Charles Sturt University
Graham Centre for Agricultural Innovation


Types of Membership

The Centre has three categories of membership:

  • Graham Centre Office.Full members – researchers engaged in activities aligned with the Centre’s Research Pathways who demonstrate a high level of research activity and participate in an official capacity in externally funded research projects managed by the Graham Centre or through other approved measures of high-level research activity.
  • Associates – researchers engaged in activities aligned with the Centre’s Research Pathways who are employed in a continuing or fixed-term capacity at Charles Sturt University or hold a current Visiting or Adjunct Appointment with the Graham Centre and do not currently meet the criteria for full membership
  • Students - HDR candidates enrolled at Charles Sturt University who are supervised by Centre members or associates and whose research aligns with the Centre’s Research Pathways.

Member Benefits

Benefit Full Member Associate Member Student Member
Access to the benefits of collaboration 1TickTick


Promotion to external stakeholders 2




Access to the Centre's Internal Grants Scheme TickTickTick
Administrative support for grant applications and project management TickTick 
Leverage support



Office space (subject to availability)TickTick

1 Shared facilities, enhanced reputation, strong international links, improved access to information and infrastructure, team membership and capacity building, training and professional development

2 Centre website, Quarterly newsletter (the Innovator), media releases, events sponsorship, seminars, workshops, conferences, field site, technical forums and agribusiness training, monographs, tech bulletins and factsheets, internal updates (e.g. emails, members' newsletter, Centre meetings)

3 Subject to guidelines specific to individual aspects of the scheme

Application Process

Applications for membership will be accepted at any time via email to Applications for Full or Associate Membership must provide a CV and a brief outline of their research activities and the benefits of membership to the applicant and to the Centre. Applications for Student Membership must provide their Student ID, thesis title and the names of their supervisors.  Applicants will be notified of the outcome of their application within 21 days.

Please note:

*Full membership is automatically granted for chief investigators, approved co-participants and academic staff appointed to Graham Centre managed research projects.

*Associate membership is automatically granted for current adjunct appointments made through the Graham Centre where the appointee is deemed research active and for all current visiting appointments.

*Student membership is automatically granted for HDR students who have been awarded a Graham Centre AGRTP scholarship.

*All other individuals seeking membership will be assessed on a case-by-case basis.

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Membership enquiries


T: (02) 6933 4400