October 2017

Funding Updates:

Future Fellowships for 2018 are now open in RMS at the ARC. If you have not sent an Expression of Interest to either the Research Office or the Faculty Research Office, please contact ASAP if you are still interested in applying this round.

ARC DECRA for 2019 will be open to Expressions of Interest until the 27th October 2017. If you are currently waiting for the outcome of the previous round, please let us know if you are interested in running again should your application be unsuccessful.

Applications for MQ Research Infrastructure (Small) – RIS Small (formerly RIBG) must be submitted to the Faculty ( for ranking by 5pm 23rd October 2017.



The PURE Research Hub has been launched to the public. For news and updates, please refer to the Staff Portal.

From Monday 30 October Researchers will be able to add the following to their profiles in the Pure RMS:

  • Activities
  • Equipment
  • Events
  • Impacts
  • Patents
  • Press/Media
  • Prizes

NOTE: Of the above, only Patents will have a workflow approval switched on. Patents will have the usual Research Outputs workflow via the Library for validation. QRGs and FAQs will be made available via the WIKI.


Partnership Clinics

Remaining 2017 clinics are scheduled for:

18th October
1st November
15th November
29th November
13th December

Please see the Resources page for more information.


Upcoming Seminars

Evaluating your Research Performance and Analysing Journal Quality and Impact with Scopus & Mendeley
Date: Wednesday 15th November 2017
Time: 12:00-13:00
Location: E7B, 14 Sir Christopher Ondaatje Ave, T2 Theatre
Speakers: Steven Riddell, Thomas Klingler (Elsevier)
Ignition CORE
The Medical Device Commercialisation Training Program’s Ignition CORE is a 12 week course that provides medical technologists with a tailored curriculum on how to transform their visionary concepts into viable businesses. This is not a seminar as such: The selection process for Ignition CORE is competitive and shortlisted candidates will be required to attend an interview. Only 20 candidates are accepted per year and required to fulfil the following eligibility criteria.
Dates: 1st February 2018 to 19th April 2018
Location: Cicada Innovations, Sydney
Applications open until 22nd November 2017


Closing Soon

MQ Research Infrastructure (Large) – Faculty deadline midday 16th October 2017 (*must be submitted through Faculty)
MQ Research Infrastructure (Small) – Faculty deadline 23rd October 2017 (*must be submitted through Faculty)
ARC Laureate Fellowships – close at ARC 9th November 2017
ARC Future Fellowships – close at ARC 22nd November 2017


Australian Laureate Fellowships
Opening 27th September 2017
Closing 9th November 2017
Future Fellowships

2018 (EoI Required)Opening 2nd October 2017
Closing 22nd November 2017

Industrial Transformation Training Centres 2018

Opening 3rd October 2017
Closing 29th November 2017


Industrial Transformation Research Hubs 2018

Opening 3rd October 2017
Closing 29th November 2017


Discovery Projects
2019Opening 13th November 2017
Closing 21st February 2018
Discovery Early Career Researcher Awards (DECRA) 2019

Opening 8th January 2018
Closing 14th March 2018


Linkage, Infrastructure, Equipment and Facilities (LIEF) 2019

Opening 22nd January 2018
Closing 28th March 2018



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