Hebrew University of Jerusalem – University of Melbourne: Joint Research Workshop Grants Program

Critical Dates

15 June 2020 midday (AEST)

Deadline/Applications Close

End of July 2020

Results released



The University of Melbourne (UoM) and the Hebrew University of Jerusalem (HUJ) signed a Memorandum of Understanding in 2008 to foster exchange and research collaboration between the universities. Both Universities affirmed this partnership in November 2012 with an agreement to establish the Joint Research Workshop Grants Program. The program supports UoM and HUJ collaborators to convene a research workshop in Melbourne or Jerusalem.

The program aims to facilitate collaborations that:

  • promote knowledge exchange and foster idea development.
  • encourage student exchange and academic cooperation.
  • enable joint research proposals to external funding agencies.


This bilateral program offers funding of up to $AUD 20,000 per application.  There will be two workshops funded in this year's round, one in Melbourne and one at HUJ.


  • The UoM Chief Investigator (CI) must hold a permanent or contracted appointment of Academic Level A (6) or higher (minimum 0.5FTE) at the University of Melbourne for the duration of the project.
  • University of Melbourne participants should be employed by the University in an academic position or be graduate research students enrolled at UoM.
  • Honorary and adjunct academic staff members are not eligible to receive funding under this scheme, although they can fund their own involvement. This includes honorary researchers from the Sir Peter MacCallum Department of Oncology, the Florey Department of Neuroscience and Mental Health, and the Medical Bionics Department.
  • Individuals can be CI on only one application per funding round.

How to apply

  1. Review the guidelines for the UoM–HUJ Joint Research Workshop Grants Program

  2. Complete the application form in consultation with HUJ collaborators

  3. Save the completed application as a single PDF file

    Save the application as a single PDF document using the format [UOM CI SURNAME]_CI FACULTY_UOM-HUJ Workshop 2020. For example, Professor Jane Smith from the Faculty of Arts would name the file SMITH_ARTS_ UOM-HUJ Workshop 2018.

  4. Submit the application into the Themis Submissions Workbench by the due date

    Instructions on how to submit an application via Themis can be found here: THEMIS GUIDE

  5. Submit the application to RIC by the due date

    Ensure HUJ collaborators submit a corresponding application to their university

Supporting documents


Kim Turner

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