Upcoming Funding Opportunities
Research conducted at the Sansom Institute is made possible through funding from a variety of sources, including nationally-competitive grants from organisations such as the Australian Research Council and the National Health and Medical Research Council, as well as various Institute-based awards.
Details of current health and medical research funding for research projects, individual and student support, and travel and international funding opportunities can be found on the Upcoming Funding Opportunities page.
Research and Innovation Services
Provides detailed information on a range of external funding sources, including ARC and NHMRC grants, other Australian grants (such as Heart Foundation, Rotary, etc) and international funding opportunities. Useful resources include a grants calendar and funding database.
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Sansom Institute Manager
The Sansom Institute Manager is a good first point of contact for Sansom Institute researchers seeking external funds. The Manager provides advice and referrals on nationally competitive funding schemes (category 1), commercial agreements, research proposals, business plans etc. The Manager can also provide input around infrastructure and resource issues for grants and has a key role in developing strategic links with potential internal and external collaborators aligning with the Sansom Institute's strategic direction.
Business Development Unit
The Division of Health Sciences' Business Development Unit provides advice on contract research opportunities, preparing proposals and tenders, and other externally funded opportunities. The BDU also undertakes a range of project management responsibilities including negotiating contract terms, invoicing, financial statements and project closure.
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Division Research Coordinator
Kate Gridley can provide advice on the guidelines and UniSA application processes for scholarships, both internal and external schemes, and nationally competitive funding schemes (particularly NHMRC and ARC).