Opportunities for scientists—November 2018

November 28, 2018

Academy opportunities

Regional Collaborations Programme

Applications close on 30 November 2018

Applications are now open for eligible Australian research organisations and businesses who wish to apply for funding for projects and/or workshops through Round 2 of the Regional Collaborations Programme. Funding of up to $1.38 million is available for collaborative, multi-partner projects and up to a total of $250,000 is available for non-project aligned, multi-partner workshops.

More information on the Regional Collaboration Programme

External opportunities

Science Policy Fellowship Program

Applications close early January 2019

The Australian Science Policy Fellowship Pilot Program gives scientists a pathway into policy making by providing an opportunity to work in an Australian Government department for one year. It strengthens the diversity of expertise in the Australian Public Service workforce by providing a pathway for scientists to become skilled policy practitioners. The program is targeted at early- and mid-career researchers with up to 15 years post-PhD experience.

More information about the government’s Science Policy Fellowship Program

Dan David Foundation Award

Applications close 30 November 2018

Three prizes of one million US dollars each are granted annually in the fields chosen for the three-time dimensions – past, present and future. The prizes are granted to individuals or institutions with proven, exceptional, distinct excellence in the sciences, arts, humanities, public service, and business, that have made and continue to make an outstanding contribution to humanity on the basis of merit, without discrimination of gender, race, religion, nationality, or political affiliation.

More information on the Dan David Award

Gruber Prizes

Applications close 15 December 2018

Honours individuals in the fields of cosmology, genetics and neuroscience, whose ground-breaking work provides new models that inspire and enable fundamental shifts in knowledge and culture - US $500 000 for each category.

More information on the Gruber Prizes


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