Round Status: CLOSED

For Funding Rules, application instructions and forms for this scheme, please visit the ARC website.


Critical Dates

Key Activities Dates
ARC DECRA DE19 opens in RMS 8 January 2018
RSO Compliance Review: Draft Application & Flinders  University Certification Form 14 February 2018
RSO deadline for Request not to Assess 21 February 2018
Request not to Assess close 28 February 2018
Deadline for Institutional Statement to RSO 28 February 2018
Submit Final Proposal to RSO in RMS 2 PM, 12 March 2018
ARC DECRA DE19 closes in RMS 14 March 2018



College Support

Review of draft applications may be available through your College. Please contact your Dean (Research) or college research administration staff.


RSO Compliance Review: due 14 February 2018

Research Services Office requires a complete application for compliance review. Please email arc@flinders.edu.au when you application is ready for review. The RSO will review all applications submitted by 14 February 2018 to ensure they meet all eligibility and compliance criteria.

Please note that applications received after this date are not guaranteed to receive a comprehensive compliance review.


Institutional Statements: due 28 February 2018

Please forward your College approved Institutional Statement to arc@flinders.edu.au by this date, so the RSO can obtain DVCR approval and signature of the statement.

Submission of Final Application in RMS to RSO: due 2 PM, 12 March 2018

The final application must be submitted to the RSO in RMS by 2 PM on 12 March 2018.

Applicants who have not met this deadline will need to seek an exemption from the Vice President and Executive Dean of their College for the application to proceed to submission to the ARC.


RMS (ARC online grant application system)

All applications are submitted to the ARC via the RMS.

Instructions for using RMS are available here.

To access RMS click on the link in the top right hand corner of the ARC website: ARC page.


RSO Resources

For more detailed information on the RSO’s resources, please see this page.



Research Services Office


Maya Roberts, Senior Grants Officer (8201 7698)



Business, Government and Law – Mrs Michele Lang (8201 2715)

Education, Psychology and Social Work - TBA

Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences – Mr Narmon Tulsi (8201 2868)

Medicine and Public Health - health.research@flinders.edu.au

Nursing and Health Sciences – nhs.research@flinders.edu.au

Science and Engineering – fse.research@flinders.edu.au