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ARC National Interest Test changes

The Australian Research Council has released a simplified version of the national interest test which will see disciplinary experts assess grant applications, rather than civil servants. Announced on Thursday, the new changes aim to "significantly reduce the administrative burden for ...

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ARC allocates $221M for discovery grants

Over 400 research projects from 32 major Australian universities have been greenlit for more than $221 million dollars as part of next year's round of the ARC Discovery Projects scheme. The 2023 ARC Discovery grants were distributed in all states ...

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ARC consultation papers released

Following the review of the Australian Research Council Act, the government is now seeking feedback from academics and researchers before its final report in March 2023. The consultation papers, open until mid-December, have identified nine major points to improve grant ...

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Minister announces ARC overhaul

Australian Research Council grants will be doled out under a stricter timeframe and application processes will be refined under new reforms led by the federal government.  Speaking at a higher education summit in Sydney this week, federal education minister Jason ...

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Funding boost for national defence research

Nine Australian universities have been awarded government research grants to develop technologies aimed at addressing national security threats. Australian National University, the University of Melbourne and the University of Sydney were among the successful round two recipients of the National ...

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Senate launches inquiry into ARC funding grants

Minister's powers to block ARC funding grants will be scrutinised in a parliamentary inquiry addressing political interference in research.  On February 9 the Senate opened public submissions to consider removing ministers' veto powers from the Australian Research Council Act 2001. ...

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