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FARE Funding Alcohol Research Projects


Wednesday, 17th July 2013 at 12:09 pm
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A new round of Not for Profit funding for alcohol research projects in Australia aims to open up the field to new players in an effort to ‘unearth unique projects worthy of further exploration’.

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FARE Funding Alcohol Research Projects
Wednesday, 17th July 2013 at 12:09 pm

A new round of Not for Profit funding for alcohol research projects in Australia aims to open up the field to new players in an effort to ‘unearth unique projects worthy of further exploration’.

The Foundation for Alcohol Research and Education (FARE) has announced it will invest $300,000 in the 2013 Alcohol Research Grants Funding Round, which will see individual grants of up to $40,000 awarded to innovative research projects.

FARE Chief Executive Michael Thorn says the research grants will encourage and enable emerging researchers from both within and outside the public health sector to test new ideas.

“Australia is an acknowledged leader in the field of alcohol policy research, but the reality is that funding opportunities are not extensive and often go to the biggest players and the largest institutions.

“This innovative funding model allows us to engage with a diverse group of academics and researchers, not only from the traditional public health sphere, but importantly those in other fields such as criminal justice, and economics,” Thorn said.

“Since 2001 FARE has collaborated with a range of leading universities and institutes, and invested over $20 million in research that explores the extent and nature of alcohol harm in Australia.

FARE is also the principal supporting partner of the Centre for Alcohol Policy Research (CAPR), investing $5 million in the world-class alcohol policy research institute.

The 2013 Alcohol Research Grants include funding for evaluations, and cross-sectoral research projects. The grants will provide an opportunity for researchers to examine new trends and develop pilot studies with a view to attracting greater funding.

Michael Thorn praised Australia’s alcohol researchers as the best in the world and said the development of evidence-based alcohol policy is critical in the efforts to reduce alcohol related harms.

“FARE’s ongoing efforts and investment in alcohol policy research will enable governments to better identify the most effective policy measures to reduce the nation’s heavy alcohol toll,” Thorn said.

Applications for the Research Grants are now open and close 4pm (AEST), Monday, August 23. 

For more information visit www.fare.org.au



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