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Australia-Germany Joint Research Cooperation Scheme

Applications under the Australia-Germany Joint Research Cooperation Scheme are now open. The scheme supports exchanges (travel and living expenses) for Australian researchers to collaborate with German researchers on a joint research project. The support of early career researchers is a significant focus of the scheme. Applications close on 17 June 2016. For comprehensive Terms and Conditions, FAQs and application form please visit the Universities Australia website.

Applications Open for National Library of Australia Fellowships in 2017

The National Library of Australia welcomes applications for its 2017 Fellowships. The Fellowships are open to Australian and international researchers and established and emerging scholars. They support researchers to make intensive use of the Library’s rich and varied collections. Applications for 2017 Fellowships are open until 2 May 2016.

Falling Walls Lab Australia 2016

The Australian Academy of Science (AAS) is currently inviting applications from Australian researchers, post-docs and students, entrepreneurs, engineers and innovators to attend Australia’s first Falling Walls Lab in 2016. Up to 25 contestants will be invited to give a three-minute presentation on their research, business model or initiative based on the “Which walls will fall next” concept. Humanities scholars are encouraged to apply. The deadline for applications is 5pm (AEST) 23 May 2016. See the AAS website for further details.

ERA 2015 reaffirms the quality of humanities research in Australia

The Australian Academy of the Humanities today welcomed the release of the ERA 2015 report, which demonstrates outstanding results for research in the humanities. Read more >>

Guide to humanities calls in Horizon 2020

Funding opportunities for the humanities under the European Commission’s Horizon 2020 work programme have been collated in a document prepared by NET4SOCIETY, the international network of National Contact Points for humanities and social sciences in Europe.

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