Discovery Projects

Status: DP23

Internal deadlines

ADRs / IFM / IISRI / A2I2 Director to send list of supported applicants to DR GrantsMWednesday 6th October 2021
Email to Deakin Research Grants
Booking system opens for compliance sessionsMTBC
DP23 scheme opens in RMSN/ATuesday 22 March 2022
Final application submitted to Research Office via RMS M Monday 11th April
Certification forms M Monday 11th April
Request Not to Assess O


Tuesday 26th April

O - Optional / M - Mandatory


The Discovery Projects scheme objectives are to:

  1. support excellent basic and applied research and research training by individuals and teams;
  2. support national and international research collaboration; and
  3. 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 DP23, 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.