Become an affiliated researcher

The Materials Research Initiative invites you to engage with the Materials Research community here at the University of Melbourne as an Affiliated Researcher.
Why become an Affiliated Researcher?
  • You and your research will be showcased on our website, increasing your exposure to other materials researchers at the University of Melbourne and external partner organisations.
  • Access the most up-to-date information about the Initiative firsthand and join an exclusive Yammer forum to discuss possible grant applications and opportunities with other Affiliated Researchers.
  • Participate in specific Steering Committee meetings to discuss topics relevant to your area of interest.
  • Participate in “Challenge Workshops” with external partner organisations on topics relevant to your area of interest.
  • Become actively involved in our series of Themed Seminars (to commence shortly).
  • Be eligible to supervise the newly-created Materials-PhD student cohort (to commence shortly) and involve your PhD students in the cohort.
To be eligible you must:
  • Hold at least a 0.5 FTE appointment with the University of Melbourne at Level B or above.
  • Be active in materials research in one of the three research themes of the Materials Research Initiative.
  • Be willing to contribute to Materials Research Initiative activities (see Further Information link below).

Further information

Application form