NHMRC Centres of Research Excellence

Funded by: National Health & Medical Research Council

Key information

The Centres of Research Excellence (CRE) scheme will provide support for teams of researchers to pursue collaborative research and develop capacity in clinical, population health and health services research. 

Funding will support three streams:

  • CRE in Clinical Research
  • CRE in Health Services Research
  • CRE in Population Health Research.

The scheme is also used to identify and support partnerships with organisations interested in specific areas of research.


Getting started

1.  Each College deals with a different volume of applications, offers different services and has a different internal deadline.

  • Contact your College Research Office and advise of your intent to submit an application.
  • Ensure you are informed of internal deadlines and obtain any resources available to support you in preparing your application. 
  • Further information on the NHMRC’s New Grants Program, including Program Changes, the new Grants Management System (Sapphire) and Information Sessions and Workshops can be found here.

2.  Documentation to apply can be found at GrantConnect, the Australian Government grants information system.

External Applicants:  For information on how to apply for the NHMRC Centres of Research Excellence through the Australian National University please contact preaward.rsd@anu.edu.au.


Updated August 2018


Partner Organisations

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