Grant-writing tips from the ARC, CSIRO & Thales Australia

Writing a grant application can be a daunting task, especially with acceptance rates constantly declining.

How then can we more effectively write not only a grant application, but a successfully grant application?

Ahead of the Research Funding Summit 2018, the Australasian Research Management Society is sharing grant writing top tips from the Australian Research Council, the CSIRO and Thales Australia.

Download the full eBook to learn more.

Griffith University Postdoctoral Fellowship Scheme

The Griffith University Postdoctoral Fellowship Scheme invites applications from high-calibre early career researchers. Both non-residents and Australian citizens/residents may apply.

Up to eight Fellowships may be awarded in 2018, with one Fellowship designated for an Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Researcher. Fellowships are for two years.

Access application forms and guidelines for the 2018 round from the Griffith University Internal grants page.

Applications Open: 2 May 2018

Applications due: 27 June 2018

Referee reports due: 6 July 2018

Outcomes expected: October 2018

Catapult – launching transdisciplinary research for industry impact

QUT’s Institute for Future Environments introduced the Catapult research funding program to help support short term, higher risk transdisciplinary research projects that deliver industry outcomes.

All QUT academic staff and QUT doctoral alumni are eligible to apply.

Catapult funding is aimed at enhancing the technology readiness levels of transdisciplinary research ideas – ensuring QUT’s research is able to move along the continuum from creative discovery and successful application… through to adopted innovation by our end user partners in industry and government.

It’s launch time: find out how to apply.

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Secure a Grant!

If you’re looking to secure a grant for your cause or get a behind-the-scenes look at what donors in your area are doing, this free tutorial is for you!

Event details:
Friday 1 June, 7:45 – 9:00am.
QUT Library, Gardens Point Campus V Block, Level 7. Register.

The tute allows you to view the QUT Community Collection for grant-seekers, fundraisers and philanthropists and shows you how to use the world’s leading grant-seeking database, the Foundation Directory Online. QUT is the only institution in the Southern Hemisphere which hosts this unique collection.

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AMP’s Tomorrow Fund

Opens 5 April

AMP’s Tomorrow Fund is once again offering $1 million in grants to amazing Australians doing great things – including researchers, educators and innovators.

Now in its fifth year, this program is open to individuals of all ages, walks of life and abilities. Among the 45 Australians who shared in $1 million in AMP Tomorrow Fund grants last year were a marine biologist, a systems engineer, a neuropsychologist, a radiation oncologist, a built environment consultant and several medical researchers.

AMP is now seeking more Australians who are working hard on a project or passion but just need a boost to take it to the next level.

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Looking for funding opportunities?

QUT’s Office of Research keeps an up-to-date online calendar of all upcoming research funding opportunities, complete with links to further details, and all the important dates you need to know.

The opportunities range across all faculties and include national and international research and travel grants, fellowships and more.

The Office of Research also distributes a regular e-newsletter of funding opportunities. If you don’t already receive these emails and would like to sign up, contact the office of research.