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Halina Oswald JP
Director, Monash Research Office
Welcome to the
Monash Research
Office
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The Monash Research Office
Senior Deputy Vice Chancellor and DVC (R)
Professor Edwina Cornish
Director Monash Research Office
Halina Oswald
GRANTS
DEVELOPMENT
& MANAGEMENT
ARC & NHMRC – Nita Eng
Other – Louise Francis
Office Support
ETHICS &
COMPLIANCE
(Human, Animal,
Gene Tech, Quarantine,
Export Control)
RESEARCH
INFORMATION
SYSTEMS
Dr Simon Barrett
Michael Murphy
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Grants Development and Management Unit
Australian Research Council (ARC) Team – Dr Souheir Houssami
 ARC & Department of Employment, Education and Workplace
Relations (DEEWR)
Medical and Health Sciences Team – May Yao
 National Health & Medical Research Council (NHMRC) & other
medical
Strategic Grants & Contracts Team – Louise Francis
 All other funding schemes, including prizes/awards, international
schemes, donations & research contract administration
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Overall Role of the Grants Development
and Management Unit (1)
• Acts as the main contact between the grant applicants,
grantees and funding agencies
• Deals with all research grant applications to external
funding bodies, internal and external, research contracts
and related successful grant administration matters
• Ensures that eligible applications are submitted for major
grant schemes (e.g. ARC & NHMRC)
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Overall Role of the Grants Development
and Management Unit (2)
• Ensures that the requirements and expectations of funding
bodies are met, e.g. Progress Reports
• Facilitates legal arrangements for research
contracts/granting bodies
• Manages the classification process of contracts to ensure
that they meet the definition of “research”
• Arranges the opening of Monash accounts (“funds”) for
external $ awarded (for all research related accounts)
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How can the Monash Research Office
(“MRO”) assist?
Provide information, advice and administrative services to assist / support
you.
Assistance with writing your grant is available from:
• Leah Tang
– Grants and Proposal Developer
Phone: 990 56290
Notification of upcoming grant rounds and general grant information via:
•
Monash Research Office Bulletin (monthly)
http://www.monash.edu.au/researchoffice/bulletin/
•
Researchers new to Monash
http://www.monash.edu.au/researchoffice/induction/
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MRO assistance cont…(1)
•
GrantsWatch
http://www.monash.edu.au/researchoffice/grantswatch/
•
Funding Opportunities Database
http://www.monash.edu.au/researchoffice/fod/
•
Funding Schemes – by Grantor (> 400 schemes)
http://www.monash.edu.au/researchoffice/calendar-int/funding_grantor_a-z.php
•
Funding schemes – Early Career Researchers
http://monash.edu/researchoffice/fod/ecr-schemes.php
•
Monash Research Office website
http://www.monash.edu.au/researchoffice/index.php
•
Other Information Databases and Resources:
SPIN - Sponsored Program Information Network
http://www.monash.edu.au/researchoffice/spin/
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MRO assistance cont…(2)
Seminars / Information Sessions / Workshops
• Advise and inform (“grants intelligence”) through workshops,
information sessions, one on one meetings and our web site.
• ARC & NHMRC schemes – organise Panel experts to give their views
on what items need to be considered to make your application more
competitive.
• Current & Past Events, Information Sessions and Information
Sessions are available at:
– http://www.monash.edu.au/researchoffice/announce/
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Grant Applications
• Information, including tips on the preparation are available on our
website.
• Are submitted to the granting body via the Monash Research Office.
• Must be accompanied by the ‘Monash Cover Sheet’ signed off by the
Associate Dean Research (ADR) or Deputy Dean Research (DDR).
• Are recorded on the research database (Research Master).
• Only grants entered into ResearchMaster can be viewed in ROPES
(Researchers' Online Projects Enquiry System).
• Successful applicants are advised of the ‘fund’ account following
receipt of relevant documentation, e.g. ethics clearance.
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Contractual Obligations
• Agreements for funding are made between funding
bodies and Monash
• Senior Deputy Vice Chancellor and DVC(R) or nominee
MUST sign all research funding Agreements
• Agreements are reviewed by the University’s Solicitor’s
Office
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Tips on Successful Grant Applications
and Submissions (1)
• Read the Funding Rules & Instructions - they change
every year.
• Seek assistance with writing your grant from our grant
writer
• Readership - have your grant application read by your
peers (current department and externally).
• Discuss your grant application strategy as part of your
Performance Management Review.
• Use your mentor.
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Tips on Successful Grant Applications
and Submissions (2)
• Use the Monash Research Office – eligibility
queries, budget advice, compliance issues and
additional resources.
• START WRITING EARLY.
• SUBMIT TO THE MONASH RESEARCH
OFFICE BY THE INTERNAL DEADLINE!
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Human Ethics at Monash
• One centralised committee which reviews
all research activities involving human
participants, the use of data about human
participants or tissue of body fluids from
humans.
• Committee meetings are held every 2
weeks
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Animal Ethics
• All Monash scientific activities (teaching or
research) using animals requires approval from
a Monash Animal Ethics Cttee before work can
commence
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We’re here to support you, so…
• Monash Research Office (Reception)
Tina Georgitsis
Telephone: +61 3 9905 3012
• Location
Level 1, Building 3D
Clayton Campus
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We’re here to support you, so…
• Visit our website
• Subscribe to Grantswatch
http://www.monash.edu.au/researchoffice/grantswatch/
• Register with Reception to visit MRO & meet the
staff
• We welcome your feedback
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