Australian Catholic University Joins the Defence Science Institute as its Newest University Partner

Australian Catholic University Joins the Defence Science Institute as its Newest University Partner

The Defence Science Institute welcomes Australian Catholic University (ACU) as the newest member of its university stakeholder cohort. The university’s Victorian campuses will join the nine other leading Victorian and Tasmanian universities that partner with DSI to bring forth the best in defence science research.

Leidos USA and Victorian State Government organise 'GSC Health Tech Day'

Leidos USA and Victorian State Government organise 'GSC Health Tech Day'

Leidos USA is looking to connect with Victorian entities possessing specific capability in healthcare analytics. To facilitate these connections, State Government is organising GSC Health Tech Day’, a virtual supplier meeting between Leidos and interested entities.

DMTC 2021 Annual Conference

DMTC 2021 Annual Conference

This year DMTC will hold its annual technical conference as a hybrid event, offering both in-person and virtual attendance options across three half-day themed session streams.

Land Forces 2021 Innovation PitchFest

Land Forces 2021 Innovation PitchFest

About Innovation PitchFest 

Innovation PitchFest is a dynamic and stimulating event where selected participants have the chance to present their latest science and technology ideas to Defence in the form of short 3-minute pitchThe event brings together DSTG, industry and academia and is an opportunity to learn from rising talents in Australia’s research and development sector. 

Applications Now Open for DSI's 2021 Collaborative Research Grants

Applications Now Open for DSI's 2021 Collaborative Research Grants

Applications are now open for DSI's 2021 Collaborative Research Grants.

Bringing Australia Closer to Space

Bringing Australia Closer to Space

Australian-owned defence technology company DefendTex has achieved a breakthrough in space technology with the first successful test-firing of a Rotating Detonation Engine (RDE).

Maritime RobotX Challenge 2022

Maritime RobotX Challenge 2022

Are you a student interested in autonomous robotic systems? RoboNation is working with the Office of Naval Research and Defence Science and Technology Group (DSTG) to bring you the 2022 Maritime RobotX Challenge, hosted in Sydney, Australia.

Applications Now Open for DSI's 2021 RHD Student Grants

Applications Now Open for DSI's 2021 RHD Student Grants

Applications are now open for the 2021 round of DSI's Research Higher Degree (RHD) Student Grants.

Valued at $15,000 each and awarded to the university, RHD Student Grants are designed to encourage collaboration between industry, DST Group, Defence or universities to develop the next generation of researchers. 

Specifically, the Grants aim to:
► develop research linkages between universities and DST Group and Defence sector businesses;
► support capacity building in research areas where Defence has an interest;
► promote new Defence-related research linkages between universities
 
by providing stipend support for students undertaking their RHD on Defence-related projects and/or undertaking Defence-industry placements as part of their study.

RHD Student Grants are open to academic staff of DSI Participant universities in Victoria and Tasmania. Applications will be accepted at any time throughout 2021, however, applicants are encouraged to submit early.

All applications are to be submitted online via the DSI Grant portal.

More information on conditions and requirements here.

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