The Mackay Development Officer is developing ongoing support opportunities within the node and is building research capacity through:

  • Developing the Mackay Research Network which includes all disciplines in public and private health settings. Developing a database of key stakeholders, identifying local research skill sets and current projects and implementing a research skills program The MRN are identifying ongoing sources of research funding available.
  • Facilitated a collaborative, multi-discipline working party to develop research capacity Mackay.
  • Developed resources to support novice researchers (eg Starter Kits)