ACEN research grants

Looking to advance evidence-based practice of Work Integrated Learning? Apply now for an ACEN research grant.

The Australian Collaborative Education Network (ACEN) is inviting applicants to contribute to the advancement of theory and evidence-based practice of Work Integrated Learning (WIL) in a number of research grant themes.

Artificial intelligence and WIL

ACEN is interested in studies that explore the possibilities and challenges of artificial intelligence (AI) for WIL design and assessment, the impact it may have on stakeholders (including academic and professional staff) and how we can use AI to help prepare students for future work.

Valuing diversity and inclusion in WIL

The valuing diversity and inclusion in WIL theme could encompass studies that build agency, improve experiences and foster positive outcomes among diverse student groups. Diversity is considered in its broadest sense and may include: as examples, neurodiverse students, postgraduates, higher degree by research students.

Indigeneity and WIL

ACEN welcomes research that seeks to engage First Nations students, staff and communities in WIL.

Applications for 2023 are now open and will close on 12 May. To apply, complete the ACEN Research Grant Application form.

Visit 2023 ACEN Research Grants for detailed information on grant themes, scheme objectives, funding and reporting requirements, and the submission process.

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