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1 Maximising Opportunities for Post-Graduate Research Warwick Dawson Director, Research Office

2 Level 6, Jane Foss Russell building Research Office

3 3 Research Scholarships Australian PG Awards – Oct University PG Awards – Oct Sem. 2 commencing scholarships – May Aust. PG Awards Industry – April/Nov Faculty & Discipline based Scholarships Grants in aid - May JASON (Joint Academic Scholarships On- Line Network)

4 4 PG Research Support Scheme (PRSS) Competitive awards between $500-$3,000 –Conference expenses for presentation (up to $3,000 for Europe/US conference) –Attend special facility, or field expenses –Specialist Books, Equipment Up to 3 grants during PhD candidature Administered by School/Dept ~April onward

5 5..keep an eye on the future Build your ‘track record’… –Relative to opportunity –Contribution to the field –Achievements –Publications: quality and quantity –Prizes, awards, memberships, professional and/or community activities

6 6 Career Opportunities Research students: –Post doctoral fellowships and other positions in Australia and overseas –Academic positions Coursework students: –Get involved in research projects –Consider research degrees to keep your options open

7 7 Ethics approval Complex process Strict legislative requirements Seek assistance very early to ensure timely approval: –Supervisor –Colleagues –Ethics Office staff and/or website

8 8 Don’t hesitate to call.. Warwick Dawson, Director – ; Research Scholarships – ; Website:


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