$2.9 million for new collaborative research

Professor Alan Cooper (ARC Federation Fellow and Director, Australian Centre for Ancient DNA) has been awarded $500,000 for his collaborative project on 'Environmental Genomics'.
Photo by Randy Larcombe.

Professor Alan Cooper (ARC Federation Fellow and Director, Australian Centre for Ancient DNA) has been awarded $500,000 for his collaborative project on "Environmental Genomics".
Photo by Randy Larcombe.

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Thursday, 28 May 2009

Ten new research projects led by the University of Adelaide have today been awarded more than $2.9 million in Federal funding, with projects spanning the fields of environment and ecology, water, agriculture, finance, health, genetics and marketing.

The funding has been announced in Round 2 of the Australian Research Council's (ARC) Linkage Projects scheme for 2009.

The successful projects and funding are:

"This is a welcome boost for collaborative research funding at the University of Adelaide," says the University's Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Research), Professor Mike Brooks.

"In addition to the $2.9 million announced today, the winning projects also stand to collectively receive more than $6.3 million in cash and in-kind contributions from collaborative partners, including industry."

 

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