$2.74 million for health, environment and industry

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Tuesday, 25 September 2007

The University of Adelaide has won $2.74 million for new collaborative research projects ranging from forecasting the effects of climate change on marine habitats to exploring the potentially beneficial biological functions of vitamin D.

Nine University of Adelaide-led projects with industry and government have been awarded funding under the Australian Research Council's (ARC) Linkage Projects scheme announced by Federal Education, Science and Training Minister the Hon. Julie Bishop. This is 68% of the total funding granted for South Australian projects.

"This is an excellent result for University of Adelaide and for South Australia with a success rate of 82% in this first round of ARC Linkage grants for 2008," said Pro Vice-Chancellor Research Operations Professor Richard Russell.

"This new funding is for research conducted in collaboration with industry and the business community and these projects have the potential for a huge impact on health, the environment and our marine, agricultural, horticultural and other industries."

The successful projects are:


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