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Researchers riled by ARC funding delay

The Australian Research Council (ARC) funding announcement delay is increasingly raising concerns among researchers. ARC-funded projects are required to begin research on 1 January 2019. As the date draws closer, researchers are complaining that adequate preparation time is being compromised by ...

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UNSW and Go8 get lion’s share of ARC grants

The University of New South Wales has secured the largest share of funding from the latest round of the Australian Research Council grants. Education minister Simon Birmingham made the $9.2 funding announcement earlier this week, with UNSW to receive 43 ...

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New ARC head likes the big challenges

When Professor Aidan Byrne was a small child he liked taking things apart, which is something small children tend to do. The difference with Byrne was, he knew how to put them back together again.    “I think I picked ...

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ERA committees announced

The Australian Research Council chief executive Professor Margaret Sheil said she was delighted with the response to the call for nominations for the 2012 Excellence in Research for Australia (ERA) evaluations.  Sheil said the 147 selected were experts in their ...

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Finding funds for outback digs

 The cost of research for archaeology and anthropology could be reduced by tapping money that mining companies pay for cultural heritage compliance, writes Claire Smith. Recent changes to grants programs run by the Australian Research Council (ARC) and the Australian ...

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Friendly guide to the acronym (FGA)

Just in case you are new to the academy and are what is termed an early career researcher, (even if you are 50+) there are some acronyms you need to be able to toss around if you want to survive. Just ...

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