[Usyd-research-announce] NHMRC - Research Grants Management System
research at usyd.edu.au
Tue Dec 8 16:59:09 EST 2009
The Research Grants Management System, or RGMS is NHMRC's new online
system for lodging grant applications, managing the assessment of
applications, and managing grants once awarded.
RGMS is replacing Informed-Filler and NHMRC's current grants management
system, RMIS (Research Management Information System).
* Researchers will use RGMS to lodge applications for all NHMRC
funding schemes except Australia Fellows* and NHMRC EU Collaborative
Health Research Grants.
* Researchers who hold NHMRC grants will be able to manage their
grants on-line using RGMS.
* All researchers involved in NHMRC's peer-review processes will
also do this through RGMS.
There will be little difference in the information needed to complete an
application compared to previous requirements. However, the look and
functionality of RGMS is completely different from your NHMRC grant
application and management experience of the past. Any changes in the
information required from last year will mainly be due to changes in the
If you already hold an active grant with NHMRC, you will automatically
be provided with an RGMS account. You will be sent an e-mail on 17
December, containing information telling you how to activate your
* access the system;
* fill out the areas of the 'Profile and CV' relevant to your
scheme (a list of these will be available in the system from users' home
* start an application; and
* access the guide to applicants for the scheme you are applying
All RAOs will also automatically be provided with an RGMS account.
If you don't currently hold an active NHMRC grant, instructions on how
to get an RGMS account will be available on the NHMRC website at
http://www.nhmrc.gov.au/grants/rgms on 17 December 2009. You will be
able to request a new RGMS account through RGMS's automated
login/password function called 'RGMS Identity Manager'.
RGMS will go live on 17 December 2009, for all NHMRC funding schemes
(except Australia Fellows and NHMRC EU Collaborative Health Research
Grants). The relevant dates are as follows:
* 8 December 2009 - Project Grants Policy released.
* 14 December 2009 - Researcher Fellowship and Practitioner
Fellowship Policy released.
* 17 December 2009 - Current NHMRC grant holders are emailed
instructions detailing how to activate their pre-prepared RGMS accounts.
* 17 December 2009 - RGMS goes live. Researchers can log into
* 17 December 2009 - Project Grant application forms open in RGMS.
* 17 December 2009 - Researcher Fellowship and Practitioner
Fellowship application forms open in RGMS.
* 17 December 2009 - RGMS: Identity Manager is launched allowing
new users to request new RGMS accounts.
For more information please visit:
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