Grants

NVRI research efforts are made possible thanks to funding support from government, industry and philanthropic grants

Source Title Funding Period
Australian Research Council ARC Centre of Excellence – Integrative Brain Function 2014 – 2021
National Health and Medical Research Council Development Grant – Development of a high acuity retinal prosthesis 2017 – 2019
National Health and Medical Research Council Project Grant – Next generation cybernetics: Long term carbon fibre dual stimulation/recording arrays for closed loop neural implants 2016 – 2019
National Health and Medical Research Council Project Grant – Neuro-feedback for improved efficacy of retinal prosthesis 2016 – 2019
Lions Club of Victoria Half funding for three year postdoctoral position 2016 – 2018
LEW Carty Charitable Fund Half funding for three year postdoctoral position 2016 – 2018
Rebecca L Cooper Medical Research Foundation Funds to purchase electrode puller 2016
Lions Club of Victoria Lions Research Fellow 2011 – 2016
John Nicola Foundation Funds for staff travel 2015 – 2016
National Health and Medical Research Council Project Grant – Mechanisms and pathways to saccadic suppression in primate brain 2012 – 2015
University of Melbourne Melbourne Neuroscience Institute new initiative fund 2015
LEW Carty Charitable Fund Funds to purchase multi-channel microelectrode arrays 2015
ANZ Trustees William Buckland Foundation – funds to support essential intracellular recording equipment 2014
Defence Science and Technology Organisation Night vision goggle testing 2013 – 2014
Australian Research Council ARC Fund for the Bionic Eye – Bionic Vision Australia 2010 – 2014*
Sandringham Club Funds for vision research 2013
CASS Foundation Travel Grant – Dr Adam Morris to attend Society for Neuroscience, USA 2013
LEW Carty Charitable Fund Funds to purchase electrical stimulation equipment 2013
Rebecca L Cooper Medical Research Foundation Funds to assist with purchase of confocal microscope 2013
National Health and Medical Research Council Project Grant – Determining the electrical stimulation parameters required to program the bionic eye to effect vision 2010 – 2013*
National Health and Medical Research Council Project Grant – Measuring and modelling visual cortical plasticity 2009 – 2013*
National Health and Medical Research Council CJ Martin Fellowship – Dr Adam Morris 2009 – 2013*
Australian Research Council ARC Centre of Excellence – Vision Science 2005 – 2013*
Eirene Lucas Foundation Funds to assist with purchase of confocal microscope 2012
National Health and Medical Research Council Project Grant – Saccadic eye movements and the neural basis of visual perception 2009 – 2012*

*brought to the NVRI in 2011