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Translating Research Into Practice (TRIP)

Organisation: National Health & Medical Research Council (NHMRC)

Eligibility criteria

It is expected that recipients of the TRIP Fellowships will have completed their initial professional training between approximately 5 to 15 years ago, have an ongoing commitment to the application of evidence in health care, and have the capacity to become future leaders in the field. Application is open to Australian citizens, Australian permanent residents and New Zealand citizens who hold a Special Category Visa.


The Fellowship provides financial support to undertake a two-year implementation research project on a half-time basis, and develop specific knowledge, practical skills, and expertise related to the implementation of evidence-based practice. The fellowship also provides personal and professional development in leadership; training in the science and practice of evidence implementation, including up to eight days of face-to-face master classes and workshops per year, facilitated by Australian and international visiting experts in evidence-based health care; costs of the master classes and associated travel and accommodation; regular and constructive progress review from an appointed NHMRC Committee; career-focused mentoring from senior figures in Australian health care; access to online resources via a NICS Portal; and networking opportunities with Australian and international peers working in knowledge translation.

The TRIP Fellowship award includes a package for 0.5 full-time equivalent (FTE), for two years. For awards beginning in 2010, TRIP Fellowship Level 1 provides $62,000 per annum; and TRIP Fellowship Level 2 provides $70,000 per annum.

Further information (opens an external site)

Australia's National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) has announced the opening of the Translating Research Into Practice (TRIP) Fellowships competition.

The fellowships provide support and training for future leaders in knowledge translation, the science and practice of evidence implementation. The fellowships are available to individuals who have completed professional training in any health discipline, including but not limited to medical practitioners, nurses, allied health professionals, paramedics, medical librarians, health economists, health managers and policy makers.

Who should you notify?

It is requested that applicants email Helen Thomson or Yvonne Cheng as soon as possible if you intend submitting under this scheme

Closing date

For a review and feedback from RIO, all responses should be submitted to RIO by the close of business 25 February 2011.
The Translating Research Into Practice (TRIP) closing date is 4 March 2011

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