Now open: flinders foundation health seed grant round 2019/20
The 2019/20 Flinders Foundation Health Seed Grant Round is now open to all researchers across the Flinders medical precinct including all Flinders University and Southern Adelaide Local Health Network (SALHN) researchers involved in health and medical research.
Flinders Foundation is proud to offer the grant round to support health and medical researchers from Flinders University and SALHN, made possible thanks to generous donors and supporters in the community.
Up to $25,000 in seed funding is available for each research project. The seed funding will enable researchers to produce preliminary data to apply for larger grants from national and international funding bodies and will result in many research discoveries and advances in health.
Applications must be lodged by 5pm ACST, Thursday 8th August 2019 via the application form here.
Enquires and application support can be directed Flinders University Research Development and Support team at firstname.lastname@example.org or Flinders Foundation at email@example.com
Read more here about research projects funded in the previous Health Seed Grant Round.
Flinders researchers receive prestigious awards
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Meet the new Cancer Wellness Centre Project Manager
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Drakes Supermarkets giving patients with advanced cancers the best chance of survival
Drakes Supermarkets are giving patients with advanced cancers the best chance of survival and precious time to spend with their loved ones.
Mary Overton Fellowship: Worms the key to understanding brains
New research at Flinders is using tiny worms to understand how human brains learn, with hopes of helping those with chronic pain and neurodegenerative disorders.
Flinders Joins Freemasons Centre for Male Health and Wellbeing
Research focusing on male health and wellbeing has received a considerable boost, with Flinders University and Flinders Foundation joining the Freemasons Centre for Male Health and Wellbeing.
Ralph Ernst PhD Scholarship in Prostate Cancer Research Announced
A grateful patient, treated only briefly at Flinders more than three decades ago, is providing a long-lasting legacy by helping researchers to develop new treatments for men with incurable, metastatic prostate cancer.
FibroScan Arrives at Flinders
Thanks to generous community support, patients at Flinders Medical Centre, and across regional and remote South Australia, are now receiving the monitoring they need to help detect liver cancer before it’s too late.
Little Lenny’s under the sea emergency adventure
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Preventing Blindness Demi’s Dream
As a trained optometrist working in an eye clinic, Demi Gertig regularly treated patients with vision loss and those at-risk of blindness.