Grant Programs

Current/Open Grant Programs

The following grants are on offer for radiology related research under a formal application process:

  • General Research Grants up to a value of $80,000
    Next round opens for applications in May 2022

  • The Turab Chakera fellowship is for medical/non-medical PhD candidature intending to undertake original radiology research to the value of $80,000 per annum for three years
    Next round opens for applications in August 2023 for commencement in March 2024

  • Small Grant Applications up to a value of $20,000 may be applied for at any time during the year providing funding is available, no more than one application may be presented during any financial year by any one applicant

For application forms and more information, please visit the Grant Programs webpage.

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 402KB).

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.
  • 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

Contact Us

Phone: 9224 1069