$5 million committed to WA COVID-19 research

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$5 million has been committed for 34-university led projects.
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The WA Government has committed $5 million for 34 university-led projects that could see WA researchers play a leading role in the global fight against COVID-19. 

The funding has been provided to the State's five universities to undertake or boost their COVID-19 research that contributes to protecting Western Australians.

The diverse range of projects to be funded will contribute to the global understanding, treatment and management of COVID-19.

Examples of the projects include the development of new drugs, research into the effects of COVID-19 on mental health, projects to upskill the health workforce and projects to support the resilience of businesses through the economic recovery. 

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Page reviewed 26 July 2020