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Deakin University has featured prominently in the Australian Research Council (ARC) Linkage Project scheme awards for funding commencing in 2014.
The University will lead 7 projects and collaborate on a number of others, resulting in over $2.5 million in funding. This amount is one of the largest awarded to Deakin in a single round under the ARC Linkage Project scheme.
The projects are being led by Professor Colin Barrow, Professor Andrew Bennett, Professor Peter Hodgson, Professor Saeid Nahavandi, Professor Svetha Venkatesh, Professor Kim Vincs and Professor Xungai Wang.
“I congratulate all the researchers involved,” said Deakin Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Research) Professor Lee Astheimer.
“These results demonstrate the excellent progress Deakin continues to make as a research University.”
The Linkage Projects scheme provides funding to support research and development projects which are collaborative between higher education researchers and other parts of the national innovation system, which are undertaken to acquire new knowledge, and which involve risk or innovation.
Proposals for funding under the Linkage Projects scheme must include at least one Partner Organisation. The Partner Organisation must make a contribution in cash and/or in kind to the project. The combined Partner Organisation contributions for a proposal must at least match the total funding requested from the ARC.
The objectives of the Linkage Projects scheme are to promote: