Information Session: Applying for Non-ARC Grants

Date & time

2–3.30pm 19 July 2017


Hedley Bull Lecture Theatre, Hedley Bull Centre, Building #130, Cnr Garran Rd & Liversidge St, ANU


Professor Jacqueline Lo
Professor Frank Bongiorno
Professor Diana Slade
Dr John Shellard
Moderator: A/Prof Ann Evans

Professors Jacqueline Lo, Frank Bongiorno and Diana Slade will share suggestions for writing successful applications for category 2 and 3 grants, and will talk about how they initiated and built relationships with grant partners.

Dr John Shellard will discuss how the university can support academics applying for non-ARC funding.

All interested ANU staff and students are welcome to attend this information session.

Professor Jacqueline Lo is Associate Dean (International) for the College of Arts and Social Sciences and Executive Director of the Centre for European Studies. She is also the Chair of Academic Board. Jacquie has a successful record of securing both Catergory 1 research funding (ARC, ARC Linkage and LIEF) as well as Categories 2 & 3. In the past 7 years she has secured more than AUD$3 million Category 2 & 3 grants from external funding sources including the European Commission, European External Action Services, the German Academic Exchange (DAAD), the Konrad Adenauer Foundation, the Europe Australian Business Council and the Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade. She has also undertaken consultancies through the ANU for the Australian Department of Education, the Asian Education Foundation and Asialink.

Professor Frank Bongiorno has been involved in two research projects with the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade, including one in their Documents on Australian Foreign Policy series. He is most recently the author of The Eighties: The Decade That Transformed Australia and is currently co-authoring a biography of Sir John Crawford and working on a book provisionally called The Political Lives of Australians.

Professor Diana Slade has led 11 competitive research projects on healthcare communication since 2011 across Hong Kong and Australia. With Suzanne Eggins, Diana has held category 2 and 3 grants from the Handbury Family Foundation in Australia and hospitals in Hong Kong, as well as two large national ARC Linkage grants. Diana is second C1 on her current national ARC project on communication at discharge from hospital to the community.

Dr John Shellard is a business development manager at ANU Enterprise and holds a PhD in Philosophy from ANU. He has experience in preparing proposals and tenders, commercial negotiations, and supporting consulting and contract research for industry and government. His current role is to provide support for CASS researchers.

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