ARC announcement enhances Murdoch’s research and industry standing

May 6, 2016

Murdoch University is hosting the Africa-Australia Research ForumMurdoch University’s position as a national leader in translational research has been recognised by the Australian Research Council (ARC), following an announcement made by Minister for Education and Training, Senator the Hon. Simon Birmingham on the outcomes of the ARC Linkage Projects scheme.

The ARC Linkage Projects scheme provides funding to Eligible Organisations to support research and development projects. Fifty per cent of Murdoch University submissions were successful – well above the national average – with no other university having a higher success rate.

Murdoch University continues to demonstrate expertise across a range of disciplines. This year, work in fire suppression engineering, ecology, conservation, biology and public health has been rewarded.

Murdoch’s Deputy Vice Chancellor Research and Innovation, Professor David Morrison thanked the Federal Government and research partners for their support and said Murdoch’s strong connections with end-users ensured that its research continues to benefit society.

“Murdoch University has a long history of delivering translational research, which offers solutions to the communities in which we work, at a local, national and international level,” said Professor Morrison.

“This project funding from the ARC Linkage Scheme recognises the critical importance of the work our researchers do at Murdoch and our industry facing orientation.

“The University continues to demonstrate expertise in translational research, forging strong industry partnerships that are making a difference to the world. New discoveries and a world of opportunity await, and we are well placed to capitalise on the Federal Government’s commitment to the National Innovation and Science Agenda.

“The latest ARC funding success enhances Murdoch’s reputation as a research-led institution, which offers both students and researchers a platform on which to unlock the answers to global challenges.”

The successful Murdoch University ARC Linkage projects were:

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