Key dates for NHMRC Partnership Projects 2018 - Peer Review Cycles 2 and 3

  • Release of Funding Rules: 18 January 2017
  • Proposals open in Research Grants Management System (RGMS): 30 March 2017
  • UQ Research and Innovation (UQR&I) information session
    • Peer Review Cycle (PRC)2: 14 June 2017
    • PRC3: TBA
  • ​Minimum data requirements in RGMS
    • PRC2: 2 August 2017
    • PRC3: 22 November 2017
  • Applications due to UQR&I
    • PRC2: 2 August 2017
    • PRC3: 22 November 2017
  • ​Applications close with NHMRC
    • PRC2: 16 August 2017
    • PRC3: 6 December 2017
  • ​Rebuttal period: TBA
  • Anticipated announcement
    • PRC2: January 2018
    • PRC3: July 2018


Partnership Projects aim to create partnerships among decision makers, policy makers, managers, clinicians, and researchers to create and support new opportunities to work together to define research questions, undertake research, and interpret and implement findings into policy and practice.

How to apply

Step 1. RGMS updates and scheme reading

  • Update your full profile RGMS 'My Profile and CV'. If any team members are new to RGMS and need a login/password, start early.
  • Familiarise yourself with the key National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) and UQ documentation.

Step 2. Completing the application

Step 3. UQR&I internal review and feedback

  • Ahead of internal review, ensure all online components are complete/valid and generate your proposal snapshots in RGMS (refer RMGS User Guide - Applying for Grants)
  • To initiate internal review, email your completed Funding Coversheet to UQR&I at
  • Also provide completed UQ Certification Proforma.
  • Internal review by UQR&I/feedback provided (compliance/eligibility/grantsmanship).

Step 4. Final submission

  • Final submission by UQR&I to NHMRC.

Readership and researcher support

Before applying, we recommend you:

Key documents



Rejoinders and rebuttal

The NHMRC Partnership Projects scheme does not include a rejoinders or rebuttal process.