Major programs are typically high value, strategically important, collaborative, multi-disciplinary and/or complex and are coordinated and submitted through Research Services.
Research Services submission process
Scheme-specific submission instructions provided below.
For all other schemes requiring a contribution of cash from the University, please complete and submit the following form (available in Word or PDF):
University cash contributions to external research funding proposals
At the institutional level, the University will consider making cash contributions to a fellowship or funding application where it is a mandated requirement within the sponsor's funding rules or forms part of the assessment criteria.
Please review the guidelines for University cash contributions to external research funding proposals.
Australian Research Council (ARC)
Australian Laureate Fellowships
Australian Laureate Fellowships are prestigious awards that encourage proposals from outstanding Australian or international researchers of international repute. Eligible Australian Laureate Fellows receive generous project funding in addition to a salary supplement and salary-related (on-cost) support.
Centres of Excellence (CoE)
ARC Centres of Excellence are prestigious hubs of expertise through which high-quality researchers maintain and develop Australia's international standing in research areas of national priority.
Industrial Transformation Research Hubs (ITRH)
ARC Industrial Transformation Research Hubs (ITRH) hubs encourage R&D projects that address the important research problems facing our industries today. This scheme provides funding for R&D partnerships between industry and universities to help transform Australian industries.
Industrial Transformation Training Centres (ITTC)
ARC Industrial Transformation Training Centres (ITTC) must clearly address one or more of the industrial transformation priorities. This scheme foster close partnerships between universities and other research end-users to provide innovative Higher Degree by Research (HDR) and postdoctoral training for the end-user focused research industries vital to Australia's future.
Linkage Infrastructure, Equipment and Facilities (LIEF)
The ARC Linkage Infrastructure, Equipment and Facilities scheme provides funding for research infrastructure, equipment and facilities to eligible organisations.
Department of Industry, Science and Resources
Cooperative Research Centres (CRC)
The Cooperative Research Centres (CRC) Programme supports medium to long-term industry-led collaborations between industry, researchers and the community with up to 10 years of funding to develop important new technologies, products and services. A CRC must have at least one Australian industry organisation and one Australian research organisation.
Cooperative Research Centres Projects (CRC-P)
Cooperative Research Centres Projects (CRC-P) provide grant funds for up to three years for collaborations from industry, research and community sectors to solve industry problems and improve the competitiveness, productivity and sustainability of the Australian industries. Bids are led by the industry partner.
Department of Education & Training
National Collaborative Research Infrastructure Strategy (NCRIS)
The National Collaborative Research Infrastructure Strategy (NCRIS) framework supports high quality research that will drive greater innovation in the Australian research sector and the economy. NCRIS funding enables Australian researchers to address key national and global challenges and supports collaboration between researchers and other research end users.
The NCRIS network currently supports national research capability through 27 active projects and is comprised of 222 institutions employing well over 1700 highly skilled technical experts, researchers and facility managers. NCRIS facilities are used by over 35,000 researchers, both domestically and internationally.
National Health & Medical Research Council
Centres of Research Excellence (CRE)
The Centres of Research Excellence (CRE) scheme will provide support for teams of researchers to pursue collaborative research and develop capacity in clinical, population health and health services research.
Mining Industry Participation Office
Funding for Centre of Excellence (CoE) Projects
The Mining Industry Participation Office (MIPO) Advisory Council has a key role in recommending projects for Centre of Excellence funding.
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