Note from the
Submissions for SIEF Research Projects - Round 4 Expressions
of Interest (EoIs) closed on 23 July 2012. The response was impressive
with 175 EoIs lodged. The SIEF Expert Panel has reviewed all EoIs and made
its recommendations to the SIEF Advisory Council and Trustee; we expect to
be notifying applicants of the outcomes shortly.
Selected EoIs will be invited to submit a full proposal, and
this will be due at the end of October with the intention of notifying of
final outcomes before Christmas.
Dr Melissa Straffon
(03) 9545 7952 or 0408 134 581
SIEF Event 2012
On Tuesday 4 September
2012, the Science and Industry Endowment Fund held its annual Ceremony at
Queens Hall, Parliament House, Victoria, to present the SIEF John Stocker
Postgraduate Scholarships and Postdoctoral Fellowships, and acknowledge two
new SIEF Programs: The Science and Industry Endowment Fund – Australian
Academy of Science Fellowships to the Lindau Nobel Laureate Meetings,
and the SIEF Special Research Program Synchrotron Science.
More information about the
Event, including video footage and photographs, are available on the Webpage.
The current intent of the
SIEF Trustee, subject to a suitable funding agreement being executed, is to
support a SIEF Special Research Program in Synchrotron Science ($10M over 4
years). Funding for the SIEF Special Research Program: Synchrotron
Science will fill a gap in the National Innovation System by providing
access for Australian Publicly Funded Research Agencies (PFRAs) to the
Read more about the SIEF
Special Research Program: Synchrotron Science.
The best young Australian scientists will have the chance to
be mentored by Nobel Prize winners, thanks to a new collaboration between
the Science and Industry Endowment Fund and the Australian Academy of
Science. From 2013, support for attendance at the annual meeting of Nobel
Laureates at Lake Constance, Germany will be provided through the Science
and Industry Endowment Fund – Australian Academy of Science Fellowships to
the Lindau Nobel Laureate Meetings
Read more about the Science and
Industry Endowment Fund – Australian Academy of Science Fellowships to the
Lindau Nobel Laureate Meetings.
Postgraduate Scholarships - CLOSING 31 October 2012
Funding is available for up to four SIEF John Stocker
Postgraduate Scholarships (top-up), or two full Scholarships, commencing in
2013 over a three year period with preference for research in the 2013
priority research areas and/or the fields of information and communication
technology (ICT), mathematics and engineering.
Proposals are to be submitted by the Supervisor in
conjunction with the student candidate via the University Research Office
and must identify the eligible Candidate, the proposed project, University
Supervisor and any other collaborating partners (preferably including
More information about the SIEF John Stocker Postgraduate
Scholarships, including application information, is available on the webpage.