A Senate committee is discussing a bill designed to shore up the independence of the Australian Research Council, after recent high-profile cases of ministers vetoing research grants.
Basic research is best when it’s allowed to proceed on merit, rather than with political interference, says an open letter from 63 leading researchers protesting government interference in ARC grants.
ARC grants will support innovation in engineering, science, medicine and business.
The Fellows have secured more than $9.5 million for projects in engineering, law, science, business, the humanities and medicine.
UNSW Sydney researchers in Engineering and Science have been awarded six grants in the final 2020 round for industry collaborations.
Copyright is much more than a creator's private property right or a mechanism through which corporations control cultural production and influence mass consumption choices, says cultural law expert.
Grants for early career researchers will support innovation in fields of science, technology, engineering, law and arts.
New projects will focus on restoration of children from out of home care and Indigenous content in curriculum.
Research by UNSW Sydney and Omni Tanker will lead to production and maintenance breakthroughs and enhanced export markets.
More than $1.3 million has been awarded to three UNSW research projects through the Australian Research Council (ARC) Linkage Project Scheme.