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Nominations for the ARC College of Experts in 2020 – Now Open

The Australian Research Council (ARC) is seeking nominations for membership of the ARC College of Experts. Nominations are sought from senior research academics with extensive peer review experience, with strong emphasis placed on multi-disciplinary and cross-disciplinary expertise. Nominations are welcome from all disciplines. Nominations from women, people of Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander origin, and […]

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Ian Potter Foundation permanently closes Travel Grants Program

Over the past 12 months, the Ian Potter Foundation Travel program has been closed while undergoing an extensive review. This review has now been completed and the Board have decided to permanently close the Travel program area. Travel grants have been awarded by the Foundation since 1964.  The Foundation is proud to have been a leader […]

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NHMRC-NIHR Collaborative Research Grants – Advanced Notice of Funding

The NHMRC-NIHR Collaborative Research Grants scheme (NHMRC-NIHR scheme) supports Australian participation and collaboration in leading international collaborative research through the United Kingdom’s National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) Health Technology Assessment (HTA) Programme. The HTA Programme funds independent research about the effectiveness, costs and broader impact of healthcare treatments and tests. Projects involving Australian researchers […]

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Australian Academy of Science: Call for Diversity Candidates

The Australian Academy of Science is inviting research institutions to help identify diversity candidates, especially female scientists, for consideration for election into the Academy. As the Academy’s election rules require that candidates may only be proposed by its Fellows, the Academy will endeavour to find Fellows to nominate the diversity candidates (who meet the criteria […]

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NHMRC Postgraduate Scholarships

Are you considering applying for an NHMRC Postgraduate Scholarship for 2020? Application details are now available on the NHMRC website. Scroll down and review the steps on how to get started. ​Important: You will need to submit your completed application in RGMS by Tuesday 28 May 2019 (Institution internal closing date). The Adelaide Graduate Centre […]

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Research Misconduct Procedure

Feedback is sought on the draft revision of the Research Misconduct Procedure. This has been revised in accordance with the 2018 Australian Code for the Responsible Conduct of Research. Comments may be submitted by Friday 5 April.

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NHMRC Ideas Grants and Clinical Trials Cohort Studies

The NHMRC are releasing weekly updates to their FAQs for each of these new schemes. If you are subscribed to GrantConnect you will already receive automatic notification when each opportunity update is posted, so please take care to subscribe. If anyone has a question about the new schemes, please contact the raohealth@adelaide.edu.au. If we are unable […]

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NHMRC Investigator Grant Peer Review

University of Adelaide staff or titleholders who are participating as peer reviewers in this first round of Investigator Grant assessment are encouraged to submit feedback about their experiences to raohealth@adelaide.edu.au. We are keen to understand how the peer review process for this new opportunity is progressing, and would like to submit Institutional-level feedback to NHMRC […]

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US Department of Defense Congressionally Directed Medical Research Programs – Funding Pre-Announcements

The US Department of Defense have release funding pre-announcements for the following programs to will allow investigators time to plan and develop applications. Peer Reviewed Cancer Research Program: Horizon Award (pre and postdoctoral fellows award) Career Development Award Idea Award with Special Focus Impact Award Translational Team Science Award Further Information Neurofibromatosis Research Program (NFRP): […]

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Survey – Challenges Faced by Early Career Researchers in the Sciences in Australia

About the Survey The survey (link below) has been designed by Katherine Christian, who is currently undertaking a PhD at Federation University Australia, and is conducting a research project exploring challenges faced by early-career researchers (ECRs) in the sciences in Australia. It is expected that the results will inform recommendations for changes to the work environment […]

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