Selection criteria 2020

All applications will be assessed against three sets of criteria:

  • expertise of the researcher (30% of the final score):
  1. a research and publication record that is commensurate with the career stage of the applicant;
  2. relevant preliminary work;
  3. a track record of successful international research grant applications or evidence of the potential for such successful applications.
  • academic merits of the research project (50% of the final score):
  1. innovative nature of the research project;
  2. appropriateness of research design and methodology;
  3. impact of the research project on the advancement of the relevant academic discipline;
  4. interdisciplinarity
  • feasibility of the project in terms of the proposed civic action and policy input (20% of the final score):
  1. relevance of the proposed civic action/ policy input for the applicant’s own professional and civic development;
  2. evidence of the applicant’s willingness and ability to work collaboratively with colleagues from a range of different disciplines;
  3. access to research facilities and infrastructure required for the civic component of the project.