Science

Faculty Research Grants and Early Career Research Grants


These schemes enable schools to strategically incubate research activities within their units.

 

 

2017 Faculty Research Grants & Early Career Research Grants

 

School

Researcher

Project Title

Amount

Grant

BABS

Brendan Burns

Disentangling the drivers of functional complexity in mat microbiomes

$8,000.00

FRG

BABS

Chris Marquis and Priya Srivastava

 

Biological impact of silver nanoparticles: in vitro and in vivo studies

$8,000.00

FRG

BABS

Li Zhang

Campylobacter concisus bacterial markers for human inflammatory bowel disease

$8,000.00

FRG

BABS

Megan  Lenardon

Diagnostic and therapeutic utility of anti-mannan antobodies: a theranostic approach to medical mycology

$6,000.00

FRG

BABS

Michael Janitz

Long intergenic non-coding RNAs as biomarkers of chronic fatigue syndrome

$8,000.00

ECR

BABS

Vincent Murray

The genome-wide sequence specificity of ionising radiation-induced DNA cleavage in human cells

$8,000.00

ECR

BABS

Malgorzata Lagisz

Developing optimism assay in the zebrafish model

$9,953.00

FRG

BABS

Mariana Mayer Pinto

Can urban seaweed forests contribute to long-term carbon sequestration?

$24,470.00

FRG

BABS

Mirela Tulbure

From satellites to genes: the role of surface water networks in landscape connectivity of arid Australia

$24,685.00

FRG

CHEM

Junming Ho

Computer-Guided Development of Highly Active Catalysts for Organic Synthesis

$15,000.00

FRG

CHEM

Kris Killian

Stimuli responsive interfaces for real-time imaging of cell generated traction force

$18,000.00

FRG

CHEM

Luke Hunter

Activating the hypoxia response: a new way to treat stoke

$15,000.00

FRG

CHEM

Shelli McAlpine

Designing molecules that impact protein folding: producing new tools to investigate protein folding diseases ranging from Alzheimer’s to cancer

$15,000.00

FRG

CHEM

Vinh Nguyen

Synthesis and Studies of New Advanced Photoactive Materials from Tropylium Ions

$20,000.00

FRG

MATH

Mike Banner

A new dimension in quantifying fundamental air-sea fluxes

$5,000.00

FRG

MATH

Daniel ChanModuli stacks in noncommutative algebra and algebraic geometry
 

$3,000.00

FRG

MATH

Leung Leung Chan

Pricing and hedging derivatives for multi-factor asset pricing models

$5,000.00

FRG

MATH

Feng Chen

Asymptotic inferences for nonstationary self-exciting processes

$7,000.00

FRG

MATH

Adelle Coster

Does GLUT4 queue to get to the surface?  New mathematical analyses

$5,000.00

FRG

MATH

Jie Du

Stratifying Hecke Endormorphism Algebras

$5,000.00

FRG

MATH

Yanan Fan

Advancing Bayesian quantile regression:  With application to big data

$5,000.00

FRG

MATH

Bruce Henry

Shining new light on subdiffusion

$10,000.00

FRG

MATH

Mark Holzer

Revealing changes in southern ocean ventilation

$5,000.00

FRG

MATH

Shane Keating

Inter-comparison of western boundary currents in the global ocean

$6,200.00

FRG

MATH

Jonathan Kress

Symmetry and geometric partial differential equations

$2,500.00

FRG

MATH

Pierre Lafaye de Micheaux

Unravelling relationships in big data: complex dependence modelling

$13,300.00

FRG

MATH

Libo Li

Parametrix method and probability laws of path functional of stochastic differential equations

$7,000.00

FRG

MATH

William McLean

Efficient numerical simulation of anomalous transport phenomena  

$5,000.00

FRG

MATH

John Roberts

Discrete integrable systems

$2,500.00

FRG

MATH

Jakub Stoklosa

Statistical methods for large and complex ecological data

$5,000.00

FRG

MATH

Thanh Tran

Numerical methods for optimal control problems with uncertainties

$10,000.00

FRG

MATH

Mircea Voineagu

Bredon cohomology of a point and semi-topological equivalent invariants

$5,000.00

FRG

MATH

Angstmann

Mathematical modelling of sub-diffusion and morphology of archael cells

$5,000.00

FRG

MATH

Norman Wildberger

Metrical Geometry over Alternative Arithmetical Systems

$5,000.00

FRG

MATH

Liangyi Zhao

Mean value theorems in analytic number theory

$5,000.00

FRG

MATH

Jan Zika

Addressing the challenge of regional sea-level projection

$5,000.00

FRG

MSE

Damia Mawad

Probing the size effect of the counterion on the performance of an organic electrochemical transistor

$10,000.00

FRG

OPTOM

Hui

Ocular surface and functional effects of preserved and unpreserved topical 0.01% atropine eye drops

$5,000.00

FRG

OPTOM

Masoudi

Tear proteomics in glaucoma

$10,000.00

FRG

OPTOM

Vijay

Quantification of bacterial lipopolysaccharide on contact lenses by stabel isotope dilution mass spectrometry

$5,000.00

FRG

OPTOM

Zangerl

Development of a multi-platform smart phone application to improve the standard of eye-care in chronic eye diseases

$10,000.00

FRG

PHYS

Jeremy Bailey

High-Precision Polarimetry of Stars and Planets

$17,896.00

FRG

PHYS

Maria Cunningham

The effect of magnetic fields on molecular gas in the Milky Way Galaxy

$22,560.00

FRG

PHYS

Peter Reece

Quantum sensing of optically trapped nanodiamonds inside living cells

$19,000.00

FRG

PSYC

Clemens

The effect of estrogen on the rewarding properties of nicotine

$12,005.00

FRG

PSYC

Grisham

Enhancing cognitive-behavioural treatment for hoarding disorder with emotion regulation training

$11,574.00

FRG

PSYC

Laurent

Neuronal encoding of inhibitory learning in the infralimbic cortex

$16,421.00

FRG

PSYC

Martire

Using tournaments to understand the limits and acquisition of expertise in forensic sciences.

$16,606.00

FRG

PSYC

Newby

Online vs face-to-face CBT of illness anxiety disorder

$13,354.00

FRG

PSYC

Ong

How glucagon-like peptide-1 reduces alcohol intake

$16,718.00

FRG