Australian Research Council

Australian Research Council

Changes to the Funding Rules:

Please note the changes to the funding rules at http://www.arc.gov.au/funding-rules

Budget information included in funding proposals:

The salary of an Australian Research Council (ARC) Fellow must not be included as an in-kind contribution in the budget section of proposals to any ARC funding scheme.

ARC Fellowships are funded by the Commonwealth. The inclusion of an ARC Fellow salary as an organisational in-kind contribution may lead to a proposal being excluded and not recommended for funding.

Now Open - ARC Funding Opportunities:

PLEASE NOTE THAT ANY OUTSTANDING FINAL REPORTS FROM ANY NAMED PARTICIPANT WILL RULE YOUR APPLICATION INELIGIBLE.

LINKAGE PROJECTS SCHEME (2018) ROUND

ARC KEY DATES

  • Release of Funding Rules: 1 September 2017
  • Proposals Open:  20 September 2017
  • Request Not to Assess:  At time of proposal submission
  • Proposals Close:  20 December 2018
  • Rejoinders:  With the move to continuous application process, there is not a fixed time for rejoinders. Research Services will be notified two weeks in advance of the rejoinder opening for a proposal and applicants will have approximately one week to complete the rejoinder after opening *
  • Announcement:  Approximately six (6) months from the proposal submission date *
  • *  Please note that these are approximate timeframes and are subject to change

RESEARCH SERVICES KEY DATES

Research Services will be batching ARC Linkage Projects for submission to the ARC. The Research Services internal submission date allows for eligibility checking of the application ready for submission. Please ensure that you complete the relevant Divisional Notices of Intent (NOI) to apply to the scheme and submit your NOI to your Associate Dean of Research for approval. (Please note that the batching schedule will not preclude a researcher with a "Research Services checked and ready to submit" application in the ARC system to request Research Services to submit the application to the ARC before a batching deadline.)

The batching schedule is listed below:

Submission ARCSubmission Research Services
Monday 21 May 2018Monday 7 May 2018
Monday 23 July 2018Monday 9 July 2018
Monday 24 September 2018Monday 10 September 2018
Monday 26 November 2018Monday 12 November 2018

Open Soon - ARC Funding Opportunities:

AUSTRALIAN LAUREATE FELLOWSHIPS FOR FUNDING COMMENCING IN 2018

  • Release of Funding Rules:  August 2017
  • Proposals Open:  27 September 2017
  • Request Not to Assess:  26 October 2017
  • Research Office Closing Date:  26  October 2017
  • Proposals Close:  9 November 2017
  • Rejoinders: TBA
  • Announcement:  TBA

FUTURE FELLOWSHIPS FOR FUNDING COMMENCING IN 2018

  • Release of Funding Rules:  August 2017
  • Proposals Open:  2 October 2017
  • Request Not to Assess:  8 November 2017
  • Research Office Closing Date:  25 October 2017
  • Proposals Close:  22 November 2017
  • Rejoinders: TBA
  • Announcement:  TBA

INDUSTRIAL TRANSFORMATION RESEARCH HUBS FOR FUNDING COMMENCING IN 2018

  • Release of Funding Rules:  August 2017
  • Proposals Open:  3 October 2017
  • Request Not to Assess:  15 November 2017
  • Research Office Closing Date:  8 November 2017
  • Proposals Close:  29 November 2017
  • Rejoinders: TBA
  • Announcement:  TBA

INDUSTRIAL TRANSFORMATION TRAINING CENTRES FOR FUNDING COMMENCING IN 2018

  • Release of Funding Rules:  August 2017
  • Proposals Open:  3 October 2017
  • Request Not to Assess:  15 November 2017
  • Research Office Closing Date:  8 November 2017
  • Proposals Close:  29 November 2017
  • Rejoinders: TBA
  • Announcement:  TBA

DISCOVERY EARLY CAREER RESEARCHER AWARD (DECRA) FOR FUNDING COMMENCING IN 2019

  • Release of Funding Rules:  August 2017
  • Proposals Open:  8 January 2018
  • Request Not to Assess:  28 February 2018
  • Research Office Closing Date:  14 February 2018
  • Proposals Close:  14 March 2018
  • Rejoinders: TBA
  • Announcement:  TBA

DISCOVERY PROJECTS FOR FUNDING COMMENCING IN 2019

  • Release of Funding Rules:  August  2017
  • Proposals Open:  13 November 2017
  • Request Not to Assess:  7 February 2018
  • Research Office Closing Date:  24 January 2018
  • Proposals Close:  21 February 2018
  • Rejoinders: TBA
  • Announcement:  TBA

DISCOVERY INDIGENOUS FOR FUNDING COMMENCING IN 2019

  • Release of Funding Rules:  August 2017
  • Proposals Open:  21 November 2017
  • Request Not to Assess:  13 March 2018
  • Research Office Closing Date: 7 March 2018
  • Proposals Close:  28 March 2018
  • Rejoinders: TBA
  • Announcement:  TBA

LINKAGE INFRASTRUCTURE, EQUIPMENT AND FACILITIES (LIEF) FOR FUNDING COMMENCING IN 2019

  • Release of Funding Rules:  August 2017
  • Proposals Open: 22 January 2018
  • Request Not to Assess:  3March 2018
  • Research Office Closing Date: 7 March 2018
  • Proposals Close:  28 March 2018
  • Rejoinders: TBA
  • Announcement:  TBA

ARC CENTRES OF EXCELLENCEFOR FUNDING COMMENCING IN 2020

  • Release of Funding Rules:  May 2018
  • Expressions of Interest (EOI) application period:  14 May 2018 to 20 June 2018
  • Request Not to Assess Close:  6 June 2018
  • Full Proposal application period:  19 September 2018 to 28 November 2018
  • Announcement:  TBA

*  Please note that these are approximate timeframes and are subject to change

Schemes under Assessment:

LINKAGE INFRASTRUCTURE, EQUIPMENT AND FACILITIES for funding commencing in 2018

  • Announcement:  September 2017

DISCOVERY INDIGENOUS for funding commencing in 2018

  • Announcement:  September 2017

DISCOVERY EARLY CAREER RESEARCHER AWARD (DECRA) for funding commencing in 2018

  • Announcement:  September 2017

LINKAGE PROJECTS 2017 - Proposals submitted 23 December 2016 to 19 December 2017

  • Announcement:  approximately six months from the proposal submission date *

DISCOVERY PROJECTS for funding commencing in 2018

  • Announcement:  September 2017

*  Please note that these are approximate timeframes and are subject to change

ARC Final Reports

The ARC has launched a Final Reports module in RS 2.0.

When you have completed your final report in RMS and submitted to the Research Office please email researchoffice@jcu.edu.au to let us know the report is ready for submission to the ARC.

Research Management System (RMS) Information

The Research Management System (RMS) is a web-based system used to prepare and submit research proposals, assessments and rejoinders.

Further information can be found at www.arc.gov.au/rms-information

Please: carefully read the Funding Rules and Instructions to Applicants before commencing an application in RMS.

Salaries calculators can be accessed via the External Grants Scheme index page or contact Annette.Ryan@jcu.edu.au