NHMRC Investigator grant - panel Q&A

Course description

Reflection and discussion on peer review and assessment of 2020 grant round.

Following on from the outcome of the 2020 NHMRC Investigator Grant round (TBA in August 2019), a panel of Flinders' researchers will provide information on how Investigator grants were assessed and respond to questions from the audience.

The session will be facilitated by Dr Rebecca Cook, Senior Research Support Officer, CMPH and panel members are:

Associate Professor Phil Dinning

Academic Status; CMPH. A/Prof Dinning currently holds a Senior Medical Scientist position in the department of Surgery and Gastroenterology at Flinders Medical Centre. Prior to this he held the position of senior research fellow in the Department of Human Physiology at Flinders University (2011-2013) and in the School of Medicine, University of New South Wales (2009-2011). He has research interests in functional gut disorders and gastrointestinal motility.

Associate Professor Anand Ganesan

A/Prof Anand Ganesan is a Matthew Flinders Fellow in Cardiology; CMPH. He undertook his MBBS at the University of Sydney (2000), PhD at Johns Hopkins University (2006), FRACP (cardiology) at Westmead Hospital (2010), and Postdoctoral Fellowship at the University of Adelaide (2011-2014). He is practising cardiologist and cardiac electrophysiologist, with research interests in the development and application of novel cardiovascular technologies in the area of atrial fibrillation mapping.

Professor David Lynn

Prof. Lynn is Director, SAHMRI Computational & Systems Biology Program; Professor, Flinders University, CMPH; and EMBL Australia Group Leader, SAHMRI Microbiome & Host Health Program. He leads a multidisciplinary group of computational and experimental researchers who apply advanced systems biology and experimental immunology approaches to investigate the immune system and cancer. He has a particular interest in investigating how the microbiota influences immune responses in a wide range of contexts.

Professor Paul Ward

Professor and Head of Public Health; CMPH. Prof Ward is a social scientist with a background in medical sociology, geography and health services research. His main research interests are around socio-spatial inequalities and inequities in health, medicine usage and the provision of health and social care. Prof Ward also has a particular interest in research around lay and professional perceptions, knowledge and understandings of health, healthcare, medicines, risk and trust.

Flinders’ Research Community based in rural and remote locations will be able to access and participate in the workshop. Please indicate if you are from a rural or remote location when enrolling or contact Kirsty de Ruyter at researcherpd.rds@flinders.edu.au.

Here is the full program for our research income training and development series:

  • Grants Evolution Category 1
  • Grants Evolution Category 2 & 3.

Type of course


Who should attend

Investigator grant applicants

Research support staff

What you will learn

  • Insights from peer reviewers
  • How an Investigator grant is assessed
  • Tips for success

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