Telethon-Perth Children's Hospital Research Fund


Overview

The Department of Health and the Channel 7 Telethon Trust jointly established the Telethon-Perth Children's Hospital Research Fund (TPCHRF) to fund research projects that focus on the health of children and adolescents in WA.

The key aims of this fund are to:

  • fund research that improves the health of children and adolescents
  • enhance the translation of research findings into more effective health policy and practice
  • contribute to integrating the research capability in universities, research institutes and health services by encouraging the development of research-policy-practice clusters.

Funding round status - Open

Closing Date: 1:00pm, Tuesday 13 February 2018

Applications for research funding for the sixth round of the TPCHRF are now being accepted.  Applications must be in accordance with the TPCHRF 2017 (Round 6) Guidelines for Applicants (PDF 445KB). The relevant Telethon – Perth Children’s Hospital Research Fund 2017 (Round 6) Application Form must be used.

Stream 1: Short-term Research Project Grants

Research projects that may be funded under Stream 1 are anticipated to be wide-ranging, but must address areas of direct significance to child and adolescent health.

Special initiative funding is available for WA public health system research.

Research proposals can include basic, clinical, health service, or population health research.

Project selection will be based on competitive merit. Projects can be awarded up to $250,000 and must be completed within 24 months.

Stream 2: Strategic Research Initiative Grants

Funding is offered under Stream 2 for strategic initiatives that aim to improve the child and adolescent health and medical research capability in WA.

As well as development of the initiative, a research project, led by a child and adolescent health and medical researcher that utilises the proposed initiatives capability, must be incorporated into the proposal.

Researchers considering applying to this funding stream should contact the Research Development Unit to outline the general aims and objectives of their proposal in order to confirm that it fits the scope of the funding stream.

Selection will be based on competitive merit.  Projects can be awarded up to $500,000 and may be conducted over 3 years.

For further information please email: CMOResearchDevelopment@health.wa.gov.au

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