Research Grants

Australian Research Council (ARC)

Discovery Projects

2017-2020 ($371,000) Bonduriansky R " The nutritional geometry of parental diet"

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2017-2019 ($324,500) Cassis G "Unlocking the paradox of imperfect mimicry"

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2016-2019 ($592,800) Brooks R, Grosjean P and Seabright P "The origins of gender"

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2016-2018 ($324,700) Cornwell W, Powell J and Zanne A "Closing the carbon cycle: an ecological understanding of wood decay"

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2015-2017 ($561,508)  Brooks R and Garratt M "How males alter their mates' ageing rates and lifespans"

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2015-2018 ($538,900)  Johnston E, Thompson R and Carter, E "Microplastic infiltration of food webs: cells to ecosystem consequences"

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2015-2017 ($348,946)  Suthers I, Richardson  A, Pakhomov E and Baird M "Linking phytoplankton to fisheries using zooplankton size spectra"

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2015-2017 ($295,900)  Warton DI "Develop the first models that can be used directly to draw valid community-level conclusions for common ecological data types"

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2015-2017 ($146,700)  van Dooren TF "Analysis of the cultural and ethical issues that define human interactions with wildlife in the context of environmental and social change"

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2015-2017 ($532,200)  Brown MV, Ostrowski ML, Bodrossy Levente, Beman JM and Fuhrman JA "Using cutting-edge sampling, genetic and modelling tools to provide the first models of microbial diversity patterns and organismal range in Australian marine systems"

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2015-2019 ($725,100)  Admin. Org: Usyd, Byrne M, Dworjanyn SA and Poore AG "Understanding the challenges faced by marine biota"

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2015-2017 ($420,200)  Admin. Org: UTS, Nielsen UN, Eldridge DJ and Singh BK "Providing a mechanistic insight into ecosystem responses to climate variability and extreme climatic events"

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Future Fellowship

2017-2020 ($802,332) Falster D "Niche 2.0 - Australian and global plant diversity from first principles"

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2015-2019 ($872,240)  Nakagawa S  "Environmentally induced non-genetic effects on ageing and fitness over multi-generations and the evolution of life-history trade-offs "

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2014-2018 ($767,300)  Kasumovic M "Combining evolutionary, physiological and molecular approaches to understand ageing and performance"

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2014-2018 ($808,100)  Tanaka M "The fitness landscape, a key evolutionary concept, relates genes or traits to reproductive fitness"

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Linkage Projects

2015-2018 ($257,000)  Suthers I "Surplus baitfish? The consumption and bioenergetics of a predatory fish"

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2014-2017 ($311,000)  Johnston EL, Poore AG, Verges A, Glenn H "Novel habitat quality assessment to inform the development of recreational boating infrastructure"

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2014-2017 ($381,237)  Dafforn KA, Johnston EL; Airoldi, Glasby TM, Mitchell AR "Marine urban development: how can ecology inform the design of multifunctional artificial structures?"

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Discovery Early Career Researcher Award

2015-2017 ($372,000)  Noble, D "Early environmental effects on phenotypic development and evolution"

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Other National Schemes

Hermon Slade Foundation

2017-2020 ($63,000) Blamires S "The genetic and structural diversity of spider-silk"

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Horticulture Australia Limited

2014-2018 ($226,000)  Cassis G "Biology and species/genetic diversity of Macadamia lace bugs"

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Winifred Violet Scott Estate Trust

2017 ($200,000) Rogers T "Saving the devil: determining success once released back in the wild"

2017 ($200,000) Rogers T "Whale blow allows us to assess the health of humpback whales"

2017 ($194,000) Rogers T "Understanding the timing of migration in association with environmental features in the critically endangered Antarctic blue whale "

2016 ($200,000) Rogers T "Saving the devil: determining success once released back in the wild "

2016 ($200,000) Rogers T "Vulnerable Antarctica"

UNSW

UNSW Goldstar – ARC

2016 ($40,000) Cassis G "Unlocking the paradox of imperfect mimicry in Australian ant-mimics"

2015 ($40,000) Bonduriansky R "Sex, energy and ageing"

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UNSW Research Infrastructure Scheme (RIS)

2017 ($115,200)  Dafforn KA - Faculty Infrastructure Project: Integrated laboratory and field microsensors to investigate ecosystem

2017 (91,000) Schwanz L -  E26 Animal Facilities Microscopy and Analytical Equipment

2016 ($122,000)  Nakagawa, Brooks, Schwanz, Ord, Bonduriansky, Noble, Morris & Hesselson - Terrestrial and aquatic respirometry systems

2016 ($130,000)  Suthers I and team - “The Acrobat” – a towed undulating body to be towed behind small boats for high-resolution real-time sampling