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28 March 2018

In 2011, the ARC announced a new research program designed to build significant new research partnerships and expand existing partnerships in key areas of national importance. This program, called the Industrial Transformation Research Program (ITRP) has quickly demonstrated its impact to industry and to the research sector.

Group picture of panel at the ARC Centres of Excellence workshop
27 March 2018

In December 2017 and March 2018, the Australian Academy of the Humanities, the Academy of the Social Sciences in Australia, and the Australian Academy of Science, with the support of the ARC, hosted workshops targeting specific discipline fields for the upcoming ARC Centres of Excellence selection round.

Professor Timothy Bayne Image courtesy: Provided by Professor Bayne
22 March 2018

Professor Timothy Bayne—a 2015 Australian Research Council (ARC) Future Fellow—is a philosopher based at Monash University, who is bridging the gap between philosophy and neuroscience, to get a practical grip on the multifaceted nature of consciousness. In doing so, he is bringing new insights from the latest technological breakthroughs in neuroscience to some of the oldest and hardest questions in philosophy.

  The ARC has started work on transitioning its Funding Rules into a new Grant Guidelines template.
15 March 2018

The ARC has started work on transitioning its Funding Rules into a new Grant Guidelines template.

Image: 2012 Georgina Sweet Australian Laureate Fellow, Professor Nalini Joshi, from The University of Sydney
10 March 2018

The prestigious Australian Laureate Fellowships scheme supports outstanding Australian and international researchers and research leaders to build Australia’s research capacity, undertake innovative research programs and mentor early career researchers.