The Australian Research Council (ARC) awards funding to only the highest quality research in Australia through the National Competitive Grants Program. Members of the Institute are currently Chief Investigators on 30 ARC-funded projects.
Completed ARC Projects can be found on our Past ARC Projects section.
The Future Fellowships scheme supports research in areas of critical national importance by giving outstanding researchers incentives to conduct their research in Australia. The aim of the Future Fellowships scheme is to attract and retain the best and brightest mid-career researchers.
The Discovery Early Career Researcher Awards (DECRA) Fellowships support and advance promising early career researchers in areas of national importance. They enhance opportunities for diverse career pathways, enabling research and research training in high-quality and supportive environments.
The Discovery Projects scheme supports excellent basic and applied research and expands Australia's knowledge base and research capability. Discovery Projects enhance international collaboration in research by fostering international competitiveness of Australian research.
Discovery Indigenous Projects
The Discovery Indigenous scheme provides funding to support research programs led by an Indigenous Australian researcher and build research capacity of higher degree research and early career researchers. The Institute is proud to host Deakin’s first Discovery Indigenous Project.
> Indigenous leaders: Lawful relations from encounter to treaty
The Linkage Projects scheme promotes the development of long-term strategic alliances between higher education organisations, industry and end users, in order to apply advanced knowledge towards national economic, social or cultural benefits.
> Impacts of Banned Drinkers Register Re-introduction in Northern Territory