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Queensland Advancing Clinical Research Fellowships

The Queensland Advancing Clinical Research Fellowships (CRF) program delivers on a key commitment by Queensland Health in the Queensland Advancing Health Research 2026 Strategy, “to design, develop and fund new fellowships programs with a clear focus on translation into clinical practice and improved health outcomes”.

The CRFs are intended to support Queensland Health clinician researchers undertake research linked to their practice. The program recognises that clinician researchers (including doctors, nurses, dentists, allied health practitioners and clinical scientists) are uniquely placed to identify clinical issues that can benefit from further research, lead patient focussed research discoveries and facilitate improved patient care through research translation.

The objectives of the Queensland Advancing Clinical Research Fellowships are to:

  • Develop Queensland Health clinician researchers and support their research career progression, particularly toward securing competitive research funding from national agencies and other funding sources.
  • Support health and medical research projects that have real potential to lead to better health outcomes for Queenslanders.
  • Build collaborative linkages between Queensland Health and the wider Queensland health and medical research sector to support the translation of research discoveries into frontline healthcare.

Round 2

Round 2 of the Queensland Advancing Clinical Research Fellowships (CRF) is now OPEN. Important dates and documentation are listed below:

Important Dates

Round 2 opens 20 January 2020
Round 2 applications close 12pm noon on 13 March 2020
Panel review April-June 2020
Applicants notified July/August 2020

Documentation and application submission

Step It is recommended that applicants
One Read the Queensland Advancing Clinical Research Fellowships (Round 2) Funding Rules and Frequently Asked Questions
Two Read the Queensland Health Research Fellowships Funding Agreement Terms and Conditions (generic - version 2018.3)
Three Complete the Queensland Advancing Clinical Research Fellowships (Round 2) Application Form
Four Complete the Funding Agreement Declaration page

Submit the following completed documents to as a single, consolidated PDF:

  • Application Form
  • Reference list (if required)
  • Letters of support
  • Funding Agreement Declaration page

Previous Recipients

Queensland Advancing Clinical Research Fellowships recipients

Last updated: 20 January 2020