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[June 27, 2014]
$3.8 Million for Industry-Linked Research
(Targeted News Service Via Acquire Media NewsEdge) ADELAIDE, Australia, June 27 -- The University of Adelaide issued the following news release: The University of Adelaide has been awarded more than $3.8 million by the Australian Research Council (ARC) to collaborate with industry on a range of projects spanning fields such as computer science, genetics, agriculture, engineering, communications, physics and the environment.
The grants amount to 60% of all ARC Linkage Project funding awarded in the State, for research in collaboration with industry and government.
The 10 successful University of Adelaide projects awarded funding today are: * $268,844 for a project led by Dr James Anstie (School of Chemistry and Physics, Institute for Photonics and Advanced Sensing): Untangling complex molecular spectra with an optical frequency comb * $340,000 for a project led by Professor Andrew Austin (Australian Centre for Evolutionary Biology & Biodiversity, Environment Institute): Subterranean invertebrate communities of arid zone Western Australia diversity assessment and food-web structure * $675,000 for a project led by Professor Alan Cooper (Australian Centre for Ancient DNA, Environment Institute): Using genetics to recover Australia's lost history * $340,000 for a project led by Dr Anthony Dick (Australian Centre for Visual Technologies, School of Computer Science): Sentient buildings * $524,000 for a project led by Associate Professor Sigrid Heuer (Australian Centre for Plant Functional Genomics, School of Agriculture, Food and Wine): Exploring genetic diversity in root traits of wheat and rice for higher drought tolerance and fertiliser use efficiency * $270,000 for a project led by Professor Dmitri Kavetski (School of Civil, Environmental and Mining Engineering): A robust integrated streamflow forecasting framework for Australian water information and management agencies * $457,000 for a project led by Professor Martin Kennedy (Sprigg Geobiology Centre, Environment Institute): Quantifying the flux of fugitive greenhouse gasses associated with CSG and calibrating it against the baseline of natural and anthropogenic sources * $194,873 for a project led by Dr Hung Nguyen (Teletraffic Research Centre for Mathematical Modelling): Software based networking: transforming defence and emergency operations * $550,000 for a project led by Dr David Ottaway (School of Chemistry and Physics, Institute for Photonics and Advanced Sensing): Laser airborne methane sensor (LAMS) * $240,000 for a project led by Professor Ian Reid (School of Computer Science): Visual sensing for localisation and mapping in mining TNS 30TagarumaMar-140628-4781980 30TagarumaMar (c) 2014 Targeted News Service
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