Deakin Research

Deakin Research

Thinkers/Industry Expert in Residence Program

Funding Body

Deakin University

Scheme/ Round

Deakin University - Thinkers/Industry Expert in Residence Program 2014 Round 1 (for funding in 2015)


This program is designed to bring strategic and high level thinkers from industry or academia to Deakin University normally for a 3-6 month period. Thinkers will be leaders in industry or academia who also bring broad based understanding of their field in the context of future thinking. Through this program they should be able to both advance their own research and make an important contribution to Deakin’s research culture.

Funding Amts

Up to a maximum of $10,000 in the first month (including return economy airfare) and up to $5,000 per month for up to a further five months.

Internal Deadlines

9am 31 March 2014

Applications close




How to Apply

1. Liaise with your Faculty/ School/ Institute/ SRC as these are strategic and highly competitive applications

2. Prepare the application and obtain relevant signatures

3. Submit your application by the due date


Guidelines ( 88KB)

Application Form ( 34KB)

Budget spreadsheet( 15KB)

Other Important Information

Applications are considered twice per year. In 2014, round 1 will close on 31 March and round 2 will close on 30 September.

For more information please contact Kelly Windmill on 52272186 or

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7th February 2014