Research - Grants

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Document Purpose

The purpose of this procedure is to outline the process for the pre- and post-award management of research grants submitted by and/or awarded to, SCHN affiliated Investigators . The management of grants submitted and/or awarded for the conduct of commercially sponsored research, for the purposes of service provision, and/or the provision of funds from philanthropic trusts and foundations not related to research, is outside the scope of this procedure. Adherence to this procedure will ensure: * The competitiveness of grant applications via expert review of content , and verification of compliance with the funding rules and/or application guidelines for the relevant funding scheme; * An accurate and complete record of applications submitted and/or awarded is maintained by the Research Office to enable the generation of performance metrics, as well as leverage capacity building opportunities and other funding opportunities ; and * Appropriate stewardship of public and other resources whereby funding is used ‘for purpose’ and the receipt, investment and expenditure of funds complies with NSW Accounts and Audit Determinations for Public Health Organisations.

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