Targeted Calls for Research & Special Initiatives

A Targeted Call for Research (TCR) is a one-time solicitation for grant applications to address a specific health issues that will stimulate or greatly advance research in a particular area of health and medical science that will benefit the health of Australians.

Targeted Calls 2017

Dementia Research Development Fellowships (NHMRC/ARC)

Strategic, Urgent and Targeted Calls for Research. NHMRC and the Australian Research Council (ARC) have worked together to establish a new initiative to increase research capacity in dementia as part of the ‘Building the workforce’ element of the Boosting Dementia Research Initiative. Fellowships will be provided over four years and include a project component of up to $250,000, funded by the ARC, to support research costs.

Dementia Research Team Grants

Strategic, Urgent and Targeted Calls for Research. Occasionally, the NHMRC may announce schemes to address particular health issues. The Dementia Research Team Grants Scheme is part of the Boosting Dementia Research Initiative. Dementia Research Team Grants will provide support for teams of researchers over five years to pursue collaborative research, promote effective translation of research, and develop capacity under a dementia research priority framework.

NHMRC Targeted Calls for Research 2017

A Targeted Call for Research (TCR) is a one-time solicitation for grant applications to address a specific health issue. TCRs complement NHMRC's existing suite of funding schemes by funding priority research in defined areas of need and when urgent research needs emerge.