The Australian Research Council (ARC) grants have just been unveiled today and it’s good news for Environment Institute researchers! Congratulations to EI researchers who have secured ARC funding in the November 1st announcement. Professor Ivan Nagelkerken, Professor Corey Bradshaw and Professor Bronwyn Gillanders have an ARC grant for their project looking into the effect of invasions […]
A seven-year, $45.7 million centre will investigate the beginning of Australia’s unique biodiversity and Indigenous heritage, while inspiring Australian children to engage with science. The Australia Research Council (ARC) Centre of Excellence for Australian Biodiversity and Heritage will bring together 20 institutions and museums worldwide to unlock the history of Australia, Papua New Guinea and […]
What do wombats, UAV’s and tiger snake venom have in common? They are the focus of our successful 2016 ARC Linkage grants!
Congratulations to Environment Institute researchers who have had success in todays 2016 ARC Linkage Grant announcement! The details of the three successful projects for the EI are below, with all the successful applicants Australia wide listed on the ARC website. Wombats as a model for evidence based management of native fauna Associate Professor Bertram Ostendorf; […]
The Environment Institute congratulates Dr Frank Reith on being awarded a Future Fellowship by the Australian Research Council. Dr Reith intends to use the fellowship to research new tools for gold exploration and processing.
Reconstructing Australia’s pre-European genetic history, investigating possible cell wall weaknesses in the fungus that causes head blight disease in cereals, developing wearable antennas to monitor the aged, and investigating heat as a risk factor in work-related illness, are amongst the research projects funded under today’s announcement of $16.9 million for new research at the University […]
Congratulations to Environment Institute leaders and members involved with the following successful ARC grants. The tally for the Environment Institute for this round stands at 5 Discovery Projects (5 of 28 for UoA) 2 DECRA (2 of 10 for UoA) Congrats to all involved and we look forward to the innovative research and discoveries that […]
16 Australian Laureate Awards were announced today. The Environment Institute’s Prof Alan Cooper has been successful in his proposal of a project that will use ancient microbiomes and genomes to reconstruct human history, including indigenous Australians. Alan Cooper is the only recipient in the state to receive the prestigious award. “The Australian Laureate Fellowships scheme reflects […]
In the latest round of ARC funding announced today Environment Institute researchers received five ARC Discovery grants, four Future Fellowships and a DECRA. This is a huge achievement for the Institute and we congratulate all involved. The combined worth of the grants is over $5 million. Discovery Grant Recipients Professor Alan Cooper, Associate Professor Phill […]