Excellent results for Deakin in ARC Awards
Deakin University has achieved excellent results in the Australian Research Council (ARC) 2010 awards announced on Monday 26 October 2009.
The University won 13 Discovery and 10 Linkage Round One awards - the best results in a number of years. These wins place Deakin 16th in the number of Discovery grants awarded and equal sixth in the number of Linkage grants awarded among Australian Universities.
“I want to commend all the Discovery and Linkage Chief Investigators and Linkage Partner Organisations involved,” said Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Research) Professor Lee Astheimer.
“In particular I extend my special congratulations to Professor Bill Logan who won two Discovery Grants and Professor Wanlei Zhou who won two Linkage Round One Grants.”
Professor Astheimer also made special mention of Dr Giovanni Turchini who was awarded an Australian Research Fellowship for an innovative project examining the ramping up the physiological potential for fish to produce beneficial omega 3 fatty acids. Dr Turchini’s work is featured in this month’s newsletter.
The work of other recipients will be featured in future additions.
The details of their awards are:
Prof William S Logan; Prof Joan E Beaumont; A/Prof Andrea Witcomb; Dr Bart Ziino
Australian Heritage Abroad: Managing Australia's Extraterritorial War Heritage
Prof William S Logan; Dr Colin D Long
Vietnam: heritage of a nation
Prof Wanlei Zhou, Dr Yang Xiang
An active approach to detect and defend against peer-to-peer botnets
Prof Wanlei Zhou, Dr Robin R Ram Mohan Doss
Secure and Efficient Communication.
Dr Giovanni M Turchini; Prof Andrew J Sinclair; A/Prof M Leigh Ackland (Dr Turchini was awarded an Australian Research Fellowship)
Triggering the dormant capacity of fish to make omega 3 fatty acids
Mr Hua Chen and Prof Wenhui Duan
Functionalisation of boron nitride nanotubes: preparation, underlying mechanism and potential sensor applications
Dr Sheryl A Hemphill; Prof John W Toumbourou; Dr Peter J Kremer
Antisocial behaviour in young Australian adults: Social and economic influences
Prof David M Lowe; Prof James A Walter
Australian politicians and the uses of history: from Federation to the present
Dr Sarah A McNaughton; Prof David A Crawford; A/Prof Kylie Ball; A/Prof Jo Salmon
Understanding personal, social and environmental influences on nutrition and physical activity among older adults living in urban and rural areas
Dr Melissa A Parris; Dr Uma D Jogulu
Career aspirations of Australia's immigrant managers from the Asia-Pacific region: Developing a cross-cultural framework
Prof Martine B Powell; Dr Jarrad A Lum; Dr Pam C Snow
Understanding the relationship between child maltreatment and language competence: An evidential interviewing perspective.
Dr Andre M Renzaho; Prof Boyd A Swinburn; Prof Sing Kai Lo; A/Prof David J Mellor; Dr Julie B Green
African youth and obesity: The role of the intergenerational acculturation gap
A/Prof Lina A Ricciardelli; A/Prof David J Mellor; Prof Marita P McCabe; A/Prof Alex J Mussap
Promoting fit bodies, healthy eating and physical activity among Indigenous Australian men
Dr Helen Skouteris; Prof Marita P McCabe; A/Prof Lina A Ricciardelli; Prof Jeannette Milgrom; Prof Louise A Baur
How do parenting and parent-child interactions impact on preschool children's eating, physical activity habits, and subsequent patterns of weight gain?
Prof Xungai Wang; Dr Tak Tsuzuki; Dr Suzanne V Smith; Prof David Kaplan
Protein Fibre Powders: Production, Characterisation and Applications.
To download a pdf of the Summary of Discovery Projects Proposals for Funding to Commence in 2010 (60k):
Linkage Round 1, 2010
Prof Colin J Barrow, Prof Andrew J Sinclair, Dr Ken Walder, Dr Jaroslav, A Kralovec, Dr Harry S Ewart, Dr Jacqui L Adcock, A/Prof Margaret L Ackland, Dr Ian F Musgrave
Enzymatic synthesis, microencapsulation and biological evaluation of a new class of omega-3 derived functional food ingredients.
Prof Mari A Botti, Prof Brigid C Kent, Prof Tracey K Bucknall, Prof Megan-Jane Johnstone, Prof Maxine Duke, Dr Julie Considine, Dr Rosemary J Watts, Dr Bernice Redley, Mr Richard N de Steiger
Translation of evidence into pain management practices in acute care environments
A/Prof Lingxue Kong, Prof Xungai Wang, Dr Tong Lin
Formation and characterisation of continuous electrospun nanofibre yarns
A/Prof Heath J McDonald, Prof Daniel C Funk, Prof Simon J Bell
The impact of new professional sporting teams on community engagement and fan development
A/Prof David J Mellor, Prof Marita P McCabe, A/Prof Lina A Ricciardelli, A/Prof Susan A Brumby
Implementation and evaluation of a program to reduce alcohol and related problems among farm men and women
Prof Saeid Nahavandi, Dr Ben P Horan
Haptic realisation of visual art for the blind and visually impaired
Dr Helen Skouteris, Prof Marita P McCabe, Prof Boyd A Swinburn
Healthy eating and obesity prevention for preschoolers: A randomised controlled trial
Dr Ken Walder, Dr Frederick M Pfeffer, Dr Nicky Konstantopoulos, Dr Guy Y Krippner
Discovery and development of novel insulin sensitising compounds for the treatment of Type 2 diabetes
To download a pdf of the Summary of Successful Linkage - Projects Proposals for Funding to Commence in 2010 by State and Organisation (37k):