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ARC Industrial Transformation Research Program
The Australian Research Council (ARC) announced the outcomes of the Industrial Transformation Research Program on 20 May 2015. Western Sydney University researchers are involved in one training centre (of the 5 announced) and two research hubs (of the four announced) administered by other universities. The successful researchers and the programs they were successful in are listed below.
ARC Industrial Transformation Training Centres
The Industrial Transformation Training Centres scheme will foster close partnerships between university-based researchers and other research end-users to provide innovative Higher Degree by Research (HDR) and postdoctoral training for the end-user focused research industries vital to Australia's future. Over a five-year period, the ARC will award funding for up to 50 Training Centres with funding for at least ten (10) Higher Degree by Research candidates and three (3) postdoctoral fellows in each Training Centre.
ARC Training Centre for Fruit Fly Biosecurity Innovation
- Associate Professor Markus Riegler – Hawkesbury Institute for the Environment
- Professor James Cook – Hawkesbury Institute for the Environment
- Dr Alexie Papanicolaou – Hawkesbury Institute for the Environment
ARC Industrial Transformation Research Hubs
The Industrial Transformation Research Hubs scheme engages Australia's best researchers in issues facing the new industrial economies and training the future workforce. This scheme will support collaborative research activity between the Australian higher education sector and industry designed to focus on strategic outcomes not independently realisable.
ARC Research Hub for Offshore Floating Facilities
- Associate Professor Ming Zhao – School of Computing, Engineering and Mathematics
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