University Research Seed Grants (URS)
2013 applications now open!
Applications close 9am Monday 15 October 2012
(for funding commencing in January 2013)
The Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Research) advises that funding will be made available to support high quality research proposals from individuals and small research teams that will build the longer term research profile of the University. These grants will be known as University Research Seed grants (URS).
To focus and accelerate research productivity at UNE, by achieving a larger proportion of high quality publications and by substantially improving UNE’s success in relation to Australian Competitive Grants (ACG) funding.
♦ Early Career Researchers
Defined as “staff at Academic Level A or B within 5 years of obtaining their PhD, or at Level A or B and within 5 years of commencing employment with UNE”.
♦ Research Productive Staff
UNE academic and research staff meeting the minimum criteria as defined in UNE’s Research Productive Staff Criteria
Funding for projects will be a minimum of $5,000 and a maximum of $15,000 (ex-GST). Applicants must submit budgets within this range to be eligible for consideration.
URS funds will be competitively allocated, based on the quality of the project, the excellence of the researcher/s and the likelihood of the proposed project leading to significant publications and/or ACG's.
An assessment panel, chaired by the DVCR, will rank submitted applications and will make a funding recommendation to the University Academic Board Research Committee.
Please email your application, by 9am Monday 15 October 2013, to firstname.lastname@example.org
If you have any questions, please contact email@example.com
- Guidelines For Applicants
- Investigator Form - to be completed for each named investigator on the application
Frequently Asked Qquestions (FAQ's)
1. Are adjunct staff eligible to apply?
No. Seed grants form part of career development support funding towards capacity building of UNE's salaried staff.