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NHMRC reviewer: ‘No one wants a wall of text’

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An experienced peer reviewer on making proposals shine and standards of indigenous health research

As a cancer immunologist, Misty Jenkins has been involved with the National Health and Medical Research Council for most of her career. Currently the head of a lab at the Walter and Eliza Hall Institute, Jenkins not only has a number of National Health and Medical Research Council fellowships and project grants under her belt but has been a peer reviewer for a decade and chaired peer review panels for the last six years.

Over that time she’s seen some important changes in the system, not least the NHMRC shake-up in 2018 that introduced Investigator Grants, which provide salaries with added research support, and Ideas Grants, which fund research projects.

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