Griffith University has been awarded six Australian Research Council Linkage Project grants worth more than $1.3 million for a variety of research studies.
Associate Professor Keith Townsend, Dr Rebecca Loudoun and Professor Adrian Wilkinson were awarded $186,000 for their project Improving People Management Systems in Emergency Services. The project will be undertaken in partnership with United Voice Queensland, United Voice Northern Territory and the Ambulance Employees’ Association of South Australia.
Professor Alexander Brown, Professor Janet Ransley and Professor Jason Sharman were awarded $248,000 for their project Strengthening Australia’s national integrity system: priorities for reform. The project will be undertaken in partnership with Flinders University, University of the Sunshine Coast, Transparency International Australia, the NSW Ombudsman and the Queensland Integrity Commissioner.
Professor Michele Burford, Professor Anthony Carroll, Professor Chengrong Chen and Associate Professor Frederic Leusch were awarded $263,000 for their project Will catchment revegetation cause unintended consequences for waterways? The project will be undertaken in partnership with SEQ Water and Healthy Waterways Ltd.
Dr Subashchandran Sankarasubramanian, Professor David Lambert, Professor Adrian Miller and Dr Michael Westaway were awarded $178,464 for their project Characterising the deleterious mutational load in Aboriginal Australians. The project will be undertaken in partnership with Novogene Bioinformatics Technology Co. Ltd.
Associate Professor Rodney Stewart, Professor Michael Blumenstein and Associate Professor Hong Zhang were awarded $265,000 for their project Developing a truly intelligent water meter through advanced data analytics. The project will be undertaken in partnership with University of Technology Sydney, University of Exeter, Cisco Systems Australia Pty Ltd, Aquiba Pty Ltd, Yarra Valley Water Corporation, South East Water Corporation and City West Water Corporation.
Associate Professor Rodney Stewart, Associate Professor Hong Zhang and Professor Charles Lemckert were awarded $248,000 for their project Data-driven water quality treatment management decision support system. The project will be undertaken in partnership with University of South Australia, National University of Singapore, SEQ Water, Melbourne Water Corporation and Xylem Analytics Australia Pty Ltd.