UON researchers have attracted more than $8 million from the Australian Research Council (ARC) to support innovative research projects

ARC Funding Commencing in 2017

University of Newcastle as lead institution

Project ID

Chief Investigator

Scheme Name

Project Title

Recommended Budget

Announced June 2017
FL170100032Professor George WillisAustralian Laureate FellowshipZero-dimensional symmetry and its ramifications$2,837,520
FT170100460Dr Michael RotkowitzFuture FellowshipDecentralisation and robustness for practical control of complex systems.$780,000
FT170100077Dr Nicole VerrillsFuture FellowshipNovel models to advance our understanding of mammalian development.$928,140
Announced November 2016

DE170100177

Dr Guy Hawkins

DECRA

Cognitive models of mental architectures in consumer preference

$365,000

DE170100381

Dr Mariano Heyden

DECRA

A global analysis of the effectiveness of corporate board diversity quotas

$379,000

DE170100234

Dr Amir Salehipour

DECRA

Exact and hybrid algorithms for the Aircraft Landing Problem

$360,000

DE170100952

Dr Kalpit Shah

DECRA

A Novel Chemical Looping Process For Carbon Fiber Production From Plastics

$375,000

DE170100226

Dr Malcolm Starkey

DECRA

Understanding how innate lymphoid cells regulate mammalian lung development

$372,000

DE170100382

Dr Sze Lin Yoong

DECRA

Theory-based implementation of nutrition guidelines into childcare settings

$330,000

DP170103979

Professor Paul Dastoor

Discovery Project

Phonon based condensed matter imaging

$379,500

DP170100756

Associate Frini Karayanidis

Discovery Project

Modelling trajectories of cognitive control in adolescents and young adults

$492,500

DP170103737

Professor Robert Melchers

Discovery Project

Microbiological and abiotic marine corrosion of steel in particulate media

$423,000

DP170101812

Professor Graeme Murch

Discovery Project

Investigation of Mass Transport in High Entropy Alloys

$309,000

DP170103439

Associate Professor Rosalind Smith

Discovery Project

Early Modern Women and the Poetry of Complaint, 1540-1660

$116,000

DP170100578

Professor Erica Wanless

Discovery Project

Electrostatic Formation of Liquid Marbles

$235,000

DP170102324

Associate Professor Christopher Wensrich

Discovery Project

Bragg-Edge Neutron Transmission Strain Tomography

$381,000

DP170101813

Dr Yuen Yong

Discovery Project

Novel Microcantilevers for Multifrequency Atomic Force Microscopy

$296,000

FT160100353

Associate Professor Sarah Wright

Future Fellowship

Weather cultures: Enhancing adaptive capacity to environmental change

$930,000