Fulbright Distinguished Chair in Advanced (Defense) Science and Technology (DST)

Written by Charlie Copeland

The Fulbright Distinguished Chair in Advanced Science and Technology aims to attract outstanding U.S. researchers to work in Australia in priority areas of research for DST Group that will lead to ongoing collaborative partnerships between Australia and the U.S. and develop skills and capabilities in emerging fields of science and technology.

The Fulbright Distinguished Chair will be appointed to the Australian Defence Science and Technology Group (DST Group), or another Australian research institution that is linked to DST Group, for the relevant research program. The Chair will work on a specific research project during their term (5-6 months), and be expected to engage with faculty and students through occasional guest lectures and seminars. They will also explore long-term collaborations and institutional linkages. The project must meet the objectives of the Fulbright program to foster mutual understanding through educational and cultural exchange and support the binational relationship.

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The Council for International Exchange of Scholars (CIES), established in 1947, acts as a key facilitator for the prestigious Fulbright Scholar Program, which operates under the auspices of the United States Department of State's Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs. CIES plays a crucial role in enhancing mutual understanding between the United States and countries around the world through ...

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