Sent on behalf of Professor Matthew Gillespie, Associate Dean (Research Strategy) Re: important issues that were announced in the 9 January 2015 NHMRC Tracker
1. New Investigators and/or Cancer Australia Young Investigators
Individuals who wish to apply as NHMRC New Investigators and / or Cancer Australia Young Investigators must submit a eligibility approval form by 5pm AEDT 21 January 2015. Late submissions will not be accepted. The New Investigator online form requires that you have an APP ID number, and therefore have commenced an RGMS application. As such, determination of your Chief Investigator team requires prompt action.
All CIAs applying as a New Investigator and/or as a Cancer Australia Young Investigator must complete the online form, which can be submitted between 14 January and 5pm AEDT 21 January. Late submissions not accepted. Further information.
2. RGMS Password Policy
As of the 12 January NHMRC’s RGMS Password Policy will be changing to comply with new Whole of Australian Government IT security requirements. Users should note new password expiration changes and new password complexity requirements. Further information.
3. NHMRC-ARC Dementia Research Development Fellowships
Early career postdoctoral researchers in dementia and researchers from a range of science and health fields (eg., neurobiology, immunology, chemistry, bioengineering, information and communications technology, genomics, epidemiology and cell and vascular biology) are encouraged to apply for the NHMRC-ARC Dementia Research Development Fellowships. Applications close 11 March. Note that these Fellowships will be provided over four years and include a project component of up to $250,000, funded by the ARC, to support research costs. Further information.