Health Sciences

Research support

The Faculty of Health Sciences supports research excellence and works to provide an environment where such excellence can thrive.

The key areas of focus are:

  • Research grants and contracts including a wide range of internal grants
  • Management of Higher Degree by Research (HDR) students
  • Research Development Services

To deliver:

  • highly cited publications
  • continual improvement in competitive research grant rounds
  • high impact contract research

Resulting in a significant contribution to our local, national and international communities, advancing knowledge in our key focus areas of health sciences, public health and psychology and improving health services and over all well-being.


Services offered

Internal grants

  • Faculty Conference Travel Grant Scheme (CTGS)
  • Faculty Secondment to Centre Scheme (FSCS)
  • Faculty Early Career Research Grant Scheme (ECRGS)
  • Grant Application Support Scheme
  • Faculty Partnership Grants

Support services

  • Peer review and editing services
  • Open Access Publishing support
  • Research training
  • Research development

Faculty support schemes for students

  • Faculty Research Student Support Scheme (FRSSS)
  • Faculty Conference Travel Grant Scheme (CTGS)
  • Research training

ACU staff

Detailed information about the research support provided by the Faculty is available on SharePoint for ACU staff.

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