ARC Funding

Australian Research Council funding

The Australian Research Council (ARC) is a Commonwealth entity and advises the Australian Government on research matters, administers the National Competitive Grants Program - a significant component of Australia's investment in research and development - and has responsibility for Excellence in Research for Australia (ERA).

Discovery Projects: scheme provides funding for research projects that can be undertaken by individual researchers or research teams. View previously funded projects.

Discovery Early Career Researcher Award (DECRA): provide more focused support for researchers and create more opportunities for early-career researchers in both teaching and research, and research-only positions. 

Future Fellowships: supports research in areas of critical national importance by giving outstanding researchers incentives to conduct their research in Australia. 

Linkage Projects: scheme promotes national, and international, collaboration and research partnerships between key stakeholders in research and innovation. 

Industrial Transformation Research Program (ITRP): offers a suite of funding schemes attractive to both university-based researchers and industries

Linkage Infrastructure, Equipment and Facilities (LIEF): scheme provides funding for research infrastructure, equipment and facilities to eligible organisations. 

Discovery Indigenous: scheme provides funding to Administering Organisations to support research programs led by an Indigenous Australian researcher and build research capacity of higher degree research and early career researchers. 

ARC Centres of Excellence: are prestigious foci of expertise through which high-quality researchers maintain and develop Australia’s international standing in research areas of national priority. 

Australian Laureate Fellowships: scheme reflects the Commonwealth’s commitment to support excellence in research by attracting world-class researchers and research leaders to key positions, and creating new rewards and incentives for the application of their talents in Australia. 

Australian Research Council funding

Discovery Projects

The Discovery Projects scheme provides funding for research projects that can be undertaken by individual researchers or research teams. 

The objectives of the Discovery Projects scheme are to:

  • Support excellent basic and applied research by individuals and teams
  • Encourage high-quality research and research training
  • Enhance international collaboration in research
  • Expand Australia’s knowledge base and research capability
  • Enhance the scale and focus of research in the Science and Research Priorities.

Key information

DP23 applications open 10 November 2021, more information to be announced


ARC website: Discovery Program

Includes links to the following:

Research Management System:

For all required UOW documentation and policies related to funding, also see Research Grants on Forms, guidelines & policies.

Discovery Early Career Researcher Award

The Discovery Early Career Researcher Award (DECRA) scheme is a separate element of the Discovery Program. The DECRA scheme provides more focused support for researchers and creates more opportunities for early-career researchers in both teaching and research, and research-only positions. 

The objectives of the DECRA scheme are to:

  • Support excellent basic and applied research by early career researchers
  • Advance promising early career researchers and promote enhanced opportunities for diverse career pathways 
  • Enable research and research training in high quality and supportive environments
  • Expand Australia’s knowledge base and research capability
  • Enhance the scale and focus of research in the Science and Research Priorities

Key information

DE23 applications open 8 September 2021, more information to be announced


ARC website: DECRA

Includes links to:

DECRA specific information:

Research Management System:

For all required UOW documentation and policies related to funding, also see Research Grants on Forms, guidelines & policies.

Future Fellowships

The Future Fellowships scheme supports research in areas of critical national importance by giving outstanding researchers incentives to conduct their research in Australia. The aim of the Future Fellowships scheme is to attract and retain the best and brightest mid-career researchers. 

The objectives of the Future Fellowships scheme are to:

  • Ensure that outstanding mid-career researchers are recruited and retained by Administering Organisations in  continuing academic positions 
  • Build collaboration across industry and/or research organisations and/or disciplines
  • Support research in Science and Research Priorities that will result in economic, environmental, social and/or cultural benefits for Australia
  • Strengthen Australia’s research capacity by supporting innovative, internationally competitive research.

Please Note: Applications for this funding round are by Faculty nomination only. Contact your Associate Dean (Research) for further information.

Key information

FT22 applications open 13 October 2021, more information to be announced


ARC website: Future Fellowships

Includes links to the following:

Research Management System:

For all required UOW documentation and policies related to funding, also see Research Grants on.

Linkage project grants

Open to Continuous Applications


ARC Linkage Projects – links to ARC website

LP21 Key Calendar and important dates

2021 Linkage Project Applications can be submitted at any time between 18 December 2020 and 16 December 2021 and will be assessed within one of three assessment rounds. RSO internal deadlines have been aligned with these assessment rounds.

  • Linkage Projects 2021 Assessment Round 2 – Applications close 16 August 2021
  • Linkage Projects 2021 Assessment Round 3 – Applications close 16 December 2021
 RSO draft application deadlineRequest Not To Assess closeApplications closeRejoindersAnticipated announcement

LP21 Round 2

8 July 2021

16 August 2021

16 August 2021

6 October 2021 to 19 October 2021

February 2022

LP21 Round 3

19 November 2021

16 December 2021

16 December 2021

2 March 2022 to

15 March 2022

June 2022

Grant guidelines

This document sets out:

  • the purpose of the Linkage Projects scheme;
  • the eligibility and assessment criteria;
  • how grant applications are considered and selected;
  • how grantees are notified and receive grant payments;
  • how grantees will be monitored and evaluated; &
  • responsibilities and expectations in relation to the Linkage Projects grant scheme.

Instructions to applicants

The Linkage Projects Instructions to Applicants provides information to applicants on how to complete and electronically submit a Linkage Projects application for funding applied for in 2020 (LP20).

FAQs for Linkage Projects

The Instructions and Frequently Asked Questions contains responses to questions pertaining to Cross Program and Cross Grant Opportunity Eligibility, Partner Organisations and Research Outputs. The ARC will update the FAQs document as required throughout the year.

Sample application form

ARC Medical Research Policy

The ARC Medical Research Policy details research which is eligible for ARC support. The intended aim is to reduce the likelihood of applicants preparing and submitting applications to the ARC which are ineligible for funding

Research Management System (RMS) information & requesting a User Account

The Research Management System (RMS) is a web-based system used to prepare and submit research applications, assessments and rejoinders for the Australian Research Council’s (ARC) National Competitive Grants Program (NCGP).

Additional resources


Details of successful LP projects

Are you an Industry Partner?

Industrial Transformations Research Program

The ARC Industrial Transformation Research Program (ITRP) offers a suite of funding schemes attractive to both university-based researchers and industries.

The dynamic program:

  • Funds research hubs and research training centres
  • Support Higher Degree by Research students and postdoctoral researchers in gaining real-world practical skills and experience through placement in industry

To achieve this, the ITRP will fund the following schemes:

Key information


ARC website: Industrial Transformations Research Program

This page provides information on the following:

Research Management System:

For all required UOW documentation and policies related to funding, also see Research Grants on .


Linkage Infrastructure, Equipment & Facilities

The Linkage Infrastructure, Equipment and Facilities scheme provides funding for research infrastructure, equipment and facilities to eligible organisations.  

The scheme enables higher education researchers to participate in cooperative initiatives so that expensive infrastructure, equipment and facilities can be shared between higher education organisations and also with industry.

The scheme also fosters collaboration through its support of the cooperative use of international or national research facilities. 

Under the scheme, applicants may seek funding for:

  • Infrastructure, equipment and facility purchases, construction and installation
  • Salaries directly associated with creating and installing infrastructure, equipment or facilities
  • Consortium membership costs, in the case of Australia's participation in the use of significant international-scale or national research facilities
  • Specialised computing/data facilities and software
  • Compilations, catalogues, clearing houses or bibliographies

Key information


ARC website: Linkage Infrastructure, Equipment and Facilities

Includes links to the following:

Linkage Infrastructure, Equipment and Facilities specific information:

Research Management System:

For all required UOW documentation and policies related to funding, also see Research Grants on .

Discovery Indigenous

Discovery Indigenous scheme provides funding to Administering Organisations to support research programs led by an Indigenous Australian researcher and build research capacity of higher degree research and early career researchers. Grants from the ARC are made to organisations, not individual researchers or research teams. 

The objectives of the Discovery Indigenous scheme are to:  

  • Support excellent basic and applied research and research training by Indigenous researchers as individuals and as teams
  • Develop the research expertise of Indigenous researchers
  • Support and retain established Indigenous researchers in Australian higher education institutions
  • Expand Australia’s knowledge base and research capability 

The Discovery Indigenous scheme was previously named the Discovery Indigenous Researcher Development scheme. Documents relating to the Discovery Indigenous Researcher Development scheme are now located at ARC legacy schemes.

Key information

ARC website: Discovery Indigenous

Includes links to the following:


ARC Centres of Excellence

Through the ARC Centres of Excellence, significant collaborations occur between universities, publicly funded research organisations, other research bodies, governments and businesses in Australia and overseas, all to support outstanding research.

The objectives for the ARC Centres of Excellence are to:

  • Undertake highly innovative and potentially transformational research that aims to achieve international standing in the fields of research envisaged and leads to a significant advancement of capabilities and knowledge
  • Link existing Australian research strengths and build critical mass with new capacity for interdisciplinary, collaborative approaches to address the most challenging and significant research problems
  • Develop relationships and build new networks with major national and international centres and research programs to help strengthen research, achieve global competitiveness and gain recognition for Australian research
  • Build Australia’s human capacity in a range of research areas by attracting and retaining, from within Australia and abroad, researchers of high international standing as well as the most promising research students
  • Provide high-quality postgraduate and postdoctoral training environments for the next generation of researchers
  • Offer Australian researchers opportunities to work on large-scale problems over long periods of time
  • Establish Centres that have an impact on the wider community through interaction with higher education institutes, governments, industry and the private and non-profit sector

Applications for funding of ARC Centres of Excellence are invited periodically. Applicants should familiarise themselves with the relevant Grant Guidelines and Grant Agreements.

Grants from the ARC are made to organisations, not individual researchers or research teams.

Key information

  • Notice of Intent (NOI) form for researchers who wish to participate on 2023 Centre of Excellence applications. This form is required where UOW is either the lead or a collaborating organisation. This form should be submitted to the Research Services Office by Wednesday, 4 November 2020.

Enquiries may be directed to Dr Tom Griffiths, Major Research Initiatives Officer on 4221 5091 or at

Australian Laureate Fellowships

The Australian Laureate Fellowships scheme reflects the Commonwealth’s commitment to support excellence in research by attracting world-class researchers and research leaders to key positions, and creating new rewards and incentives for the application of their talents in Australia. 

Open to applications from outstanding researchers of international repute, the Australian Laureate Fellowships scheme encourages proposals involving Australian or international researchers by providing eligible Australian Laureate Fellows with project funding in addition to a salary supplement and salary-related (on-cost) support.

The objectives of the Australian Laureate Fellowships scheme are to:

  • Attract and retain outstanding researchers and research leaders of international reputation
  • Support ground-breaking, internationally competitive research
  • Provide an excellent research training environment and exemplary mentorship to nurture early-career researchers
  • Forge strong links among researchers, the international research community and/or industry
  • Expand Australia’s knowledge base and research capability
  • Enhance the scale and focus of research in the Science and Research Priorities.

Key information

ARC website: Australian Laureate Fellowships

Includes links to the following:

Past grant recipients

2020 Dr Dylan Cliff, Professor Timothy Olds, Assoc. Prof Janette Green, Prof Ian Janssen, Dr Esther van Sluijs, and Prof Dr Mark Tremblay Identifying optimal daily levels of movement behaviours in early childhood $388,333
2020 Assoc. Prof Anthony Dosseto, Assoc. Prof Scott Mooney, Prof Ross Bradstock, Dr Damien Lemarchand, and Dr Nathalie Vigier Shaping a sunburnt country: fire, climate and the Australian landscape $379,000
2020 Dist. Prof Shi Xue Dou, Dr Wenping Sun, Dr Ji Liang, Assoc. Prof Yuanyue Liu, Prof Changzheng Wu, and Prof Dr Jong-Beom Baek Controlling and Understanding Interface Chemistry for Energy Conversions $480,000
2020 Prof Haiping Du and Dr Shuaishuai Sun Electromagnetically Interconnected Suspension for Electrified Vehicles $320,000
2020 Dist. Prof Zaiping Guo, Dr Jianfeng Mao, and Prof Chunsheng Wang Low cost aqueous rechargeable zinc batteries for grid-scale energy storage $510,000
2020 Assoc. Prof Helen McGregor, Assoc. Prof Jody Webster, Dr Janice Lough, Dr Sophie Lewis, Dr Benjamin Henley, Dr Thomas Felis, Prof Yusuke Yokoyama, and Dr Tara Clark; Past climate and environmental impacts on Great Barrier Reef paleoecology $418,000
2020 Prof Pauline McGuirk, Prof Robyn Dowling, Dr Sophia Maalsen, and Dr Tom Baker Innovating urban governance: practices for enhanced urban futures $320,556
2020 Prof Colin Murray-Wallace, Prof Bradley Pillans, Dr Nicolas Flament, Assoc. Professor Paul Hesse, and Prof Mark Bateman; Global climate change and coastal landscape evolution in southern Australia $391,000
2020 Prof Kashem Muttaqi, Dr Md. Rabiul Islam, Assoc. Prof Josep Pou, Prof Darmawan Sutanto, and Prof Frede Blaajerg; A Next Generation Smart Solid-State Transformer for Power Grid Applications $480,469
2020 Associate Professor Phil Orchard Creating Accountability: Improving Responses to Forced Displacement Crimes $181,755
2020 Assoc. Prof Julia Quilter and Prof Luke McNamara Intoxication Evidence in Rape Trials: A Double-Edged Sword? $239,322
2020 Senior Prof Sharon Robinson, Prof Arko Lucieer, Prof Margaret Barbour, and Dr Quan Hua High resolution health assessment of Antarctic plants as climate changes $505,000
2020 Prof Aidan Sims, Prof Jacqui Ramagge, Assoc. Prof David Pask, Dr Nathan Brownlowe, and Assoc. Prof Lisa Clark There and back again: operator algebras, algebras and dynamical systems $461,000
2020 Senior Professor Willy Susilo, Assoc. Prof Guomin Yang, Dr Fuchun Guo, and Prof Robert Deng Securing Public Cloud Storage with Protection against Malicious Senders $342,074
2020 Assoc. Prof Adam Trevitt, Dr William Donald, and Prof Christophe Jouvet; New laser and mass spectrometry methods for detecting protonation isomers $420,000
2020 Senior Prof Simon Ville, Assoc. Prof Pierre van der Eng, Em. Prof David Merrett, and Assoc. Prof Andre Sammartino A History of Foreign Multinational Enterprises in Australia from Federation $201,872
2020 Associate Professor Lei Wang Learning kernel-based high-order visual representation for image retrieval $445,000
2019 Professor Abdesselam Bouzerdoum; Dr Son Lam Phung Assistive micronavigation for vision impaired people $389,326
2019 Professor Zhenxiang Cheng; Professor Xiaolin Wang; Professor Wenhong Wang; Professor Hongxin Yang; Hon. Professor Elliot Gilbert Magnetic skyrmion materials for next generation spintronic-based devices $410,000
2019 Professor Noel Cressie; Dr Andrew Zammit Mangion; Dr Ann Stavert Bayesian inversion and computation applied to atmospheric flux fields  $505,000 
2019  Professor Zheng Jiang; Dr Jingwei Zhao; Professor Dr Ming Yang  Mechanics of the shape of thin strip with varying thickness  $360,000 
2019  Associate Professor Lisa Kervin; Associate Professor Irina Verenikina; Professor Susan Danby; Dr Steven Howard; Hon. Professor Iram Siraj Quality in adult-child interactions during digital experiences  $368,704 
2019  Associate Professor Attila Mozer; Dr Pawel Wagner; Dr Andrew Nattestad; Associate Professor Shogo Mori; Professor Keith Gordon Faster interfacial electron transfer: the effect of molecule shape and size  $300,000 
2019 Professor Kiet Tieu; Dr Shanhong Wan; Dr Vitor Sencadas; Professor Jingcheng Hao A smart functional lubricant for hot strip rolling $535,000
2019 Dr Gerrit van den Bergh; Dr Mark Moore; Associate Professor Nick Milne; Dr Hanneke Meijer; Dr Yousuke Kaifu; Dr Samuel Turvey; Island fauna evolution through deep time: the Flores experiment $324,000
2019 Professor Gordon Waitt; Associate Professor Teresa Lea; Professor Ian Buchanan; Associate Professor Glen Fuller Pedalling for change: cultural geography for traffic congestion innovation $373,000
2018 A/Prof James McCoy, Dr Valentina-Mira Wheeler, Prof Neil Trudinger; Parabolic methods for elliptic boundary value problems $297,478
2018 Prof Aidan Sims, Prof Astrid an Huef, Prof Stuart White Taming infinite dimensions: quasidiagonality and nuclear dimension $347,167
2018 Prof Willy Susilo, Dr Joonsang Baek , Prof Yi Mu, Prof Reihaneh Safavi-Naini Secure and dynamic access control over encrypted data in the cloud $312,298
2018 A/Prof Julia Martinez, Dr Claire Lowrie, Em/Prof Gregor Benton Chinese indentured labour in the colonial Asia Pacific region, 1919–1966 $171,456
2018 Prof Nicholas Dixon, A/Prof Aaron Oakley, Dr Guido Pintacuda, Prof Elizabeth Harry, Dr Andrew Robinson, A/Prof Michael Kelso Molecular Interactions with an antibiotic target in DNA replication $534,573
2018 Prof Antoine van Oijen, Prof Nicholas Dixon A functional dissection of the bacterial replisome $524,298
2018 A/Prof Jun Shen, Dr Tingru Cui, Dr Dongming Xu Smart micro learning with open education resources $362,666
2018 A/Prof Jane Herbert, Dr Jenny Richmond, Dr Sabine Seehagen Ready, steady, go: Infant motor development and cognition $237,961
2018 Prof Stephen Pyne, Dr Christopher Hyland A new molecular platform for catalytic synthesis of heterocycles $357,072
2018 Prof Jiazhao Wang, Prof Hua Liu, Dr Konstantin Konstantinov, Prof Dr Weishen Yang, Dr Qinfen Gu Development of ambient air operation rechargeable sodium-air batteries $372,388
2018 Dr Brian Yecies, Dr Jie Yang Mobile Webtoons: Creative Innovation in a New Digital Economy $138,888
2018 Prof Buddhima Indraratna, A/Prof Cholachat Rujikiatkamjorn, Prof Matthew Coop, Asst Prof James Hambleton; Synthetic energy absorbing composite for improved track performance $251,962
2018 Prof Clive Schofield, Prof Stuart Kaye, Prof Michael Petterson Lost oceans? Threats to Pacific Island maritime claims and response options $252,022
2017  A/Prof Jun Chen  Redox-Gel Integrated Electrode for ThermoCells - Body Heat to Electricity  $296,500 
2017  Prof Shi Xue Dou; Dr Yi Du; Dr Xun Xu; A/Prof Germanas Peleckis  Two-dimensional Plasmonic Heterogeneous Nanostructures for Photocatalysis  $513,000 
2017 Dr Susanna Guatelli A new, specialised approach to understand nanoparticle radiosensitisation $363,000
2017 Prof Zai Guo; Dr Konstantin Konstantinov Potassium ion batteries for large scale renewable energy storage $493,500
2017 Dr Zhenguo Huang; Prof Hua Liu; Dr Haibo Yu Liquid-phase hydrogen carriers for energy storage and delivery $391,000
2017 Prof Daniel Hutto; Dr Michael Kirchhoff; Prof Shaun Gallagher Minds in Skilled Performance: Explanatory Framework and Comparative Study $263,000
2017 A/Prof Cheng Lu; Dr Hailiang Yu Large-volume gradient materials: manufacturing and deformation mechanism $300,000
2017 Prof Allen Nutman Engineering planetary habitability: Earth's critical first billion years $270,000
2017 A/Prof Sarah O' Shea Capitals and Capabilities: Rethinking higher education persistence $152,903
2017 Prof Elena Pereloma; Dr Azdiar Gazder Establishing the deformation mechanisms of metastable titanium alloys $270,000
2017 Prof Anatoly Rozenfeld; Dr Marco Petasecca; A/Prof Michael Lerch Development of radiation detectors to better understand ion interactions $357,000
2017 A/Prof Ngamta Thamwattana Modelling optimal electromaterial structures for energy applications $248,499
2017 Prof Kiet Tieu; Dr Hongtao Zhu A novel tribological approach to improve surface quality of Silicon stee $401,500
2017 Prof Xiaolin Wang; Dr Zhi Li; A/Prof Zhenxiang Cheng; Dr Yi Du Atomically thin superconductors $372,500
2017 Dr Tao Yu; A/Prof Lip The Hybrid Multiple-Tube Concrete Columns Incorporating Composite Materials $280,000
2017 Prof Song-Ping Zhu The role of liquidity in financial markets $369,000
2016  Prof Mark Wilson, A/Prof Heath Ecroyd  Defining systems that clear dangerous misfolded proteins from body fluids  $452,800 
2016  Prof David Griffith, Dr Nicholas Deutscher, Dr Jenny Fisher, Dr Clare Murphy and A/Prof Stephen Wilson  Tackling Atmospheric Chemistry Grand Challenges in the Southern Hemisphere  $980,900 
2016 Prof Chao Zhang, Prof Roger Lewis and Dr Zhi Li Coherent, tuned terahertz photons from nonlinear processes in graphene $395,000 
2016 Prof Susan Turnbull Border Crossing: The Transnational Career of the Television Crime Drama $148,000
2016 Prof Shi Xue Dou, Dr Ziqi Sun, Dr Xun Xu and Dr Ting Liao Multifunctional 2D materials for sustainable energy applications $610,000
2016 Dr Wendy Nielsen, Prof Garry Hoban, Dr Pauline Jones The Quality of Learning as Students Create Digital Explanations of Science $160,000
2015  Prof Abdesselam Bouzerdoum; Prof Moeness Amin

Enhanced Through-Wall Imaging using Bayesian Compressive Sensing

2015  Prof Noel A Cressie Spatio-Temporal Statistics and its Application to Remote Sensing  $402,500 
2015  Dr Guy R Davidson  American Literacy Celebrity and Contemporary Identity  $124,791 
2015 Dr Markus Hagenbuchner, Dr Stewart G Trost, Dr Dylan P Cliff Modelling active play in preschool children using machine learning  $286,424
2015 Prof Zheng Y Jiang,  Dr Dongbin Wei, Dr Jingwei Zhao Micromanufacturing and the mechanics of novel composite micro drills  $368,200
2015 Prof Sandra C Jones, Prof Rodney J Croft Alcohol advertising to women in Australia  $289,201
2015 Prof Weihua Li, A/Prof Jianchun Li Adaptive base isolation using Innovative magnetorheological elastomers  $266,300
2015 Prof Vera C Mackie, A/Prof Deborah S Ferber; Dr Nicola J Marks IVF and Assisted Reproductive Technologies: The Global Experience  $518,953
2015 Dr James A McCoy; Dr Glen E Wheeler; Prof Benjamin H Andrews Higher order curvature flow of curves and hypersurfaces  $450,800
2015 Prof Ian A McLean; Dr Siobhan A McHugh; Ms Margo Neale A new theory of Aboriginal art  $122,259
2015 A/Prof Todd W Mitchell; Prof Stephen J Blanksby   $434,700
2015 Prof David L Officer; Dr Pawe Wagnerl; Dr Klaudia K Wagner; Prof Dermot Diamond; Prof Keith C Gordon; Dr Larisa Florea   $394,700
2015 Prof Aidan D Sims; A/Prof David A Pask; Dr Roozbeh Hazrat   $310,700
2015 Prof Aidan D Sims   $345,300 
2015 Prof Kiet A Tieu; Dr Hongtao Zhu; Prof Liping Wang; Dr Shanhong Wan   $455,300
2015 Prof Dr Antoine M van Oijen; Prof Nicholas Dixon   $778,791 
2015 Prof Colin D Woodroffe; Prof Colin V Murray-Wallace; Dr David M Kennedy; Dr Toru Tamura; Dr Scott L Nichol; Dr Randolph A McBride   $384,700
2014 Prof Song-Ping Zhu; Dr Wenting Chen   $400,000
2014 Prof Stephen J Blanksby; Dr Berwyck L Poad   $360,000
2014 Prof David W Griffith; Prof Paul O Wennberg; A/Prof Stephen R Wilson   $488,000
2014 Dr Anthony Dosseto; Prof Allan R Chivas; Dr Nathalie Vigier; Dr Damien Lemarchand   $240,000
2014 Prof Allan R Chivas; Dr Jonathan J Tyler; Dr Russell N Drysdale   $450,000
2014 A/Prof Minjie Zhang; Prof Darmawan Sutanto; A/Prof Takayuki Ito   $240,000
2014 Prof Abdesselam Bouzerdoum; Dr Son Lam Phung   $386,000
2014  A/Prof Long D Nghiem; Dr Faisal I Hai;  Prof William E Price; Prof Kazuo Yamamoto; Prof Menachem Elimelech   $284,109
2014 Dr Haiping Du; Prof Weihua Li; Prof Christopher D Cook; Prof Fazel Naghdy; Dr Zheng Li   $360,000
2014 Zhang, Prof Chao; Wang, Prof Xiaolin; Lewis, Prof Roger A; Bao, Dr Qiaoliang; Horvat, A/Prof Josip   $410,000

Prof Sharon A Robinson; Dr Arko Lucieer; Dr Robert T Furbank, Dr Jose A Jimenez-Berni; Dr Zbigniew Kolber, A/Prof Jean-Philippe L Gastellu-Etchegorry

2014 Dr Jiazhao Wang; Dr Jun Chen; Dr Shulei Chou; Prof Hua K Liu; Dr Haoshen Zhou; Dr Xianlong Wang   $350,000
2014 Prof Shi Xue Dou; Dr Yi Du; Dr Xun Xu; Dr Germanas Peleckis; Dr Jason A Scott;  Prof Dr JinhuaYe; Hao Liu, A/Prof Kesong; Dr Peng Cheng   $520,000
2014 Prof Zai P Guo; Dr Zhenguo Huang; Prof Hua K Liu; Dr Xuebin Yu; Dr Qinfen Gu   $345,000
2014 A/Prof Samantha L Thomas; Prof Michael M Daube; Dr Ross Gordon; Prof Gerard Hastings; Prof Jeffrey Derevensky   $192,483
2014 Dr Irina M Verenikina; Dr Lisa K Kervin; A/Prof Colette Murphy   $126,000
2014 A/Prof Susan J Bennett; Prof Lori Lockyer; A/Prof Gregor E Kennedy; A/Prof Barney J Dalgarno   $180,531
2014 Prof Lesley M Head; Dr Natascha Klocker; Prof Gordon Waitt; Prof Heather Goodall   $354,000
2014 A/Prof Gregory C Melleuish   $232,000
2014 A/Prof Valerie Harwood; Prof Paul Chandler; Dr Sarah E O' Shea   $211,293
2020 Prof Victoria Haskins, Dr Claire Lowrie, and Prof Swapna Banerjee; The University of Newcastle Ayahs and Amahs: Transcolonial Servants in Australia and Britain 1780- 1945 $191,437
2020 Dr Jan-Hendrik May, Dr Jillian Garvey, Dr Amy Prendergast, Dr Samuel Marx, Dr Jessie Birkett-Rees, and Dr Matthew Cupper; The University of Melbourne; Environmental and cultural change along the Central Murray River $380,000
2020 Dr Ming Li, Dr Amy Cain, Dr Shiyang Tang, and Prof Keisuke Goda; Macquarie University Cell-Sort MultiTool: a Novel Platform for Bacterial Single-Cell Analysis $420,000
2020 A/Prof Juliet Rogers, Prof Nan Seuffert, and Dr Maree Pardy; The University of Melbourne The effects of female genital mutilation laws in Australia $449,000
2020 Prof Xu-Jia Wang, and Dr Jiakun Liu; The Australian National University MongeAmpere equations and applications $400,000
2020 Prof Ming-Xing Zhang, Prof Huijun Li, and Prof Andrejs Atrens; The University of Queensland; Design of Cost-effective Compositionally Complex Alloys $435,000
2019 Professor Stephen Blanksby; Associate Professor Todd Mitchell; Professor Scott McLuckey; Queensland University of Technology Pluses and minuses of lipid mass spectrometry $655,000
2019 Associate Professor Ross Gordon; Professor Gerda Reith; Professor Gordon Waitt; Associate Professor Joseph Ciorciari; Dr Lauren Gurrieri; Macquarie University In it to win it: an interdisciplinary investigation of sports betting $267,000
2019 Dr Damia Mawad; Professor David Officer; Dr Antonio Lauto; Professor George Malliaras; The University of New South Wales Bioelectronics: addressing the biointerface challenge $393,215
2019 Dr Belinda Reeve; Associate Professor Karen Charlton; Professor Roger Magnusson; Dr Nick Rose; The University of Sydney Strengthening food systems governance at the local level $422,000
2019 Professor Mary Ryan; Associate Professor Lisa Kervin; Associate Professor Georgina Barton; Professor Dr Debra Myhill; Macquarie University Improving classroom writing by enhancing reflexive decisions and practice. $392,000
2019 Associate Professor Samantha Thomas; Associate Professor Melanie Randle; Professor Mike Daube; Professor Susan Balandin; Dr Sean Cowlishaw; Professor Sylvia Kairouz; Professor Rebecca Cassidy; Deakin University The big gamble: an interdisciplinary study of the normalisation of gambling $259,225
2019 Dr David White; Dr Sebastien Miellet; The University of New South Wales Information sampling in superior face identifiers $375,227
2018 Christopher Hyland led by Alireza Ariafard, The University of Tasmania A Midas touch for electrophiles in new reaction development  
2018 Robert Kapsa (AIIM) led by Simon Moulton, Swinburne University of Technology Ultra-low fouling active surfaces  
2018 Weihua Li led by Nam-Trung Nguyen, Griffith University Magnetofluidic sample handling for enhanced point-of-care diagnosis  
2018 Allen Nutman, Dominique Tanner led by Victoria Bennett, Australian National University Revealing the deep Earth in deep time.  
2018 Sharon Robinson led by Ceridwen Fraser, Australian National University How isolated is Antarctica? Assessing past and present plant colonisations.  
2017 Chris Brennan-Horley, La Trobe University Mapping the impact of social enterprise on regional city disadvantage $257,000
2017 Jun Chen, Monash University Ionic liquid-based electrochemical reduction of nitrogen to ammonia $373,500
2017 Christine Eriksen, University Of Tasmania When Disaster Strikes: under-insurance in an age of volatility $327,451
2017 Chris Gibson, Queensland University of Technology Urban cultural policy and the changing dynamics of cultural production $214,500
2017 Peter Innis, University Of Tasmania Fibre electrofluidics with ambient ionisation mass spectrometry  $382,500 
2017 Pauline McGuirk, The University Of Sydney Making Cities Smart: emergent geographies of smart urbanism  $259,023 
2017 Kashem Muttaqi, University of Sydney Wide-area interconnected clean energy highway  $406,500 
2017 Alex Remennikov, The University Of Melbourne A bio-inspired lightweight composite system for blast and impact protection  $300,000 
2017 Mark Schira, University of Sydney Testing interactions in fMRI experiments through an integrated model from visual stimulus to BOLD  $370,500 
2017 Adam Trevitt, Queensland University Of Technology Formation, photochemistry and fate of gas-phease peroxyl radicals  $365,000 
2017 Brian Yecies, Curtin University of Technology Digital China: from cultural presence to innovative nation  $249,500 
2020 Dr Sonia Graham Catalysing collective action for effective weed management $421,744
2020 Dr Sam Lin The hobbit's tools and the evolution of human behaviour in Southeast Asia $427,116
2020 Dr Bethany Hoye Do novel diets reshape wildlife microbiomes and resilience to stressors? $426,691
2020 Dr Huan Ye Stable Lithium-Sodium Metal Anodes for Rechargeable Alkali Metal Batteries $397,286
2020 Dr Nana Wang Economical electrode materials for safe sodium ion batteries $411,888
2020 Dr Mengjie Song Mechanism and control of water droplets from condensation to defrosting $354,216
2019 Dr Zhi Li   Engineering of exotic electronic properties in atomically $359,174
2019 Dr Zhixiong Li A novel intelligent prognostics platform for complex cyberphysical systems $325,000
2019 Dr Yan Lu Nanostructures derived from metal-organic frameworks for sodium-ion batteries $408,000
2019 Dr Valentina-Mira Wheeler Curvature flow of clusters: optimal partitioning and merging fire fronts $360,000
2019 Dr Tengfei Zhou Interphases and interfaces of nanomaterials in potassium-ion batteries $384,000
2018 Dr Tara Clark A pictorial and geochemical history of Great Barrier Reef changes $404,950
2018 Dr Lihong Su Fabrication of large-scale two-dimensional metallic nanosheets by accumulative rolling $374,446
2018 Dr Andrew Zammit Mangion Deep space-time models for modelling complex environmental phenomena $348,575
2018 Dr David Cortie Engineering magnetism at the atomic scale in topological insulators $353,773
2018 Dr Andrew Warren Geographies of transition in Australia’s auto repair and maintenance industry $373,996
2018 Dr Fei Li High performance lead-free piezoelectrics based on polar nanoregions $359,446
2018 Dr Weijie Li Long life sodium ion batteries by optimizing initial coulombic efficiency $353,446
2018 Dr Xiaoqi Feng Creating The Australian environmental quality index for children $319,996
2017  Dr Alexandra Burden  Statistical tools for assessing impacts in a period of environmental change   $360,000 
2017  Dr Fuchun Guo  Priced Attribute-Based Encryption and Its Applications   $305,754 
2017  Dr Steven Howard  An Early Start to Self-Regulation: Integration and Intervention  $316,376 
2017 Dr Bridget Kelly Unhealthy food marketing to children: exposures, impacts & policy responses $337,000
2017 Dr Ji Liang Carbon-Based Catalysts for Polysulfide Redox Reactions in Li-S Batteries $360,000
2017 Dr Yunxiao Wang Superior room-temperature sodium-sulfur batteries $360,000
2017 Dr Chao Wu Design and development of novel electrode materials for sodium storage $360,000
2017 Dr Guanglin Xia Nanostructured Metal Hydrides for Practical Hydrogen Storage Applications $360,000
2016  Dr Katherine Bagnall  Chinese seeking citizenship in Australia, New Zealand and Canada, 1860-1920   $357,793 
2016  Dr Tran Vu Khanh  Partial Differential Equations in Several Complex Variables   $315,000 
2016 Dr Luping Zhou Learning Network Structures from Neuroimages for Diagnosing Brain Diseases  $300,000
2016 Dr Andrew Nattestad Intermediate Band Solar Cells Based on Triplet-Triplet Annihilation $370,000
2016 Dr Wenping Sun Lithium-Ion Conducting Sulfide Cathodes for All-Solid-State Li-S Batteries  $372,000
2016 Dr Aleicia Holland Dissolved organic carbon quality influences metal toxicity in freshwaters  $368,394
2016 Dr Simone Ciampi Electrostatic Catalysis: guiding reactive interfaces using electric fields  $359,544
2016 Dr Nadim Darwish Single-Molecule Circuitry for Nanoscale Electronic Devices $348,741
2016 Dr Lucas Ihlein Sugar vs The Reef: Socially-engaged art and urgent environmental problems  $340,000
2015  Dr Christine Eriksen    $353,773 
2015  Dr Zheng Liu    $355,801 
2015  Dr Rute M Santos    $357,000 
2015  Dr Ziqi Sun    $373,536 
2015  Dr Guomin Yang    $315,000 
2014  Dr Maxime Aubert    $395,205 
2014  Dr William W Bennett    $392,290 
2014  Dr Dylan P Cliff    $392,459 
2014  Dr Nicholas M Deutscher    $395,220 
2014  Dr Jiakun Liu    $376,527 
2014  Dr Zongqing Ma    $377,050 
2014  Mr Fenghui Ren    $391,947 
2014 Dr Tao Yu   $390,749
2020 Dr Jennifer Atchison Transforming invasive plant management in northern Australia $934,000
2019 A/Prof Shane Ellis Mapping dynamic lipid biochemistry with high spatial and molecular detail $734,162
2019 Prof Michael Higgins Protein Structural-Dynamics at Solid Surfaces: Beyond Static Snapshots  $989,000 
2018 A/Prof Timothy Cohen  Climate extremes and landscape responses across continental Australia  $849,125 
2018 Dr Nicholas Deutscher  Novel techniques for interpreting atmospheric variability and its drivers   $738,125 
2018 Dr Yi Du Functional two-dimensional materials for photocatalysis $878,125
2018 Dr Michael Morley Early human dispersal: identifying the key environmental drivers $803,672
2017 Dr Timothy Barrows Investigating the Controls on the Extent of Tidewater Glaciers (ICETIDE) $900,000
2016 Dr Alexander Mackay  The Evolution of Landscape Use among Modern Humans  $863,000 
2016 Dr Wei Kong Pang  High-voltage electrode materials for lithium-ion batteries  $652,000 
2015  A/Prof Zenobia Jacobs  Denisovans, Neanderthals and modern humans in southern Russia  $946,035 
2015 Prof Zaiping Guo Exploration of Advanced Nanostructures for Sodium-ion Battery Application $899,552
2015 Dr Yusuke Yamauchi All-Metal Nanoporous Materials as Highly Active Electrocatalysts $784,960
2014 Dr Tanja I Dreher   $667,330
2014 Dr Michael G Flood   $640,275
2014 Dr Bo Li   $771,504
2014 Prof Elena M Marchetti   $925,537
2014 A/Prof Benjamin Marwick   $654,154
2014 Dr Katherine Szabo   $812,966
2014 A/Prof Shujun Zhang   $888,172
2019 Prof Susan Turnbull; Prof Stuart Cunningham; Dr Steinar Ellingsen; Dr Nicola Evans; Dr Mark Ryan; Dr Emilia Zboralska Valuing Web Series: Economic, Industrial, Cultural and Social Value $577,535
2019 Prof Gordon Waitt; Dr Thomas Birtchnell; Professor Stacy Carter; Mr David Sinclair Integrated Futures for the use of Motorised Mobility Devices  $356,000
2019 Prof Shi Xue Dou; Dr Xun Xu; Dr Yi Du; Dr Wenping Sun; Dr Khay See; Mr Jie Zheng  Liquid Metal for quench detection sensors and low resistance joints   $264,192 
2019 Prof Paul Keller; Dr Philip Barker; A/Prof Adam Trevitt; Prof Dianne Jolley; Mr Peter Gillies New photoinitiators and polymers for tack-free LED cured surface coatings $285,000
2018  Dr Nicolas Flament; Dr Nicole Januszczak  Dynamic earth models for frontier diamond exploration  $245,971 
2018 Prof Shujun Zhang; Prof Zhenxiang Cheng; Dr Valsala Kurusingal; Mr Christopher Dean; Dr Ho-Yong LEE Exploration of lead free ferroelectric crystals for transducer applications $243,000
2018 A/Prof Melanie Randle; A/Prof Rob Gordon; Prof Kathy Eagar; Prof Sara Dolnicar; Mr Simon Watts Greater inclusion of people with disability in Australian workplaces $200,000
2018 Dr Phillip Byrne; Professor John Endler; Professor Sharon Robinson; Dr David Hunter; Dr Peter Harlow; Dr Michael Magrath Nutritional requirements of the critically endangered corroboree frog $334,000
2017  Prof Zaiping Guo    $720,000 
2017 Prof Willy Susilo   $455,000
2017 Prof Brian Monaghan   $465,000
2017 Prof Kiet Tieu   $660,000
2017 Dr Shahriar Hossain   $485,000
2017 Prof Buddhima Indraratna   $1,065,000
2016 Prof Shi Xue Dou; Dr Wenping Sun; Dr Khay See; Dr Xun Xu; Mr Jianzhong Wang   $360,000
2016 A/Prof Haiping Du; Prof Weihua Li; A/Prof Xu Wang   $365,000
2016 Prof Kristine French; Profr Christopher Bull; A/Prof Grant Hose; Mr Paul Story; Mr Billy Gordon   $410,000
2016 Prof Buddhima Indraratna; Prof David Airey; A/Prof Cholachat Rujikiatkamjorn; Prof John Carter; Dr Fernando Alonso-Marroquin; Dr Ana Heitor; Mr Geoffrey McIntosh; Mr Nagamuttu Narendranathan; Mr Peter Meers    $590.000
2016 A/Prof Christian Ritz; Prof Farzad Safaei   $197,048
2016 A/Prof Jiazhao Wang; Prof Hua Liu; Prof Zai Guo; Dr Konstantin Konstantinov; Dr Shulei Chou; Mr Richard Tandiono    $210,152
2015 Prof Weihua Li, A/Prof Haiping Du, Prof Tianhong Yan Innovative Magnetorheological Suspension Systems for Forklift Trucks  $270,000 
2015 Prof Long Nghiem, Prof William Price, Prof Pascal Perez, Prof Richard Stuetz, Mr Heriberto Bustamante, Dr Murthy Sudhir Analytics to predict anaerobic codigestion & downstream process performance $470,000
2015 A/Prof Melanie Randle, Dr Leonie Miller, Prof Sara Dolnicar, Mr Glenn Connor-Brown, Deanna Maunsell Consumer value and disability services: The impact of increased autonomy $326,506
2018 A/Prof Adam Trevitt and A/Prof Attila Mozer Shared picosecond-laser facility  $563,390 
2018 Prof David Adams, A/Prof Jeremy Cook, Dr Lezanne Ooi and Prof Robert Kapsa Electrophysiology facility for cell phenotyping and drug discovery  $443,311 
2018 Prof Zaiping Guo, Prof Roger Lewis, Dr Wei Kong Pang and Prof Jun Chen  Thermo-gravimetric infra-red imaging system for functional materials study  $326,367 
2017  Prof Roger Lewis; Prof Chao Zhang; Prof Xiaolin Wang;  Prof Anatoly Rozenfeld;  Prof Long Nghiem  High bandwidth, high speed, terahertz optical sampling and analysis system  $200,000 
2016  Prof Elena Pereloma, Prof Shi Xue Dou, Prof Allen Nutman, Prof Kiet Tieu, Dr Azdair Gazder  Focused ion beam microscope for trace element analysis and nanomachining  $980,000 
2016  D/Prof Antoine van Oijen, Prof Nicholas Dixon  Superresolution fluorescence imaging in microbiology  $355,000 
2015  Prof Shi Xue Dou; Dr Germanas Peleckis; Prof Xiaolin Wang; Dr Jiabao Yi; Prof YiuWing Mai; Dr Luhua Li; Prof Roger A Lewis; Prof Ying I Chen; Prof Geoffrey M Spinks  New generation cryogen-free physical property measurement system  $420,000 
2014 Dr Anthony Dosseto, Prof Allan R Chivas, Prof Colin V Murray-Wallace, Dr Maxime Aubert, A/Prof Allen P Nutman Innovative isotopic techniques to study the response of soil and water resources to modern and past climate chang $360,000
2019 Prof Kathleen Clapham; Prof Dawn Bessarab; Prof Bronwyn Fredericks; A/Prof Kate Senior; Prof Valerie Harwood; Prof Helen Hasan; A/Prof Peter Kelly; Ms Marlene Longbottom  A place-based model for Aboriginal community-led solutions  $498,000 
2016 A/Prof Bronwyn Carlson  Aboriginal Help-Seeking behaviours on Social Media  $382,929 
2015 Prof Kathleen Clapham, Dr Angela J Dawson, Dr John Daniels    $317,000 
2013 Dr Bronwyn Carlson  Aboriginal identity and community online: a sociological exploration of Aboriginal peoples’ use of online social medi $205,000
2017 Bert Roberts  ARC Centre of Excellence for Australian Biodiversity and Heritage 
2014 Gordon Wallace  ARC Centre of Excellence for Electromaterials Science 
2005 Gordon Wallace  ARC Centre of Excellence for Electromaterials Science 
2014 Anton van Oijen  Under the hood: single molecule studies of multi-protein machines  $2,898,150 
2013 Richard Roberts  Out of Asia: unique insights into human evolution and interactions using frontier technologies in archaeological science  $3,182,338 
2011 Gordon Wallace  New dimensions in organic bionics  $2,638,208 
2009 Lesley Head  Cultural environmental research: the missing link in multidiscipinary approaches to sustainability  $2,467,250