From the post-silicon efficiency of power electronics topublic transport funding and automated strawberry harvesting,14 Griffith University research projects have been successful in this year’s ARC Linkage Project grants.

The projects have attracted a total funding of $4,478,006.

Vice Chancellor Professor Ian O’Connor congratulated the new Linkage Project awardees.

“Griffith’s success rate for the round is 46.7% compared to the national average of 35.5%,’’ hesaid.

The project which attracted the largest funding is;

Prof Sima Dimitrijev and Dr Jisheng Han, who were awarded$509,000for their projectSilicon-Carbide Switches for Post-Silicon Efficiency of Power Electronics.

Griffith’s other ARC Linkage grants were awarded to;

Dr Matthew Burke, Dr Barbara Yen and Dr Guilherme Lohmann, $217,964for their projectFunding on the line: public transport financing and property value capture.

Prof Yaoqi Zhou, Dr Joe Tiralongo and Dr Yuedong Yang,$241,564for their projectNovel antimicrobial target discovery by an integrated approach.

Prof Nam-Trung Nguyen, Prof Sima Dimitrijev and Mr Alan Iacopi,$360,000for their projectIntegrated Cooling Enhancement Technology for Power Electronics.

Prof Elizabeth Kendall, Dr Francoise Maujean, Prof Anna Stewart, Prof Bonnie Barber, Dr Martin Downes, Dr Jason Byrne and A/Prof Kym Macfarlane,$188,028for their projectFarming 4 Care: Using nature to cultivate resilience in young people.

Prof Suzanne Chambers, Dr Melissa Hyde, A/Prof Angussuza Ng and Prof Paul Scuffham,$221,574for their projectCelebrate. Remember. Fight Back. Episodic Volunteering for Non-Profits.

Prof Darryl Low Choy and Dr Silvia Serrao-Neumann,$211,346for their projectBeing On Country Off Country.

Prof Alexander Brown and Prof Paula Brough,$457,800for their projectProtecting while they prosper? Organisational responses to whistleblowing.

Prof Huib Schippers, A/Prof Brydie-Leigh Bartleet, Prof Scott Harrison and Prof Paul Draper,$222,515for their projectMaking Music Work: Sustainable Portfolio Careers for Australian Musicians.

A/Prof Brydie-Leigh Bartleet, Dr Naomi Sunderland and Prof Heidi Muenchberger,$208,215for their projectCreative Barkly: Sustaining the arts & cultural sector in remote Australia.

Prof David Lambert, Dr Subashchandran Sankarasubramanian and Dr Michael Westaway,$570,000for their projectInvestigating Holocene India – Australia Connections using Ancient Genomics.

Prof Yongsheng Gao, Dr Andrew Busch and Dr Jun Zhou,$406,000for their projectPrecise recognition for automated harvesting and grading of strawberries.

Prof Sharyn Rundle-Thiele, Dr Denni Arli and Dr Krysztof Kubacki,$234,000for their projectChanging Australian Drinking: A comprehensive social marketing program.

Prof David Lloyd, Prof Rod Barrett and Dr Daniel James,$430,000for their projectIntelligent training (iTraining) for the human Achilles tendon.