Research and Enterprise opportunities

See the latest opportunities for funding, training and external engagement. This edition includes news about workshops, research technology training, funding and award opportunities and industry engagement events.


Foreign Interference
The research and enterprise portfolio recently gathered for an informal workshop on foreign interference and the actions we can all take to mitigate its risks.

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Training and networking opportunities

ABC Top 5 Media Residency Program
The ABC TOP 5 program is tailored for early-career researchers. Program graduates are equipped with career-long skills, knowledge and confidence to communicate with media and their audiences about their field of expertise.

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2024 Al & Val Rosenstrauss Fellowship
The Rebecca L Cooper Medical Research Foundation has announced the call for Al & Val Rosenstrauss Fellowship. Targeted at researchers who are 5-10 years post-doctoral, the fellowship provides a salary component of $120,000 per year and a research support package of $80,000 per year for a five-year term. Please note that applications are due to Research Office by 15 April.

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Translate to Innovate Series
The Translate to Innovate Series is a year-long skill development program available to all ACU staff, including higher degree by research (HDR) students and early career researchers (ECR).

The 20-webinar series consists of one-hour live workshops that are customised to help university participants improve industry engagement and commercialisation. The aim is to prepare staff to access, and then capitalise on, additional sources of revenue for ACU. The cost of the Translate to Innovate Series is fully subsidised by ACU Co-Lab.

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Engaged research series
Attend upcoming webinars offered by the International Association for Research on Service Learning and Community Engagement (IARSCLE) on topics including youth participatory action research, quantitative analysis of big data, and trends and gaps in community-engaged PhD research.

The Talloires Network of Engaged Universities is also hosting a series of online workshops with researchers from across the globe.

Research Technology Training Courses
PYTHON206: Introduction to Machine Learning using Python: Classification, 10/11 April

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2024 NSW Commercialisation Showcase
The NSW Commercialisation Showcase 2024 is an event to celebrate innovative companies in this State and discuss the ways Government can support industry in the commercialisation and procurement of their technologies.

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Funding and Awards

Young Tall Poppy Science Awards
The annual Young Tall Poppy science awards recognise and celebrate the achievements of Australian scientists. Nominations close 22nd April.

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Australia-Germany Joint Research Cooperation Scheme
Applications now open for funding commencing 2025. The Australia–Germany Joint Research Cooperation Scheme is an initiative of Universities Australia and the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) that supports exchanges for researchers from member universities to spend time at partner institutions in Germany, and for collaborating German researchers to spend time at Australian universities.

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Industry Events

The new Metabolic Chamber will be opened at our Melbourne campus this week. Find out more about the Chamber in the video below.

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Browse our new Research and Enterprise webpage and visit Research and Enterprise Updates on Workplace to explore other current opportunities. We welcome all staff to share any research/industry focused opportunities to our Workplace page.

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