$1.3 million to support world-class science

Wednesday, 2 December 2009

The University of Adelaide has been awarded $1.32 million for new equipment and facilities that will support groundbreaking research in areas such as surveillance and security, plant science and agriculture, and the development of new optic fibres.

The funding, announced today by the Federal Government, will support three new facilities in the state involving the University of Adelaide and research partners from 2010.

The funding has been awarded under the Australian Research Council's (ARC) Linkage Infrastructure, Equipment and Facilities (LIEF) grant scheme.

This is the latest competitive research funding won by the University of Adelaide, adding to the $54 million in total funding already awarded to the University last October from the ARC and the National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC).

Today's funding announcement will support:

In addition to the ARC funding announced today, these new facilities and infrastructure will attract more than $1.34 million in cash and in-kind support.

 

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