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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 by COB Monday 20 March 2017.
EOI outcomes will be notified by Monday 17 April 2017.

Please contact Ms Ngo Phuong Linh at if you have any further enquiries. 

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

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