Australian Research Council

Changes to the Funding Rules for 2018:

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:

LINKAGE PROJECTS FOR FUNDING COMMENCING IN 2017

  • Release of Funding Rules:  22 September 2016
  • Proposals Open:  23 December 2016
  • Proposals Close:  December 2017
  • Research Office Closing Date:  Applications will be accepted by the ARC at any time
  • Rejoinders:  Approximately eight (8) weeks from the proposal submission date *
  • Announcement:  Approximately six (6) months from the proposal submission date *

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

DISCOVERY PROJECTS FOR FUNDING COMMENCING IN 2018

  • Release of Funding Rules:  22 September 2016
  • Proposals Open:  7 December 2016
  • Request Not to Assess:  15 February 2017
  • Research Office Closing Date:  1 February 2017
  • Proposals Close:  1 March 2017
  • Rejoinders: TBA
  • Announcement:  September 2017

Open Soon - ARC Funding Opportunities:

DISCOVERY EARLY CAREER RESEARCHER AWARD (DECRA) FOR FUNDING COMMENCING IN 2018

  • Release of Funding Rules:  22 September 2016
  • Proposals Open:  16 January 2017
  • Request Not to Assess:  8 March 2017
  • Research Office Closing Date:  22 February 2017
  • Proposals Close:  22 March 2017
  • Rejoinders: TBA
  • Announcement:  September 2017

DISCOVERY INDIGENOUS FOR FUNDING COMMENCING IN 2018

  • Release of Funding Rules:  22 September 2016
  • Proposals Open:  23 January 2017
  • Request Not to Assess:  15 March 2017
  • Research Office Closing Date: 13 March 2017
  • Proposals Close:  29 March 2017
  • Rejoinders: TBA
  • Announcement:  September 2017

LINKAGE INFRASTRUCTURE, EQUIPMENT AND FACILITIES (LIEF) FOR FUNDING COMMENCING IN 2018

  • Release of Funding Rules:  22 September 2016
  • Proposals Open: 8 February 2017
  • Request Not to Assess:  22 March 2017
  • Research Office Closing Date: 20 March 2017
  • Proposals Close:  5 April 2017
  • Rejoinders: TBA
  • Announcement:  September 2017

Schemes under Assessment:

LINKAGE PROJECTS 2016 - Proposals submitted 1 July  to 22 December 2016

  • Rejoinders:  Approximately eight (8) weeks from the proposal submission date *
  • Announcement:  Approximately six (6) months from the proposal submission date *

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

FUTURE FELLOWSHIPS for funding commencing in 2017

  • Announcement:  June 2017

AUSTRALIAN LAUREATE FELLOWSHIPS for funding commencing in 2017

  • Announcement:  June 2017

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.ar c.g o v.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

Major Selection Meetings - 2017

Meeting 1              TBA

Meeting 2              TBA