Hunter New England Local Health District


Access Training

There are various training opportunities within HNELHD and externally that can support you to develop your research career.

Training Opportunities


Health Professionals Research Education Program (HPREP)

The HRTC in partnership with the University of Newcastle's Research Advantage program deliver free education sessions designed to provide information and practical advice for Clinician Researchers, Clinicians and Managers.

Every session is available via video-conference and live streaming as well as recorded for future viewing.


Workshop 4

Friday 15 November: Aboriginal Health Research

This session provided guidance/information on Indigenous Health Research.

Recording: Click here to access recording


Workshop 3

Thursday 29 August: Implementation Trials

This session provided an introduction to implementation trials with a presentation from Luke Wolfenden.

Recording: Click here to access recording


Workshop 2

Thursday 13 June: Clinical Trials

This session was designed to build knowledge and capacity of health professionals and health managers conducting clinical trials. It will assist with understanding the Australian clinical trials environment, up and coming developments, and how clinicians, managers and clinical trials staff can prepare for these changes.

Slides: 20190613 - HPREP 2 - Clinical Trials.pdf

Recording: Click here to access recording


Workshop 1

Thursday 14 March: Consumer and Community Engagement

This session was designed to build knowledge and capacity of health professionals conducting research to enhance and improve the involvement and engagement of consumers in research.

Slides: 20190314 - HPREP 1 - Consumer and Community Engagement.pdf

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2018 Program

#01 NSW Health Translational Research Grant Scheme

#02 Implementation Science / Knowledge Translation

#03 Improving the Appropriateness and Benefit of Research with Aboriginal People

#04 Research Support Services

Access 2018 Recordings through the HNELHD Library.


The HRTC supports lectures and seminars by visiting scholars.

Friday 9 August: Creating an Evidence Based Practice Environment

Associate Professor Victoria Steelman, University of Iowa, introduces the Iowa Model for Evidence Based Practice which is a tool to help staff implement evidence into routine practice.

Recording: Click here to access recording


Information Sessions (applying for grant funding and awards)

The HRTC supports applicants to develop quality submissions for grants and awards run by HNELHD.

Medical Research Futures Fund (MRFF) – March 2018

Translational Research Grants Scheme (TRGS) - 2018

HNELHD Clinical & Health Service Research Fellowships & HNELHD Improvement Grants – October 2018