Research Funding

The Tropical Australian Academic Health Centre offers a range of funding across a variety of categories for research that addresses the key health challenges facing northern Queensland.

The below schemes are intended to support investigators or teams of investigators who hold an appointment with a Founding Member of the Tropical Australian Academic Health Centre (TAAHC) or a general practice provider in the TAAHC region. Scheme opening and closing dates can be found in the 2022 Funding Calendar.

Clinician Researcher Fellowship Scheme

The Clinician Researcher Fellowship Scheme provides protected, guaranteed time for a clinician to undertake research within one or more of the Centre research themes.

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Seed Funding Scheme

The Seed Funding Scheme provides funding for translational research projects that address TAAHC strategic research priorities and that demonstrate the potential to develop into significant programs of work capable of accessing external funding sources.

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Micro-Funding Scheme

The Micro-Funding Scheme supports concise, impact orientated translational projects focused on health service delivery and/or health service quality improvement in one or more of the Centre research themes.

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Research Assistance Scheme

The Research Assistance scheme provides funds that can be used by a researcher to engage a person or persons with specific research support skills required to undertake a given project or program of research aligned with the Centre research themes.

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