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Linkage Infrastructure, Equipment and Facilities (LIEF)

The LIEF scheme provides funding for research infrastructure, equipment and facilities that can be shared between higher education organisations and also with industry.

  • Please read the University's Information Sheet for LIEF Applications word document
  • Dates and timelines for the ARC LIEF (LE20) application round were released on 11 January 2019.
  • Applications will open in RMS on 23 January 2019.
  • Expression of Interest form required. Please refer to details below.

Key Dates

ARC Linkage Infrastructure Equipment and Facilities (LIEF) applications led by University of Adelaide or other organisations

University of Adelaide Expressions of Interest and Full Proposals (invited only)

Activity ARC Date Internal Due Date ARC Due Date
STAGE 1 - LIEF bids led by The University of Adelaide or other organisations
LIEF Expressions of Interest (UofA process)
Researcher submits EOI to Research Services (send to seapgrants@adelaide.edu.au). 
  Wednesday
6 February 2019
LATE APPLICATIONS WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED
 
LIEF Expressions of Interest (UofA process)
Schools/Faculties consider LIEF EOIs and provides details of proposals endorsed and anticipated support due to Research Services.
  Friday
22 February 2019
 
LIEF Expressions of Interest (UofA process)
DVCR reviews School/Faculty/Institute contributions/rankings and makes final recommendation on University contribution.
  Not later than Friday
8 March 2019
 
STAGE 2 LIEF Full Application Submission
ARC LIEF
ARC Grant Guidelines released
11 Jan 2019    
ARC LIEF
ARC Proposals Open in RMS
23 Jan 2019    
ARC LIEF
Request not to assess due to Research Services (for submitting to ARC) Send to: seapgrants@adelaide.edu.au
  Wednesday
27 February 2019
Wednesday
6 March 2019

Complete and final ARC LIEF applications

  • an electronic copy of your complete proposal - the pdf report generated out of RMS.
with:
  • Signed UA Internal Signature page
  • Other organisations' signed certifications confirming cash and in-kind contributions
Please lodge these documents with Research Services - seapgrants@adelaide.edu.au, and complete a Research Funding Request (RFR) eForm (through ResearchMaster).
  Wednesday
13 March 2019
Wednesday
20 March 2019
  • Submitting an Expression of Interest Form

    Expressions of Interest are submitted to Research Services (send to: seapgrants@adelaide.edu.au).

    Late EOI's will be not accepted.

    After submission of an EOI, an internal process will be undertaken by the Schools and Faculties involved to rank and recommend bids to the DVC(R).

  • Research Services Review Requirements

    By the close of business 13 March 2019 please email the proposal PDF to seapgrants@adelaide.edu.au to enable Research Services to commence a review.

    If the proposal arrives on or before this deadline, the team will perform a full review, providing formatting and editing advice as well as eligibility and compliance.

    Proposals received after this date will receive an eligibility review as a minimum, and a full review only if resources allow.

  • Submitting Completed Proposals to the ARC

    Before your application can be submitted to the ARC via RMS, Research Services will need:

    • a fully completed and eligible proposal in RMS, submitted to the Research Office
    • to login and complete your RFR
    • fully-signed Internal Signature Page – Appendix 2
      (naming convention  LE2001XXXXX_CI SURNAME_INTERNAL SIGNATURES.pdf)
    • Set of Participant and Organisation Written Evidence (Certifications) -  Appendix 3
      (naming convention  LE2001XXXXX_CI SURNAME_WRITTEN EVIDENCE.pdf)

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