Monash Partners Fellowship Program

The Monash Partners Fellowship Program offers protected time, leadership training and mentoring to our early and mid-career researchers. Seven fellows have been appointed through an open competitive process to undertake prioritised projects in data-driven healthcare improvement, consumer and community involvement, wound care and health services research: Development of health data research incubator hubs to stimulate partnerships across academic, clinician, community, …

National collaboration to improve health in Australia

Nine NHMRC-accredited centres have come together in a national alliance to improve the health of Australians through collaboration for faster, outcome-driven research. The Australian Health Research Alliance (the Alliance) is there to ensure health service led, priority driven and co-designed collaborative research to improve healthcare. You can find out more HERE. Professor Helena Teede was President of the Australian Health Research Alliance …

An AHRA National Women’s Health Research, Translation and Impact Network

With no national research network in maternal or women’s health, the imperative for the Australian Health Research Alliance (The Alliance) sitting across all NHMRC accredited Advanced Health Research Translation Centres and Centres for lnnovation in Regional Health, to mobilise and collaborate has never been greater. The Alliance provides an unprecedented opportunity for collaboration at a national level to build capacity …

A further investment of $6.1 million in Monash Partners

The Federal Minister for Health, the Honorable Greg Hunt MP, announced a further funding commitment of $6.1M to Monash Partners Academic Health Science Centre. In making this announcement the Hon Minister Hunt was joined by Federal Member for Chisholm, Ms Julia Banks MP and several of Monash Partners Council members and Theme and Platform leads. Benefiting from this round of …

Data-Driven Healthcare Improvement Workshop

Monash Partners recently hosted over thirty experts from around the country to discuss and agree upon three priority areas. Our inspirational goal is to co-ordinate activities, across Australia, which will increase data use by healthcare professionals and other stakeholders to improve health outcomes. There are seven Advanced Health Research Translation Centres (AHRTC’s) and two Centres for Innovation in Regional Health …

New funding to build capacity for cancer care and research across Monash Partners

The Monash Partners Comprehensive Cancer Consortium (MPCCC), will advance collaborative programs outlined in its 2017 – 2021 strategic plan thanks to new funding provided by the Victorian Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS). The funding was confirmed in mid-April and will include $219,000 to pilot a shared care model for cancer-related depression. Aimed at building the capacity of the …

7th Annual NHMRC Symposium on Research Translation, November 2018

Call for abstracts are now open. The National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) are pleased to announce the 7th Annual NHMRC Symposium on Research Translation. This year, the National Health and Medical Research Council will be partnering with The REWARD Alliance. The theme will be ‘Ensuring Value in Research’ with a particular focus on: 1. Justifiable research priorities 2. Robust research design, …

Patients and carers have a lot to say about research

Victorian mums explain the benefits of patients and carers being involved in research right from the beginning. You can read more about how Monash Partners is approaching Community and Consumer Involvement, HERE.

Streamlining Project – Research Ethics and Governance

Health researchers across Monash Partners are able to start their projects more efficiently, thanks to a working group set up to streamline the research ethics and governance approvals process. The multi-organisational Monash Partners’ Ethics and Governance working group chair Professor Paul Myles explains HERE.