A New Chair in Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery from the University of Western Australia has been appointed
Meet the latest cohort of Foundation Awardees!
Registrations are now open for Frontiers 2023: the Art, Science and Future of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery
The Foundation is delighted to share its latest Annual Review, detailing Awardees, events and other activities of the Foundation during 2022
Emeritus Professor Alan Mackay-Sim, a former awardee of the Passe & Williams Foundation, has passed away
The Passe & Williams Foundation welcomes 2023 with successful awards applications
The NHMRC has announced funding of $7.5 million to advance hearing health research
Congratulations to Dr. Ruth Thornton, who is one of the winners of 2021/22 WA Child Research Fund (WACRF) award.
Congratulations to Dr. Claire Frauenfelder , winner of this year's Robert Guerin Research Prize.
The Foundation has received a record number of applications for its 2023 Award Round.
The Australasian Society of OHNS thanked its past Presidents, at their recent meeting.
Dr. Michael Jay visits Alumni Dr. Carly Whyte and team in Adelaide
The Foundation caught up with early-career Alumni in Adelaide, during the ASOHNS Annual Scientific Meeting.
Clinical Associate Professor Raewyn Campbell on presenting the 2022 Garnett Passe Memorial Lecture in London
An update on the Foundation's operations and activities during the global pandemic.
Congratulations to Alumni Professor Marcus Atlas on being awarded a Member of the Order of Australia (AM)
Details of the upcoming FY23 Award Round
Get to know A/Prof Mukherjee and her passion for translational research.
Jafri Kuthubutheen and his team are leading a project into infant hearing loss for WA babies
We reflect on the past, present and future of the Foundation's work with a special video.
A 30th Anniversary edition of the Annual Review is now available
A new project aims to improve clinician-researcher skills.
Having reached its 30th Year, the Foundation reveals a new face.
Meet the latest cohort of Foundation Awardees beginning projects in 2022.
Clinical Professor Catherine Birman has received an Medal of the Order of Australia (OAM).
Research Scholarship Awardee Dr. Al-Rahim Habib features in Microsoft's latest campaign about Artificial Intelligence
Prof. McKay has been elected Fellow of the Australian Academy of Health and Medical Sciences.
Head & neck cancer research is helping early diagnosis of disease severity in COVID-19 patients
An overview of Frontiers 2021, which ran online 4-6 November 2021
The Australian online has featured a thought piece on the future of research, by Dr Jeanette Pritchard
The NHMRC has put out a Targeted Call for Research into Hearing Health (2021)
The Frontiers conference will now be a fully virtual conference.
Congratulations to Dr Giri Krishnan, winner of this year's Robert Guerin Research Prize.
A/Prof Chamindie Punyadeera on her breakthrough cancer diagnostics device.
Learn all there is to know about our Awards and Grants
Details of our upcoming Award Round
The latest Annual Review is now online
Registrations are now open for Frontiers 2021: the Art, Science and Future of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery
The Foundation is proud to announce the 2021 Awardees and their projects.
Congratulations to Alumni Alkis Psaltis, for his promotion to Professor at The University of Adelaide
Learn more about Awardee Dr Arutha Kulasinghe's research, including work on fighting COVID-19
Dr Tara Bautista's neurological research paves the way for new and safe treatments of persistent coughs.
Frontiers 2020 is now Frontiers 2021, with the new dates announced
Beyond Five has a new name: Head & Neck Cancer Australia
GPRWMF A/Prof Andrew Wise and his colleagues have taken out first prize for the ARO's 2020 Photo Contest
Announcement of the 2020 Robert Guerin Research Prize winner.
Changes have been applied to the Senior Fellowship Award.
An Awards Workshop webinar to answer your questions on the Foundation's Award Round.
Awards on offer for FY2021
Learn more about Dr Jackie Ogier's research completed during her Research Scholarship.
Associate Professor Chamindie Punyadeera and her team have detected early Head and Neck Cancer in a non-symptomatic patient, using salivary testing.
The Foundation is delighted to share its latest Annual Review, detailing Awardees, events and other activities of the Foundation during 2019.
Congratulations to Michael Hoggard, who was recently awarded a University of Auckland Vice Chancellor's Prize for Best Doctoral Thesis (2019).
In response to growing concerns regarding COVID-19, the Foundation has elected to postpone Frontiers 2020, originally scheduled for 16-18th July 2020 in Hobart.
Congratulations to Foundation Alumni Professor Rob Shepherd, for his Order of Australia award.
Important information regarding the Academic Surgeon-Scientist Research Scholarship (ASSRS)
2020 Awardees & Projects
Clinical Professor Harvey Coates has published the fourth edition of the Aboriginal, Torres Strait Islander and Pacific Islander Ear Health Manual.
A look at Bryony's research on completion of her 2015 Research Fellowship "Regenerative therapies for the treatment of hearing loss".
The Australian Competitive Grants Register (ACGR) is no longer operational.
The GPRWMF Head Office is moving from East Melbourne to Melbourne CBD.
The GPRWMF 2020 Award Round is now closed.
Frontiers: the Art, Science and Future of Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery, will be held next year in Hobart, Tasmania, Australia.
Awardee A/Prof Payal Mukherjee at the Sydney Innovation Research Symposium, on her career and advocacy for gender equality.
Dr Nathan Creber has been awarded the inaugural Robert Guerin Research Prize for Surgical Trainees
A new RACS nominee joins the Board, as Professor John Harris retires from the role.
Promising research regarding the improvement of patients with balance issues.
Meet the 2019 Awardees!
Congratulations to Dr Stella Clark for receiving Her Majesty's Honours.
Recent news coverage of Head & Neck cancers highlights the work of GPRWMF Awardees.
Details of Awards on offer and Award Round opening/closing times.
The GPRWMF 2018 Annual Review is now available online and in print.
Details on the Foundation's updated Award Suite, and 2020 Award Round.
French Hearing Institute 'Fondation Pour l'Audition' now accepting international EOIs for translational research grant.
Professor Gordon Wallace and A/Prof Payal Mukherjee demonstrate the 3D printing capabilities for children with ear deformities
Three Awards to be discontinued from the Foundation's Award Suite.
The Foundation is delighted to announce the projects that have been awarded for 2019.
Summary of the GPRWMF conference, Frontiers 2018.
Award-winning immunohistochemistry imagery by Jackie Ogier
Associate Professor Chamindie Punyadeera's team at QUT make another breakthrough
Pre-clinical trials for Dr Farzaneh Ahmadi's Bionic Voice Project have shown encouraging progress on restoring voices for laryngectomy patients.
Applications for 2019 the Academic Surgeon-Scientist Research Scholarship (ASSRS) now open for application.
The Australian Society of Otolaryngology, Head & Neck Surgeons have their official journal go digital.
Congratulations to Professor Richard Douglas, the University of Auckland's inaugural Foundation Chair in Otorhinolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery
GPRWMF Awardee Professor Peter Thorne has been awarded the 2017 Gluckman Medal. This medal is an acknowledgement of excellence, awarded each year by the University of Auckland, Faculty of Medical and Health Sciences.
GPRWMF Awardees take out the prize at The Pitch, part of the 2017 Sydney Local Health District Innovation Symposium.
Foundation Trustee and Chair of the Board, Dr Michael Jay has been awarded the 2017 ASOHNS Medal for distinguished services to ASOHNS. The medal was presented during the ASOHNS Annual Scientific Meeting held in Adelaide this
GPRWMF Awardees were congratulated by the NSW Minister for Health following the presentation of the keynote address at the Sydney Innovation and Research Symposium.
The Garnett Passe and Rodney Williams Memorial Foundation is delighted to congratulate Emeritus Professor Alan Mackay-Sim on his being awarded 2017 Australian of the Year.
Congratulations to the successful recipients of GPRWMF funding, for grants and awards commencing in 2017. With a total of 44 applications and an exceptional level of competition, seven proposals have been awarded.
With a high level of competition for this yearâ€™s funding, The Foundation has announced the winners of Awards and Grants in 2017. There were 44 applications in total of which the foundation was able to fund 7 of the received proposals.
The tenth biennial Frontiers meeting was held on the Gold Coast from 7-9th September 2016. Sponsored by the GPRWMF, the meeting was attended by 136 delegates, including leaders from the clinical and scientific community.
Associate Professor Chamindie Punyadeera, whose research has been supported by the Garnett Passe and Rodney Williams memorial Foundation, has announced a breakthrough in diagnostic technologies.
The Bionic Voice Project started in July 2015. Dr Farzaneh Ahmadi, a postdoctoral research fellow at the Biomedical Engineering and Neuroscience (BENS) group at the MARCS institute, Western Sydney University.