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GenQ Health and Wellbeing Impact Grants
Aims to support innovative ideas or approaches that will leverage existing knowledge that has high potential to influence health and wellbeing promotion and/or practice across nutrition, physical activity, sleep, wellbeing and/or health equity, and lead to improved, sustainable and equitable health and wellbeing outcomes at the population level with a focus on infants, children and young people.
Research funded through this scheme should focus on the following objectives:
- Developing research partnerships between researchers, decision-makers and communities
- Creating evidence-based research informed by the community need, and input from community, researchers and policy-makers
- Applying research to drive impact and scale at the local and/or state population level, using a systems-based approach to meet the outcomes listed below
- Supporting the selection, adaptation and implementation of innovations that align with local and/or state populations’ needs and priorities, and
- Evaluating the effectiveness and further scalability of innovations.
Research funded through the GenQ Health and Wellbeing Impact Grants Scheme is expected to focus on five research themes:
- Physical activity
- Health Equity
The GenQ Health and Wellbeing Impact Grants Scheme aims to fund activities that will benefit one or more of the following priority or at-risk populations:
- Infants, children and young people (mandatory)
- First Nations peoples
- People experiencing disadvantage; living with disability; or from culturally, linguistically and spiritually diverse backgrounds, including recent migrants and refugees
- People living in rural and remote regions.
- Approved NHMRC Administering Institution (AI) OR partner with an Institution that is an approved Queensland-based NHMRC AI and will submit the application and administer any successful funding (if awarded)
- Deliver activities solely in Qld.