The Faculty of Education and Arts aims to provide additional support to complement the work of Research Services and build capacity within its researchers. This includes an annual research development support programme, which concentrates on assisting researchers to enhance the quality and competitiveness of nationally competitive grants including ARC Linkage Projects, ARC Discovery Projects, DECRA and Future Fellowships.
Faculty Research Development Manager
T: 02 492 17929
The role of the Faculty RDM to assist the Pro Vice-Chancellor to increase and diversify FEDUA’s external research income and lead the Research Institutes’ executive officer team in support of this goal. The role includes providing strategic advice to researchers on issues related to external research funding; coordinating bids for major external research funding; facilitating greater research collaboration – internally and externally; overseeing some Faculty research funding (specifically the new LP Support Scheme); and delivering workshops and guest speakers on funding schemes, grant writing and career development to the Faculty’s research community. A key focus of the role is to work closely with the Institute Directors and their Programme Leaders to maximise success in Australian Competitive Grants and raise the profile of the their research achievements within the institution.
Research Institutes’ Executive Officer team
Executive Officer, Research Institute for Social Inclusion and Wellbeing (RISIW)
T 02 4985 4173
T 02 4921 5341
The Executive Officer team work with the Institute Directors and the Research Development Manager to support their specific research community by
- Alerting researchers to potential external grant opportunities
- Familiarising researchers, especially ECRs and new appointments, with grant and consultancy procedures at the University of Newcastle
- Familiarising researchers, especially ECRs, to the external grant database SPIN
- Providing guidance, lay review where appropriate, and submission support for non-ARC grant applications (which are submitted via Research Services)
- Maintaining a targeted Grants Calendar as well as links to pages and materials created by Research Services such as the Research Manual.
Please note that Research Services is the primary research contact within the University of Newcastle and supports research management and policy development in the University including:
- Dissemination of details on upcoming funding opportunities
- Provision of guidance and feedback on grant applications prior to submission
- Co-ordination of submissions to internal schemes and external funding bodies
- Administration and approval of human and animal ethics
- Ongoing administration of internal and external grants
- Implementation of the research centres policy and membership management
- Collection of data on all research publications associated with the University of Newcastle.