Kickstart: Turning ideas into action

Kickstart: Turning ideas into action
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Added 29/03/2017

Date 27/04/2017

Time 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM

Building 6, Level 6, Room 115 (entrance via Harris Street, near ABC) (view campus map)
University of Technology, Sydney (view Google map)

Do you work for a CMO/NGO and have a passion or idea that you'd like to further develop or turn into a research project?
Perhaps you'd like to apply for a CMHDARN Research Seeding Grant? 
Looking to further develop your research skills? 
Interested in building better services for people living with mental health and/or alcohol and other drugs issues? 

We're holding a practical one-day workshop on 27 April 2017 to help service providers kickstart their ideas into action and to launch the CMHDARN Research Seeding Grants, a small grants program that provides MHCC and NADA members with access to one-off funding of up to $10,000 (GST excl) to enhance research capacity. 

On the day you will have the opportunity to:    

  • Pitch your idea to experienced researchers who can help you develop your idea into a project proposal.    
  • Learn about different research methods and get advice on how to best carry out your project.    
  • Garner support and potential mentorship through CMHDARN's Mentoring Program.    
  • Hear about the CMHDARN Research Seeding Grants program and how it can help you get your project off the ground.    
  • Get advice on how to garner support and buy-in from your organisation and other partners.    
  • Hear from other service providers about the challenges you may face and how to overcome them.    
  • Learn about cultivating research integrity and how to involve consumers in a real and meaningful way.    
  • Walk away from the day with a solid project proposal to apply for funding support. 

You will need to come prepared with an idea or research question to the workshop (a template will be provided).

Register now

For more information, visit the website or contact Natasha Murray by email or phone 0413 748 453.