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Applications now open for Monash Healthcare Innovation Summer Scholarships 28 September 2020 Applications for the Monash Healthcare Innovation Summer Scholarships (HISS) Program for 2020/2021 are now open! Supported by Monash Partners Academic Health Science Centre, the Monash Institute of Medical Engineering and… Read more...
Social isolation and social prescribing webinar series 25 September 2020 A series of online forums focusing on social isolation and social prescribing are being co-hosted by Australian Disease Management Association (ADMA), Bolton Clarke Research Institute, Melbourne Academic Centre for Health,… Read more...
Enhancing culturally responsive care across Monash Partners health services 14 September 2020 Monash Partners is leading a project to strengthen culturally responsive clinical care across our health services network to ultimately improve patient health outcomes. In collaboration with the Migrant and Refugee… Read more...
Study to look at the long term effects of COVID-19 on our frontline healthcare workers 11 September 2020 The COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted the vital role carers and health workers play in society and now the Victorian Government has announced funding for a collaborative study into the long-term… Read more...
Major national women’s health research, translation and impact network 7 September 2020 Translation Research Centres nationally have come together to address priority areas for women and girls across physical and mental health, recently amplified by COVID-19, and to support career advancement for… Read more...
MyCare Ageing providing companionship to patients with dementia 3 September 2020 Patients hospitalised with dementia and/or delirium are now being provided with companionship and practical assistance from trained volunteers thanks to a partnership between health services and aged care. A program… Read more...
Message from Director: Capacity building and funding opportunities in improving healthcare 27 August 2020 Engagement and connection between health professionals, researchers and those affected by or who may benefit from research and healthcare improvement is crucial. Policy and funding agencies including NHMRC and MRFF,… Read more...
MIME Seed Funding applications now open – Practical solutions for frontline clinical problems 24 August 2020 Applications for the 2020 round of MIME Seed Funding are now open! Monash Partners Academic Health Science Centre in partnership with the Monash Institute of Medical Engineering (MIME) invites clinicians of… Read more...
Outcomes of the Victorian COVID-19 research fund 18 August 2020 Seven projects will benefit from the Victorian Government’s $5.5 million COVID-19 Research Fund, which will support the work of Victoria’s world-leading research institutes to better understand transmission, immunity and the… Read more...
Mobile app to be developed to calculate risk of adverse pregnancy outcomes for women with gestational diabetes 3 August 2020 Researchers from across Monash University and Monash Health are set to develop a mobile app to aid pregnant women with gestational diabetes, and their doctors, estimate their risk of adverse… Read more...
There has never been a more important time for the Australian research community to pool its resources in order to tackle a global health crisis not seen in more than a century. These collaborative initiatives are already progressing to patient trials aiming to have impact on improving the health of COVID-19 patients, and keeping those clinicians on the frontline safer as they continue to deal with this pandemic on a daily basis.
Dr Simon Joosten
Senior Research Fellow
Monash University

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