Several SET staff have recently been awarded significant grants for various areas of research:
- A/Prof Nesimi Ertugrul has been awarded $151k from the ARC for the linkage project titled ‘A Novel Inline High-Efficiency Motor Pump System’.
- Dr John Bruning has been awarded $199k for an NHMRC Ideas grant titled ‘Development and mechanistic analysis of novel inhibitors of the dengue virus NS1 protein’.
- Dr Jian Zuo has been awarded $55k from DISER for project titled Building Back More Sustainable Vineyards in Adelaide Hills & Beyond’.
- Dr Johan Verjans has been awarded $100k from Channel 7 Children's Research Foundation of SA Inc for project titled ‘Artificial intelligence for reducing radiation exposure and cancer risk in children’.
- Dr Juraj Farkas has been awarded $60k from MinEx CRC for project titled ‘Geological and geochemical constraints on the origin and diagenetic history of Neoproterozoic Breamar ironstones (SA) based on new metal isotope (Fe, Cr) and REE proxies’.
- A/Prof Matthew Denton has been awarded $809k from Department of Agriculture, Water and Environment for a Future Drought Resilience Soils and Landscapes Grant project titled ‘Promoting best-practice feedbase management to deliver improved drought resilience in low to medium rainfall regions through on-farm demonstrations and case studies.’
- A/Prof Stuart Roy has been awarded $247k from GRDC for project titled ‘Proof of concept assessment of wheat genetic modifications and their impact on yield potential’.
- Dr Alice Jones has been awarded $76k from DEW for project titled ‘Green Adelaide’s blue carbon C-scape’.
- Dr Philip van Eyk has been awarded $70k from HILT CRC for project titled ‘LCA of current Australian heavy industrial processes.’
- Dr Alfonso Chinnici has been awarded $202k from HILT CRC for project titled ‘Green Heat for Industry.’
- Dr Mehdi Jafarian has been awarded $183k from HILT CRC for project titled ‘Scoping study assessing potential of clay, bauxite residue and iron making by-products for producing alternative construction materials for HILT partners.’
- Dr Alfonso Chinnici has been awarded $194k from HILT CRC for project titled ‘Scoping study of the viability of high flux thermal pre-treatment of low-grade iron ores for improved liberation, beneficiation, and quality.’
- Prof Gregory Metha has been awarded $126k from HILT CRC for project titled ‘Assessing carbon utilisation and recycling opportunities for the Australian heavy industry sector from a regional hub perspective.’
- Dr Woei Saw has been awarded $156k from HILT CRC for project titled ‘Preliminary assessment of technical and economic feasibility of key options for low carbon alumina calcination.’
- A/Prof Farhid Hemmatzadeh has been awarded $145k from Australian Pork Limited for project titled ‘Novel genome based markers for antimicrobial resistance profiling of swine Mycoplasma pathogens.’
- Prof Wayne Pitchford has been awarded $108k from Depart of Agriculture, Water and Environment for a Future Drought Fund Drought Resilience Innovation Grant project titled ‘Optimal herd inventory management strategies.’
- Dr Tatiana Soares da Costa has been awarded $85k from South Australian Potato Industry Trust for project titled ‘New herbicides for effective weed control in potato cropping systems.’
- Dr Ryan O’Handley has been awarded $70k from Livestock SA for project titled ‘Control and prevention of Taxoplasma gondii associated reproductive loss in sheep.’