Wednesday, 4 December 2019

Number of caesarean twin deliveries triples

Professor Euan Wallace
The proportion of twins born by caesarean delivery in Victoria, Australia increased threefold, from 24 percent to 71 percent of all twin births, during 1983–2015, despite high-level evidence that routine caesarean delivery of twins does not benefit mothers or babies, according to the authors of research published online by the Medical Journal of Australia.

MRFF- Million Minds - Suicide Prevention

Up to $8M is available over 4 years to support research into interventions that aim to reduce the rate of suicide in Australia, and will contribute to the evidence base around what works to reduce suicide in Australia.

Rare Cancers, Rare Diseases and Unmet Needs Grant Opportunities - MRO Guidance and Checklist

Please see here the MRO Guidance and Checklist for the MRFF Rare Cancers, Rare Diseases and Unmet Needs Initiative, which includes the grant opportunities

ARC Discovery Indigenous Projects (IN21)

The ARC's Discovery Indigenous (IN21) is now OPEN. The Discovery Indigenous scheme provides grant funding to support research projects led by an Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander researcher.

ARC Medical Research Policy & Eligibility information session

The MRO is pleased to offer an upcoming interactive session for prospective ARC applicants on the subject of the ARC Medical Research Policy & Eligibility:

Monash Research Office - One on One Researcher Information Sessions

With the ARC Major Round on the horizon, you may have questions regarding eligibility, staying clear of the Medical Research Policy, how best to address the selection criteria, or you may need a clarification of the Funding Rules as relevant to your particular scenario.

MRFF - Ovarian Cancer Research Grant

Emerging Priorities and Consumer Driven Research Initiative, National Women's Health Strategy 2019 Ovarian Cancer Research Grant.

Indigenous Curriculum Working Group receive VC Award

Indigenous Curriculum Working Group
Congratulations to the Department of Nutrition, Dietetics and Food's Indigenous Curriculum Working Group who received a VC Award for Teaching Excellence at the Vice-Chancellor’s Education Excellence and Research Awards held last week.

Last chance to register for SCS end-of-year celebration!

This is your last chance to register for the SCS end-of-year celebration being held on Thursday, 19 December at the Sandringham Yacht Club.

MRFF National Critical Infrastructure Initiative - Rural, Regional and Remote Clinical Trial Enabling Infrastructure Grant

New and innovative approaches to enhancing and improving clinical trial infrastructure (including facilities, research equipment, systems and services) - by extending existing or providing new clinical trials into rural, regional and remote areas - holds the potential to address many of the existing barriers, such as distance, geographical isolation and workforce capacity.

Publications 27th Nov 2019

Reply to Rana's comment on sleep and sleep disordered breathing in children with Down syndrome.
Horne R S et al published in Sleep Medicine Reviews

Cardiovascular Autonomic Control Is Altered in Children Born Preterm with Sleep Disordered Breathing.
Thomas B et al published in The Journal of Pediatrics

Waking up too early - the consequences of preterm birth on sleep development.
Bennet L et al published in The Journal of Physiology