Top tips for writing successful ARC Linkage Proposals - by GR Steed & Associates

Course description

This interactive workshop will focus on the Key Selection Criteria and proposal sections for ARC Linkage grants.

This workshop will also address what is crucial to success in developing a Linkage proposal and how to avoid the most common reasons for a poor assessment.

Real examples of top class Linkage Projects will be used.

Discussion is encouraged throughout the workshop and participants are encouraged to share their own experiences for feedback and advice.

Bring your Linkage Project ideas to make the most of this session.

Dr Graham Steed, Director G R Steed & Associates Pty Ltd, is a Research Management Consultant for research intensive Universities, Government and Industry investors and R&D providers. He specialises in improving research funding proposals to increase the chances of obtaining funds. Graham has over 10 years hands-on experience working with CIs and their research teams to develop high quality, successful ARC and NHMRC research proposals including Linkage, Discovery, Centres of Excellence (both ARC and NHMRC), Future Fellows, Laureates, Partnerships, Development and Program grants.

Flinders' Research Community based in rural and remote locations will be able to access and participate in the session.. Please indicate if you are from a rural or remote location when enrolling or contact Kirsty de Ruyter at

Type of course


Who should attend

All researchers - in particular ECRs and MCRs.

What you will learn

  • How to sell you Linkage proposal in the most persuasive way
  • How to avoid the common 'failures' by being aware and responding in the most convicing way to the proposal guidelines and key selection criteria
  • Discussion and sharing of top class Linkage Projects

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