Graeme Caughley Travelling Fellowship

Australian Academy of Science


Grant amount: A $7,000

Next anticipated deadline: Mar 15, 2019

Later anticipated deadlines: Mar 15, 2021

Applicant type: Research Scientist Postdoctoral Researcher Faculty Unaffiliated Researcher

Funding uses: Conference, Fellowship

Location of project: Anywhere in the world

Location of residency: Australia, New Zealand

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The Fellowship commemorates the work of Dr G.J. Caughley, FAA in ecology and wildlife management. Dr Caughley was a chief research scientist with the CSIRO Wildlife and Ecology, Canberra, until his death in February 1994. The Fellowship is financed through the generosity of his friends and colleagues. 

The inaugural Fellowship was in 1996. The Fellowship is offered every two years. Up to $7,000 (GST exempt) is offered. 

The purpose of the Fellowship is to enable ecologists resident in Australia or New Zealand to share their expertise by visiting scientific centres in countries outside of the Fellow's own country to deliver lectures. 

The Australian Academy of Science encourages nominations of female candidates and of candidates from a broad geographical distribution.

The Academy does not, in general, have the resources to offer support to partners and children to accompany an awardee of a travelling fellowship or scholarship, but will on a case by case basis and subject to the availability of funds, consider support for a carer to accompany an infant if this allows the carer to accept the award.

You can learn more about this opportunity by visiting the funder's website.

Eligibility:

  • The Fellow will be an ecologist resident in Australia or New Zealand.

Preferences:

  • Preference will be given to an applicant who indicates an interest in population ecology of wildlife and its scientific management.