Congratulations to the ARC Discovery and Linkage Project winners

Tuesday, 27 October 2009

The Faculty congratulates all those with recent successes in ARC Discovery and Linkage Project funding and recognises the huge amount of effort put in by all applicants, whether successful or not.  We do encourage those who were unsuccessful this time to apply again and to seek guidance from peers and mentors in refining your proposals.    

Intensive Grant Writing Workshop for ARC Discovery Projects - Workshop

Tuesday, 27 October 2009

The Research Executive and the Research Development Office will be running an intensive workshop over three weeks in January 2010 focusing on the forthcoming ARC Discovery Project (DP) applications due in February 2010.

The workshop is aimed at researchers who will be applying for an ARC grant for the first time or those who have been unsuccessful in the past. The objective of the workshop is to guide attendees through the application process, tackling each section at a time as well as developing grant writing skills.

ARC Discovery & NHMRC 2011 - Repeat call for Expressions of Interest

Tuesday, 27 October 2009

This is a repeat call for expressions of interest in applying for ARC Discovery Project/Fellowship or NHMRC Project/Fellowship funding in the next funding rounds - March 2010.  There is no need to respond if you have already done so. This knowledge will help us in planning support and providing information over the next 6 months. 

ARC Linkage Projects - applications, guidelines and help

Wednesday, 14 October 2009

The Australian Research Council Linkage Projects Round 2 is now open, with application forms available on ARCs Research Management System (RMS).  Round 2 Instructions to Applicants are also available on the website.

Workshop: Research Leaders Program - Research Project Closeout

Monday, 12 October 2009

This workshop is designed for experienced and beginning researchers, postgraduate students and UWA research affiliates.

Questioning Hanrahan: Environmental optimism and realism in the 21st century by Professor Richard Hobbs, Australian Laureate

Friday, 9 October 2009

In this very timely talk, Professor Richard Hobbs will outline the many positive steps being taken to repair the environment in Australia and around the world - efforts amounting to a large counter-current working against negative influences.

Applications are now invited for medical equipment grants

Friday, 9 October 2009


The National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) has awarded $448,022 to the University of Western Australia for equipment grants for 2009. The amount has been calculated by allocating funds pro rata to the NHMRC health and medical research grants held by UWA in 2009.

National Science Week: Grants Round 2010 Open

Friday, 9 October 2009


The Federal Government funding for National Science Week 2010 was announced by Senator the Hon Kim Carr on 2nd October 2009. National Science Week Grants are one of several avenues through which the Australian Government funds National Science Week.

Engineering a water supply

Wednesday, 7 October 2009

UWA engineers have taken on a long-term project to help provide the people of Timor Leste with clean water and sanitation.

Worldwide Universities Network Research Development Fund - Request for Applications

Thursday, 1 October 2009

The Worldwide Universities Network (WUN) Research Development Fund offers grants of up GB£15,000 (approx. AU$27,500) to support research collaborations in the following WUN Global Challenges:

  • Adapting to Climate Change
  • Furthering the Frontiers of Cultural Understanding
  • Opportunities and Challenges of Globalisation