Staff Exchange Program - China Research

2017 Staff Exchange Program for Research Collaboration with Chinese Researchers

Call for Expressions of Interest

Under the La Trobe University China Strategy Implementation Grant Program, the China Studies Research Centre has funding to support staff exchange for the purposes of research collaboration between La Trobe University and (1) Peking University; (2) Beijing Foreign Studies University; (3) Wuhan University; and (3) the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences (Beijing).

The aim of this program is to improve the volume and quality of joint research with China-based researchers, and to help La Trobe staff better understand China through improved access to China-focused scholarship.

Funding of up to $5000 will be available to support La Trobe staff traveling to one of these four institutions or staff from these four institutions traveling to La Trobe, to undertake collaborative research. Funds must be acquitted in 2017.

Expressions of interest to participate in the 2017 program, including

  • a brief outline of planned research activities;
  • the names and affiliations of proposed collaborators/hosts; and
  • indicative budget

should be sent to
Deadline for submission of EOI: 31 March 2017.
For enquiries please contact Professor John Makeham by emailing

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