News and events

News and events


ARC DECRA Scheme: Changes to the Application from Last Round and Building your DECRA Budget for all Disciplines

12:30-14:00, Tuesday 29 January 2019, 12 Wally's Walk, room 801

This workshop will describe the changes to the DECRA application form from last round. Advice will then be provided on how to build your DECRA budget and how to justify your funding requests for all disciplines. More details

ARC DECRA Scheme: Writing the Statement by the Administering Organisation for all Disciplines

12:30-14:00, Thursday 31 January 2019, 12 Wally's Walk, room 801

This final workshop will focus on what to include in the Macquarie University strategic letter of support for your DECRA application and the process to follow for obtaining the DVCR’s signature.


BDDRC Annual Symposium "Where to next with Microbiomes?"

The BDDRC Annual Symposium Day was held at Epping Club on 20 November 2018. Many thanks to all for a great day of inspiring presentations and fruitful discussions, with promising potential for exciting research collaborations  as we move into the new year!

ARC Funding Success

Congratulations to BDDRC Members Professor Paul Haynes, Dr Mehdi Mirzaei, Professor Brian Atwell and Dr Dana Pascovici for successful ARC funding for the project "Re-engineering rice root architecture to maximise water use efficiency", commencing in 2019.

BioNetwork Research Symposium - a Fantastic Networking Event!

The BDDRC was a major sponsor of the BioNetwork Reseach symposium held on 13th April 2018 at Macquarie University, with the aim to foster our researchers' community across the Faculties of Science & Engineering and Medicine & Health Sciences with a common interest in the biosciences. Congratulations to our own Early Career Researchers for organising such a highly successful day, with many networking opportunities and collaborative outcomes!

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