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Early Career Researcher Training Grants

Early Career Researcher Grants will provide funding for ACU member universities to deliver training for their Early Career Researchers. Applications will open on Monday 26 October. Details of how to apply will follow.

The skills covered in the training can include:

  • presentation skills
  • networking
  • time management
  • public engagement and communicating with non-academic audiences
  • media training
  • social media
  • doctoral careers outside higher education


Applicants will be required to submit details of the aims, timescale, reach, method of delivery, methods of project assessment, and projected outcomes and outputs of the training.


Successful applicants will submit a report into the training delivered and also make one of their training outputs shareable with other ACU member universities.

Closing date: Monday 23 November