ANU receives $35 million research funding boost

Wed 5 November 2014

ANU receives $35 million research funding boost
ANU receives $35 million research funding boost

ANU has won more than $35 million in prestigious Australian Research Council (ARC) grants for 90 projects, enabling world-class research across the university.

“These grants allow the ANU to build on its strengths and further enhance the University’s reputation as a world-leader in research,” ANU Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Research) Margaret Harding said.

“The ARC Discovery Program schemes are not only a key source of much-needed funding, but are highly prestigious grants for researchers and a measure of research quality. We congratulate the research teams on their success today.”

ANU has been awarded 62 Discovery Projects and Two Discovery Indigenous Projects providing funding from three to five years. ANU also secured 23 Discovery Early Career Researcher Awards to support our best and brightest new academic talent for three years.

ANU had the highest success rate of 25.9 per cent for the Discovery Projects scheme, and the best success rate among the Group of Eight Universities for early career researcher awards, at 21.9 per cent.

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