These programs help and support researchers. Enabling them to conduct high-quality and in-demand research.
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Securing Australia’s Mathematical Workforce
This program aims to improve outcomes for higher education students in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM). It will:
- Strengthen learning and research
- Create a highly skilled mathematical sciences workforce
Funding for Australia's research sector
Research block grants provide funding to eligible Australian higher education providers for research and research training.
- Learn about the Government's block grants
- Current and previous programs
- Use research block grant data-sets
Supporting women in STEM
Cadetships and advanced apprenticeships are available for women who want to upskill in Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics (STEM). This will help around 500 women get job-relevant STEM skills.
The STEM career program will:
- Be delivered in collaboration with employers and universities
- Allow women to work and earn a salary while studying
- Award an Advanced Diploma in a STEM field after finishing
Women in STEM - National Research Internships Program
This PhD-internship program provides 590 new industry-based internships for researchers. There is a focus on:
- Supporting more women in STEM disciplines
- Applying knowledge in the workforce
- Encouraging greater collaboration between industry and universities
National Industry PhD Program
The new National Industry PhD Program that will add over 1,800 Industry PhDs over 10 years, helping to build a bedrock of research talent, skilled in university-industry collaboration, across the sector under the Increase Workforce Mobility initiative.Discover more about the National Industry PhD Program.