University of Melbourne researchers have been awarded the largest share of ARC Future Fellowships funding with more than $17 million allocated to support 22 outstanding researchers, with four from the Melbourne School of Engineering, one project led by Associate Professor Kenneth Crozier being shared with the Department of Physics in the Faculty of Science.
Dr Yongping Wei completed her PhD at the University of Melbourne and she is now developing new approaches to water resource management in Australia and China, with funding support from an Australian Research Council Future Fellowship.
Professor Edmund Crampin discusses his research into creating a computational model of the human heart with Dr Shane Huntington in the latest edition of UpClose, entitled “Cardiac quest: Insights from simulating the heart’s geometry and function”.
The Melbourne School of Engineering has been involved with two successful bids for ARC Centres of Excellence, the ARC Centre of Excellence in Convergent Bio-Nano Science and Technology and the ARC Centre for Excellence for Integrative Brain Function.
The University of Melbourne has entered into a Memorandum of Understanding with the Association of Public-Safety Communications Officials (APCO) International to work cooperatively in the development of training, higher education and research in the public safety realm.