The Raine Research Committee is pleased to announce the award of seven Raine Visiting Professor Awards and one Charter Hall Visiting Postdoctoral Scholar Award for the 2018 round. Visiting scientists bring many benefits to the WA scientific community including advances in health and medicine, cross-fertilisation of skills and ideas, networking and collaboration. Congratulations to the successful recipients.
Overall, the Raine Foundation distributed in excess of $2.1m in research funding for the 2018 round. This includes six Raine Priming Grants, two Prizes and six Research Collaboration Awards (also supported by our Partners – Healy Medical Research Foundation, the University of Western Australia and the BrightSpark Foundation). The Research Committee again acknowledged the excellent work being conducted in Western Australia, and extends best wishes to all candidates for the ongoing success of their research. Congratulations go to the successful …
Professor Shulamit Levenberg, one of our esteemed Raine Visiting Professors, talks about tissue engineering and stem cell research with the ABC Radio National program. Click ‘Find Out More’ below to link to her interview – Will engineered organs ever become a reality in medicine?
On the 2nd of May 2017, Professor Ian Frazer AC presented the Raine 60th Anniversary Oration in honour of the late Mary and Joe Raine. Their commitment to medical research in Western Australia has resulted in the support of nearly 500 researchers and the distribution of more than $50 m, since establishment of the Raine Medical Research Foundation in 1957. If you missed Professor Frazer’s outstanding presentation ‘Translating research into practice: lessons I’ve learnt’, a link to the recording can …
Medical Forum WA has included a feature article about the Raine Medical Research Foundation in its July 2017 issue.
Congratulations to Dr Gina Ravenscroft and Dr Ruth Thornton who have been acknowledged as leading Western Australian scientists, both receiving a Young Tall Poppy Science Award. The Tall Poppy Awards recognise the outstanding research achievements of young scientists and acknowledge communication of research outcomes to the broader community.
Joining Forces to Improve the Health of Our Children – The BrightSpark Foundation and the Raine Medical Research Foundation, two of the most respected funding bodies of child health research in Western Australia, have joined together in a strategic alliance to strengthen and advance child health research in this State. The Alliance will enhance leadership, strengthen and consolidate the overall funding base and offer more opportunities for all child health researchers across WA.