Macquarie University – Mahidol University

Seed Grant 2023

Updated! Application Process:

  • 30th January 2023 – Call for proposals opens

  • 31st March 2023 – Submission closing date for proposals

  • 31st May 2023 – Announcement of outcomes (*updated)

  • June 2023 – Research agreement signing (*updated)

  • 1st July 2023 – Project commencement (*updated)


  • Support collaboration which leads to excellent research by teams comprising academics from both institutions
  • Enhance the scale and focus of research in areas of mutual interest
  • Promote engagement at all academic levels through the diverse composition of research teams
  • Lead to international research training opportunities for promising doctoral candidates in the cotutelle PhD Program
  • Establish a basis for further research collaboration funded by sources external to both institutions
  • Support the development of long-term strategic research alliances between the two universities
  • Encourage academics for research visits between the two universities

Funding information:

  • Two projects
  • Funding AUD$10,000 to each project
  • Each project proposal will have a Co-Principal investigator from MQ and Mahidol
  • A faculty member can participate on as a team member with no limit to the number of applications.
  • Applicants to the 2022 funding round (first funding round) are able to submit a new project application.
  • Previous seed grant holders may submit a proposal to a subsequent round, but priority might be given to proposals that are submitted by new Principal Investigators.

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For more details, please contact: Ms. Chatinee Kanayart via email: Tel. (66) 0 2849 6235