ECM Faculty Focus
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.
Internal UWA Deadline: 4th November 2009
Internal Submission Process:
All applications must be submitted by the internal closing date as follows:
- Submit one hard copy of the entire application together with an Application Cover Sheet and the signed Linkage Projects Certification Proforma to the Research Grants Office.
- Once feedback has been provided (please note that feedback will only be provided on hard copy submission):
- On RMS hit the Submit Proposal to Research Office link.
- Provide a final hard copy to the Research Grants Office.
ARC Funding Agreement (not part of the application, but staff and partners should familiarise themselves with requirements)
UWA's Research Services provides information and guidance in submitting applications, including a revised HTML based Research Project Costing Template to assist in budget preparation which can be found under "Research Grants Forms" on the Grants Tables and Guidelines page. Additional hints and tips on using the RMS are also provided.
Partner Letter of Support
Requirements concerning the partner support letters are on page 24 of the Instructions for Applicants. Note in particular the requirement for the Partner Organisation(s) letter of eligibility and support to include the following wording:
"I certify that no part of the cash contribution is drawn from funds previously appropriated from government sources for the purposes of research, evaluation and/or consultancy activity;" and
"I have read and understood the requirements in the standard Linkage Projects Funding Agreement about Partner Organisation written agreements, including the requirement to enter into arrangements regarding intellectual property”
For further advice and assistance concerning all aspects of Linkage Projects please contact Debbie Thackray (Faculty Research Development Officer).
Debbie Thackray: 6488 4765; [email protected]