Research funding

Upcoming Funding Opportunities

Health research conducted at the University of South Australia 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.

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.

Visit the website


The Health Sciences Partnership Team

The Division of Health Sciences' Partnership Teamprovides advice on contract research opportunities, preparing proposals and tenders, and other externally funded opportunities. We also undertake a range of project management responsibilities including negotiating contract terms, invoicing, financial statements and project closure.

Visit the Health Sciences Partnership Team page or

contact the Health Sciences Partnerships Team to find out how our Division can assist you. 

Dr Bruce Chadwick (Senior Partnership Engagement Manager)
Ph +61 8 8302 2333


The Health Research Team

Division Research Coordinators Emma McLennan and 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).

Any other HDR awards or prizes advice and information can be directed to the health research team:
HSC-HealthResearch@unisa.edu.au