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Current/Open Grant Programs

The RPH Imaging Research Fund is seeking grant applicants

The RPH Imaging Research Fund is now seeking applicants for research grants for radiology related research.

The Fund is seeking applications for round #5 research grants under a formal application process up to a value of $80,000.

Applications must be submitted by 10 May 2024.

Applications will be assessed in June 2024 with funding made available from July 2024.

Small project grants of up to $20,000 may be applied for at any time.

For further details contact 9224 1069 or email

Eligibility criteria

To be eligible for consideration, the application must meet ALL the following criteria:

  • At least one of the Principal Investigators in the research proposal must be in clinical practice at Royal Perth Hospital (RPH) or another Western Australian Health Service imaging teaching site as a:
    • Radiologist
    • Nuclear Medicine Physician
    • Medical Imaging Technologist
    • Nuclear Medicine Medical Imaging Technologist
    • Sonographer
  • The research project must be based and/or conducted within Western Australia.
  • Applicants may submit applications as Principal Investigator in any financial funding round. The Principal Investigator should not submit applications for funding for more than three projects at any one time.
  • All investigators involved in the research project must be listed and sign the application and their primary location noted on the application.
  • The project must address an area of research in Clinical Imaging, or Basic Imaging Health Sciences.


Download the Research Grant Application Form (PDF).

Completing the application

  • All sections must be completed.
  • Please complete the application electronically in Microsoft Word.
  • To insert text in the answer fields simply click in the box which will automatically extend as you type.
  • 5 A4 pages (excluding references), 12 pt Arial font, 2cm margins, single line spacing.
  • Full Application must be a PDF file, permitted to include figures if space to include a clear legend or fully describe figure in the text.
  • Separate file with Chief Investigator/Associate Investigators 2-page CV including tertiary qualifications, employment history, a list of publications (according to Vancouver standards), grants held, awards, patents etc. in past 5 years. If significant achievements relevant to grant lie outside the 5yr time frame- provide a short explanation why they should be considered.
  • The completed application should be sent as an email attachment to:
  • Ensure that the Declaration on page 7 is signed and dated when submitting the application.
  • The Terms and Conditions are attached to the application Page 8-10.


The completed application should be sent as an email attachment to:

Please ensure that your email is less than 20mb in total.

The Committee

The RPH Imaging Research Committee was established by a steering committee on 1 October 2019, for the purpose of management and distribution of the annual budget to Imaging Research.

The functions and responsibilities of the Committee are to:

  • Receive applications for expenditure of funds for Imaging Research in Western Australia.
  • Assess applications and distribute funds according to the research funding principles.


  • Director of Clinical Services, Royal Perth Bentley Group (Chair)
  • Head of Department of Radiology, RPH
  • Cook Steering Committee – Radiology representative
  • WA Radiology Training Network Director
  • RPH Research Foundation representative
  • Consumer representative
  • Senior Academic Curtin University School of Medical Imaging Technology
  • RPH Chief Medical Imaging Technologist
Last Updated: 03/04/2024