ARMS supports the professional development of its members by: 

  • RMIT Paul Taylor Award for Excellence in Research Management Practice - Open tentatively 01 July, close 05 August 2022. 

  • Travel Awards, Travel Scholarships that provide financial support - Currently not available due to restrictions in travel caused by the pandemic. 

  • Scholarships to participate in the biennual INORMS conference - Open 08 July, close 01 September 2022

  • INORMS Awards for Excellence in Research Management Leadership - Open 01 April, Close 17 June 2022

  • Janet Dibb-Leigh Award (JDL) for distinguished service in research management - Open 10 June, close 01 August 2022. 

  • Fellows of ARMS - Open 24 June, close 01 August 2022. 

ARMS congratulates all current and past award recipients.

Click here for a full list of current and past award recipients. 

ARMS-INORMS 2023 TRAVEL AWARDS - INFORMATION FOR APPLICANTS

CLOSING DATE FOR TRAVEL AWARDS:  AEST, THURSDAY, 1 SEPTEMBER 2022

Email applications to ARMSadmin@researchmanagement.org.au  

ARMS recognises the importance of offering its members opportunities to develop collaborations beyond our region and to gain exposure to best practice in international research management. 

INORMS is the International Organisation for Research Management Societies.  Its purpose is to enable interactions, sharing of good practice, and joint activities between the member societies, to the benefit of their individual memberships.

ARMS-INORMS 2023 Travel Awards are intended to provide financial assistance for members to travel to the biennial conference. The 2023 Congress will be held in Durban, South Africa from the 30th of May to the 2nd of June.  Visit the INORMS Congress website for full details.

The Congress will feature a variety of plenary sessions, seminars and workshops covering key research management topics, specifically exploring the theme, Towards a Utopia in Research and Innovation Management. The programme will be enhanced by a variety of opportunities for delegates to develop their personal and professional skills.

The Society may allocate up to 5 (five) awards in 2023 to an upper limit of AUD$3,000 per award.  The number and value of the awards may vary, depending on the number and quality of applications received.

CALL FOR NOMINATIONS FOR THE 2023 INORMS AWARDS FOR EXCELLENCE IN RESEARCH MANAGEMENT LEADERSHIP

NOMINATIONS NOW OPEN.

The INORMS Awards for Excellence in Research Management Leadership were first launched in 2018 to recognise outstanding examples of research management leaders who have made substantial contributions to the research management profession internationally.

Each participating INORMS sister association is now invited to select one (1) exceptional research management leader who shall be honoured at the 2023 INORMS Congress Award Ceremony in Durban, South Africa between 31 May – 3 June 2023.

We now invite nominations from eligible ARMS members who can demonstrate:  

  • How their contributions to research management are congruent with the objectives of INORMS;
  • The outstanding contributions they have made to the research management profession internationally; and
  • How they will continue to provide visionary leadership in research management internationally.

For a full list of previous award recipients, visit the INORMS website.

Nomination Guidelines

Nomination Form

Nominations close 5 PM AEST, Friday, 17 June 2022.  Enquiries may be directed to ARMSCOO@researchmanagement.org.au

THE JANET DIBB-LEIGH AWARD FOR DISTINGUISHED SERVICE TO RESEARCH MANAGEMENT NOMINATION GUIDELINES – 2022

NOMINATIONS CLOSE 5 PM AEST, MONDAY 1st OF AUGUST 2022.

ABOUT THE AWARD

The Janet Dibb-Leigh Award for Distinguished Service to Research Management recognises individuals who have made outstanding contributions to the enhancement of the research management sector throughout Australasia and Singapore.  Nominations are called for annually, however this award is only offered to an individual whose contributions to the profession of research management are deemed exceptional.

If the Assessment Panel identifies a deserving candidate in this current round, a trophy will be presented to the recipient at a Virtual Event of ARMS to be held Thursday the 8th of September 2022.  

ABOUT JANET DIBB-LEIGH

Ms Janet Dibb-Leigh is the Founding President of ARMS. This award has been established to recognise her contributions towards the establishment of ARMS and more broadly to the research management profession globally.  

APPLICATION PROCESS

Nominees and nominators must be a current member of ARMS.   

Nominations must be submitted to the ARMS Executive Office by 5 PM AEST, Monday, the 1st of August 2022.  Please email your nomination to ARMSAdmin@researchmanagement.org.au - Late nominations will not be accepted.

The Janet Dibb-Leigh award will be announced at an award ceremony at the ARMS Virtual Conference to be held Thursday, the 8th of September 2022.

The awardee shall receive an official trophy and will be formally acknowledged on the ARMS website and the Report to Members. 

Late nominations will not be accepted.

Nomination Guidelines

Nomination Form

KEY TIMELINES

Please observe key dates for this Award, described below:

Date

Description

Additional Information

Friday, 10 June 2022

Call for nominations for the Janet Dibb-Leigh Award for Distinguished Service to Research Management.

Notification to be disseminated to all ARMS Members and details will be posted on the ARMS website and our e-newsletter, Up In ARMS.  

Monday, 1 August 2022   

Nominations close

Completed nomination forms must be submitted to the ARMS Administration Officer – ARMSAdmin@researchmanagement.org.au  by cob 5 PM AEST.   Late nominations will not be accepted.

3-5 August 2022  

Assessment of all nominations by a sub-committee of the ARMS Board. 

The ARMS Board reserves the right not to make an Award in the event that no nominations are received which sufficiently meet the above selection criteria.

Thursday, 8 August 2022   

If an awardee is selected this round, she/he will be announced at the ARMS Virtual Event.  The Awardee to be presented with an official trophy.

Presentation by ARMS President.   

October/November 2022

Award announcement in e-newsletter, UP IN ARMS.

 

CALL FOR FELLOWS OF ARMS 2022

NOMINATIONS MUST BE RECEIVED BY 5 PM AEST, MONDAY THE 1ST OF AUGUST 2022

Email nominations to ARMSadmin@researchmanagement.org.au  

Fellows of ARMS are recognised as individuals who have made an enduring and substantial contribution to research management as a practitioner, mentor, trainer or advocate in the research management profession.   

Fellows of ARMS will be entitled to carry the post-nominal “Fellow of ARMS” and are encouraged to participate actively in the work of the ARMS community to share best practice in the profession of research management well beyond their membership with ARMS.  

At time of submission, nominees must be a current financial member of ARMS and also be nominated by a current financial member of ARMS.

ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA

Applications for Fellows of ARMS must:

  • Be current financial member of ARMS either as an individual or as part of a corporate membership; with 5 or more years of continued membership.
  • Provide evidence of how their contributions are congruent with the mission, goals and strategic direction of ARMS.
  • Provide evidence of their enduring and substantial contributions to research management; and
  • Provide evidence of how they will continue to provide visionary leadership in research management.

APPLICATION PROCESS

Intending applicants are encouraged to review the Nomination Guidelines and to complete a Nomination Form.  Late nominations will not be accepted.

Nomination Forms must be submitted to the ARMS Executive Office by no later than 5 pm AEST, Friday the 1ST of August 2022.

Nomination Form

Nomination Guidelines