Successful ARC Discovery Projects 2008

Name Host Faculty Title of project Fellowship 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Dr Michele Ford Arts - Languages & Culture From Migrant to Worker: New Transnational Responses to Temporary Labour Migration in East and Southeast Asia $49,763 $68,000 $60,000    
Dr William Christie Arts - Letters, Art & Media A Critical investigation into the Life and Writings of Francis Jeffery (1773-1850) $59,437 $92,987 $55,386    
Professor Margaret Harris Arts - Letters, Art & Media Patrick White in the twenty-first Century   $98,328 $114,815 $122,421    
Dr Jane  Simpson Arts - Letters, Art & Media Understanding Indonesian: developing a machine-usable grammar, dictionary and corpus $96,000 $76,000 $97,000    
Dr Gerard Goggin Arts - Letters, Art & Media Young, Mobile, Networked: Mobile Media & Youth Culture in Australia APD - Ms KJ Crawford $136,615 $120,480 $140,000    
Professor James Martin Arts - Letters, Art & Media Enacting Reconciliation: Negotiating Meaning in Youth Justice Conferencing APD - Ms MS Zappavigna $95,000 $97,000 $67,000 $58,986  
Professor John Clark Arts - Letters, Art & Media The Asian Modern APF - Prof JA Clark $105,000 $105,000 $130,000 $110,000 $85,000
Professor Warwick Anderson Arts - Philisophical and Historical Inquiry Racial Laboratories and Reproductive Frontiers: The Twentieth-Century Sciences of Human Hybridity $55,000 $50,000 $50,000    
Dr Emma Christopher Arts - Philisophical and Historical Inquiry Sierra Leone and Australia: a case of the vanishing twin   $90,000 $45,000 $50,000    
Professor Mark  Colyvan Arts - Philisophical and Historical Inquiry Ethics and Formal Theories of Decision   $40,000 $34,000 $26,000    
Dr Nicholas Eckstein Arts - Philisophical and Historical Inquiry The Anatomy and Physiology of Renaissance Florence: the Dynamics of Social Change in the Fifteenth Century $140,000 $65,000 $40,000    
Professor Duncan Ivison Arts - Philisophical and Historical Inquiry The uneasy alliance between democracy and justice   $49,932 $49,540 $50,354 $52,234  
Professor Huw Price Arts - Philisophical and Historical Inquiry Decoherence,Time-Assymmetry and the Bohmian View on the Quantum World $64,000 $60,000 $84,000    
Dr Stephen Robertson Arts - Philisophical and Historical Inquiry Private Eyes and Ears: Covert Surveillance in American Life, 1865-1941 $50,572 $32,312 $32,500    
Dr Nicholas Smith Arts - Philisophical and Historical Inquiry A Computational Solution to the Problem of Reference   $42,972 $22,000 $20,000    
Associate Professor Alison Betts Arts - Philisophical and Historical Inquiry To paint fair nature, by divine command: a study of a newly discovered corpus of early Central Asian wall paintings APD - Dr FJ Kidd $140,000 $130,000 $130,000 $125,000  
Dr Melissa Carter Arts - Philisophical and Historical Inquiry With or without pots: Investigating the archaeology of human settlement on Santa Isabel, western Soloman Islands APD - Dr MJ Carter $85,000 $80,000 $60,000 $58,986  
Mr Damian Evans Arts - Philisophical and Historical Inquiry Hydraulic Systems and State Development in Early Cambodia: Mapping the Engineered Landscapes of Khmer Using Remote Sensing APD - Mr DH Evans $95,000 $90,000 $80,000    
Professor Paul Griffiths Arts - Philisophical and Historical Inquiry Postgenomic perspectives on human nature ARF - Dr K Stotz $112,630 $104,626 $201,000 $124,926 $98,643
Associate Professor Murali Agastya Economics & Business Choice and Classification in either complex or adversarial environments $62,000 $40,000 $46,000    
Dr Louise Chappell Economics & Business Achieving Gender Justice: national implementation of the gender provisions of the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court $50,000 $50,000 $70,000    
Professor Steven Elliot Economics & Business Developing and Managing Sustainable Technology-Enabled Innovation Capabilities: An information Systems Approach $95,000 $90,000 $85,000    
Associate Professor Jeffery  Sheen Economics & Business Noisy Parity Relationships in International Macroeconomic Models $82,000 $55,000 $20,000    
Professor Frederick Teiwes Economics & Business The Post-Mao Transition in China: From the Ashes of Revolution toward Reform, 1976-1978 $63,000 $50,000 $50,000    
Professor Alan Woodland Economics & Business International Trade Policy Evaluation, Economic Growth and Demographics APF - Prof AD Woodland $172,205 $167,348 $173,935 $179,285 $155,285
Dr Miguel Figliozzi Economics & Business Modelling the Environmental impacts of Commercial Vehicle Tours & Freight Management Policies in Urban Areas $62,568 $66,774 $71,112    
Dr Elizabeth Cowley Economics & Business Reducing irresponsible gambling: Changing a justification to an avoidance strategy APD - Miss C Ioannou $105,000 $104,000 $118,000    
Associate Professor Brian Paltridge Education & Social Work Writing in the academy: the practice-based thesis as an evolving genre $70,000 $70,000 $70,000    
Professor Patricia Apps Law A Lifecycle Approach to Labour Supply, Human Capital Accumulation and Public Policy $63,198 $69,193 $75,547    
Professor Ronald McCallum Law Workplace Death and Injury: Re-visiting the Regulatory Impact of Prosecution and Deterrance $91,694 $126,674 $126,869    
Associate Professor Cheryl Jones Medicine - Children's Hospital Westmead The effect of age on regulatory T cell control of the innate and adaptive antiviral immune response $106,000 $106,000 $106,000    
Professor Kathryn North Medicine - Children's Hospital Westmead Molecular dissection of the effects of alpha-actinin-3 deficiency on normal variation in skeletal muscle function  $119,188 $119,188 $119,188    
Dr James Wood Medicine - Children's Hospital Westmead Modelling and estimation techniques for the transmission and control of Tuberculosis with new and existing vaccines. $75,000 $72,000 $69,000    
Dr Charles Allan Medicine - Concord Clinical School Steriodal control of male meiosis   $82,642 $82,642 $82,642    
Dr Paul Witting Medicine - Concord Clinical School Cellular response to pro-oxidative myoglobin   $140,000 $140,000 $140,000    
Professor Maxwell Bennett Medicine - Medical Sciences Neuron-microglia signalling mechanisms   $110,000 $110,000 $110,000    
Professor Maria Byrne Medicine - Medical Sciences Development and calcification in benthic marine invertebrates (Mollusca and Echinodermata) in an acidified and warm ocean $115,930 $78,186 $75,388    
Associate Professor Simon Carlile Medicine - Medical Sciences Acoustic, spatial and informational cues to solve the cocktail party problem $40,000 $35,000 $35,000    
Dr Mark Connor Medicine - Northern Clinical School Anandamide activated chloride channels in sensory neurons   $85,000 $85,000 $85,000    
Dr Kim Felmingham Medicine - Western Clinical School Emotion Regulation in Posttraumatic Stress Disorder   $85,968 $62,000 $62,000    
Dr Beric Henderson Medicine - Western Clinical School Mitochondrial targeting of the DNA repair protein BARD1   $88,000 $88,000 $88,000    
Dr Paul Young Pharmacy Engineering of co-crystal drug molecules for pharmaceutical aerosols $100,000 $100,000 $100,000    
Dr Budiman Minasny Agriculture, Food & Natural Resources Devising a methodology for the digital soil map of the world QEII - Dr B Minasny $220,000 $200,000 $200,000 $130,000 $130,000
Professor Allan Snyder Centre for the Mind Evolving largest scale concept structures   $80,000 $75,000 $70,000    
Dr Zongwen Liu Electron Microscope Unit High Resolution In-Situ Characterisation of the Vapour-depositon Growth, the Structures and the Plasmonic Properties of Metallic Nanostructures $100,000 $100,000 $100,000    
Dr Lilian Soon Electron Microscope Unit A New Model for 3D Migration invovling claw structures and metalloproteinases $80,000 $80,000 $80,000    
Professor Yiu-Wing Mai Engineering - Aerospace, Mechanical and Mechatronic Engineering Nanostructure Design and Toughening Mechanisms of Novel Thermosets $170,000 $160,000 $160,000 $140,000  
Professor Assaad Masri Engineering - Aerospace, Mechanical and Mechatronic Engineering Investigations of Surface-Gas Reactions and Mixing in Micro-combustion $130,000 $130,000 $130,000    
Dr Stefan Williams Engineering - Aerospace, Mechanical and Mechatronic Engineering Autonomous Exploration and Characterization of Benthic Habitats Linked to Oceanographic Processes $49,000 $45,000 $40,000    
Professor Lin  Ye Engineering - Aerospace, Mechanical and Mechatronic Engineering Fundamental roles of nano-particles in CF/EP composites   $103,000 $100,000 $100,000    
Professor Lin Ye Engineering - Aerospace, Mechanical and Mechatronic Engineering Fundamentals of active sensor network for damage identification in engineering structures $130,000 $125,000 $120,000    
Dr Li Chang Engineering - Aerospace, Mechanical and Mechatronic Engineering Towards new generations of lubricants using nanoparticles APD - Dr L Chang $100,000 $100,000 $90,000    
Dr Thai Nguyen Engineering - Aerospace, Mechanical and Mechatronic Engineering Developing a new technology: advanced surface hardening and grinding in a single operation APD - Dr T Nguyen $105,000 $100,000 $100,000    
Mr Fabio Ramos Engineering - Aerospace, Mechanical and Mechatronic Engineering Learning from Uncertain and Missing labelling in Relational Data APD - Mr FT Ramos $78,648 $78,648 $78,648    
Professor Liangchi Zhang Engineering - Aerospace, Mechanical and Mechatronic Engineering An Innovative Manufacturing Technology Enabling New Generations of Hip Joint Prosthesis APF - Prof L Zhang $390,000 $390,000 $340,000 $380,000 $360,000
Dr Dylan Dah Chuan  Lu Engineering - Electrical & Information Engineering Theoretical study and experimental verification of low cost, integrated and efficient AC/DC power supplies using time-multiplexing control $50,236 $50,236 $50,236    
Professor Vojin Oklobdzija Engineering - Electrical & Information Engineering Design Methodology for Low- and Ultra- Low Power Integrated Circuits $130,000 $130,000 $120,000 $80,000  
Professor Branka Vucetic Engineering - Electrical & Information Engineering Dynamic Spectrum Access in Multi-Hop Wireless Broadband Networks QEII - Dr Y Li $214,000 $214,000 $214,000 $170,000 $141,000
Dr Floris van Schaik Engineering - Electrical & Information Engineering Electronic Auditory Pathway QEII - Dr FA van Schaik $195,000 $180,000 $105,000 $105,000 $60,000
Dr Seokhee Hong Engineering - Information Technologies Algorithmics for Interactive 2.5D Graph Drawing ARF  - Dr S Hong $70,000 $65,000 $60,000 $60,000 $49,322
Dr Jinman Kim Engineering - Information Technologies Innovative visualisation of next-generation biomedical images APD - Dr J Kim $58,986 $58,986 $88,000 $84,000  
Associate Professor Judy Kay Engineering - Information Technologies Pervasive Lifelong User Modelling for User Controlled Personalisation and Augmented Cognition ARF - A/Prof J Kay $85,000 $80,000 $75,000 $60,000 $49,322
Dr Alexander Argyros Engineering - Optical Fibre Technology Centre Fabrication and design of spun and chiral microstructured fibres $120,000 $130,000 $120,000    
Dr Maryanne  Large Engineering - Optical Fibre Technology Centre Liquid Light- aqueous bio-sensing in microstructured polymer optical fibres $50,000 $20,000 $20,000    
Dr Clare McArthur Science - Biological Sciences How do foraging herbivores negotiate the perils of plant toxins and predators? $85,000 $85,000 $85,000    
Dr Andrew Parker Science - Biological Sciences Optical Biometics of Diatoms   $135,000 $134,000 $129,000    
Dr Gregory Sword Science - Biological Sciences The functional genomics of locust migratory behaviour   $203,000 $213,000 $203,000    
Associate Professor Michael  Thompson Science - Biological Sciences Plasticity in placental vasculature and the evolution of viviparity in lizards $120,000 $120,000 $120,000    
Dr Madeleine Beekman Science - Biological Sciences Understanding social cancers: Intra-specific parasitism by honeybee workers QEII - Dr M Beekman $140,000 $120,000 $120,000 $120,000 $120,000
Dr Min Chen Science - Biological Sciences The evolutionary transition fron anaerobic to aerobic metabolism QEII - Dr M Chen $160,000 $160,000 $160,000 $160,000 $160,000
Dr Adam Bridgeman Science - Chemistry New Strategies for Modelling Polyoxometalates   $104,599 $105,791 $100,000    
Professor John Canning Science - Chemistry Laboratory in a Fibre   $220,000 $190,000 $170,000    
Dr Katrina Jolliffe Science - Chemistry Novel Synthetic Receptors for Selective Recognition of Phosphate Oxoanions $115,000 $114,000 $109,000    
Associate Professor Anthony Masters Science - Chemistry Nanotherapeutics: nanoparticles with high specificity for the delivery and controlled release of drugs $115,000 $114,000 $109,000    
Professor Gregory Warr Science - Chemistry Kinetic Control of Nanomaterial Assembly by Novel Polymerisable Surfactants $115,000 $114,000 $109,000    
Dr John Cannon Science Integral lattices and their theta series   $130,000 $120,000 $110,000    
Professor Norman Dancer Science Finite Morse index solutions of non-linear partial differential equations $80,000 $80,000 $75,000    
Associate Professor Andrew Mathas Science - Mathematics & Statistics Modular representations of cyclotomic algebras   $88,000 $83,000 $78,000    
Dr Alexander Molev Science - Mathematics & Statistics Quantum algebras: their symmetries, invariants and representations $80,000 $75,000 $70,000    
Dr Thomas Ferenci Science - Molecular & Microbial Biosciences Evolutionary and ecological complexity in an experimentally controlled environment $85,000 $85,000 $85,000    
Dr Andrew Holmes Science - Molecular & Microbial Biosciences Bacterial monooxygenases as new biocatalysts   $80,000 $80,000 $80,000    
Professor Philip Kuchel Science - Molecular & Microbial Biosciences NMR studies of complex cellular responses: isotopomer sub-spaces, 'lost' ATP and 'tunable' anisotropy $169,000 $167,000 $164,000    
Dr Margaret Sunde Science - Molecular & Microbial Biosciences A novel approach to fighting fungal infections: targeted disruption of hydrophobin monolayers $82,838 $81,264 $80,149    
Dr Stephen Bartlett Science - Physics Quantum-enhanced reference systems   $100,000 $108,000 $109,000    
Professor Iver Cairns Science - Physics Wave localization and Burstiness in Type 111 Solar Radio Bursts $175,000 $150,000 $145,000    
Professor Richard Hunstead Science - Physics Massive Galaxies: tracers of extreme density peaks in the early universe $120,000 $110,000 $100,000    
Dr Boris Kuhlmey Science - Physics Ultra-sensitivity resonances in photonic bandgap fibres   $90,000 $85,000 $80,000    
Dr Serdar Kuyucak Science - Physics Quantum mechanical and dynamical investigation of ion channels $100,000 $99,000 $94,000    
Professor Donald Melrose Science - Physics Quantum plasmas   $110,000 $109,000 $104,000    
Professor Peter Robinson Science Quantitative dynamics of functional magnetic resonance imaging $90,000 $100,000 $100,000    
Dr Bruce Yabsley Science - Physics A programme to study quarkonium-like states at ATLAS  ARF - Dr BD Yabsley $125,000 $124,000 $119,000 $110,000 $110,000
Dr Peter Tuthill Science - Physics Multiplicity in Star and Planet Formation with the PAVO instrument APD - Dr MJ Ireland $140,000 $164,000 $109,000 $90,000  
Professor David McKenzie Science - Physics Control of Protein Attachment and its Optical Detection APF - Prof DR McKenzie $170,000 $170,000 $170,000 $160,000 $120,000
Dr Marc de Rosnay Science - Psychology Fitting in and making friends: The psycho-social underpinnings of children's adaptation to school $100,000 $90,000 $110,000 $30,000  
Dr Irina Harris Scienc - Psychology The ingredients of conscious identification   $120,000 $92,000 $92,000    
Dr Evan Livesey Science - Psychology Attentional processes in Human Performance Learning APD - Dr EJ Livesey $68,000 $65,000 $68,000 $65,000  
Dr David Alais Science - Psychology Human time perception: A crossmodel investigation QEII - Dr DM Alais $111,268 $93,471 $102,541 $83,255 $84,007