the humble hookworm
16 October 2018

The Australian Institute of Tropical Health and Medicine (AITHM), based at James Cook University, is an Australian Research Council Special Research Initiative which received $42 million in funding over four years from 2014, to pursue a multi-disciplinary health and tropical medicine program in tropical northern Queensland. 

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21 September 2018

The Australian Research Council (ARC) supports the highest-quality fundamental and applied research and research training through the National Competitive Grants Program across all disciplines. At its core is a community of domestic and international researchers who peer review all research applications submitted to the ARC. 

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21 September 2018

Eligibility is an important aspect of the ARC’s grant management processes. Based on feedback from the sector, the ARC is improving its Research Management System (RMS) functionality to assist in determining key eligibility requirements as part of the application process.

Dr Archa Fox
21 September 2018

Dr Archa Fox is an ARC Future Fellow at the Schools of Human Sciences and Molecular Sciences at The University of Western Australia (UWA), whose research is building on the genomics revolution, by investigating how genetic variation and cell organisation leads to changes in the expression of genes.

ARC Training Centre for the Food Processing Industry in the 21st Century
21 September 2018

The ARC Training Centre for the Food Processing Industry in the 21st Century—led by Centre Director, Professor Fariba Dehghani at The University of Sydney—was established in 2014 to work with a broad range of industrial partners to boost Australia’s competitiveness in the global agri-food sector.

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21 September 2018

The Australian Research Council (ARC) is continuing to build its support for a diverse research workforce, which will benefit the entire research community. Our commitment to diversity is demonstrated by encouraging all researchers to submit applications, participate in the peer review processes and serve on ARC committees.  

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12 September 2018

From November 2018 researchers will be able to auto-populate their research output data into their ARC RMS person profiles and application forms.

ORCID (Open Researcher and Contributor ID) is an open, non-profit, community-driven effort to create and maintain a registry of unique researcher identifiers and a transparent method of linking research activities and outputs to these identifiers.

Katherine Demuth
23 August 2018

Distinguished Professor Katherine Demuth—an ARC Australian Laureate Fellow at the Department of Linguistics at Macquarie University, and Director of the Child Language Lab there—is leading a research team that is using both brain imaging and behavioural methods to look at children’s processes acquisition of language.  

ALF recipients
21 August 2018

With a special event at the Australian Parliament House held on 21 August 2018, the Australian Research Council (ARC) celebrated the 2018 recipients of its prestigious Australian Laureate Fellowships, and took the opportunity to launch the 2017–18 edition of its publication Making a Difference: Outcomes of ARC supported research.

Distinguished attendees at the event included key representatives from the university sector as well as Australian Government representatives and parliamentarians.

Image: Associate Professor Nick Thieberger. Credit: The University of Melbourne.
13 July 2018

Associate Professor Nick Thieberger is a linguistics academic and an Australian Research Council (ARC) Future Fellow, based at The University of Melbourne, who is digitising and archiving the records of our most at-risk indigenous languages.

Professor Thieberger and his team are building and populating the databases that hold these records, and developing methodology that will allow the public, and particularly speakers of endangered languages, to have greater access to the raw materials of language research including transcripts, words lists, and recordings made in the field.

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