Research is central to progress in medical science and practice. Opportunities lie not only in scientific endeavour but also in examining socio-economic, behavioural and other influences on people’s health, healthcare outcomes, and other health related matters.
By providing general practitioners with grants, scholarships and awards through the RACGP Research Foundation, supports the role research plays in creating the evidence base on which standards for the profession are based.
The National Health & Medical Research Council is Australia’s peak body for supporting health and medical research; for developing health advice for the Australian community, health professionals and governments; and for providing advice on ethical behaviour in health care and in the conduct of health and medical research. They operate a number of funding programs for a variety of research needs, including ‘people support’ covering scholarships, research fellowships and career development awards.
The Australian Association for Academic Primary Care is a representative body for people undertaking teaching and research in general practice. All staff involved in the general practice environment are invited to become members.
JASON is a postgraduate scholarship search engine. Scholarships in the database apply to Australian students wishing to study at home or abroad, and to international students wishing to study in Australia.