MQ Restart Grants

MQ Restart Grants

Status Closed

Restart Grants provide funding to Macquarie academics (appointed at any level) after parental leave of at least six months. Applications must be made within twelve months of the staff member's return to normal duties.


The maximum funding available for Restart Grants is $20,000 over a 12 month period.

Faculty Processes

The Faculties have their own approval and review processes for grants under this scheme. They may also have deadlines for submission of draft applications that are earlier than the Research Office deadlines. Please ensure that you contact your Faculty, as early as possible, for information on process and deadlines. Faculty contacts:

Faculty of Arts
Ph 9850 4496 (x4496), Faculty Research Manager, Dr Jan Zwar 

Faculty of Business and Economics
Ph 9850 8485 (x8485), Faculty Research Manager, Ms Agnieszka Baginska

Faculty of Human Sciences
Ph 9850 8073 (x8073), Faculty Research Manager, Mr Colm Halbert

Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences
Ph 9850 2788 (x2788), Faculty Research Manager, Dr Kyle Ratinac

Faculty of Science and Engineering
Ph 9850 8912 (x8912), Faculty Research Manager, Ms Irina Zakoshanski

Macquarie Graduate School of Management
Ph 9850 7732 (x7732), Research Office Executive, Mrs Kerry Daniel

Key Dates

Opening Date: Wednesday 12 July 2017
Faculty Closing Date: Wednesday 9 August 2017
Closing Date: Wednesday 23 August 2017
Outcomes Expected: Mid October 2017      


Funding Rules (2017)

Application Form (2017)

Pure Research Management System

Application Checklist

Contacts Ms Fiona Collison / Ms Bec Syler
Research Proposals Officers
Research Office
Ph:+61 2 9850 4193
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