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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.