"The research done by our universities can lead to the development of new products and innovations that drive job growth, business opportunities and productivity gains,” Mr Tehan said.
“This investment will help develop solutions to problems in areas such as health, infrastructure, economics and the environment.”
Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Research) Professor Duncan Ivison welcomed the announcement and congratulated researchers whose projects had received funding under the 2020 Discovery Project grant scheme.
“These results are an outstanding achievement and the funding will help further knowledge across a range of disciplines,” said Professor Ivison.
“From determining the mechanisms responsible for the inheritance of acquired traits, to studying the way people’s self-control affects their economic behaviour and understanding the public acceptance of driverless cars – there’s a diverse range of Sydney-led projects which have received ARC funding.”
The University of Sydney researchers awarded grants in this round include:
All successful grant recipients and projects are listed on the ARC website.