Browsing All posts tagged under »Australian Research Council«

National fight against cancer and Alzheimer’s disease

February 21, 2014

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Key role for La Trobe in new Government Research Centres of Excellence The Federal Government has awarded $8m to three La Trobe University scientists for leading-edge research into next-generation immunological and plant-based therapies for cancer and other diseases. Research groups led by physicists Dr Brian Abbey and Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Research) Professor Keith Nugent, and by […]

La Trobe awarded almost $10m for national priority research

November 14, 2013

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La Trobe University has received almost $8 million in new Australian Research Council (ARC) grants from the Federal Government. A further 1.8 million dollars was awarded by the National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC). The latest ARC grants are for  studies that  will make a difference in fields ranging from children’s health, medicine and food […]

La Trobe quadruples ARC Linkage grant success

July 1, 2013

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La Trobe University research into major areas of national concern in agriculture, public health, disability, multiculturalism and sport has received $2.57 million in collaborative R&D funding under the Government’s Australian Research Council Linkage Scheme. Deputy Vice-Chancellor Research, Professor Keith Nugent, said this was the University’s best  outcome under the scheme in three years. It represented […]

Welcome boost in major research funding

November 13, 2012

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La Trobe University has received about $6.4 milllion in this year’s funding allocations from both the National Health & Medical Research Council and the Australian Research Council (ARC). Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Research), Professor Tim Brown, says in winning support for highly competitive major ARC ‘Discovery Projects’, La Trobe has achieved a very pleasing 15 per cent […]

Research to boost manufacturing, medical and energy sectors

December 6, 2011

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La Trobe scientists receive $3.2 m for national capacity building –   La Trobe University has received more than $3.2 million from the highly competitive Australian Research Council grants scheme to further the work of its leading research teams.   Included in this is more than a million dollars for state-of-the-art scientific instrumentation, forging closer links […]

Investigating Putin’s dark side

December 6, 2011

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A leading authority on Russia, historian Dr Robert Horvath, has received a prestigious federal government ‘Future Fellowship’ worth more than $600,000 for research into state-sponsored nationalism and the ominous rise of militant xenophobia in Russia. Dr Horvath’s Fellowship is part of a series of Australian Research Council (ARC) awards announced in November by Innovation Minister Senator Kim […]