Bushfire research funding

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Bushfire and Natural Hazards Cooperative Research Centre, AU

Preparing emergency services for operations in a climate-challenged world

Aims to explore how fire and emergency service agencies can develop and use forward-looking climate and social change scenarios to best prepare their businesses to provide effective services in a climate-challenged world.

3 Jun 2020
Nature Foundation SA, AU

Wildlife recovery fund grants

Supports projects aimed at promoting the medium- to long-term recovery and increasing resilience of fire-impacted habitats and native flora and fauna, particularly threatened species, in South Australia.

5 Jun 2020
Frontier Development Lab, AU

Data quest 2020

Soliciting applications for researchers to undergo a week long research sprint aimed at investigating applied Artificial Intelligence in bushfire prediction/monitoring.

8 June 2020
Australian Department of Agriculture, Water & the Environment, AU

National environmental science programme

Supports the establishment of research hubs to conduct research in applied environmental science and deliver applied scientific knowledge, decision tools and practical management options to support environmental commitments.

23 Jun 2020

Meat & Livestock Australia, AU
Bushfire recovery sponsorship program

Supports the hosting of industry events that increase awareness and adoption of information and resources that will support producers recovering from bushfires.

  • Up to $2,500 per event
  • Sponsorship open for events held until June 30 2020. Please allow Research Services one week to review application.
  • Further information
23 Jun 2020

Australian Research Council, AU
Linkage projects - round 2

Supports projects which initiate or develop long-term strategic research alliances to apply advanced knowledge to problems, acquire new knowledge and as a basis for securing commercial and other benefits of research. The alliances should be between HEIs, industry and other end-users.

15 Jul 2020

Australian Research Council, AU
Discovery early-career researcher award

Supports early-career researchers in both teaching and research, and research-only positions. 

21 Oct 2020

Australian Research Council, AU
Linkage projects - round 3

This call supports projects developing research alliances to apply advanced knowledge to problems, acquire new knowledge and to secure commercial and other benefits of research.

10 Nov 2020

Australian Geographic Society, AU
Project sponsorships

Funding for Australian projects in the categories of science, community, adventure or environment.

23 Nov 2020

Bushfire & Natural Hazards Cooperative Research Centre, AU
Domestic & international travel support

Supports researchers, funded PhD students and associate students of the centre in attending domestic and international conferences.

Ongoing

Bushfire & Natural Hazards Cooperative Research Centre, AU
Quick response fund

Supports researchers in travelling to areas affected by natural disasters to gain an understanding of the event, the impacts and to capture perishable data. 

Ongoing

Australia Government Department of Industry, Science, Energy and Resources, AU
Cooperative Research Centres Projects (CRC-P) grants - OPENING SOON

Supports short-term industry-led collaborative research to develop a product, service or process that will solve problems for industry and deliver tangible outcomes.

Forecast

Australian Research Council, AU
Discovery indigenous scheme - OPENING SOON

Supports research programmes led by Indigenous Australian researchers and helps to build research capacity of higher degree research and early-career researchers and brings economic, commercial, environmental, social or cultural benefits to Australia..

Forecast

Australian Research Council, AU
Discovery projects - OPENING SOON

Supports basic and applied research by individuals and teams to support national and international research collaboration, and enhance the scale and focus of research in Australian Government priority areas.

Forecast

Australian Research Council, AU
Future fellowships - OPENING SOON

Supports mid-career researchers in conducting their research in Australia in areas of national and international benefit.

Forecast