13 December 2018
The announcement of the latest round of NHMRC funding yesterday has again highlighted the strength of Melbourne’s medical research community.
Continuing the state’s unbroken record of receiving more than 40% of NHMRC competitive grant funding, researchers in Victoria received nearly half of the more than $526 million worth of grants that were awarded – almost twice that of the nearest state (New South Wales).
Monash University received nearly $76 million – the highest amount of funding for a single institution. The next highest amount (around $61 million) was received by the University of Melbourne.
In all, 13 BioMelbourne Network members received more than $231 million in funding: