Funding Round Now Open 2020

Monday 20 April 2020

General and Paediatric neurosurgical research. Extended closing date: Monday 13th July!

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The NeuroSurgical Research Foundation (NRF) supports research following its inception 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 subjects of research include head injury, intracranial haemorrhage, neurodegeneration, sciatica, spinal cord injury, stroke and brain tumours. The NH&MRC system is used to assess research donations.

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

  1. General neurosurgical research up to the value of $30,000 for existing neurosurgical projects undertaken in South Australia.
  2. Paediatric neurosurgical research up to the value of $30,000 and must include an Interstate or Overseas collaboration.


Extended closing date: Monday 13th July!


Please find attached a copy of the guidelines for applicants

and the application form.


For further information, contact the Neurosurgical Research Foundation,

PO Box 698, North Adelaide, SA 5006, phone: (08) 8371 0771,

or email at

Yours sincerely

Ginta Orchard

Executive Officer

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