Computing for Social Good Seed Grants 2023

Funded by The Australian National University

The ANU Humanising Machine Intelligence (HMI) research initiative and ANU School of Computing are pleased to jointly announce the inaugural round of Computing for Social Good Seed Research Grant in 2023.  The purpose of this grant is to build new research capacity in computing technologies with explicit considerations for their adoption and implementation in society, and to foster a culture of collaboration and dialogue across the requisite disciplines. 

In a nutshell: the competitive research grants are up to $25,000, 12 months in duration, with a focus on seeding and enabling. Early career academics are especially encouraged to apply! It is open to investigators or teams across campus, with at least one member in the School of Computing. See the full specs and a FAQ on the right hand side of this page.


  • Tue 15 August 2023, Seed grant round open 
  • Thu 14 September 2023, kick-off information session 
  • Mon 30 Oct 2023 5pm Canberra time, proposals due (submission link in grant spec) 
  • Thu 2 November 2023, Investigators pitch to HMI team and SOCO: 12-2pm (lunch provided)
    • The HMI team and School of Computing academics are welcome to provide written comments and suggestions (via a web form available around the pitching event).
  • Tue 7 November 2023 5pm Canberra time, revised proposal due.
  • Early December 2023, results announced. 
  • Wed 13 December, Successful proposal teams present in 2023 HMI workshop.  

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