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Important research dates

ARC

 
Scheme Release of Funding Rules Proposals Open ACU internal deadline for submitting full application to ODVCR via RMS Request Not to Assess Close Proposals Close Rejoinders Anticipated Announcement
Future Fellowships 2018 1 September 2017 3October 2017 8 November 2017 22 November 2017 20 February 2018 to 6 March 2018 May 2018
Discovery Projects 2019 1 September 2017 13 November 2017 31 January 2018 7 February 2018 21 February 2018 7 June 2018 to 21 June 2018 October 2018
Discovery Early Career Researcher Award 2019 1 September 2017 8 January 2018 21 February 2018 28 February 2018 14 March 2018 7 June 2018 to 21 June 2018 October 2018
Discovery Indigenous 2019 1 September 2017 21 November 2017 7 March 2018 13 March 2018 28 March 2018 14 June 2018 to 28 June 2018 October 2018
Linkage Projects 2018 1 September 2017 20 December 2017 At time of proposal submission 20 December 2018 The research office will be notified two weeks in advance of the rejoinder opening for a proposal and applicants will have approximately one week to complete the rejoinder after opening. *Approximately six months from submission date
Linkage Infrastructure, Equipment and Facilities 2019 August 2017 22 January 2018 14 March 2018 28 March 2018 TBA TBA
PFAS (Per-And Poly-Fluoroalkyl Substances) Remediation Research Program 2018 13 December 2017 14 December 2017 14 February 2018 28 February 2018 13 April 2018 to 19 April 2018 June 2018
Supporting Responses to Commonwealth Science Council Priorities 2017 1 September 2017 12 December 2017 9 January 2018 23 January 2018 Not applicable TBC

 
Scheme Release of Funding Rules EOI application period ACU internal deadline for submitting full application to ODVCR via RMS Request Not to Assess Close Full Proposal application period Rejoinder Anticipated Announcement
ARC Centre of Excellence 2020 May 2018 14 May 2018 to 20 June 2018 6 June 2018 19 September 2018 to 28 November 2018 Not applicable TBA

 

NHMRC

Scheme Applications Open Draft to ODVCR - 5 pages AND publications need to be updated in RGMS Minimum Data Due Internal deadline-RAF and final draft submitted to ODVCR Applications Close Proposed Peer Review Dates
Partnership Projects - Peer Review Cycle (PRC) No. 3 for 2017 3 August 2017 22 November 2017 6 December 2017 26-29 March or 9-12 April 2018
MRFF Antimicrobial Resistance Targeted Call for Research (AMR TCR) 24 August 2017 5pm AEST on Wednesday 20 September 2017 5pm AEDST on Wednesday 4 October 2017 late October/November 2017
MRFF Lifting Clinical Trials and Registries Capacity (LCTRC) Grant Opportunity 24 August 2017 5pm AEST on Wednesday 20 September 2017 5pm AEDST on Wednesday 4 October 2017 late October/November 2017
Centres of Research Excellence 25 October 2017 n/a 22 November 2017 ACU led: 27 Nov 2017 Ext. Org: 30 Nov 2017 6 December 2017 30 April to 4 May 2018
NHMRC ? European Union Collaborative Research Grants 18 October 2017 N/A 15 November 2017 November 2017
Development Grants 15 November 2017 24 January 2018 7 February 2018 29-31 May 2018
Practitioner Fellowships 6 December 2017 Not applicable 31 January 2018 14-18 May 2018
Research Fellowships 6 December 2017 11 Dec 2017 Not applicable 15 Jan 2018 31 January 2018 21-25 May 2018
Early Career Fellowships 10 January 2018 10 January 2018 Not applicable 5 Feb 2018 28 February 2018 17 Apr to 4 May 2018
Career Development Fellowships 17 January 2018 17 January 2018 Not applicable 12 Feb 2018 7 March 2018 14-30 May 2018
Project Grants 10 January 2018* 29 Jan 2018 14 February 2018 14 to 21 Feb by apt** 14 March 2018 30 July to 7 Sept 2018
PRC No.1 for 2018 17 January 2018 1 Mar 2018 28 March 2018 26 Mar 2018 11 April 2018 (Easter is 30 March to 1 April) 24-25 July 2018
PRC No. 2 for 2018 29 March 2018 1 August 2018 15 August 2018 19-23 November 2018
TRIP Fellowships 4 April 2018 Not applicable 23 May 2018 13-17 August 2018
Postgraduate Scholarships 18 April 2018 Not applicable 13 June 2018 Late August 2018

 

*Project Grants—NHMRC New Investigator and Cancer Australia Young Investigator status request forms opened in RGMS on Wednesday 10 January 2018 and will close 5:00pm (AEDT) on Wednesday 24 January 2018. Note that forms must be certified and submitted by your RAO.

**Rather than have all projects submit to ODVCR on the same day—We plan on have an appointment system—where you are welcome to submit your application on a selected date. It will then be returned to you within 48 hours with comments.

 

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