Congratulations to our August NHMRC grant recipients

Monash University has performed exceptionally well in the most recent round of the National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) grants announced last night, with the University awarded more than $66m in funding.

Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences have secured a large portion of this funding.

$53.7m was awarded in Investigator Grants to 35 of our researchers. Recipients of the Leadership Level 3 Investigator Grants include:

  • Professor Ben Mol (School of Clinical Sciences at Monash Health) - Towards sustainable evidence-based pathways in perinatology and reproductive medicine: evidence synthesis in women's health on a global scale.
  • Professor Jayashri Kulkarni (Central Clinical School) – Innovating Women’s Mental Health
  • Professor John McNeil (School of Public Health and Preventive Medicine) - Extending disability-free survival among older Australians
  • Professor Mark Cooper (Central Clinical School) - Reducing the burden of diabetic complications

With a success rate of 18.1% in Emerging Leadership Level 1 grants, we are thrilled to see that our early-career researchers are also making significant contributions to the national research agenda.

A further with over $7.4m was announced for three Centres of Research Excellence based at our School of Public Health and Preventive Medicine:

  • Professor Helena Teede - Women’s Health in Reproductive life
  • Professor Helen Skouteris – Health in Preconception and Pregnancy: Prevention of maternal obesity
  • Professor Rory Wolfe - Better health through better trials: A national network to develop and implement innovative clinical trials methodology

Congratulations to all of our successful recipients.