The ARC Discovery Projects scheme supports a continuum of activities, from smaller single research projects to clusters of larger projects, in order to meet the varied needs of researchers in different disciplines and at different stages of their careers.
Discovery Project 2017 Frequently Asked Questions
Discovery Project 2017 Instructions to Applicants
Discovery Project 2017 Request Not To Assess Form
Contact your College Research Office to advise them of your intent to submit an application
Each College deals with a different volume of applications, offers different services and has a different internal deadline. Please contact your College Research Office as soon as possible to ensure that you are informed of internal deadlines and recieve any resources that are available to support you in preparing your application. Please note: All communication with the ARC must be done through the Research Services Division so please contact your College if you have any questions.
Start your proposal in ARC's Research Management Sysytem (RMS)
Applications for Discovery Projects opened in RMS on 9 December 2015. To ensure that you receive any updates from the ARC about this scheme please start a proposal under DP15 in RMS. Please note that you must enter the ANU as the Administering Organisation in section A1 of the application. If you do not have an RMS account please request a new account.
External Applicants: Don't know which College to contact? Please contact us for information about how to apply for a Discovery Project through The Australian National University.
For Research Administrators
ANU RSD Request Not to Assess Deadline
DP15 Requests Not to Assess are due to RSD by 3pm, 17 Feb 2016.