ISLHD IHMRI Research Grants

We are very happy to announce the first round of ISLHD & IHMRI Collaborative Health Professional Research Grants.

These research grants are open to any ISLHD Health Professional employee, and it is recommended that applicants are IHMRI affiliates. Health professionals can apply for funding up to $30,000 per grant, from a total pool of $90,000.

The objectives of the ISLHD & IHMRI Collaborative Health Professional Research Grants are to:

  • support excellent applied clinical research led by ISLHD Health Professionals
  • advance promising ISLHD Health Professional researchers and promote enhanced opportunities for diverse career pathways 
  • enable research and research training in high quality and supportive environments
  • contribute to the outcomes of District's Strategic Priorities, including expanding ISLHD’s knowledge base and research capability, and enhancing the scale and focus of research across ISLHD
  • provide opportunities for ISLHD Health Professionals to develop both research and leadership skills


Eligibility Criteria

Please ensure that the application meets the following eligibility criteria.

  • Health professional staff must be employed by ISLHD currently and remain so for the duration of the grant. The project must be completed within ISLHD.
  • The research project must be developed and led by an ISLHD Health Professional.
  • The research project must align with the overall aim to improve patient care within ISLHD.
  • The research project must be methodologically rigorous and achievable within the maximum $30,000 budget as well as a two year time frame.
  • The project should align with the ISLHD Strategic Priorities.

The funds can be used to purchase consumables, equipment or staffing.

Further information on how to become an IHMRI affiliated researcher can be found here.

Each application will be assessed by a panel comprising senior ISLHD and IHMRI staff with clinical and/or research expertise. Any time frame applied will take into consideration the applicant’s circumstances so that it is assessed relative to opportunity.



To apply please complete the application form and send to by 5pm Monday 9th August 2021. No late applications will be accepted.

All applicants will be notified of the outcome of their application by email and within four weeks of the closing date.