2015 - ARC DECRA funding scheme results

2015 ARC Discovery Early Career Researcher Award Funding Outcomes, to commence in January 2015.

Nathalie Butt 
Tough choices: assessing threats and prioritising conservation investment. $325,112

Claire Larroux
Using sponge transcriptomes to understand ancestral animal development.  $362,000

Kartik Sunagar 
Aquatic invasion of venomous snakes. $373,000

 

2014 - ARC DECRA funding scheme results

2014 ARC Discovery Early Career Researcher Award Funding Outcomes, to commence in January 2014.

Hawthorn Beyer
Impacts on wildlife populations of infection by multiple, interacting pathogens and the implications for disease management

Tom Gosden
Understanding how shared between-sex genetic variance constrains the evolution of sexual dimorphism

Robert Salguero-Gomez
Is plant organisation the fountain of eternal youth?

Oscar Venter
Reconciling development and conservation trade-offs from global and Australian protected area expansion

 

2013 - ARC DECRA funding scheme results

2013 ARC Discovery Early Career Researcher Award Funding Outcomes, Announced 5 November 2012 to commence in January 2013.

Dr Amanda Niehaus (with Dr Robbie Wilson)
To die or not to die: understanding the energetics of death in nature

 

2012 - ARC DECRA funding scheme results

The School of Biological Sciences has been awarded seven inaugural DECRA’s. The fellowships are valued at $375,000 each and will commence in 2012.

2012 ARC Discovery Early Career Researcher Award Funding Outcomes, Announced 14 November 2011.

Dr Christofer J Clemente (with Dr Robbie Wilson)
Design of a biologically inspired running and climbing robotic lizard.

Dr Alastair R Harborne (with Prof Peter Mumby)
The effects of sea-level rise on the feeding ecology of coral-reef fishes in shallow water, and the implications for reef-flat flood webs.

Dr Malik M Hussain (with A/Prof Sassan Asgari)
Investigating the interaction of microRNAs-Wolbachia-Dengue virus in the mosquito vector, Aedes aegypti.

Dr Philip G Matthews (with Dr Craig White)
The neurological correlates of periodic breathing in insects.

Dr Ruth Reef (with Prof Cath Lovelock)
Worth its salt: advancing knowledge of salinity tolerance with mangroves as a model system.

Dr Nedeljka Rosic (with A/Prof Sophie Dove)
Understanding the biosynthesis of marine UV-absorbing compounds.

Dr Vera Weisbecker
How did mammals evolve large brains? A multidisciplinary view from the pouch.

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