Research Opportunities

UTS is committed to producing high-quality, internationally-respected research that has significant economic, environmental, cultural and social impact and supports the application of new technologies and solutions to important national and global challenges.

RES Hub Research Opportunities is designed to help identify funding sources and collaborative opportunities to support UTS researchers in the delivery of excellent, innovative, impactful research.

Understanding the diverse types of support available to suit different research areas, project types, career stages and required resources is an important part of forging a successful and sustainable research career. Also essential is gaining knowledge and expertise in developing highly competitive, well-written and appropriately-priced proposals that meet sponsors’ criteria and funding imperatives, whether for a grant, tender or industry funder.

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Medical Research Future Fund (MRFF)

The MRFF awards funding for national priority areas to address unmet medical needs with a focus on research translation and commercialisation to improve the health and wellbeing of Australians.

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Australia Council for the Arts - Arts Projects

This program funds a range of activities that deliver benefits to the arts sector and wider public, including national and international audiences. Organisations that undertake arts programs, projects or that provide services to artists are welcome to apply.

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UTS: ACRI Research Grants

The Australia-China Relations Institute (ACRI) is an independent, non-partisan research institute established by UTS in 2014. Its mission is to inform Australia’s engagement with China through research, analysis and dialogue grounded in scholarly rigour.  

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NSSTC Safeguarding Australia Technology Challenges

Australia’s National Security Science and Technology Centre (NSSTC) challenges provide up to $200,000 per project over 18-24 months, with projects expected to deliver a prototype between TRL5-7.