Education (Internal)

Hunter New England Local Health District

Systematic Review Course

NSW Health Education and Training Institute (HETI) and HNE Health Libraries have collaborated to produce a self-paced, online, 10 session Systematic Review Course.

The course guides clinicians and health service researchers to the processes of:
systematic literature reviews
study selection 
data extraction
writing review for publications 
inform on policy or health service practice

To access these free sessions and additional resources please visit HNE Health Libraries.

In addition, Dr Kerith Duncanson (Rural Research Manager, HETI) and Angela Smith (Research Support Librarian, HNE Health Libraries) will be conducting zoom sessions from September to provide additional support and motivate participants throughout the course, please email to register for the zoom sessions.

Please direct all queries to and 

Rural Research Capacity Building Program

The Rural Research Capacity Building Program aims to increase the number of rural and remote health workers with knowledge and skills in evaluation and research methods. Please click on below link for more information.

 2020/2021 Rural and Research Capacity Building Program

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.

2021 Sessions and Past Recordings



The HNE Research Office supports lectures and seminars by visiting scholars.

Friday 9 August: Creating an Evidence Based Practice Environment (The Iowa Model of EBP)

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 HNE Research Office supports applicants to develop quality submissions for grants and awards run by HNELHD.

​​Medical Research Futures Fund (MRFF) Rapid Applied Research Translation Grants EOI - 2018

​​Translational Research Grants Scheme (TRGS) - 2018

HNELHD Clinical & Health Service Research Fellowships - 2018 

How to Prepare a Submission - High Value Health Care Awards - 2020