CNRS Researcher Visits

Critical Dates

Friday 31 March 2017
5.00pm AEST

Applications close

May 2017

Results released


Le Centre national de la recherche scientifique (The National Centre for Scientific Research), known as CNRS, is a French government research organisation under the administrative authority of France’s Ministry of Research. CNRS is the largest fundamental research organisation in Europe and operates across all fields of research through its ten institutes.

The Researcher Visits scheme aims to increase collaboration between the University of Melbourne and CNRS by enabling researchers to identify, initiate and develop collaborative research activities. In doing so, it is anticipated that scheme participants will jointly pursue new domestic and international funding opportunities in Australia, France and internationally.

How to apply

  1. Review the scheme guidelines

  2. Complete the application form

  3. Save the completed application

    Save the completed application as a single PDF document using the format NAME_FACULTY_CNRS, where NAME is applicant’s surname. For example, Prof Mary Smith from the Faculty of Arts would name the file SMITH_ARTS_CNRS.

  4. Submit the application in Themis

    Submit the completed application via Themis submissions for Head of Department Approval by the scheme deadline.

  5. Submit the application to RIC

    Email the application to RIC at by the scheme deadline.

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