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Research Training Education and Grants

Ensuring the rights, safety and well-being of human subjects in clinical research are placed above all other considerations

Research Funding

Austin Health Foundation Funding
Applications open 20 October 

Please choose the strategic funding stream that  best align with your research.

  1. ACTER (Australian Centre for Transplant Excellence and Research)
  2. Austin Health Foundation Research Funding (Cancer; specifically Brain, Breast and Cholangicarcinoma) 

Applications close 5pm 8 November


Weary Dunlop Foundation Medical Research Grants 2023

Applications are called for Medical Research Grants. The Dunlop Foundation has a focus on illnesses of veterans and their families.

Grants in all areas of basic and applied medical research will be considered.

Preference will be given to projects where relevance can be demonstrated to one or more Statements of Principles issued by the Repatriation Medical Authority (RMA). A brief statement in support of a link will suffice.
Please refer to the RMA website: link to
Please note: the list of relevant conditions is very broad and similar to diseases affecting the general community.

Please provide a 50 word plain English statement addressing relevance of your project to the health care of veterans and their families along with a portrait photo of yourself.
The plain English summary and the photo will be used in the Foundation’s media release.

A total of six grants will be awarded including one grant for research into mental health, and another subject specific grant for diabetes.

Grants are awarded up to the amount of $30,000 each.

  • Successful applicants must be prepared to present their findings at the Foundation’s annual symposium.
  • Preference will be given to high quality applicants in the early stages of their career. NHMRC grants that were unsuccessful in the 2022 funding round will be given extra consideration.
  • Dunlop grant recipients in 2022 are ineligible in the 2023 funding round
  • Grants from scientists based in Victorian institutions will only be considered.
  • There are no character or word limit restrictions
  • Completed applications should be submitted by email to:
  • Hardcopy of applications should also be mailed to

Weary Dunlop Foundation
Medical Research Grant Applications
Room 2.50
Melbourne Brain Centre
245 Burgundy Street
Heidelberg, Victoria 3084

The closing date for applications is 6th February 2023.
Application forms are available below or by contacting (03) 9035 7030 or
email to: Deborah Gillespie -


Upcoming webinars

University of Melbourne, Department of Medicine - Austin Doyle Research in Progress Seminar 2022

Melbourne Academic Centre for Health (MACH) Seminars, Lectures, Training and Networks

Methods and Implementation Support for Clinical and Health research Hub

V-CTEC webinar series

MACH EMCR Grant Writing Webinar Series