EMC Round 2 applications open
Key dates
Information sessions
Key documents for the application process
Frequently asked questions
EMC Round 1 Fellowship recipients
More information​

Early–Mid CareerFellowsships (2017–2020)The NSW Early-Mid Career (EMC) Fellowships provide funding to early-mid career health and medical researchers in NSW. 

EMC Fellowships aim to:

  • promote the participation of early-mid career researchers in high quality research projects across the spectrum, from basic sciences through to health services and population health research and
  • develop skills in priority areas, including:
    • health service and systems design
    • implementation science
    • epidemiology
    • medical and bio informatics
    • health economics
    • biostatistics
    • health and policy development
    • basic and biomedical research related skills.

EMC Round 2 applications open

The priority research area for this round is cardiac health. A total of $3 million is available in Round 2 of the EMC Fellowships.

The application process will include two stages: expression of interest and full application. Further information is available in the
  Guidelines for Applicants.

Funding categories:

  1. Full Fellowship (Fellowship and Project Funding)
  2. Project funds for existing Fellows with at least two years left on the Fellowship.

Key dates

Stage 1

  • expressions of interest open 23 August 2017
  • expressions of interest close 3 October  2017​
  • invitations to progress to full applications will be issued 15 November 2017.

 Stage 2

  • full applications close  4 January 2018
  • all applicants will be notified of the outcome April 2018
  • funding commences April 2018. 

Key documents for the application process

Applicants requiring assistance with developing their EOI should contact their host organisation in the first instance. If you require further assistance you can contact the EMC team by emailing EMC@doh.health.nsw.gov.au.

Information sessions

The Office for Health and Medical Research together with the Cardiovascular Research Network conducted information sessions to support potential applicants for the round two of EMC funding.

Videos of these sessions are available in Early-Mid Career Fellowships cardiovascular health information session videos. 

Frequently asked questions

Answers of common interest to frequently asked questions from round 2 are available.

 Answers to frequently asked questions from round 1 are also available. 

EMC Round 1 Fellowship recipients

The Office for Health and Medical Research is pleased to announce that 17 applicants to the NSW Early-Mid Career Fellowships have been awarded.

The recipients are:

  • Associate Professor Rebecca Mitchell, Macquarie University
  • Dr Aliza Werner-Seidler, University of New South Wales
  • Dr Anna Williamson, The Sax Institute
  • Dr Annie Lau, Macquarie University
  • Dr Catherine Hunter, The George Institute for Global Health
  • Dr Cindy Ma, Garvan Institute of Medical Research
  • Dr Emma Barrett, ​University of New South Wales
  • Dr Heidi Janssen, Hunter New England Local Health District
  • Dr Joanne Reed, Garvan Institute of Medical Research
  • Dr Kirsten Morley, University of Sydney
  • Dr Mark Cowley, Garvan Institute of Medical Research
  • Dr Nicole Lowres, Heart Research Institute
  • Dr Rebecca Stanley, Illawarra Health and Medical Research Institute
  • Dr Robyn Clay-Williams, Macquarie University
  • Dr Ryan Davis, University of Sydney
  • Dr Sanjay Patel, Heart Research Institute
  • Dr Virginia Mumford, Macquarie University.

More information

For queries regarding EMC Fellowships, please email emc@doh.health.nsw.gov.au.

EMC Fellowships Grant Agreement (Round 1).

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Page Updated: Wednesday 13 September 2017