Wednesday, 30 October 2019

NHMRC Development Grants - Now Open in Sapphire

NHMRC have opened their Development Grant 2020 funding round for funding commencing 2021. This scheme is also being used as a pilot for NHMRC's new grant management system - Sapphire. As such, there are specific new processes to follow if you intend to apply for a Development Grant in this round.

Are you available for comment?

With the summer season approaching, the media team is sourcing experts available to comment in the media on their area of expertise.

Dr Arvind Sehgal receives Emerge Health award

The Department of Paediatrics, Dr Arvind Sehgal, has been awarded the 2019 Emerge Health Australian and New Zealand Neonatal Network Award for Cardiorespiratory Research.

MHTP ECR Speed Networking event

All ECR's are invited to attend the annual MHTP ECR Speed Networking event. Attendees will be eligible to apply for the inaugural 'Andrew Ramsden MHTP ECR Collaborative Award'.

Safety alert

This important message is to highlight the need for constant vigilance and increased situational awareness to personal safety for all employees transitioning to and from Monash Health sites.

Save the date - SCS 'Wild West' Lunch

It's what you've all been waiting for! The SCS end-of-year celebration will be held on Thursday, 19 December at the Sandringham Yacht Club from 12 noon. This year's theme is 'Wild West' - so put on your chaps, saddle up, and join us for an afternoon of great food and music.

NHMRC/MRFF Investigator Grants Minimum Data Close - Thu 31 Oct 2019

A reminder that the last day to initiate, and complete the minimum data, for NHMRC/MRFF Investigator Grants in RGMS is this Thursday, 31 October 2019.

Watch the Melbourne Cup with us - Afternoon tea and SWEEPS!

The School of Clinical Sciences is hosting a 'Melbourne Cup' afternoon tea on Tuesday, 5 November from 2.40pm in the MCH lecture theatre, Level 5, Monash Children's Hospital.

'Male Infertility - a look under the cover'

The Centre for Reproductive Health, Hudson Institute is hosting an upcoming free forum titled 'Male Infertility - a look under the cover.'

What is rheumatoid arthritis?

Dr Fabien Vincent, Research Fellow in the Rheumatology Research Group, Centre for Inflammatory Diseases, and Professor Michelle Leech, Rheumatologist and Deputy Dean Medicine explain 'What is rheumatoid arthritis'? Read full story here

Biostatistics and bioinformatics sessions

The next monthly biostatistics and bioinformatics sessions will take place on Friday, 15 November. Please note that David Powell (bioinformatics) will be away for the session, so it will only be biostatistics.

SCS researchers receive Heart Foundation fellowships and grants

Dr Connie Wong
The Heart Foundation has announced the recipients of their 2019 research grants, which go towards supporting researchers investigating the causes, prevention, diagnosis and treatment of heart disease and related disorders.

Venue change: Publication impact and metrics information session

Due to the high demand for the Publication Impact and Metrics information session, the location of the presentation has now been changed to the TRF Building, Level 2, Seminar room 1 at 2.00pm on Thursday, 31 October. Please refer to the flyer

Publications for 22nd October 2019

Overnight oximetry for evaluating paediatric obstructive sleep apnoea: Technical specifications and interpretation guidelines.
Twiss J et al puiblished in Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health

Effects of stroke beyond the brain.
Wong CHY et al published in Nature Reviews.

25, 50 & 75 years ago.
Smith J A et al published in ANZ Journal of Surgery