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Special Research Initiative in Excellence in Antarctic Science

Deadline: 5 June 2019

The Special Research Initiatives (SRI) scheme provides funding for new and emerging fields of research and builds capacity in strategically important areas. Under the Australian Research Council (ARC) Special Research Initiatives scheme, the Australian Government will support the Special Research Initiative in Excellence in Antarctic Science (SRIEAS) for funding commencing in 2020.

The objectives of the SRI in Excellence in Antarctic Science grant opportunity specifically are to:

  • support excellent research in identified Australian Antarctic science priority research themes;

  • contribute to a coordinated and collaborative approach to Antarctic, Subantarctic and Southern Ocean research that builds on Australia’s existing capability in this area;

  • build Australian research capacity in this area by supporting researchers of the highest international standing as well as high quality postdoctoral researchers and research students; and

  • advance Australia’s capabilities and knowledge in Antarctic research.

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