Through the generous contribution of RMIT University, ARMS is pleased to announce a new award in 2024 - The RMIT Paul Taylor Award – Excellence in Research and Innovation Support.

This award honours the life and work of Dr Paul Taylor, an exemplary and inspiring Research Management Professional from RMIT University, who sadly passed away in November 2018.  Dr Taylor was internationally respected for his thoughtful and determined leadership in research integrity.

The award recognises individuals or teams who, through their work, have enabled excellence in research and innovation support.

The 4 categories are listed below.

  • Innovation in research management.
  • Leading change.
  • Service excellence.
  • Education and Training. 

What funding is available?

Two (2) awards of up to AUD $1,500 each may be granted to eligible ARMS members to support their attendance to
the ARMS 2024 Darwin Conference, 11‐13 September 2024.

Download the Guidelines and Application Form to apply.


Application Form

Applications close 5 PM AEST, Friday the 31st of May 2024

Please email your completed nomination form and supporting material to:    

Further enquiries may be directed to