Priority Research Centre for
BRAIN AND MENTAL HEALTH

KPI's and METRICS

Area

Indicator

Metrics and Support

Research Funding

Increase traditional and non-traditional funding by 20% over 2015 levels by 2020

  • Targeted funding for pilot data acquisition
  • Discretionary funding to support application process
  • Internal review process

Obtain 2 large scale collaborative grants by 2020

  • Targeted funding for pilot data acquisition
  • Discretionary funding to support application process
  • Internal review process

Students & Supervision

Increase research higher degree student enrolment and completions by 20%

  • Proportional   support for scholarships for skilled and competitive RHDs
  • Provision of scholarship   top-up funds for clinicians undertaking PhD’s
  • Target novel collaborations   for RHD exchange

Next Generation

Attract and retain 3 quality self-supported researchers by 2020

  • Target invitations to priority research areas
  • Provision of financial and in-kind incentives (e.g. start-up   funding, networking, grant application support)

Collaboration

Increase collaboration with industry and health-services via Translational Research and Linkage grants by 2020

  • Increase in industry-linked grant applications over 2015 levels
  • Targeted funding for pilot data acquisition
  • Discretionary funding to support application process
  • Internal review process

Community

Increase community engagement with research by 50% over 5 years

  • Increase   Centre-hosted public forums per annum
  • Increase   interaction with targeted community groups e.g. Rotary, Lions Club
  • Increase   public outreach via schools and charitable organisations