UQ research secures $20.5 million ARC funding

1 Nov 2023

Researchers from The University of Queensland have secured more than $20.5 million from the Australian Research Council (ARC) 2024 Discovery Projects scheme.

The funding was awarded to 39 projects across the University’s faculties and institutes to support a range of basic and applied research.

Recipients include a team led by Professor David Hume to study the health and development of mammals during the early postnatal period.

A team led by Professor Benjamin Hankamer will research advanced industry-scale production of sustainable products using microalgae.

In neuroscience, Associate Professor Kai-Hsiang Chuang will lead a team researching the use of cutting-edge imaging and computational modelling to uncover how the brain network supports the formation of long-lasting memory.

The ARC awarded more than $220 million to 421 research projects commencing in 2024. The full list of successful projects is available on the ARC website.