NRF Research and Equipment Research Grants 2021

Grant Guidelines

Grant Application

If interested,  feel free to contact Simon Conn to discuss.  He has additional background regarding these awards.

General neurosurgical research and Paediatric neurosurgical research.

The NeuroSurgical Research Foundation (NRF) was founded by Dr Trevor Dinning and Professor Donald Simpson in 1963. The mission of the Foundation is to promote, foster, develop and assist the study of all matters related to neurosurgery by encouraging, stimulating and aiding research and investigation, engaging public interest and cooperation with other research organisations.

The areas of research include brain trauma, intracranial haemorrhage, neurodegenerative conditions, spinal cord injury, stroke and brain tumours. The NHMRC system is used to assess research donations.

Funding this year is available for research grants for clinical and basic science research, including consumables and treatment equipment in two categories:

– General neurosurgical research up to the value of $50,000 for neurosurgical projects undertaken in South Australia.

– Paediatric neurosurgical research up to the value of $50,000 and must include an interstate or overseas collaboration.

The current round of applications closes on Wednesday 1st July 2021 (extended from previously advised).


For further information, please contact the Neurosurgical Research Foundation:

PO Box 698, North Adelaide, SA 5006

Phone: (08) 8371 0771

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