Training and support

Training and support

Macquarie University provides training and support in the form of comprehensive workshops and online resources. These are available to Macquarie University researchers and external applicants who intend to apply for research funding through Macquarie University. Macquarie has also established the Early Career Researcher (ECR) Network which aims to develop the career opportunities and open pathways for achieving world-leading research for our most promising ECRs.

Successful Grants Library

The Successful Grants Library contains external and internal grant applications that were successfully funded. Macquarie applicants are invited to view these applications electronically or in hard-copy format to assist in the framing, formatting and layout of proposals.

Upcoming Workshops

Fulbright Future Scholarships: Information Session for Research and Study in the United States in 2019

About: The Australian-American Fulbright Commission offers Scholarships to Australian citizens across all career stages. Awardees take part in a bi-lateral academic and cultural exchange, pursuing research or study at a U.S. institution, experiencing life in the U.S. and bringing back their knowledge and experience to share with their communities in Australia. This information session will describe the scholarship opportunities on offer to Australian citizens across various academic and career stages including, Postgraduate, Postdoctoral, Scholar and Distinguished Chair. This year the Commission has announced the Fulbright Future Scholarships, which seeks to improve health, wellbeing, and prosperity of Australians by funding innovative, impact-focused projects. Awardees will receive funding for full tuition/visiting researcher expenses at a U.S. institution of their choice, as well as travel and living costs. Applications for all Australian Scholarships are now open and close on 15 July 2018. Following the information session, applicants who intend to apply for a Scholarship commencing in 2019 (current round) are invited to take part in a one-on-one meeting with the Fulbright Commission representative and Macquarie University support staff. To book in a 10-minute one-on-one meeting, email ross.hill@mq.edu.au.

Date: Monday 28 May 2018

Time: 10:30-11:30 am, one-on-one meetings to follow

Location: 12 Wally’s Walk (E7A), level 8, room 801

Speakers: Tara Hawley (Fulbright Commission) and Dr Adam Lockyer (Faculty of Arts and Fulbright Alumnus)

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Developing your 5-Year Research Plan

About: Hitting any mid- and long-term research and career goals is impossible if you don't know what they are. This seminar discusses how you can identify what you want to do, and how you can plan to give yourself the greatest chance of hitting your targets.

Date: Wednesday 30 May 2018

Time: 12:00-13:00

Location: 12 Wally's Walk, E7A, level 8, room 801

Speaker: Assoc Prof Andrew Barron (Faculty of Science and Engineering)

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NHMRC Project Grant Rebuttal Workshop

About: This workshop will provide strategic advice how to pitch and respond to your assessor comments as well as how to submit via the NHMRC's RGMS system.

Date: Thursday 7 June 2018

Time: 14:30-15:30

Location: Senate Room (C8A, 16 Wally's Walk, room 310)

Speaker: Courtney Bendall (Research Services)

Slides [PDF] Rebuttal Guidelines [PDF]

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Crafting an Effective ARC Rejoinder

About: This workshop will provide strategic advice to 2019 ARC Discovery Project and DECRA applicants on what to include in your rejoinder, pitfalls to avoid, suggested structures, as well as examples from rejoinders where the grant was successfully funded.

Date: Tuesday 12 June 2018

Time: 13:30-15:00

Location: Senate Room (C8A, 16 Wally's Walk, room 310)

Speaker: Dr Ross Hill (Research Services)

Slides [PDF] Advice Document [PDF]

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ARC Session for Prospective Australian Laureate Fellowship Applicants

About: Professor Joanne Tompkins, the Executive Director, Humanities and Creative Arts (and Lead of ARC Australian Laureate Fellowships scheme), from the ARC will be visiting Macquarie University to present a session for prospective Australian Laureate Fellowship applicants. Professor Tompkins will deliver a short presentation with ample time for question and answers. Please encourage anyone interested in attending to RSVP below.

Date: Wednesday 13 June 2018

Time: 13:30-14:30

Location: Macquarie University Chancellery (E11A) Function Room

Speaker: Professor Joanne Tompkins, Executive Director, Humanities and Creative Arts (and Lead of ARC Australian Laureate Fellowships scheme), Australian Research Council

RSVP: please email julian.zipparo@mq.edu.au indicating your interest in attending

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About the speaker:

Professor Joanne Tompkins
Executive Director, Humanities and Creative Arts

Professor Joanne Tompkins joined the ARC in April 2017 as Executive Director for Humanities and Creative Arts.

Prior to commencing at the ARC, Professor Tompkins was Associate Dean (Research) in the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences at The University of Queensland (UQ) and was previously Head of the School of English, Media Studies and Art History at UQ.

Professor Tompkins’ research expertise lies in the humanities and creative arts, particularly in spatial theories and virtual reality; multicultural theories and drama; intercultural performance and feminist performance. Her research has assisted the development of cultural spaces for theatres, galleries and museums through 3D visualisation and modelling of theatre spaces.

In 2015, Professor Tompkins was the recipient of an Honorary Doctorate from Queen Mary, University of London. Professor Tompkins also holds a Doctor of Philosophy in Literature from York University, Toronto, Canada (1992) and a Master of Arts from the University of Waterloo, Canada (1986).

Professor Tompkins has authored numerous books, and journal and book articles on: spatial theory and virtual reality; post-colonial, multicultural, and intercultural drama and theory; Australian drama and literature and Canadian drama. She has also edited and co-edited several journals, including Theatre Journal and Modern Drama.

Developing a Competitive ARC Linkage Project Proposal

About: This seminar will provide strategic advice to Macquarie University researchers who are planning on submitting an ARC Linkage Project in 2018 in the continuous round. The presentation will detail how to develop your project description, articulate Partner Organisation alignment and contributions, and report on the ROPE of personnel.

Date: Friday 22 June 2018

Time: 12:30-14:00

Location: Senate Room (C8A, 16 Wally's Walk, room 310)

Speaker: Dr Ross Hill (Research Services)

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Developing Pitches and Proposals for Industry, Government and Not-for-Profit Partners

About: Industry, government and not-for-profit partners request or accept proposals for funding in an infinite variety of formats. This session covers the essentials of developing these proposals from brief capability and concept “pitch” stage documents to complex and highly customised full proposals that are developed in close consultation with a member of the funding partner organisation.

Date: Wednesday 4 July 2018

Time: 12:30-14:00

Location: Senate Room (C8A, 16 Wally's Walk, room 310)

Speakers: Research Partnerships Managers and leading academic guest speakers

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How to Prepare for an Early Career Research Fellowship: Track Record Building During your PhD

About: This workshop is targeted at current PhD candidates and will provide information and advice on how to apply for an ARC Discovery Early Career Researcher Award and a NHMRC Investigator Grant. Scheme objectives, selection criteria, eligibility, application process and past success rates will be presented for both schemes, as well as guidance on what type of track record applicants will need to be competitive.

Date: Wednesday 18 July 2018

Time: 12:30-14:00

Location: Senate Room (C8A, 16 Wally's Walk, room 310)

Speaker: Courtney Bendall and Ross Hill (Research Services)

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Budgets, Intellectual Property and Publication Negotiations for Partner-Funded Research

About: This session covers the costing and pricing of research projects in accordance with University policy and with an eye to securing partner funding. It also outlines ways to ensure there is appropriate scope for the publication of findings and results. Examples of different types of budgets and costing and pricing methods, intellectual property arrangements and publication rights terms and conditions will be discussed.

Date: Wednesday 5 September 2018

Time: 12:30-14:00

Location: Senate Room (C8A, 16 Wally's Walk, room 310)

Speakers: Research Partnerships Managers and leading academic guest speakers

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Designing Economic Evaluations Alongside Clinical Trials

About: This one-day course will provide an overview of cost effectiveness analysis and examples of economic evaluations that have been conducted of trials.

Date: Tuesday 18 September 2018

Time: 09:00 - 17:00

Location: 75 Talavera Road, Macquarie University

Speakers: From Macquarie University Centre for the Health Economy (MUCHE) and University of Melbourne

More information and registration

Incorporating Health Economics Into Grant Applications

About: This course will provide an overview of the health economics components that go into grant proposals and provide practical assistance in writing the health economics paragraphs of the grant.

Date: Wednesday 19 September 2018

Time: 09:00 - 14:00

Location: 75 Talavera Road, Macquarie University

Speakers: From Macquarie University Centre for the Health Economy (MUCHE) and University of Melbourne

More information and registration

Research Agreement/Contract Essentials for Partner-funded Research Projects

About: Agreements and contracts formalise the rights and obligations between parties to enable them to maximise benefits and mitigate risk. This session provides an overview of the main types of research agreements and contracts used for partner-funded projects. It then highlights the important terms and conditions that researchers need to be aware of. Lastly, it explains the central roles of Research Services, the Office of Commercialisation and Legal Office staff in the contract negotiation, drafting, review and sign-off process.

Date: Wednesday 7 November 2018

Time: 12:30-14:00

Location: Senate Room (C8A, 16 Wally's Walk, room 310)

Speakers: Research Partnerships Managers and leading academic guest speakers

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On-Request Workshops

These workshops are provided on-request for academic departments, research centres, or small groups and can be customised to suit particular needs. See below for contact details of Research Services staff responsible for each workshop.

Orientation to Research at Macquarie University

About: This session will introduce Macquarie University researchers to key staff and support services within Research Services that are available to assist you in achieving your research goals. The information session will include details on how to identify funding opportunities, grant application development, the application submission process, as well as opportunities for building your engagement with industry, government and philanthropic organisations. The session will include information on the diversity of strategic advice available in the form of workshops, advice toolkits, templates and grant application reviews. This information session is best provided on request for academic departments, research centres, or small groups and can be customised to suit your needs.

To request a session, please email the Research Development Consultants.

ARC and NHMRC Funding Opportunities

About: The Australian Research Council (ARC) and the National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) represent the major category 1 funding agencies in Australia. Research funding is provided for individuals (in the form of fellowships and awards), research teams (to build international and industry collaborations), and research centres. This information session can be designed to provide a full overview of the ARC and NHMRC funding opportunities, or it can be tailored to provide detailed, strategic advice on specific funding schemes. It is best provided on request for academic departments, research centres, or small groups and can be customised to suit your needs.

To request a session, please email the Research Development Consultants.

Developing a Plan to Involve External Partners in Your Research

About: This session is an introduction to planning for research engagement with external partners (e.g. industry, government and not-for-profit).  It covers research impact as a strategy and policy context, identifying benefits of partnering and the need for diversification of funding sources outside traditional grants.  The session outlines available learning and development resources and guides researchers towards development of a plan to help pursue their own potential partner links. This information session is best provided on request for academic departments, research centres, or small groups and can be customised to suit your needs.

To request a session, please email research.partnerships@mq.edu.au.

Identifying Potential Partner Organisations (Industry Sector Information and Databases)

About: Identifying potential partner organisations requires an understanding of the potential “market” for your research and the particular dynamics of working with non-academic organisations.  Unless you are lucky enough to be approached, making a start can often seem like a daunting challenge.  This session outlines a variety of ways to find potential partner organisations and how to approach and engage with the ones most likely to be collaborative and funding prospects for you and your research.  This information session is best provided on request for academic departments, research centres, or small groups and can be customised to suit your needs.

To request a session, please email research.partnerships@mq.edu.au.

Discussing Research Ideas with Non-Academic Partners

About: For most non-academic partners, research is a means to an end; a way to improve products or services provided by their organisation or the stimulus to innovate to introduce new ones.  This session explores ways to discuss your ideas that helps to surface the motivations and drivers of partners.  It covers ways to generate partner confidence and interest in your research capabilities and current project interests that will increase the likelihood of progressing to the project scoping stage.  This information session is best provided on request for academic departments, research centres, or small groups and can be customised to suit your needs.

To request a session, please email research.partnerships@mq.edu.au.

Developing Pitches and Proposals for Industry, Government and Not-for-Profit Partners

About: Industry, government and not-for-profit partners request or accept proposals for funding in an infinite variety of formats.  This session covers the essentials of developing these proposals from brief capability and concept “pitch” stage documents to complex and highly customised full proposals that are developed in close consultation with a member of the funding partner organisation.  As needed, the session can also cover some of the essentials of tendering.  This information session is best provided on request for academic departments, research centres, or small groups and can be customised to suit your needs.

To request a session, please email research.partnerships@mq.edu.au.

Budget, Intellectual Property and Publication Negotiations

About: This session covers the costing and pricing of research projects in accordance with University policy and with an eye to securing partner funding.  It also outlines ways to ensure there is appropriate scope for the publication of findings and results. Examples of different types of budgets and costing and pricing methods, intellectual property arrangements and publication rights terms and conditions are discussed.  This information session is best provided on request for academic departments, research centres, or small groups and can be customised to suit your needs.

To request a session, please email research.partnerships@mq.edu.au.

Research Agreement and Contract Essentials

About: Agreements and contracts formalise the rights and obligations between parties to enable them to maximise benefits and mitigate risk.  This session provides an overview of the main types of research agreements and contracts used for partner-funded projects.  It then highlights the important terms and conditions that researchers need to be aware of.  Lastly, it explains the central roles of Research Services, the Office of Commercialisation and Legal Office staff in the contract negotiation, drafting, review and sign-off process.  This information session is best provided on request for academic departments, research centres, or small groups and can be customised to suit your needs.

To request a session, please email research.partnerships@mq.edu.au.

Research Professional

About: This demonstration will introduce you to the Research Professional database, showing you how to search the system for funding opportunities, awards and news articles, set up personalised email alerts, and access shared resources. This information session is best provided on request for academic departments, research centres, or small groups and can be customised to suit your needs. It can be delivered in person or via a webinar by a Research Professional representative.

To request a session, please email the Research Development Consultants.

Managing Your Research Project: Support Available Through Research Services

About: This session will provide an overview of Research Services post-award services. This information session is best provided on request for academic departments, research centres, or small groups and can be customised to suit your needs.

To request a session, please email research.postaward@mq.edu.au.

Defence Trade Controls Act – Online Training

About: The DTCA regulates the supply, publication and brokering of controlled materials as listed on the Defence and Strategic Goods List (DSGL). If you are supplying DSGL technology from Australia to another person overseas, or, if you believe that your work or research might be affected by the DTCA, please refer to the DTCA webpage, complete the iLearn course, or email us: defencetradecontrols@mq.edu.au.

Past Workshops

2018 Workshops

OSP 2019: The Practicalities
Prof David Coutts (Faculty of Science and Engineering), Assoc Prof Felicity Cox (Faculty of Human Science)
16 May 2018
Slides [PDF] Recording [Microsoft Stream]

ARC DECRA Scheme: Writing the Statement by the Administering Organisation
Dr Ross Hill (Research Services)
1 February 2018
Slides [PDF] Recording [Microsoft Stream]

ARC DECRA Scheme: Building your Budget
Dr Ross Hill (Research Services), Dr Rachael Gallagher (Faculty of Science and Engineering)
30 January 2018
Slides [PDF] Recording [Microsoft Stream]

2017 Workshops

ARC DP Scheme: Building your Budget
Dr Ross Hill (Research Services)
20 November 2017
Slides [PDF] Recording [Microsoft Stream]

Evaluating your Research Performance and Analysing Journal Quality and Impact with Scopus & Mendeley
Steven Riddell, Thomas Klingler (Elsevier)
15 November 2017
Slides [PDF] Recording [Microsoft Stream]

ARC DP and DECRA Schemes: Developing your Project Description for the Science Disciplines
Dr Ross Hill (Research Services)
2 November 2017
Slides [PDF] Recording [Microsoft Stream]

ARC DP and DECRA Schemes: Developing your Project Description for the Arts and Social Science Disciplines
Dr Ross Hill (Research Services), Jennie Hudson (Faculty of Human Sciences)
30 October 2017 
Slides [PDF] Recording [Microsoft Stream]

ARC DP and DECRA Schemes: Research Opportunity and Performance Evidence for the Science Disciplines
Dr Ross Hill (Research Services), Prof Marie Herberstein (Faculty of Science and Engineering)
20 October 2017
Slides [PDF] Recording [Microsoft Stream]

ARC DP and DECRA Schemes: Research Opportunity and Performance Evidence for the Arts and Social Science Disciplines
Prof Julie Fitness, Colm Halbert (Faculty of Human Sciences)
18 October 2017
Slides [PDF] Recording [Microsoft Stream]

Introduction to the ARC DECRA Funding Scheme
Dr Ross Hill (Research Services)
10 October 2017
Slides [PDF] Recording [Microsoft Stream]

“Meet the Germans” – Study and Research Opportunities for Australian Students and Researchers in Germany
Prof Dr Joybrato Mukherjee (President of Justus Liebig University Gießen, Vice-President of DAAD), Stefan Bienefeld (Head of Division Development cooperation and transregional programmes, DAAD)
5 October 2017
Slides [PDF]

Tips and Tricks for Telling your Story through Media and Social Media
Emma Casey (PR Specialist, Group Marketing), Rebecca Haddad (Social Content Manager, Group Marketing) and Angela Kelly (Content and Channel Manager, Group Marketing)
16 August 2017
Slides [PDF] Recording [Microsoft Stream]

MQ New Staff and Restart Grants
Prof Catriona Mackenzie (Faculty of Arts)
7 August 2017
Slides [PDF] Recording [Microsoft Stream]

NHMRC Fellowships: Information Session
Dr Simon McMullan (FMHS), Dr Adam Walker (FMHS), Courtney Bendall (Research Services)
3 August 2017 
Slides [PDF]

How to Prepare for an Early Career Fellowship: Track Record Building During your PhD
Dr Ross Hill, Courtney Bendall (Research Services)
18 July 2017
Slides [PDF] Recording [Microsoft Stream]

Developing Partnerships as a Part of Your Long-Term Research Plan
Mark Berlage, Lisa Elliott, Carly Evans (Research Services)
21 June 2017
Slides [PDF]

Crafting an Effective ARC Rejoinder
Dr Ross Hill (Research Services)
9 June 2017
Slides [PDF] Recording [Microsoft Stream] Advice Document [PDF]

NHMRC Project Grant Rebuttal Workshop
Courtney Bendall (Research Services)
1 & 8 June 2017
Slides [PDF]

OSP 2018: The Practicalities
Prof David Coutts (Faculty of Science and Engineering)
17 May 2017
Slides [PDF] Recording [Microsoft Stream]

Philanthropic Grants Workshop
Maree Perfrement & Kate Gadenne (Strategic Grants)
9 May 2017 
Slides & Recording [Microsoft Stream]

Writing for The Conversation: How to Save Time on Pitching New Stories
Ms Sunanda Creagh (The Conversation)
2 May 2017
Slides [PDF]

DECRA: Writing the Statement by the Administering Organisation
Dr Ross Hill (Research Services), Prof Lucy Taksa (Faculty of Business and Economics)
15 February 2017
Slides [PDF] Recording [Microsoft Stream]

DECRA: Building your Budget
Dr Ross Hill (Research Services)
8 February 2017
Slides [PDF] Recording [Microsoft Stream]

NHMRC Project Grant Budget Workshop
Courtney Bendall (Research Services)
2 February 2017
Slides [PDF]

NHMRC Career Development Fellowship (CDF) Workshop - Changes for 2017
Courtney Bendall (Research Services)
30 January 2017
Slides [PDF] Recording [Microsoft Stream]

Discovery Projects: Building your Budget
Dr Ross Hill (Research Services), Dr Sarah Mengler (Faculty of Arts)
30 January 2017
Slides [PDF] Recording [Microsoft Stream]

NHMRC Project Grant Workshop - Changes for 2017
Courtney Bendall (Research Services)
20 January 2017
Slides [PDF]

NHMRC Early Career Fellowship (ECF) Workshop - Changes for 2017
Courtney Bendall (Research Services)
19 January 2017
Slides [PDF]

2016 Workshops

What is my next step post-PhD? NHMRC Early Career Fellowship (for HDR students)
Courtney Bendall (Research Services)
28 November 2016
Slides [PDF]

DECRA and Discovery Projects: Constructing your Title, Project Summary and Impact Statement
Dr Ross Hill (Research Services)
16 November 2016
Slides [PDF]

Discovery Projects: Developing your Project Description in the Arts and Social Science Disciplines
Dr Ross Hill (Research Services), Prof Catharine Lumby (Faculty of Arts)
4 November 2016
Slides [PDF]

Discovery Projects Developing your Project Description in the  Science Disciplines
Dr Ross Hill (Research Services), Prof Marie Herberstein (Faculty of Science and Engineering)
3 November 2016
Slides [PDF]

Evaluating Your Research Performance & Analysing Journal Quality & Impact with Scopus & Mendeley
Thomas Klingler (Elsevier)
2 November 2016
Slides [PDF]

DECRA: Developing your Project Description in the Science Disciplines
Dr Ross Hill (Research Services), Varun Sreenivasan (Faculty of Science and Engineering)
1 November 2016
Slides [PDF]

DECRA: Developing your Project Description in the Arts and Social Science Disciplines
Dr Ross Hill (Research Services), Prof Amanda Barnier (Faculty of Human Sciences)
31 October 2016
Slides [PDF]

DECRA and Discovery Projects: Research Opportunity and Performance Evidence (ROPE) for the Science Disciplines
Dr Ross Hill (Research Services), Prof Bernard Mans (Faculty of Science and Engineering)
20 October 2016
Slides [PDF]

DECRA and Discovery Projects: Research Opportunity and Performance Evidence (ROPE) for the Arts and Social Science Disciplines
Prof Julie Fitness (Faculty of Human Sciences)
18 October 2016
Slides [PDF]

Introduction to the Project Grants Scheme - FMHS & FSE
Courtney Bendall (Research Services), Mark Connor (Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences)
17 October 2016
Slides [PDF]

Introduction to the Project Grants Scheme - FA, FBE & FHS
Courtney Bendall (Research Services), Jennifer Cornish (Faculty of Human Science), Viviana Wuthrich (Faculty of Human Science) 
17 October 2016
Slides [PDF]

Orientation to Research: Securing Competitive Research Funding and Research Office Support
Louise Fleck, Courtney Bendall, Dr Ross Hill (Research Services)
14 October 2016
Slides [PDF]

Introduction to RGMS Profile and CV for NHMRC Grant Submissions
Courtney Bendall (Research Services)
13 October 2016 
Slides [PDF]

Introduction to the ARC DECRA Funding Scheme
Dr Ross Hill (Research Services)
12 October 2016
Slides [PDF]

NHMRC Career Development Fellowship (CDF) Workshop
Courtney Bendall (Research Services)
21 September 2016
Slides [PDF]

NHMRC Early Career Fellowship (ECF) Workshop
Courtney Bendall (Research Services)
20 September 2016
Slides [PDF]

Position Yourself: Avenues to Philanthropic, Industry and Government Funding
Caitlin Crockford (Trusts and Foundations Specialist, Office of Advancement), Gary Colquhoun (Innovation Connections Facilitator, AusIndustry), Anna Grocholsky (Director, Office of Commercialisation and Innovation), Mark Berlage, Lisa Elliott and Carly Evans (Research Partnerships Managers, Research Services)
1 September 2016
Slides [PDF]

Developing a Competitive ARC Linkage Proposal
Dr Ross Hill (Research Services)
29 July 2016
Slides [PDF]

ARC DP 2017 - Crafting an Effective Rejoinder
Dr Ross Hill (Research Services)
29 June 2016
Slides [PDF]

ARC DECRA 2017 - Crafting an Effective Rejoinder
Dr Ross Hill (Research Services)
20 June 2016
Slides [PDF]

Developing Your Personal Research Plan
Assoc Prof Malcolm Choat (Faculty of Arts), Assoc Prof Ian Blair (Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences), Dr Viviana Wuthrich (Faculty of Human Sciences)
15 June 2016
Slides [PDF]

Outside Studies Program (OSP) 2017: The Practicalities
Prof Mike Jones (Faculty of Human Sciences)
18 May 2016
Slides [PDF]

Measuring (and Growing) Your Impact
Dr Andy Pleffer (DVCR Office), Jason Davis (DVCR Office), Susan Shrubb (Library), Dr Adam Dunn (Australian Institute of Health Innovation)
3 May 2016
Slides [PDF]

How to Initiate Research Partnerships with Industry/Government/NGOs - the Early Stages
Mark Berlage, Carly Evans, Lisa Elliott (Research Services), Prof Nicki Packer (Faculty of Science and Engineering), Prof Richie Howitt (Faculty of Arts)
1 April 2016
Slides [PDF]

Research Strategy Development - Publishing Strategies
Assoc Prof John Dumay (Faculty of Business and Economics)
16 March 2016
Slides [PDF]

Writing Your Strategic Statement: DECRA
Dr Ross Hill (Research Services), Prof Lucy Taksa (Faculty of Business and Economics)
15 February 2016
Slides [PDF]

Building Your Budget: DECRA
Dr Ross Hill (Research Services)
8 February 2016
Slides [PDF]

Building Your Budget: ARC Discovery Projects
Dr Ross Hill (Research Services)
20 January 2016
Slides [PDF]

ARC Project Title, Proposal Summary, Impact Statement: DECRA and Discovery Projects
Dr Derek Van Dyk (Research Services)
19 January 2016
Slides [PDF]

2015 Workshops

ARC Project Description for the Arts and Social Sciences: Discovery Projects
Mrs Gill Ellis (Faculty of Arts), Dr Ross Hill (Research Services), Prof Brian Opeskin (Faculty of Arts)
17 December 2015
Slides [PDF]

ARC Project Description for the Sciences: Discovery Projects
Dr Ross Hill (Research Services), Prof Michelle Leishman (Faculty of Science and Engineering)
16 December 2015
Slides [PDF]

ARC Project Description for the Sciences: DECRA
Dr Ross Hill (Research Services), Dr Elizabeth Madin (Faculty of Science and Engineering)
14 December 2015
Slides [PDF]

ARC Project Description for the Arts and Social Sciences: DECRA
Prof Amanda Barnier (Faculty of Human Sciences), Dr Ross Hill (Research Services)
14 December 2015
Slides [PDF]

ARC ROPE for the Sciences: DECRA and Discovery Projects
Dr Ross Hill (Research Services), Prof Bernard Mans (Faculty of Science and Engineering)
2 December 2015
Slides [PDF]

ARC ROPE for the Arts and Social Sciences: DECRA and Discovery Projects
Mr Colm Halbert (Faculty of Human Sciences), Prof Jennie Hudson (Faculty of Human Sciences)
30 November 2015
Slides [PDF]

Introduction to the ARC DECRA Funding Scheme
Dr Ross Hill (Research Services)
18 November 2015
Slides [PDF]

NHMRC Project Grant Workshop
Dr Boris Sarcevic (Research Services), Prof Ian Marschner (Faculty of Science and Engineering), Assoc Prof Ann Goodchild (Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences), Dr Viviana Wuthrich (Faculty of Human Sciences)
6 November 2015
Slides [PDF]

How ARC Proposals are Assessed (and how to be a good assessor)
Dr Laura Dan (Australian Research Council)
30 October 2015
Slides [PDF]

Publication Strategies
Assoc Prof John Dumay (Faculty of Business and Economics)
22 October 2015
Slides [PDF]

Securing Competitive Research Funding: Support Available Through the Research Office
Dr Derek Van Dyk (Research Services)
8 October 2015
Slides [PDF]

Developing a Competitive ARC Linkage Proposal
Dr Ross Hill (Research Services)
10 September 2015
Slides [PDF]

Writing for Research Grants: Developing a Strategy and Skills
Prof Amanda Barnier (Faculty of Human Sciences), Assoc Prof Malcolm Choat (Faculty of Arts), Assoc Prof Ian Wright (Faculty of Science and Engineering)
2 September 2015
Slides [PDF]

Evaluating Your Research Performance and Analysing Journal Quality and Impact with Scopus
Mr Thomas Klinger (Elsevier), Dr Steven Riddell (Elsevier)
11 June 2015
Slides [PDF]

Crafting an Effective Rejoinder: ARC DECRA and Discovery Project Schemes
Dr Ross Hill (Research Services)
29 May 2015
Slides [PDF]

NHMRC Project Grant Rebuttal Workshop
Dr Boris Sarcevic (Research Services), Assoc Prof Julie Atkin (Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences)
27 May 2015
Slides [PDF]

Outside Studies Program (OSP) - Maximising the Opportunity
Prof Mark Wiggins (Faculty of Human Sciences)
21 May 2015
Slides [PDF]

NHMRC ECF-CDF Fellowship Workshop
Dr Boris Sarcevic (Research Services), Assoc Prof Ian Blair (Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences)
4 February 2015
Slides [PDF]

Online Resources

Advice Toolkits

ARC Discovery Projects
MQ DP19 Advice Toolkit - v2

ARC Discovery Early Career Researcher Awards
MQ DE19 Advice Toolkit - v2

ARC Future Fellowships
MQ FT18 Advice Toolkit - v2

ARC Linkage Projects
MQ LP18 Advice Toolkit - v1

NHMRC Project Grants
MQ Project Grant 2018 Advice Toolkit - v2

Partner Funded Projects
Guide to conducting research with external organisations
A Q&A based guide to the phases of partnering as well as available support and resources.
Quick guide
A one page summary of partnering phases, support and resources.

If you are an external applicant applying for funding through Macquarie University, please email ross.hill@mq.edu.au for access to any of these resources.

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