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HRC Resource Library

Our research and funding documents contain support and reference information for applicants applying for funding, as well as background information for referees and committee members.

  • HRC Research Investment Streams

    Funding information
    This document outlines the Health Research Council's key research investment streams and the purpose of each.
  • Example Peer Review Manual

    Funding information
    The purpose of the Peer Review Manual is to outline each stage of the review process for applicants, committee members and reviewers. For the latest Peer Review Manual pertaining to a specific round, head to the relevant funding page on HRC Gateway.
  • HRC Variation Request Form

    Funding information
    This form is used to provide information to the HRC about proposed variations to current research contracts with the HRC.
  • Implementing Research - a guideline for health researchers

    Funding information
    This booklet introduces researchers to dissemination and implementation of research, and working with mass media.
  • Example Memorandum of Understanding

    Funding information
    This example Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) formalises the intention of the parties to collaborate in a research project and to enter into a sub-contract.
  • HRC standard CV template

    Funding information
    This CV template, used by several other organisations, can be used in all HRC funding applications. It standardises the type of information asked for and eliminates the need for researchers to reformat their CV each time they apply for funding.
  • HRC Rules

    Funding information
    This document outlines the permissible use of research funding and rules around the operation of Contracts
  • 2020 HRC Impact Assessment slideshow notes

    Funding information
    This powerpoint presentation helps applicants and reviewers interpret the HRC’s Research Impact Assessment, which has been further revised for our 2020 funding rounds.
  • 2020 HRC Impact Assessment slideshow

    Funding information
    This slideshow helps applicants and reviewers interpret the HRC’s Research Impact assessment criterion, which has been further revised for our 2020 funding rounds.
  • Example Career Development Awards Peer Review Manual

    Funding information
    The CDA Peer Review Manual is specifically for Career Development Award applicants and reviewers. It describes each stage of the review process, the roles of referees, science assessing committees and the HRC Secretariat. For the latest CDA Peer Review Manual pertaining to a specific round, head to the relevant funding page on HRC Gateway.
  • Example HRC Research Contract

    Funding information
    This example contract covers the agreement between the Health Research Council and a research provider for the duration of a funded research programme.
  • Review of HRC Funding Decisions, Policy and Procedure

    Funding information
    This policy outlines how the HRC handles requests for a review of funding decisions.