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1 1 Collaborative Funding Opportunities Nicole Shively Deputy Director, Research Management Office

2 2 Australia-China Science and Research Fund (ACSRF) Administered by the Australian Government’s Department of Industry and Science. Supports strategic science, technology and innovation collaboration of mutual benefit to Australia and China. The program was extended in The extension will support Joint Research Centres and the Australia-China Science Academies Symposia Series. pxhttp://www.industry.gov.au/science/internationalcollaboration/acsrf/Pages/default.as px Collaborative Funding Opportunities

3 3 ACSRF Joint Research Centres The call for applications to the next round of JRCs expected first quarter UQ can only lead one application (but can collaborate as a partner in other JRC applications). JRCs are virtual centres that link Australian and Chinese research institutions conducting a portfolio of research-related activities in a specified field of research. Must seek support for international collaborative research activities in one of the nominated priority areas of research. JRCs will be required to include a Chinese partner as well as an Australian industry partner to maximise application and commercialisation of research outcomes. JRC activities include: Joint research programs with Chinese partners Conferences, workshops and symposia Exchanges and secondments of personnel between Australia and China New research-related information sharing and communication initiatives. Collaborative Funding Opportunities

4 4 ACSRF Australia-China Science Academies Symposia Series Seeks to strengthen cooperative research links between Australia and China in areas of mutual national interest. The forum is jointly organised by the Chinese Academy of Science (CAS); Australian Academy of Science (AAS); Australian Academy of Technological Sciences and Engineering (ATSE). Continues to receive support under the ACRF program extension. Collaborative Funding Opportunities

5 5 Australia-China Council Administered by the Australian Government’s Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade. Supports projects across China, Hong Kong, Taiwan, Macau and Australia that broaden and strengthen Australia-China relations in education, business, culture and the art. Up to $40,000 per application. Expressions of interest open 27 February Collaborative Funding Opportunities

6 6 Endeavour Scholarships and Fellowships Administered by the Australian Government’s Department of Education and Training. The program aims to: Develop ongoing educational, research and professional links between individuals, organisations and countries; Increase the skills and global awareness of high achieving individuals from Australia and overseas; Contribute to Australia’s reputation as a high quality provider of education and training and a leader in research and innovation; Increase the productivity of Australians through international study, research or professional development experience. Applications for the 2016 round are expected to open in April The People’s Republic of China (including Hong Kong and Macau SARs) is a participating country. https://internationaleducation.gov.au/scholarships-and-fellowships/about/pages/default.aspx Collaborative Funding Opportunities

7 7 Endeavour Scholarships & Fellowships (Non-Australians) Collaborative Funding Opportunities CategoryProgrammeDurationTuition (up to)​ Other​Total Value $AUD Postgraduate and Postdoctoral Scholarships and Fellowships Endeavour Postgraduate Scholarship Australian Masters or PhD Up to 2 years for a Masters Up to 4 years for a PhD ​$15,000 per semester ​n/aUp to $272,500 (PhD) $140,500 (Masters) Endeavour Research Fellowships (Including Australia Cheung Kong and Australia India Education Council) Short-term research towards a non- Australian Masters, PhD or postdoctoral research months​n/an/a​Up to $24,500

8 8 Endeavour Scholarships & Fellowships (Australians) Collaborative Funding Opportunities CategoryProgrammeDuration​Tuition (up to) Other Total Value $AUD Postgraduate and Postdoctoral Scholarships and Fellowships Endeavour Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Scholarship Long-term research towards an Australian PhD or postdoctoral research ​1 - 2 years $12,500 per semester ​n/aUp to $130,500 Endeavour Postgraduate Scholarship Long- term study/research towards an Australian Masters or PhD ​Up to 2 years (6-12 months study months optional internship) $10,000 per semester$5,000 (approved internship)​ Up to $69,500 Endeavour Research Fellowship (Including Australia Cheung Kong and Australia India Education Council) Short-term research towards an Australian Masters, PhD or postdoctoral research ​4 - 6 months n/an/a​Up to $24,500 ​Endeavour Research Fellowship for Indigenous Australians ​Short-term research towards an Australian Masters, PhD or postdoctoral research ​4 - 6 months​n/a​n/a​​Up to $24,500

9 9 Endeavour Scholarships & Fellowships All recipients will receive: Travel allowance: $3,000 (up to $4,500 in special circumstances); Establishment allowance: $2,000 (Fellowships) or $4,000 (Scholarships); Monthly stipend: $3,000 (paid up to the maximum programme duration on a pro-rata basis); Health insurance for the full programme duration Travel insurance (excluding during programme for Non-Australians). Collaborative Funding Opportunities

10 10 Schemes that encourage collaboration ARC Linkage Projects ARC Industrial Transformation Research Program Queensland State Government schemes Collaborative Funding Opportunities

11 11 UQ Internal Schemes UQ Travel Awards for International Collaborative Research Close around August each year Aim to promote interchanges between UQ and universities in other countries Collaborative Funding Opportunities


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