Finance for 1284 research projects

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Monday, 24 September, 2001


Dr David Kemp, the Minister for Education, has just announced that 1284 additional research projects will start across Australia in 2002.

The federal government will provide $105 million in 2002, with the total value of the grants over their five year periods expected to be $294 million. Features of the additional projects include a doubling of the Early Career Research centres, a doubling of the number of Australian Postdoctoral Fellowships, a salary increase of 15% for 580 new and existing Fellows, an extension of project length up to five years from the previous maximum of three, a 34% increase in industry contribution, and $35 million (a 30% increase) to benefit regional and rural Australia.

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