Major Projects 2011

The table below lists our major projects in 2011. For a full listing, see our Annual Report.

Source Project titleInvestigatorsPeriod Total Funding
Australasian Fire and Emergency Services Authorities Council Ltd Contract Research Determinants and risk of seizures/epilepsy in adults after Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI): A systematic review and (possible) meta-analysis D Glass, J Blackman & M Sim 2011–2013 $1,213,300
Cancer Australia Priority Driven Determining the causes of observed variation in survival after diagnosis of prostate cancer (Measuring and explaining variation in outcome following diagnosis of prostate cancer) S Evans, D Bolton, A Costello, I Davis, A Frauman, M Frydenberg, G Giles, D Jolley, J McNeil & J Millar 2011–2013 $570,552
Department of Families, Housing, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs (FaHCSIA) Communities for Children (CFC) Direct Service J Fisher & H Rowe 2011–2013 $535,111
Medibank Grant Operationalise a cardiac procedures registry in Victoria J McNeil, C Reid & A Tonkin 2011–2012 $1,000,000
National Health & Medical Research Council (NHMRC) POISE-2: A large, international, placebo – controlled, factorial trial to assess the impact of clonidine and aspirin in patients undergoing noncardiac surgery who are at risk of a perioperative cardiovascular event K Leslie, D Story, M Paech, C Chow & P Myles 2011–2015 $1,136,310
National Health & Medical Research Council (NHMRC) Falls prevention in the acute hospital setting: a multi-centre cluster randomised controlled trial of efficacy, cost effectiveness and sustainability of the 6-PACK program A Barker, C Brand, D Jolley, K Hill, T Haines, S Brauer & M Botti 2011–2014 $1,179,850
National Health & Medical Research Council (NHMRC) Kerala Diabetes Prevention Program (K-DPP): A cluster RCT of its effectiveness and cost-effectiveness B Oldenburg, E Fisher, R Tapp, P Zimmet, D Jolley, B Hollingsworth & K Thankappan 2011–2015 $1,046,991
National Health & Medical Research Council (NHMRC) SEA-URCHIN: South East Asia – Using research for change in hospital – aquired infection in neonates S Green, H Jeffery, S McDonald, M Lahra, M Laopaiboon, J McKenzie & P Lumbigonon 2011–2015 $2,179,916
Transport Accident Commision (TAC) – Institute for Safety Compensation and Recovery Research Victorian Orthopaedic Trauma Outcomes Registry (VOTOR) P Cameron 2011–2012 $520,375
VicRoads Evaluation services for novice driver program trial R McClure & C Reid 2011–2015 $592,867