuticals research and training

The Hon Greg Hunt MP, Minister for Industry, Innovation and Science, has announced seed funding from the Medical Technologies and Pharmaceuticals Industry Growth Centre…
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MTPConnect announces $7.4m funding for 14 national MTP projects

MTPConnect – the Medical Technologies and Pharmaceuticals Industry Growth Centre announced it will provide $7.4 million of funding over two years for 14 national…
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Positions available: Consumer Advocates

WAHTN currently has an exciting opportunity for passionate Consumer Advocates to be part of an innovative Program of Work where the consumer and community…
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Save the date- Science On The Swan 2017: One Health

This conference and associated workshops provide an opportunity to meet the global research leaders in this important 21st century field.  The program includes globally…
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The Research Education and Training Program is now online!

The Research Education and Training Program (RETP) is an initiative of the WA Health Translation Network (WAHTN) funded by the Department of Health (WA).…
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WAHTN Retreats 2016

On 5 and 13 September, the WA Health Translation Network held Retreats over two days, with presentations from a wide range of WAHTN’s partners…
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The CRT Collaborative Cancer Research Grant “The Grant” Application now open

The CRT (2009) is establishing The Grant to support, energise and fund collaborative Cancer Research in Western Australia (WA). The Grant or Grants will…
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Save the date – SCIENCE ON THE SWAN 2017: ONE HEALTH

Tuesday 2, Wednesday 3 and Thursday 4 May 2017 Fremantle, Western Australia This conference and associated workshops provide an opportunity to meet the global…
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Professor Alistair Forrest wins Eureka Prize

The 2016 Scopus Eureka Prize for Excellence in International Scientific Collaboration was awarded to Professor Alistair Forrest and his team at a gala dinner…
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Call for Applications: Medical and Health Research Infrastructure Fund

The Department of Health invites applications from Western Australian medical and health researchers for infrastructure support through the Medical and Health Research Infrastructure Fund…
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Prestigious award for research leader Prof John Olynk

SMHS Director of Research Development Professor John Olynyk has been awarded the Gastroenterological Society of Australia Distinguished Research Prize for 2016. Prof Olynyk was…
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Vacant position for a Senior Lecturer, Curtin Medical School

Vacant position for a Senior Lecturer, Teaching Academic – Medicine within the Curtin Medical School The advertisement can be found at the following link:…
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Prof Anne Kelso AICC(WA)/WAHTN Luncheon

Professor Anne Kelso AO, CEO, National Health and Medical Research Council of Australia (NHMRC) was the guest speaker at the Australia Israel Chamber of…
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Great news for Consumer and Community

The WAHTN has been awarded with a $3.2 million grant from Lotterywest which will be used to establish a Consumer and Community Health Research…
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GRANT & FELLOWSHIP ALERT Yulgilbar Post-Doctoral Researcher Excellence Awards 2016-17

GRANT & FELLOWSHIP ALERT Yulgilbar Post-Doctoral Researcher Excellence Awards 2016-17 CALL FOR APPLICANTS The Yulgilbar Alzheimer’s Research Program was established under the umbrella of…
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Research Education and Training Program (RETP) for the Western Australian Health Translation Network (WAHTN)

The Research Education and Training Program (RETP) team was set up under the Western Australian Health Translation Network (WAHTN) to develop online research skills…
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New centre to promote world-class WA health research

$1.3 million for Clinical Trials and Data Centre Focus on innovation to attract national grants and funding Student prize winners highlight research potentialA…
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WA Health Student Research and Confidentiality Declaration

The Department of Health Legal and Legislative Services had developed the WA Health Student and Confidentiality Declaration v1.0 June 2016 (attached), which will soon…
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Leading cardiologist calls for urgent heart research

Professor Peter Thompson, cardiologist and Deputy Director of the Harry Perkins Institute of Medical Research, has called for a renewed focus on fundamental heart…
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