Manipal Academy of Higher Education (MAHE) has a strategic partnership with University of New South Wales (UNSW), Sydney to enhance academic/educational exchange and research collaborations between the two universities.
MAHE and UNSW are pleased to announce a new seed grant scheme to foster collaborative research between researchers of the two institutions.
Through the new Scheme, seed funding for collaborative research activities and academic mobility will be awarded to establish or further joint research collaboration between MAHE researchers and UNSW researchers leading to long term collaboration beyond the scope of the seed project.
Applications open: Friday, 23 August 2019
Applications close: 5pm (IST), Friday 4 October 2019 (Late submissions will not be accepted.)
Announcement of results: Applicants will be notified in late October 2019
Grant Commencement: November 2019
For queries and further information please email: email@example.com or refer the following link for information on the Office of the International Affairs and Collaborations, MAHE.
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
Please note this list will be updated as queries arise.
Exchange of faculty/students across the two universities are a key element of the scheme. Therefore, we advise that in your Project Proposal, you provide information detailing all planned exchange trips, relevant investigators involved in the trips and activities to be undertaken during the trips.
People working on the following themes of mutual interest are encouraged to apply:
Engineering • Photovoltaic and Renewable Energy • Biological Sciences • Medicine • Smart Transport • Cyber Security • Public Health • Humanities and Social Sciences • Built Environment and Smart Cities • Art & Design • Management and Business Studies
You cannot be a Lead Investigator on two applications, but you can be a Lead Investigator on one application and an ‘Other Investigator’ on another application if they are for different projects.
Yes, you can be a Lead Investigator on one application and an 'Other Investigator' on another application if they are for different projects.
Staff on Post Retirement Engagement are not eligible to apply as the MAHE Lead Investigator. However, they can be listed on the application as an 'Other Investigator' and ‘Mentor’ on the application.
We generally expect one visit from MAHE academics and/or research students to UNSW and one visit from UNSW academics and/or research students to MAHE. However, there is some flexibility on this depending on project needs, as long as there is a minimum of two international trips made between India Australia.