Guideline documentation for SIEF activities:

SIEF Guidelines for Acknowledgement and use of Logo [PDF, 528KB] - updated Oct 2017

SIEF Experimental Development Program Guidelines [PDF, 369KB]

SIEF Research Infrastructure Guidelines [PDF, 190KB]

Research Projects - please refer to application form for guidelines

Promotion of Science programs - please refer to the application forms for guidelines

Publicity associated with SIEF - SIEF’s funds originate from public monies, e.g. the proceeds of commercialising CSIRO’s Wi-Fi patent.  As such, SIEF is transparent and open about the use of these funds, including identifying details about funding recipients, project details and project outcomes.  SIEF will usually consult with relevant parties prior to any publications, but in some circumstances this may not be possible.

Laws and Codes of Conduct:

SIEF is committed to fostering the highest ethical standards in research. SIEF-funded research should comply with all applicable laws and codes of conduct, including:

  • Australian Code for the Responsible Conduct of Research;
  • if applicable, The National Statement on Ethical Conduct in Human Research (2007);
  • guidelines issued or adopted by the National Health and Medical Research Council, the Office of Gene Technology Regulator and all other relevant Australian regulatory agencies in relation to research involving human or animal subjects;
  • Part 4 of the Charter of United Nations Act 1945 and the Charter of United Nations (Terrorism and Dealing with Assets) Regulations 2002 (see;
  • relevant equal opportunity and anti-discrimination laws;
  • relevant work, health and safety laws.

Publications - finding the WOS number

The Web of Science (WOS) UT Reference should contain 13 digits. To find the WOS# please refer to the 'How to' document.