The Australian Research Council (ARC) have announced successful Discovery Project and Linkage Project recipients for 2021, including four research teams and academics from within the Sydney School of Architecture, Design and Planning. The total funding awarded for the School’s successful applicants is $1,054,806.
The Linkage projects scheme supports academics to work with government and industry partners to tackle complex problems and fast-track solutions. This program encourages the mutual exchange of skills, knowledge and ideas between higher education institutions and other parts of the innovation ecosystem.
The two successful Linkage projects from the School of Architecture, Design and Planning are:
The Discovery projects scheme provides grant funding to individual researchers or research teams within an academic research context. It seeks to expand the knowledge base and research capacity in Australia to stimulate economic, environmental and social benefits.
The two successful Discovery projects from the School of Architecture, Design and Planning are:
The Head of School and Dean, Professor Robyn Dowling, congratulated the recipients on their achievement. “These are highly competitive grants, and their award is a reflection of sustained high quality research over many years,” she said. “These projects enhance the School’s research partnerships with industry, policy makers and the professions to address intellectual and societal challenges in the built environment and design.”
The School’s selected research projects are among more than 50 successful projects from across the University. Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Research) Professor Duncan Ivison congratulated the successful recipients and said this success was further recognition of the University of Sydney’s outstanding research record.