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Expressions of interest (EOI) are invited from Australian universities and research institutes to participate in the 2017 Australia-Vietnam Researcher Exchange Program.
This is an initiative of the Australian Government to strengthen the science and innovation partnership between Australia and Vietnam at the researcher - and institutional level.
Approximately 14 Australian and Vietnamese* researchers will receive a grant of up to $5,000 AUD each to support exchanges of 2 to 4 weeks in length. Participating Australian institutions will manage the exchange with a Vietnamese partner organisation.


Priority research areas - Agriculture, Health, Marine Science, Environmental Science
Time - Exchanges to take place between May and December 2017
Length of exchange - 2-4 weeks
Guidelines for Expressions of Interest

Please provide:

- an overview of proposed activities to be undertaken during the exchange;
- proposed Vietnamese partner organisation, participating Australian researcher (and Vietnamese researcher if known);
- how the exchange will contribute to the development of a new or existing research partnership between the two institutions;
- a description of the expected outcomes, particularly the development of joint research proposals and opportunities for on-going collaboration.

While the program is open to any researcher, please identify any Australia Awards or Endeavour Scholarships & Fellowships alumni.


Application process and key dates
Expressions of interest (of no more than 2 pages) should be forwarded to phuong-linh.ngo@dfat.gov.au by COB Monday 20 March 2017.
EOI outcomes will be notified by Monday 17 April 2017.


Please contact Ms Ngo Phuong Linh at phuong-linh.ngo@dfat.gov.au if you have any further enquiries. 

*The Vietnamese researcher has to be living in Vietnam at time of application

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