The RSPCA Australia Alan White Scholarship for Animal Welfare Research is available to full-time or part-time students in Australian tertiary institutions for the funding of original research aimed at improving the welfare of animals in Australia.
The scholarship was established to advance the cause of animal welfare in Australia. Applications should be for a discrete research project (which may or may not form part of a larger research program). Applicants must demonstrate in their application that their proposed research project is supportive of the policies of RSPCA Australia and will be used to further animal welfare in Australia.
The Scholarships are not restricted to any particular academic discipline. However, applicants demonstrating a major commitment to and/or involvement with animal welfare issues are strongly favoured
The Australian Academy of Science invites Australian early- and mid-career researchers to apply for the Australia–India Strategic Research Fund (AISRF) Early- and Mid-Career Researcher (EMCR) Fellowships 2018–19. The EMCR Fellowships provide support (up to A$40,500) for Australian researchers to travel to India and work with leading researchers at major Indian science and technology organisations for a period of between 3 and 9 months. They are intended to facilitate long-term science, technology and innovation collaboration between Australia and India by:
Applicants should propose a collaborative research project or a specific activity that has been developed in consultation with the host organisation(s) in India. Proposals will be assessed on the scientific merit of the research and on how well the applicant meets the above aims.
Cooperative Research Centres Projects (CRC-P) grants – supporting short term industry-led collaborations between industry, researchers and the community.
CRC-P grants support short term industry-led collaborations to develop important new technologies, products and services. CRC-Ps solve industry problems and deliver tangible outcomes.
CRC-Ps aim to:
The Banksia Sustainability Awards recognise and reward achievements made by Australian:
Arid Recovery offers internships for recent graduates looking to deepen their practical experience in ecology and conservation. This is an opportunity to work with a small team to gain hands-on experience in the spectrum of land management, ecology, research and communications necessary to advance conservation programs.
The intern will assist staff in day-to-day operation of Arid Recovery. At various times you will be working with and supervised by the Field Ecologist and Community Coordinator, Field and Maintenance Officer, Ecologist, and General Manager. You will do a diverse range of tasks including:
collection and collation of ecological monitoring data (including vegetation survey, track transects and vertebrate trapping);
community engagement through tours, events, market days and school visits;
written communications and fundraising;
administrative and housekeeping tasks;
fence and infrastructure maintenance and feral animal control; and
opportunities to undertake independent research.
Dates: 7 August – 22 December, 2017.