Discovery Projects

Status: DP25

Internal deadlines

EOI Stage

REQUIRED

SUBMISSION

Faculty/ Institute to send list of supported applicants to DR Grants

M

10am Tuesday 17th October 2023
Applicants to contact their Faculty/Institute regarding internal process

EOIs open in RMS

N/A

Monday 22nd January 2024

Booking system opens for compliance sessions

M

Monday 22nd January 2024

Final application submitted to Research Office for compliance checking

M

Via RMS - Submit to Research Office
- Email Deakin Research Grants

(from) Tuesday 6th February 2024

Request Not to Assess submitted to the Research Office via RMS

O

Tuesday 6th February 2024

EOIs close in RMS

N/ATuesday 27th February 2024
EOI outcomesN/A8th - 10th April 2024



Full application Stage

REQUIRED

SUBMISSION

Full applications open in RMS

N/A

Thursday 11th April 2024

Booking system opens for compliance sessions

M

Compliance check bookings - TBC

Final application submitted to Research Office for compliance checking

M

Via RMS - Submit to Research Office
- Email Deakin Research Grants

(from) Tuesday 7th May 2024

Certification forms

M

Email Deakin Research Grants

Due by Tuesday 7th May 2024

Full applications close in RMS

N/A

Tuesday 4th June 2024

O - Optional / M - Mandatory

Overview

The Discovery Projects scheme objectives are to:

1.support excellent pure basic, strategic basic and applied research, and research training, across all disciplines excluding clinical and other medical research, that addresses a significant problem or gap in knowledge and represents value for money;
2. expand research capacity in Australia by supporting excellent researchers and teams;
3. foster national and international research collaboration;
4. create new knowledge with economic, commercial, environmental, social and/or cultural benefits for Australia; and
5. enhance the scale and focus of research in Australian Government priority areas.

The intended outcomes of the Discovery Projects scheme are:

  1. expanded knowledge base and research capacity in Australia; and
  2. economic, commercial, environmental, social and/or cultural benefits for Australia.

How to apply

  1. If you intend to apply for DP25, please contact your Faculty/Institute/School Research Office at your earliest opportunity to discuss your application. They will advise you of their internal process.
  2. If your Faculty/Institute supports your application, DR Grants will liaise with you directly regarding the University process.