The University of Sydney - Mathematical Research Institute with the support of the School of Mathematics and Statistics
Applications are now open for research visits in the period May-December 2019 Application form : http : / / www.maths.usyd.
edu.au / u / support / ivp /
Deadline : Friday 31 August, 2018.
The University of Sydney is establishing a mathematical research institute with the help of generous philanthropic donations.
The core business of this new institute is the International Visitor Program supporting research visits to Australia by international researchers in the mathematical sciences.
Note that International Visitor Program funding does not include any salary or stipend.
based researchers in these areas.
Some funding is reserved for visits whose proposed host is in the School of Mathematics and Statistics at The University of Sydney.
If the primary location of the proposed visit is the mathematical research institute MATRIX, an Australian organiser of the MATRIX research program to which the applicant has been invited should be designated as the host of the visit.
This course should be of at least 10 hours and should be accessible to PhD students in the same research area. Please note that it may not be feasible to run every proposed course.
Applications for visits not meeting these conditions may be accepted in special circumstances with prior arrangement. Please direct questions about the conditions to ivp2018 maths.usyd.edu.au.
Applications will be considered by a selection committee chaired by Institute Director Geordie Williamson and including representatives of other Australian universities and the international mathematical community.
A sub-committee drawn from the School of Mathematics and Statistics will assist in ranking those applications whose primary location is The University of Sydney.
The selection criteria are :
Successful applicants may receive funding of up to A$4500 per month to assist with accommodation and other local expenses during their visit, in addition to reimbursement of one return economy airfare or equivalent amount.
They will be assisted by Institute staff in their Australian visa application, if required, and in locating suitable accommodation for their stay in Sydney.
Note that funding and reimbursement will depend on a signed agreement with The University of Sydney, the presentation of receipts and identity verification.