Funding for researchers
The following grants are available to senior researchers and postdoctoral fellows though the Australian Government, Industry and Macquarie University.
Australian Research Council (ARC) Discovery Projects
- ARC Australian Postdoctoral Fellowship (APD)
- ARF/QE11 Fellowship
- ARC Future Fellowships
- ARC Australian Laureates Senior Fellowships
Note: The ARC Discovery projects schedule is currently undergoing a review and details of offerings will be available in January 2011.
ARC Discovery Indigenous Researcher Development Program
More about the Indigenous Researcher scheme
Australian Linkage Projects Scheme
- Australian Post Doctoral fellowships – Industry (APDI)
- Australian Post Doctoral Award – Industry (APAI)
Information and selection criteria
National Health & Medical Research Council (NHMRC) grants
NHMRC closing dates and useful links
Two Macquarie University grants are awarded each year to external international and domestic researchers.
- Macquarie University Research Fellowship (MQRF)
- Vice Chancellors Innovation Fund
For current industry grants available check out the Faculty of Science website or contact:
Professor Nicki Packer
Biomolecular Frontiers Research Centre