Research Portfolio

Research capacity building: Redcliffe Hospital

Redcliffe Hospital Emergency Department (ED) has a growing research track record and an increasing number of clinical staff engaging in research-related activities. To capitalise on this burgeoning interest, we will funding a dedicated Clinical Research Coordinator to provide active support, coordination and promotion of both current and future research activities. The aim of our endeavour is to establish research as a core element of ED activity, together with education & training, provision of clinical care and maintenance of standards in healthcare. We intend to conduct our future research under the auspices of leaders and champions representing four thematic headings: 1.…

Principal Investigator: A/Prof Douglas Morel
Amount Awarded: $108,440
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Cairns Base Hospital capacity building grant

Cairns Base Hospital Emergency Department is committed to attracting the best emergency physicians and trainees. Our research commitment over the years, particularly the ability to provide 4.10.70 direction and opportunities, has been recognised by our peers as significant, particularly in an environment of heavy clinical \workloads and limited funding opportunities. In the past two years the CBH executive has worked to balance this by increasing staff numbers and allowing more academic opportunities for Emergency Physician and trainees alike. This Capacity building grant allows the Hospital to appoint, for three years, Associate Professor Jamie Seymour from the James Cook University, School…

Principal Investigator: A/Prof Peter Pereira
Amount Awarded: $210,000
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Research Scholarship Grant Dr Jeremy Furyk

Status epilepticus (SE) occurs when seizures do not stop spontaneously and can result in long-term disabilities and occasionally death. There is a paucity of high quality evidence on SE, particularly in children and causes and outcomes are different from adults. This programme of research on SE uses mixed methods to address this gap in knowledge. The research includes establishing a national registry of status epilepticus in children, identifying consensus research priorities amongst experts, and a qualitative evaluation of alternatives to informed consent (which is a potential barrier to prospective emergency research).

Principal Investigator: Dr Jeremy Furyk
Amount Awarded: $150,000
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Research Scholarship Grant Dr Jeremy Furyk

The importance of good quality clinical trials in health care is being increasingly recognized worldwide. The London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine (LSHTM) is the leading postgraduate medical institution in Europe in the subjects of public health and tropical medicine. The Master of Science in Clinical Trials, conducted online, aims to provide those with some experience in the area of clinical trials to broaden their role in design, management, analysis and reporting of clinical trials. The first year of the course covers the core topics of; fundamentals of clinical trials, basic statistics for clinical trials, clinical trials in practice…

Principal Investigator: Dr Jeremy Furyk
Amount Awarded: $225,000
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Capacity Building Grant: The Townsville Hospital

Principal Investigator: Dr Jeremy Furyk
Amount Awarded: $210,000
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