Overview

A Targeted Call for Research (TCR) is a one-time solicitation for grant applications to address a specific health issue. A TCR specifies the scope and objectives of the research to be proposed, application requirements and procedures, and the review criteria to be applied in the evaluation of applications submitted in response to the TCR.

Key dates for Targeted Calls for Research

Frailty in Hospital Care: Complex Health Care

  • Proposals open in Research Grants Management System (RGMS): 31 October 2018
  • UQ Research and Innovation (UQR&I) information session: N/A
  • Minimum data requirements in RGMS: 16 January 2019
  • Applications due to UQR&I: 16 January 2019
  • Applications close with NHMRC: 30 January 2019
  • ‚ÄčAnticipated announcement: April 2019

Nutrition for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples

  • Proposals open in Research Grants Management System (RGMS): 19 November 2018
  • UQ Research and Innovation (UQR&I) information session: N/A
  • Minimum data requirements in RGMS: TBA
  • Applications due to UQR&I: February 2019
  • Applications close with NHMRC: 11 March 2019
  • ‚ÄčAnticipated announcement: June 2019

Per- and Poly- Fluoroalkylated Substances (PFAS)

  • Proposals open in Research Grants Management System (RGMS): November/December 2018
  • UQ Research and Innovation (UQR&I) information session: N/A
  • Minimum data requirements in RGMS: TBA
  • Applications due to UQR&I: February 2019
  • Applications close with NHMRC: February/March 2019
  • ‚ÄčAnticipated announcement: May/June 2019

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.
  • Ensure minimum data requirements are complete and that no placeholder text has been included.
  • 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 nhmrc@research.uq.edu.au.
  • 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

NHMRC

Before applying, please review the full suite of documents available from GrantConnect, the Australian Government grants information system (Login required):

UQ

A range of UQ documents to assist researchers in applying for this funding will be made available closer to the scheme deadline.

Rejoinders and rebuttal

This scheme does not have a rejoinder/rebuttal process nor are there interviews.