June, 2017

Boosting Innovation in the Defence Industry

June 16th, 2017

Last year, the Australian government committed over $1 billion to new defence centres in an attempt to advance innovation and drive the Australian defence sector into the international market. $540 million will go towards next-generation technology and a Defence Innovation Hub will be part of a 10-year investment, which aims to nurture collaborative innovation and deliver Defence outcomes. Defence Industry Minister Christopher Pyne said, “We want to guarantee our national security and ensure that Australia can play its part protecting […]

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University of Queensland Secures $22.6 Million in Research Grant Funding

June 9th, 2017

The University of Queensland (UQ) has secured more research project funding than any other university from the Australian Research Council (ARC) grants. A total of $22.6 million was announced for 17 projects, including biotechnology, cultural history, quantum systems, antibiotic resistance and ecological impacts of cattle production. UQ ranked second for total funding. 14 new Future Fellowships were awarded to researchers, with UQ securing $12.1 million out of $77 million in ARC Future Fellowships funding. The projects span broad areas of […]

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