As part of Griffith’s Asian Century Futures Initiative, Griffith University and Peking University have established a Collaborative Research Scheme which aims to assist with reciprocal research exchanges and joint funding proposals for the purpose of developing collaborative research, that align with the following areas of focus:

  • Water Science
  • Sustainable Tourism
  • Drug discovery and infectious diseases
  • Health and chronic diseases
  • Asian politics, security and development
  • Physical sciences
  • Climate change adaptation
  • Environmental sciences
  • International Law (Criminology and crime prevention)
  • Nursing
  • Music, the Arts and the Asia Pacific
  • Education

Eligibility and Available Funding
Each application must include at least one researcher from each institution. Grants will be awarded to support proposals that:
Create opportunities for development of high quality journal publications;
Lead to the development of joint funding proposals for either Australian (ARC, NHMRC) or other international funding sources

Research Exchanges
(up to AUD8,000). Short research exchanges of up to 4 weeks between institutions.

Project Support
(up to AUD10,000). Grants can be used to facilitate the preparation and development of joint proposals to fund research projects.
For both programs, funds must be expended within 18 months of the award and applicants must commit to commence the activity within 2 months of receipt of the award.

2016 Application Deadline: Friday 29 April 2016.

For further information, contact Natasha Vary ([email protected]), Griffith Asia Institute or visit our Collaborative Research Scheme web page.