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The Foundation

Who we are

The RPH Nursing Research Foundation was established in 2001 with the purpose of promoting nursing research and contributing to the body of knowledge for the advancement of patient care.

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What we do

The RPH Nursing Research Foundation distributes funds to support research, both novice researchers as well as providing funds for larger research projects.

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Donation & Sponsorship

You can make a difference

The RPH Nursing Research Foundation needs your help to fund essential research. There are a number of ways to help to support the Foundation.

Hike For A Cause

We’re hosting an incredible South West experience in conjunction with the RPH Research Foundation! Join us in hiking the Cape To Cape trail in 2021 and raise funds to support our continued commitment to advancing nursing outcomes.

You can find out more, and register to Hike For A Cause with us on the RPH Research Foundation page or click to see full 3 day itinerary and information pack.

Doreen McCarthy Nursing Research Grant 2020 – Applications Now Closed

The Doreen McCarthy Nursing Research Grant (DMNRG) is a collaborative initiative between RPH Research Foundation and the Royal Perth Hospital Nursing Research Foundation.

It was created in honour of Professor Doreen McCarthy, former Director of Nursing at Royal Perth Hospital, who was a champion for nursing research and instigated many initiatives aimed at promoting nurses as researchers and research into nursing practice. Doreen went on to be the founding Dean of Nursing at The University of Notre Dame Australia’s School of Nursing & Midwifery in Fremantle.

This grant is a seed-funding scheme, providing preliminary funding for innovative research projects aligned with RPH Research Foundation’s objective to enable Early Career Researchers to establish a research track record.

The total available funding for 2020 is $20,000.

Please note that applications are now closed.

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