• MACH EMCR Research Design Webinar Series 2024

    MACH is pleased to present a six-part webinar series exploring research design tailored specifically for early and mid-career researchers. The series will be conducted by experts from the University of Melbourne’s Methods and Implementation Support for Clinical and Health research Hub (MISCH) team and invited speakers from Centre for Digital Transformation of Health.

  • Clinical Trials Education Goes National

    The Australian Clinical Trials Education Centre (A-CTEC) is building the capacity and capability of Australia’s clinical trials workforce by providing interactive clinical trials education opportunities suitable for a range of learning needs, at no cost to the end user. In so doing, it has overcome key barriers to education and training, such as cost and … Read more

  • Increasing HSR skills at the frontline

    Head and shoulders profile shot of Harriet Hiscock.

    In 2022, our first cohort of doctors, nurses and allied health professionals commenced their MacHSR Future Leaders Fellowship journey and are now using health services research to explore evidence-based solutions to practical healthcare problems. Balancing clinical and research work Brit Gordon, Chief Allied Health Officer and MacHSR Lead at Austin Health, says the Fellowship is … Read more

  • Detecting and managing chronic disease early

    Head and shoulders shot of a GP talking to a patient in a consultation room.

    Chronic disease rates are on the rise and, over the last 10 years at Western Health, the care dialysis population has grown from 65 to 400. “That’s why we need people to get tested and treated early,” says Associate Professor Craig Nelson, Future Health Today co-lead and Head of Nephrology at Western Health. Statistics like … Read more

  • Engaging diverse communities in clinical research

    Australia is one of the most culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD) countries in the western world, yet this diversity is highly underrepresented in the health and medical research sectors.

    Dr Josefine Antoniades and Dr Humaira Maheen are two early to mid-career researchers who aim to help address this issue through a new MACH special interest group.

  • Engaging Diverse Communities in Clinical Research – Webinar

    Overview The webinar held on 27 July 2022 discusses the skills and tools needed to effectively involve members of culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD) communities in their research. This session is targeted at and developed with early and mid-career researchers and covers topics including: What to consider when planning and undertaking your research Building trust … Read more

  • National collaboration on sharing data

    Led by the Australian Research Data Commons (ARDC), the Health Studies Australian National Data Asset (HeSANDA) will allow health researchers to share, browse and reuse health study data that has been made available on the platform. “It’s a response to a huge challenge that all researchers face: What to do with the abundance of data … Read more

  • MRFF Frontiers Grant

    MACH welcomes the recent Federal Government announcement of $40 million from the Medical Research Future Fund (MRFF) Frontier Health and Medical Research Initiative to develop The Stroke Golden Hour project, which will transform diagnosis and treatment of stroke. Bringing together the work of 30 organisations under the banner of the Australian Stroke Alliance, (which includes … Read more