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March 2017


Seminar coming up:

Developing your 5-Year Research Plan
Presented by Associate Professor Andy Barron, ARC Future Fellow, Biological Sciences
Wednesday 29th March 2017
12pm – 1pm
Senate Room, C8A 310, Lincoln Building
“Hitting any mid- and long-term research goals is impossible if you don’t know what they are. This seminar discusses how you can identify what you want to do, and how you can plan to give yourself the greatest chance of success.”


Faculty Visiting Researcher Scheme Update:

The next round of the Faculty Visiting Researcher Scheme closes on Monday 27th March 2017. Please visit the Resources page for the application form.


ARC Linkage Proposals for 2017 are open continuously until December 2017. The University will be running 3 “rounds” for these over the coming year – please follow the link and refer to the “Key Dates” section. The first round details are as follows:

2017 Round 1
Faculties closing date: 27th April 2017
Research Office closing date: 11th May 2017
Submission to ARC: 18th May 2017

Closing Soon

The following schemes/prizes are closing in March/April 2017:

Insight Investment Science Book Prize – 31st March

L’Oreal Women in Science Fellowships – 3rd April

Science and Engineering Student Competition Sponsorship Programme, NSW Dept Industry – 7th April

NSW Young Tall Poppy Awards – 10th April

Prime Minister’s Prize for Science – 12th April

Australia-Indonesia Grants – 19th April

Australian Academy of Science Awards – 20th April

Lennart Nilsson Award – 25th April

Australia-India Grants – 27th April

Australia to US Fellowships (for Masters, PhDs and Postdocs) – 30th April



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