A focus on research of an international quality and the fostering of an outstanding research culture have positioned UWA as one of the best universities in Australia and in the top 150 in the world.

The Research Development Team assists researchers develop their capacity to identify funding opportunities, conceptualise their research ideas and write grant applications. 

Upcoming Events 

NHMRC Project Grant Workshops: 31 January, 7 and 14 February. See Eventbrite for more details and to RSVP. 

NHMRC Early Career Fellowship Workshops: 13, 20 and 24 January 

ARC DECRA Workshops:   16, 23, and 30 January 

ARC Discovery Project Workshops: 18 and 25 January, 1 February

Contact for more information about the above three events, and the Resources page for presentations as they become available.  


Previous Workshops and Seminars

  • Plan on  Page: Develop your own grant plan and strategy BEFORE starting to write. 
  • NHMRC and ARC Fellowship Seminars
    ECF, CDF and other NHMRC Fellowships rules and eligibility are explained with successful UWA Fellows providing tips and advice. ARC DECRAs are explained with successful DECRAs discussing their application. The difference between project grants and fellowships is explained.

  • Collaborating with Industry: NHMRC Development Grant Seminar
    Grant rules and eligibility are explained with successful UWA researchers providing tips and advice.

  • Partnering for Translation: NHMRC Partnership Project Grant Seminar
    Includes an overview of funding rules, perspectives from researchers that have sat on grant review panels, and tips for success and partnering for translation into policy and practice.
  • ARC/NHMRC Grant Planning and Writing Workshop: This two-day workshop provides the tools to plan a successful grant. Experienced grant writers as well as College and Panel members share their knowledge and insights.