National Association of Research Fellows (NARF)

Welcome to the website of the National Association of Research Fellows (NARF) of NHMRC, Incorporated. Our Incorp. Assoc. No. is A26856T.
NARF is a national association serving the interests of Australian Research Fellows of the biomedical sector. This includes current and past NHMRC fellows (Investigator Grant awardees), ARC Fellows (e.g. DECRA, Future Fellows). We also welcome membership of holders of philanthropic fellowships (e.g. Viertel Fellows, Heart Foundation Fellows) and are inclusive of candidate fellows of the above-mentioned schemes. NARF is committed to ensuring that Research Fellows are able to sustain long-term research projects, train the next generation of research staff and students, and to pursue outstanding scientific research at all stages of their careers.
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Objective 1

To promote the professional interests of, and communication between, appointees to the Research Fellowships Schemes of NHMRC.

Objective 2

To promote the study and application of biomedical research in all its aspects.

Objective 3

To uphold the highest principles of practice and ethics in biomedical research.

Membership, application and renewals

NARF is a national association serving the interests of Research fellows of the NHMRC.

Recent Events and News

Oct 08, 2019

NARF Post-Doctoral Investigator Award 2019

NARF announces their annual award for outstanding independent health/medical/biomedical research achievements by an Australian postdoctoral researcher at an early stage of their career. The intention of the ...
Aug 30, 2019

NHMRC new system: much needed and urgent NARF recommendations

Table of recommendations from NARF regarding the current NHMRC Grant Scheme and Review Process which came out of a NARF meeting held at the Queensland Brain Institute ...
Nov 29, 2018

NARF AGM and Symposium

Event Date: Wednesday, December 10, 2018 Location: Ian Potter Auditorium, Melbourne Brain Centre (30 Royal Parade, Parkville) Time: 2:00pm to 5:00pm