Monday, 9 May 2016

Australia-China Young Scientist Exchange Program 2016: Australia to China

The Australia-China Young Scientists Exchange Programme (YSEP) is a joint initiative funded by the Australian Department of Industry and Science and the Chinese Ministry of Science and Technology (MOST). It is supported by the Commonwealth of Australia under the Australia-China Science and Research Fund (science and research knowledge exchange).  

The YSEP is a two week exchange to China designed to offer early or mid-career Australian scientists a platform from which to develop or enhance both scientific and industry linkages with colleagues in China.  Successful applicants will receive a return economy airfare to China, visa fees, travel insurance, accommodation, domestic travel within China, meals and incidentals.  

A group of high quality early to mid-career researchers will be selected and must be available to travel to China during 30 October -11 November 2016.

To be eligible the applicant must:
  • be an Australian citizen or resident with no consolidated links with China and have not lived, studied or worked in China for longer than a total of 3 months;
  • be an early to mid-career researcher (defined as a researcher who has had between 3-10 years of research experience since the award of his/her PhD, or equivalent research qualification, with the PhD having been awarded between 3 and 15 years prior to the closing date for submission of application);
  • be employed by Monash and working in a field of research identified as a priority area (natural and physical science disciplines, including technology and engineering); 
  • have shown the potential to become leaders in the research community (demonstrated outstanding skills and potential for senior positions in science and technology);
  • not be an employee of a non-corporate Commonwealth entity under the Public Governance, Performance and Accountability ACT 2013;
  • not have previously participated in the YSEP, known previously as the Young Researcher Exchange Programme or YREP;

As a limit of THREE applications per eligible institution applies, the MRO has requested that Faculties rank their applicants and submit the top ranked application only by 10 June 2016. As such, FMNHS requests that eligible nominees complete the attached application form (referring to the attached scheme guidelines) and submit the completed application form (and one-page CV with titles of five most relevant publications) to the Faculty Research Office ( by 5pm on Friday 27 May, for ranking and selection by the Deputy Dean (Research).

Further information can be found on the ATSE website.  Application form here.  Application guidelines here.

Important dates
Applications due to MRO for shortlisting
9am Friday 10 June 2016
Shortlisted applicants notified
Tues 14 June 2016
Full proposal due to MRO
1pm Friday 17 June 2016
Full proposal due to ASTE
9am Monday 20 June 2016

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