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Deakin University has had outstanding success in the National Health and Medical Research Council results.
"This is superb news!" said Deakin's Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Research), Professor Lee Astheimer.
"I wish to congratulate the researchers and also the staff at Deakin Research involved in supporting these applications."
NHMRC Project Grant funding for 2012.
The NHMRC has today announced the outcomes of NHMRC Project Grant funding commencing in 2012.
Deakin has been awarded 12 grants and funding of $7,140,995 an increase of 433% or $5,801,944.
The School of Medicine, Faculty of Health won 11 grants ($6,579,840) and the School of Life and Environmental Science, Faculty of Science and Technology ($561,155) was awarded one grant.
A summary of our Strategic Research Centre performance is listed below.
|Institution||Number Submitted||Number Successful 2012 Funding||Funding 2012|
|Centre for Quality & Patient Safety Research||2||1||$576,727|
|Centre for Molecular & Medical Research||18||6||$3,013,844|
|Not aligned to an SRC||8||5||$3,550,424|
Professor Michael Berk won four Project grants one titled "Proof of principle of the inflammatory and oxidative theory of depression: A treatment study" was awarded $1,475,510. Other researchers also won multiple awards including Professor Johnson Mak (two awards) and Dr Sean McGee who, in addition to being awarded two project grants, was awarded a Career Development Fellowship.
Fellowship funding for 2012
Deakin was awarded the following:
Two Early Career Fellowships
Two Career Development Fellowships
One Research Fellowship