Finding Funding Opportunities: Navigating 'Research Professional'

Course description

The Research Professional system is accessible to all Flinders staff interested in sourcing research funding opportunities, and gives users access to a powerful database of worldwide funding opportunities. 

During this session you will be able to drive your own searches in real-time. The functions of Research Professional will be worked through. Simple keyword searches will initially be demonstrated, followed by more complex searches, using discipline areas and types of funding available through Research Professional.

Bookmarks for funding opportunities, and saving email searches and setting up email alerts will be demonstrated.

Please note that this session will run online via MS Teams. You will be sent a calendar invitation with the link prior to the session.

Please contact if you have any additional questions.

Type of course

Information session


Brad Budgen
Research Development and Support

Who should attend

Researchers; post grad students; research administrative support staff; anybody interested in finding out about funding opportunities across various funding categories.

What you will learn

By the end of the workshop you will be able to use Research Professional to:

  • Search for funding opportunities relevant to their field of research; career stage; types of funding needs
  • Share relevant funding opportunities with colleagues
  • Set up email alerts for new funding opportunities

Upcoming events

No upcoming events

Please remember if you can't attend a course anymore please unenrol yourself or move to the waiting list so others can attend.

Waiting list

To be notified of upcoming events, you can add your name to the waiting list.