17 December 2021

The COVID pandemic has caused many ARC-supported research projects to be redesigned, particularly those which relied on overseas travel to conduct fieldwork, access research infrastructure, or visit rare collections. One such project that was affected is the 2019 Discovery Early Career Researcher Award of Dr Tully Barnett, based at Flinders University, whose research is looking at literature and the digitisation of books, in the ‘post print’ age.

17 December 2021

The ARC Training Centre for Forest Value was established in 2016 with funding of $3.7 million over five years through the ARC Industrial Transformation Research Program (ITRP), with significant  additional support from industry partners and the University of Tasmania. The Centre aimed to train industry ready research fellows and PhD graduates across the forest industries supply chain.

17 December 2021

The ARC has updated its RMS logon screen to include a reminder that by logging on to RMS you have read and understood the relevant Privacy Policy.

17 December 2021

On Wednesday 8 December 2021, the ARC hosted a PFAS (per- and poly-fluoroalkyl substances) Remediation and Destruction Research Forum. Over 100 attendees, including stakeholders and potential end-users from Australian State and Federal government departments, industry and the research sector heard about the innovative research being undertaken by the researchers supported by the ARC’s Special Research Initiative (SRI) for PFAS remediation research.

17 December 2021

Researchers at the ARC Centre of Excellence for Automated Decision-Making and Society (ADM+S) are using citizen scientists to understand the impact of online search recommendations and advertising practices on Australian internet users. Both citizen science projects will be seeking participants until mid-2022.

17 December 2021

Earlier this month, the ARC announced the membership of the Indigenous Studies Excellence and Engagement (ISEE) Group. The ISEE Group will co-design and promote strategies for sector-wide leadership in applying the Indigenous Studies Fields of Research (FoR) in Excellence in Research for Australia (ERA) in 2023 and the Engagement and Impact (EI) Assessment in 2024, and encourage and support Indigenous researchers to participate in submission and assessment processes.

17 December 2021

The ARC has successfully completed mid-term reviews for the ARC Centres of Excellence commencing in 2017 (CE17), during the challenging and ever-changing landscape that was 2020-21. In prior years, mid-term reviews were usually held through face-to-face meetings at the Administering Organisation, and the reviews for the 2017 cohort were held virtually, due to the ongoing pandemic.

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11 October 2021

The ARC is working to implement the changes required to allow the inclusion of preprints in its applications moving forward.

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11 October 2021

The ARC is working to implement the outcomes of the Excellence in Research for Australia (ERA) and Engagement and Impact (EI) Review, and is undertaking a number of activities to prepare for the next rounds of ERA and EI.

11 October 2021

Have you updated your 2020 ANZSRC codes in RMS?

The ARC is encouraging everyone to update their RMS profiles to finalise the transition to the updated 2020 ANZSRC codes

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