Charles Sturt University
Charles Sturt University

Staff Resources

Humanities and Social Sciences Research Development Committee

School level research funding

Funding Title Funding Amount Description of Funding Member in Charge of Funding
Research Students Publication Award $500 to mentor

This award is intended to encourage/support a collaborative HERDC publication (entered into CRO) from a research student's work completed in conjunction with a CSU degree.

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Angela Ragusa
Staff Research Publication Mentoring Fund $500 to mentor, $500 to mentee

This fund is intended to encourage/support academic research mentoring to produce a HERDC publication (entered into CRO) between 'active'/'inactive' researchers.

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Angela Ragusa
Research Support Fund Up to $500 (per academic staff member per funding round)

Funding is on a first-come, first-served basis and may be used for research-related activities such as:

  • travel and/or other costs associated with data collection (e.g. data recording, copying, production, storage, etc);
  • travel and/or other costs associated with activities to develop and enhance research collaboration, research teams, external funding grants, etc;
  • the employment of  a research assistant (RA) for research-related activities such as transcription, compilation of bibliographies, collection of data, data entry, search and summary of research materials, copy-editing/formatting of documents, library searches and the like.

***If funding is to be used for primary data collection activities or other research requiring CSU Ethics Committee approval, you will need to include your ethics approval number in your application***

Funding may not be used for items such as:

  • equipment and infrastructure (including books, computers, etc);
  • teaching/marking buy-out;
  • conference attendance – See Head of School Funding Scheme.
Karen Bell
Research Conference Funding  Up to $2800

To fund conference travel and encourage research activity.

Click here to download the application form and submit it to the HOS.

University level funding