Wednesday, November 5, 2014

Ten School of Computer Science, Engineering and Mathematics staff have been named on four major Australian Research Council and National Health and Medical Research Council Grant Funding Rounds.

In the ARC Discovery grant round, the team of Prof Jerzy Filar, A/Prof Vladimir Ejov, Prof John Roddick together with Prof Vladimir Gaitsgory from Macquarie won $379,900 aim to explain and quantify the "exceptionality" of instances of systems that are genuinely difficult to solve.

In the ARC Linkage Infrastructure, Equipment and Facilities, A/Prof Karl Sammut, Prof Mark Taylor, Dr John Costi, Dr Youhong Tang and Dr Stuart Wildy won $400,000 with colleagues from the University of Adelaide and the University of South Australia to develop a world-class facility for three dimensional dynamic testing.

This follows two NH&MRC grants a fortnight ago:

Professor Karen Reynolds together with Associate Professor Peter Catcheside from Flinders Southern Adelaide Clinical School won $402,616 for a project looking at Clarifying the pathogenic role of arousal-hyperventilation in obstructive and central sleep apnoea: Testing fundamental pathophysiological mechanisms and a strategic new treatment.

Professor John Arkwright together with Associate Professor Caroline Gargett from Monash University secured $1,058,058 for a project entitled Towards Clinical Translation of a Cell-based Therapy for Pelvic Organ Prolapse.

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