UA-DAAD Funding awarded: Jan van Driel and Merryn Dawborn-Gundlach
Congratulations to Jan van Driel and Merryn Dawborn-Gundlach for being awarded funding as part of the Australia-Germany Joint Research Cooperation Scheme. The project, 'Science teachers’ professional competencies related to scientific reasoning: Relationship with pedagogical content knowledge and beliefs', was one of 32 projects selected for funding in this round.
Key Dates: APPII, Major Initiatives, and Health and Medical teams
RIC has developed a calendar reference guide for upcoming key dates of major grant schemes managed by the APPII, Major Initiatives, and Health and Medical teams in MICG. Please download the calendar and direct any queries to the appropriate team in MICG. Contacts are available within the calendar.
Call for papers: Considering Viral Technologies: Pandemic-Driven Opportunities and Challenges
In April 2021, The University of Melbourne will host the Seventeenth International Conference on Technology, Knowledge & Society. Since the beginning of the COVID disruptions, lockdowns, quarantines, and stay-at-home orders have swept across our everyday lives – and at an incredible speed. To keep our societies functional during this time, we have turned increasingly to digital communication tools and networks.
myProposals and Projects is now available
The myProposals and Projects resource will display data from Themis Research, Infonetica ERM, and Minerva Elements whilst providing direct access to the Researcher Financials report, in one easy-to-use interface. This new resource will make managing research projects easier for researchers because they will have:
- Transparency with an up-to-date holistic view of all the research activity they are named in one place
- A contact to discuss the progress of their applications
- A link to Researcher Financials to provide an overview of the financial status of each of their active projects
- A to-do list of tasks that require their attention to access myProposals and Projects.
For more information refer to the Getting Started Guide.
If you have any queries, please contact the Research Helpline on +61 3 8344 099 or submit a research help request.
ARC Grants - National Interest Test information
If you have applied or are applying for an ARC Grant, you must provide a National Interest Test Statement that articulates the extent to which the proposed research will contribute to Australia’s national interest through its potential to have economic, commercial, environmental, social, or cultural benefits to the Australian community.
The University has provided guidance to help you develop your response. Please bookmark these guidelines for the next time you apply for an ARC Grant.
ARC Conflict of Interest and Foreign Influence Transparency Questions
Management of conflicts of interest is designed to maintain public confidence in the ARC’s business processes and ensure that both ARC-funded projects and research outcomes supports and primarily benefits the Australian community.
The University has provided guidance on how to respond to Conflict of Interest and Foreign Influence Transparency questions. Please bookmark these guidelines for the next time you apply for an ARC Grant.
ARC scheme EOIs open
Expression of Interest (EOI) for ARC schemes opening in the third and fourth quarter of the year are now available. If you are interested in applying for the current rounds please complete the EOI so that the MERI team can support you through the application process.