New ARC grants to bring benefits to meat, hemp and mining industries

University of Adelaide research that aims to improve Australia's red meat industry; pioneer sustainable hemp production; and reduce risks in the petroleum and minerals industry - has been awarded almost $2 million of funding.

Davies ewe and lambs

The ARC’s Linkage Program promotes national and international research partnerships between researchers and business, industry, community organisations and other publicly funded research agencies. The latest grants announced are outcomes of the Linkage Projects Round 3 for 2020.

“I congratulate our experts on securing funding for their important projects,” said Professor Anton Middelberg, Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Research), the University of Adelaide.

“These Australian Research Council grants will enable our experts, in partnership with industry, government and the performing arts community, to undertake valuable work that will benefit society.”

“The University’s success in these linkage grants is yet another indication of our ability to partner with industry to pursue win-win outcomes.”Professor Anton Middelberg

 

New projects

Tagged in Research, School of Animal and Veterinary Sciences, School of Agriculture Food and Wine, School of Physical Sciences, School of Biological Sciences, Waite Research Institute, Davies Research Centre, Institute for Photonics and Advanced Sensing - IPAS

Competition: Young Scientist of the Year

How do we feed the world’s growing population? How do we save our wildlife from extinction? Got an idea that will build a brighter, greener world?

Australian high school students are invited to submit a short video about one of Australia’s big science challenges.

Video competition