ARC Linkage refresher session

Thursday, 19 March 2009

For: All staff and students developing LP applications for the May round (UWA deadline is 29th April).  This session has been developed for members of the Faculty of Engineering, Computing and Mathematics, but members of other faculties are welcome. FYI there will be a FLAPS Linkage Refresher session in April - date, venue and time to be advised.

AUQA Full Faculty Briefing

Thursday, 19 March 2009

All faculty staff are invited to attend a briefing by the Vice-Chancellor on the upcoming Australian Universities Quality Assurance (AUQA) visit. 

Date:  Monday 30th March 2009
Time:  10am - 11am
Venue:  Law Lecture Theatre 1.06

All staff are encouraged to attend.

2009 AINSE Postdoctoral Research Fellowships

Thursday, 19 March 2009

AINSE (Australian Institute for Nuclear Science and Engineering) Research Fellowships are tenable at any AINSE member university. Applicants are required to discuss, in the first instance, their research program with a chosen institution and provide an outline of the program agreed with the sponsoring university/institution. 

Marie Curie - IRSES

Thursday, 19 March 2009

The European Commission, under the Seventh Framework Programme, has released a new Marie Curie scheme called the Marie Curie International Research Staff Exchange Scheme (IRSES). IRSES aims to strengthen research partnerships through short period staff exchanges and networking activities between European research organisations and organisations from countries with which the Community has an S&T agreement, including Australia.

Australia/US Fellowships

Thursday, 19 March 2009

The American Australian Association awards individual Fellowships for advanced study in the United States of up to US$25,000 each year.

Ian Potter Foundation Grants

Thursday, 19 March 2009

There are various grants available through the Ian Potter Foundation. Grant opportunities relevant to researchers in FECM include:
• Environment and Conservation

Australia China Council Grants

Thursday, 19 March 2009

The Australia-China Council invites individuals and organisations to submit applications for funding to support seed projects that are designed to strengthen and enhance the relationship between Australia and China and that project a positive image of Australia in China:

DIISR International Science Linkage: Australia-China Special Fund for Scientific and Technological Cooperation

Thursday, 19 March 2009

The Australian Government and the Government of the People’s Republic of China jointly manage the Australia-China Special Fund for Scientific and Technological Cooperation. The Fund is designed to promote and support scientific and technological cooperation between Australian and Chinese researchers in both public and private sectors.

Australian Academy of Science – International Grants: Scientific visits to Asia, Europe & North America.

Thursday, 19 March 2009

The Australian Academy of Science is inviting applications from Australian professional scientists to visit Europe, North America and South East Asia in 2010, to collaborate with researchers in those countries.  This scheme is supported by the Department of Innovation, Industry, Science and Research’s International Science Linkages – Science Academies Program.

Linkage Industry Fellowships

Thursday, 19 March 2009

See page 14 of the 2010 Funding rules

Linkage Projects offer the opportunity to request a LIF, which provides support for salary-related costs involved in temporary transfer of a researcher from one of the Eligible Organisations listed on a proposal to one of the Partner Organisations (Industry partners) listed on a proposal, or vice versa.