Grants and Proposals

  • The Ian Potter Foundation

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  • Funding opportunities and PhD opportunities: Northen Development

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  • Ecological solutions and planning options for greening the transport infrastructure

Where: Brisbane -   When: 27-28 April 2019

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  • Ethel Mary Read (EMR) Research Grants: small grants for researchers who are just starting!

More details: applications close midnight 30th April 2019

  • 44th New Phytologist Symposium: Determinants of tropical vegetation structure and function (Accra, Ghana 7-9 August 2019)

Travel grant submission deadline: Thursday 25th April 2019

Poster abstract submission deadline: Thursday 23rd May 2019

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  • 2019 AINSE Winter School - The scheme is open to senior undergrads (Year 3 or Hons)

*Nominations by May 10th

- If you have any students that are high quality candidates and may benefit from this experience please ask them to apply

a) get them to fill in the application form AND prepare a < 150 words statement of how participation will benefit them.

b) make sure their GPA is included.

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  • 2019 Crawford-in-Queensland Student Awards -closes  soon

- Offers a small number of student awards aimed at promoting international agricultural research for development in our near region

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  • JCU Postgrads: Tess is offering two grants of $500 (each) to attend the Student Conference in Conservation Science Australasia (SCCS 2019).

Students should submit an abstract to give a talk to the conference and provide the evidence to Yoko once accepted.  In case we have more than 2 applicants, a TESS committee will decide which two students get the grant.

  • Exploration grant – conservation technologies

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  • Exploration grant – recovery of species on the brink of extinction

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  • Perpetual IMPACT funding 2019

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Scholarships, Training and Job Positions

  • Emerging Leader  (Terrain)

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  • USC Research Fellow in Forest Science at USC

Period: 1st September 2019 to 31st August 2024 (5 years)

Level: B or C (depending on experience)

Desirable Criteria:
* Previous experience with dynamic vegetation models;
* Experience of working in tropical forests.


Deadline: Friday 31st May 2019

  • Fulbright Scholarships Information Seminar

More details: Applications opened on 01 February 2019 and close on 05 July 2019

For further information,  you may attend the Fulbright Scholarships Information Seminar as follows:

Date:   Wednesday, 22 May 2019

Time: 12:00pm – 1:00pm

Location:      Townsville: The Science Place (142-111) videoconferenced to Cairns: Crowther Theatre (A3-003)

  • Birdlife Australia: Migratory Shorebird Program Officer

- Great opportunity to work at National Office (at least for 3 years)

More details: deadline 19  April 2019

  • SFS (The School for Field Studies):  new Centre Director position

The SFS Centre for Rainforest Studies (CRS) in Yungaburra, QSLD, Australia

Start Date: August 1, 2019 (somewhat flexible, but no later than August 15th)

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  • Remunerated short field work job: Environmental Management Professional

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1.     Operation of the Seoul ground observation network and ground observation-satellite synergy research

2.     Development of a high-resolution carbon tracking system using inverse modeling

- Candidates must have experience in carbon monitoring or inverse modeling

- Postdoctoral researchers participating in our project will conduct studies with various research institutions such as NASA/JPL, France/LSCE, NASA/Goddard and also carry out studies related to the Global Carbon Project and WMO/IG3IS.

- Applicants should submit a cover letter, CV, contact information of two references by e-mail to Prof. Sujong Jeong ( until March 30. Inquiries regarding the position can be made through e-mail.

  • Research Doctorate Opportunity -  applications starts March 1st ends April 30, 2019.

Young scholars dedicated to field research in Indonesia:

Supervisor: Prof Jatna Supriatna

Duration: 3-4 years

Collaborators from James Cook University and University of British Columbia


Master's degree in Conservation Biology or related subjects

TOEFL-PBT score at least 550

Be passionate about fieldwork and conservation

*scholarship not including funds for dependants/family members

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  • Research Fellow - Ecosystem Services of urban trees

- Yale-NUS College, a collaboration between the National University of Singapore and Yale University, is seeking to hire a Research Fellow for a period of two years starting in early 2019.

- Applicants should possess a PhD in biology or related research field.
- Experience in measuring plant physiological parameters (preferably experience measuring photosynthesis and/or sap flow) and plant functional traits.
- Background knowledge and experience in plant ecophysiology, plant functional traits, urban ecology, green infrastructure, and/or plant biology.
- Experience working with tropical plant species, or experience with plant species identification.
- Ability to manage project logistics, lead project meetings, perform administrative tasks, troubleshoot equipment issues, and manage team members (e.g., Research Assistants, Student Researchers, etc).
- Willingness to work both independently and in small teams, and participate in lab/team culture.
- Experience with technical and scientific writing, evidenced by 2 to 3 publications in reputable journals.
- Ability to be present in Singapore by the project start date in Spring 2019.

For full consideration, please submit the following materials to Dr. Taylor Sloey via email at
- Cover letter, 
- CV, names and contact information of 3 references, 
- academic transcripts, 
- sample of writing (published text)

  • FIELD PROJECTS International: Research Assistant Training Program

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  • HDR Scholarships available  - Food Agility HDR Program


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  • JCU Public Seminar Series - Partnering for impact on the SDG's

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  • Young Achiever Awards

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