Resources for applicants & researchers

For applicants

Commissioning research
APHCRI has been established to develop a novel and unique place within Australia’s research community based on its mission and goals, and not to compete with or duplicate existing research activities. APHCRI's research program is priority-driven and not investigator-led. The research commissioning processes are designed to be fair and open to everyone and on equal terms.
Consumer and Community involvement in primary health care research
This three-minute video clip presents views from primary health care researchers about involving consumers and community representatives at all stages and all levels of research. All APHCRI-funded research requires active consumer and community participation.
Tips for new players
This resource has been prepared to assist new investigators, administrators and project coordinators in establishing and managing Multi-institution research centres efficiently and effectively, thereby minimising problems associated with operating across multiple sites.

For researchers

1:3:25 report format templates
APHCRI uses the 1:3:25 format to present information. Researchers must conform to the guidelines given in this document when writing their 1:3:25 reports or their reports will be returned.
Author Guidelines
APHCRI uses the 1:3:25 format to present information. Researchers must conform to the guidelines given in this document when writing their 1:3:25 reports or their reports will be returned.
Consumer and Community involvement in primary health care research
This three-minute video clip presents views from primary health care researchers about involving consumers and community representatives at all stages and all levels of research. All APHCRI-funded research requires active consumer and community participation.
Consumer and Community Participation Program
Consumer and community participation in research is about the active involvement of consumers, community members and researchers working together to make decisions about health research priorities, policy and practice.
Inquiry into Chronic Disease Prevention and Management in Primary Health Care
Submission by the Australian Primary Health Care Research Institute (APHCRI)
Knowledge exchange model
APHCRI has a mandate for its research to influence primary health care policy. This document explains the main Knowledge Exchange activities APHCRI researchers undertake to disseminate their research results appropriately.
Mapping APHCRI research to Government priorities
This paper highlights the APHCRI Network funded Centres of Research Excellence (CRE) and Research Streams which aim to meet the priorities of the National Primary Health Care Strategy.
Network Handbook
This handbook provides information for APHCRI Network researchers including APHCRI's mission, structure, goals, conditions of employment, the role of APHCRI ANU and so on.
Publishing your report in Australian primary health care journals
The Australian Primary Health Care Research Institute completes and commissions numerous systematic reviews each year, through different research streams employing many search strategies. This paper outlines a retrospective study of the reference lists used in Stream Four research papers. This information can be utilised to determine which journals are more likely to contain information, and publish papers, on the APHCRI research domains.
Research policy partnership
This document describes the respective roles, responsibilities and expectations of partners in the research /policy development process. It includes high level principles to guide engagement between the partners and describes a framework for interaction, exchange of insights and information, and, the formation and development of linkages through formal mechanisms and informal networking.
Sample contract
Updated 23 Oct 2014
Stocktake of primary health care research in Australia
Since the commencement of the Primary Health Care Research, Evaluation and Development (PHCRED) strategy in 2000, research targeted on Primary Health Care services, and on the health care system as it relates to Primary Health Care has been a focus for many academic and clinical primary health care researchers.
Tips for new players
This resource has been prepared to assist new investigators, administrators and project coordinators in establishing and managing Multi-institution research centres efficiently and effectively, thereby minimising problems associated with operating across multiple sites.

Updated:  29 September 2017/Responsible Officer:  Director/Page Contact:  Executive Support Officer