Health Practitioner Research Scheme
The Health Practitioner Research Scheme, supported by the Office of the Chief Allied Health Officer (OCAHO), is open to all health professionals covered by the Health Practitioners and Dental Officers (Queensland Health) Certified Agreement (No.3) 20191. It is a peer reviewed, merit based scheme, annually awarding funds to build research capacity within the health practitioner professions.
The aims of the Health Practitioner Research Scheme (HPRS) are to:
- add to evidence which improves the value of Health Practitioner services
- add to the research expertise of Health Practitioner workforce
- contribute to multidisciplinary partnerships and collaboration
- promote an equitable distribution of opportunities for research throughout the state, regardless of location, and
- enhance dissemination of research findings.
HPRS 2022 Funding Round
The HPRS 2022 funding round has closed and all applicants have been advised of the outcomes.
Funding for the successful projects will be available from July 2022.
HPRS 2023 Funding Round
Applications for the 2023 funding round will open to new, mid-career and experienced researcher projects on 27 June 2022, with funding available from July 2023.
- HP Research Scheme 2023 funding round – application guidelines (PDF 239 kB)
- HP Research Scheme 2023 funding round – application form (DOCX 707 kB)
Access to the HPRS Launch recording held on 27 June 2022 is available:
- HPRS 2023 Funding Round Launch (best viewed in Microsoft Edge) [Transcript]
If you are considering a health practitioner-led service delivery research project for the 2023 financial year, we encourage you to talk to your line managers now.
To assist you further, presentations from previous funding rounds are available below: