Time’s up! Applications for the Aberdeen-Curtin Alliance Staff Mobility Awards 2018 are now CLOSED.


As part of the Aberdeen-Curtin Alliance, the Staff Mobility award aims to foster teaching partnerships, research collaborations and general sharing best practice between the two Universities. University of Aberdeen staff are invited to apply to participate with the assessment of applications being based on merit and alignment with the aims of the Alliance. 



The program is open to both academic and professional services staff to undertake a short visit of 1-4 weeks at Curtin University. 



These awards are open to all staff from the University of Aberdeen and will be made up to a maximum value of £4,000. All awarded funding must be spent within 12 months of award.  Funding can be used to cover costs such as flights, accommodation and living expenses for the period of the visit.


Selection process

A selection panel will evaluate applications based on individual merit of the application. Applications are encouraged to demonstrate benefits and sustainable outcomes aligned with the aims of the Alliance beyond the period of the visit.


Deadline for applications:

Monday 19th November 2018 


Announcement of results

Decisions will be announced individually on or before the 7th December 2018 and will be arrived at after consideration by the selection panel.


Potential applicants are invited to direct any queries to:

Mr Vimal Subramanian

International Strategy Officer, Planning Directorate,

King's College, ABERDEEN,AB24 3FX

T : +44 (0)1224 274103

E : vimal.subramanian@abdn.ac.uk




All applicants must complete the application form (here) and send completed forms as a PDF to vimal.subramanian@abdn.ac.uk on or before the Deadline: Monday 19th November 2018 at 5pm.


Successful applicants will be required to report on their visit and its ongoing benefits to the alliance.


Examples:  The funding enables a broad range of activities; for indicative purposes please see below examples of projects:

  • Visits to establish teaching partnerships (e.g. Joint PhD’s, Joint Master’s, CPD/ shorts courses Summer Schools etc.)
  • International visits in support of research collaborations
  • Networking, presentation and participation at a research conference ( e.g. Policy dialogue, research and/or teaching symposium)
  • Transferring knowledge and sharing good practice in professional and administrative functions