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RESEARCH NEWS + OPPORTUNITIES
9 NOVEMBER 2012
MESSAGE FROM THE DVCR
ARC funding
Congratulations to all who were successful in the latest ARC round of funding.  Sydney was awarded the highest number of Discovery grants nationally as well as featuring highly in the Discovery Early Career Researcher Award (DECRA) and Linkage Infrastructure and Facilities (LIEF) schemes.
Congratulations to all who were successful in the latest ARC round of funding. 

Sydney was awarded the highest number of Discovery grants nationally as well as featuring highly in the Discovery Early Career Researcher Award (DECRA) and Linkage Infrastructure and Facilities (LIEF) schemes.

Overall the University secured $28,479,694 in Discovery grants across 79 projects; $6,861,299 for DECRA across 19 projects and $2,300,000 for LIEF across 4 projects.

Research was funded across the board, which is a testament to the strength in breadth of Sydney's research.

For a full breakdown of where the funding was distributed across FoR codes, visit the Research Support website.

Again, my congratulations to all. These results will ensure that we continue to be a vibrant centre for disciplinary and cross-disciplinary collaborative research.

Jill Trewhella
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NEWS
Excellence in Innovation prizes announced
Xiao Yu has been named the winner of the Excellence in Innovation student prize at Research Conversazione 2012. The $1000 prize, offered by the University through the Research Portfolio, acknowledges innovations or scientific discoveries with considerable commercial potential. Yu was among 22 entrants who presented their novel concepts to a panel of seven judges, including senior industry representives. Full story.
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FEATURED OPPORTUNITIES
BUPA Grants Program
This program funds research in key strategic areas including: wellbeing, chronic disease, healthy ageing, empowering people about their health and promoting affordable healthcare.
Expressions of interest are now being sought for the BUPA GRants Program.

The program funds research in key strategic areas including: wellbeing, chronic disease, healthy ageing, empowering people about their health and promoting affordable healthcare.

In the past the Foundation has given up to a total of $3 million each year to various initiatives, both targeted and those awarded through the Expression of Interest (EOI) process. Past awards have been in the vicinity of $100k per year over 3-4 years.

For more information, including how to apply, visit the BUPA website or contact Sophie Carruthers from the Submissions team.
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Sydney Research Networks Scheme
Expressions of interest for the Sydney Research Networks Scheme (SyReNS) are now open. The scheme provides funding and other support for research groups or networks spanning multiple faculties over a two-year period.
Expressions of interest for the Sydney Research Networks Scheme (SyReNS) are now open. The scheme provides funding and other support for research groups or networks spanning multiple faculties over a two-year period.

Ideally funding will lead to a substantial, sustainable, externally funded program in the future.

Expressions of interest close at 5pm, on 30 November.

Find out more about SyReNS, including how to lodge your expression of interest, at the Research Support site.
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REMINDERS
 ARC    |  
Internal closing date for Linkage Projects: 19 November
The internal closing date for ARC Linkage applications is Monday 19 November 2012. Your draft application will be checked on a "first come, first served" basis by the Submissions team.
The internal closing date for ARC Linkage applications is Monday 19 November 2012. Your draft application will be checked on a "first come, first served" basis by the Submissions team.

How to submit your application to us:
  1. Download a copy of your complete application
  2. Email it to the Submissions team at research.grants@sydney.edu.au for review and feedback.
  3. Your Research Administrative Officer (checker) will provide you with feedback on the application.

For further infomration get in touch with one of our Linkage Project contacts.
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FOR YOUR DIARY
 14 NOV    |  
Webcast: NHMRC feedback on grant outcomes
NHMRC CEO, Professor Warwick Anderson AM, will deliver a  webcast on 14 November to provide feedback to the research community about the outcomes.
NHMRC CEO, Professor Warwick Anderson AM, will deliver a  webcast on 14 November to provide feedback to the research community about the outcomes.

To attend, the NHMRC has requested that all register. You can register online.

You will be able to submit questions at any time during the webscast and they will be answered during the Q & A session at the end.

To find out more, visit the NHMRC website.

Details
When: 2pm-3pm, 14 November
Location: Online
Registration essential.
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