The Australian Research Council Linkage Projects 2011 Round 1 is now open, with application forms available on the ARC's Research Management System (RMS). Please notify Debbie Thackray if you intend to apply. See also event information on writing workshops to support your application.
The Australian Academy of Science invites applications for two new bilateral funding initiatives to support researcher mobility and collaborative research projects between Australia and Germany in key priority fields of research in 2010 - 2011.
The US Government's most prestigious and valuable education scholarships, International Fulbright Science and Technology Awards, for promising graduate students to undertake PhD study at top US universities in fields of science, technology or engineering are now open.
His Royal Highness Prince William of Wales KG took a keen interest in a high-tech marine ocean glider owned by The UWA when he visited CSIRO aboard the Marine National Facility Research Vessel Southern Surveyor in Sydney last month.
Winthrop Professor Chari Pattiaratchi said the glider had helped revolutionise ocean observations and climate science, playing a vital role in understanding climate change, rising sea levels and ocean acidification.
UWA Internal Guidelines with information, handy hints on completing applications, a budget costing template, guidelines on using the ARC's RMS application system and links to relevant ARC documentation are available on the UWA website.
The Australian Academy of Science invites applications from professional scientists to visit Europe, North America (Canada, USA and Mexico) and North East Asia (China, Korea and Taiwan) between 1 July 2010 and 31 March 2011 to collaborate with researchers in those countries.
Proposals in any field of natural science, basic and applied, including mathematics and engineering science, will be considered. The duration of the visits must be between 14 and 40 days.