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Workshop: Getting NHMRC and MRFF funding as a HASS researcher

Workshop: Getting NHMRC and MRFF funding as a HASS researcher

Event Venue:

Deakin Burwood Corporate Centre 221 Burwood HighwayBurwood, VIC, 3125, Australia ( Map )

Humanities and social science scholars have crucial expertise to contribute to health research, but often find it challenging to be involved with NHMRC and MRFF grants. Professor Newson will talk about her experience with NHMRC and MRFF (successful and unsuccessful) applications, as well as the projects that have emerged. She will talk about developing collaborations with health and medical researchers, and how to develop an independent HASS research program in this context.


Ainsley Newson (she/her) is Professor of Bioethics at Sydney Health Ethics, University of Sydney. Trained in science, law and bioethics, she has over 20 years of experience working in bioethics at Universities in the United Kingdom and Australia. Ainsley specialises in ethical aspects of genetics and biotechnology, with a focus on ensuring these technologies are developed and used appropriately and fairly. Her current research projects are examining new genomic technologies in prenatal testing, reproductive carrier screening, the implementation of genomics in publicly funded health care systems, commercial influences in assisted reproduction and mitochondrial donation. Her research has generated over 150 academic, policy and general interest publications. Ainsley is also a regular contributor to media and public events discussing topical ethical issues in human health. Follow her on Twitter and LinkedIn.


Burwood Corporate Centre and Zoom.


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