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The Australian Research Council (ARC) Future Fellowships 2010 application form is now available through the ARC website. Please notify Tim Pitman in the UWA Research Development Office if you intend to apply or are the contact point for an external applicant.
These fellowships are open to both Australian and overseas applicants and provide an opportunity to attract exceptional mid-career researchers to UWA as well as retaining those already here.
The main changes to the scheme from the first round are summarised in Section 5 of the new Funding Rules and include modifications to weighting for the selection criteria as follows:
2009: Track Record (50%), Project (10%), Strategic alignment (15%), Collaboration (15%) and National Research Priority (10%)
2010: Track Record (40%), Project (25%) and Strategic alignment (35%)
Internal closing date: Wednesday 31 March 2010
Internal guidelines: UWA website
Funding rules and Instructions to applicants are available on the ARC website.
For further advice and feedback on developing applications, including development of the Strategic Alignment section please contact Mr Tim Pitman (Research Development Officer), the UWA coordinator for Future Fellowship applications on [email protected] or 6488 8034.