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Alfred Research Alliance Receives $29m+ in NHMRC Funding

Alfred Research Alliance Receives $29m+ in NHMRC Funding

Member organisations from the Alfred Research Alliance have attracted a total of more than $29 million in funding from the latest round of National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) grants, announced on Saturday 7 December. The grants cover a range of areas including cardiovascular disease, public health, cancer, infectious diseases, biostatistics and epidemiology. This funding will… Read More

Around the Precinct: 5 December 2019

A new Access and Inclusion Plan for The Alfred, World AIDS Day and the latest in endurance sport – this week at the Alfred Research Alliance. Alfred Health Footy player upskills physio training at The Alfred AFLW player and La Trobe University physiotherapy student Libby Birch has gained new skills and experience during her placement… Read More

Dr Mastura Monif, Monash Central Clinical School

Around the Precinct: 28 November 2019

The link between diabetes and depression, scholarship winners and precinct researchers named among the world’s most influential – this week at the Alfred Research Alliance. Alfred Health Response to reports about The Alfred infrastructure Alfred Health Chief Executive, Professor Andrew Way, has confirmed that the buildings at The Alfred remain safe for staff to work and… Read More

The Career Factor panel

The Care(er) Factor: Dr Franca Ronchese and the Alliance Panel Share Their Tips on Balancing Work and Family

On Tuesday 12 November, the Alfred Research Alliance Gender Equity Initiative hosted “The Care(er) Factor: Balancing Work and Family in 2019”. This seminar opened with a presentation by Dr Franca Ronchese, a leading immunologist from Wellington’s Malaghan Institute of Medical Research. Dr Ronchese spoke about managing career and caring responsibilities from the 1980s to now… Read More