What has been funded – Promotion of Science

John Stocker Postdoctoral Fellowships

Year Lead Supervisor and Organisation Collaborating
Organisation
Project Title Fellow
2016 Prof Nicolas Voelcker

University of South Australia

CSIRO Developing theranostic porous silicon nanoparticles for brain cancer treatment Dr Wing Yin Tong
2016 Prof Ben Hankamer

University of Queensland

University of Technology Sydney Engineering photosynthesis for sustainable food, fuels and chemicals Miss Jennifer Arnold
2016 Prof Paul Webley

Univeristy of Melbourne

CSIRO

Carnegie Institution for Science, Stanford Univeristy, USA

Breakthrough Technology for the Production of High-Value Nutraceutical Products and Biofuels for Microalgae Dr Ronald Halim
2016 Dr Zanna Chase

Institute for Marine and Antarctic Studies, University of Tasmania

Australian Antarctic Division

CSIRO

The impact of changing ocean circulation on the Antarctic ice shelf

Blog: Sabrina Seafloor Survey

Dr Taryn Noble
2016 A/Prof Caroline Gargett

Monash University

CSIRO Bioengineering Novel Nanobiomaterial Based Cellular Therapies for the Prevention of Childbirth Induced Pelvic Organ Prolapse Dr Shayanti Mukherjee
2016 Prof Hugh Possingham

Univeristy of Queensland

Australian Antarctic Division

CSIRO

Predicting ecosystem-wide impacts of conservation actions to improve enviromental management Mr Christopher Baker
Year Lead Supervisor and Organisation Collaborating
Organisation
Project Title Fellow
2014 Prof Bruce W Robinson

University of Western Australia

National Centre for Asbestos Related Diseases

Telethon Institute for Child Health Research, Perth WA

A systems biology approach for discovering improved immunotherapy drug combinations to alleviate cancer [PDF 205KB] Dr Willem Joost Lesterhuis
2014 Prof Scott Croom

University of Sydney

Australian Astronomical Observatory New Dimensions in galaxy evolution [PDF 220KB] Dr James Allen
2014 Prof Thomas Preiss

Australian National University

European Molecular Biology Laboratory (EMBL)

Victor Chang Cardiac Research Institute (VCCRI)

RNA binding metabolic enzymes orchestrate gene transcript organisations and functions [PDF 298KB] Dr Yalin Liao
2014 Dr Colin Jackson

Australian National University

CSIRO Anticipating and combating the challenge of insecticide resistance [PDF 187KB] Dr Peter Mabbitt
2014 Professor Min Gu

Swinburne University of Technology

CSIRO Ultra-high capacity petabyte optical discs for low energy consumption big data centres [PDF 95KB] Dr Zongsong Gan
2013 Dr Calum Drummond

CSIRO

Australian Synchrotron Combinatorial science for the creation of advanced self-assembling materials libraries [PDF 352KB] Dr Nhiem Le Tran
2013 Prof Simon Driver

University of Western Australia

AAO Unveiling obscured star-formation in the Universe’s most typical environment [PDF 374KB] Dr Luke Davies
2013 Prof Mark Westoby

Macquarie University

CSIRO, University of Western Sydney Building better climate change vegetation models: How do leaves allocate nitrogen among photosynthesis and stress proteins in future climate scenarios? [PDF 267KB] Dr Steve Van Sluyter
2013 Dr Steven Barnes

CSIRO

Curtin University of Technology, University of Kiel Metals, hydrocarbons and multicellular life: unconventional hydrocarbon-related precious metal ores formed during the early Cambrian evolutionary explosion [PDF 221KB] Dr Anais Pages
2013 Prof John Mattick

Garvan Institute of Medical Research

University of Sydney The editome of the ageing brain: towards the understanding of age-related neurodegenerative Dr Dessislava Mladenova
2013 Dr Ross Darnell

CSIRO

Institut National de la Recherche Agronomique Quantifying and reducing uncertainty in biophysical models for agricultural GHG mitigation Dr Bryan Stanfill
2012 Prof Ewa Goldys

Macquarie University

CSIRO Pioneering the combinatorial method for designed plasmonic materials applied to clean energy [PDF 227KB] Dr Tristan Temple
2012 A/Prof Andrew Hopkins

Australian Astronomical Observatory

University of Sydney, University of Western Australia, CSIRO, CAASTRO Galaxies: Fuel and fireworks [PDF 260KB] Dr Iraklis Konstantopoulos
2012 A/Prof Boris Baer

University of Western Australia

CSIRO Epigenetic regulation of gene expression by DNA methylation in insect models [PDF 177KB] Dr Mathew Welch
2012 Prof Peter Mumby

University of Queensland

AIMS Functioning of coral reef networks under climate change [PDF216KB] Dr Karlo Hock
2012 Prof Timothy Bedding

University of Sydney

AAO Astroseismology- a key to reveal stars and their planets [PDF 293KB] Dr Charles Kuehn
2012 Prof Peter Kingshott

Swinburne University of Technology

CSIRO Next generation biomedical materials based on highly ordered colloid crystals [PDF 288KB] Dr Peng-Yuan Wang
2011 Prof Frank Caruso

University of Melbourne

CSIRO Materials Science and Engineering A paradigm shift in desalination membrane technology [PDF 143KB] Dr Kwun Lun Cho
2011 A/Prof Stefan Williams

University of Sydney

CSIRO Marine and Atmospheric Research
University of Tasmania
Image-based automated macrobenthic species identification, counting and sizing Dr Navid Nourani
2011 Prof Ravi Anand

CSIRO Earth Science and Resource Engineering

University of Western Australia Biological origin of Fe pisoliths – success in mineral exploration and clues to life on Mars [PDF264KB] Dr Robert Thorne
2011 Prof Michael Fenech

CSIRO CFNS

Australian National University The interactive impact of psychological stress and malnutrition on genome stability and telomere integrity [PDF264KB] Dr Caroline Bull
2011 Dr Olivier Salvado

CSIRO ICT Centre

Queensland Institute of Medical Research Genetic influences on brain functional and structural connectivity [PDF292KB] Dr Kaikai Shen
2011 Prof Lister Staveley-Smith

University of Western Australia

CSIRO Astronomy and Space Science The interaction of the Magellanic clouds with the Milky Way [PDF188KB] Dr BiQing For

John Stocker Postgraduate Scholarships

Year Lead Supervisor
and Organisation
Collaborating
Organisation
Project Title Student
2014 Colin Jackson ANU CSIRO  

Engineering and optimization of a novel oil biosynthesis pathway

Mr Thomas Brereton
2014 Adrian Linacre Flinders University Forensic Science South Australia Studies in low template DNA for forensic human identification Mrs Jennifer Templeton
2014 Dr Luke Connal University of Melbourne University of California  

Enzyme Mimicry: new active detergents

Mr Mitchell Nothling
2013 Dr Cormac Corr

ANU

ANSTO, Dutch Institute for Fundamental Energy Research (DIFFER)  

Ion interactions with fusion relevant materials [PDF184KB]

Matt Thompson
2013 A/Prof Nagarajan Valanoor

University of NSW

University of Maryland (UMD),
Oak Ridge National Laboratories (ORNL), ANSTO
Domain wall nanoelectronics through combinatorial synthesis and scanning probe approaches [PDF 224KB] Vidya Ramesh
2013 Scientia Professor Veena Sahajwalla

University of NSW

CSIRO Recycling E-waste Metals and Polymers for Recovery of Value-Added Materials Romina Cayumil
2012 Prof Milos Toth

University of Technology Sydney

FEI Company and Harvard-Smithsonian Centre for Astrophysics Gas-mediated electron-beam-induced etching (weblink) Aiden Martin
2012 Prof Stephen Hanly

Macquarie University

CSIRO Coordinated Beamforming for metro-area cellular networks with radio backhaul [PDF252KB] Zeeshan Shaikh
2011 Prof Stuart Wyithe

University of Melbourne

CSIRO Astronomy and Space Sciences  

Probing galaxy formation by searching for gravitational wave signals [PDF188KB]

Ravi Vikram
2011 Prof Ken Ghiggino

University of Melbourne

CSIRO Astronomy and Space Sciences Functional conjugated polymers Aaron Song
2011 A/Prof Patrice Rey

University of Sydney

CSIRO Earth Science and Resource Engineering  

Continental rifting and the formation of plate margins: insights from numerical modeling and application to the evolution of the North West Shelf, Australia [PDF212KB]

Luke Mondy
2011 Dr Iain Searle

Australian National University

CSIRO Plant Industry  

Non-coding RNAs in the epigenetic regulation of seed development [PDF180KB]

Ashley Jones

John O’Sullivan Postgraduate Scholarship

Year Lead Supervisor
and Organisation
Collaborating
Organisation
Project Title Student
2012 Prof Jinhong Yuan

University of NSW

CSIRO  

Evolving Cellular Communications towards Mobile over Fiber Networks.

Jiajia Guo

Honours Scholarships

Year Lead Supervisor
and Organisation
Collaborating
Organisation
Project Title Student
2012

Dr Tim Ralph
Macquarie University

University of Plymouth  

Identification of sediment source contributions in a large inland river using environmental radionuclides [PDF 336KB]

Adam Wethered

Vacation Scholarships

Year Lead Supervisor
and Organisation
Collaborating
Organisation
Project Title Student
2012 Dr Russell Varley

CSIRO

Monash  

Predictive Modelling of Crosslinked Polymer Networks [PDF 621KB]

Mr Tao Tan
2012 Dr Ping Zhang

CSIRO

 

Integration of Genetic Algorithms with Logistic Regression for Alzheimer’s diagnosis and prognosis [PDF 180KB]

Mr Piers Johnson
2012 Dr Dayalan Gunasegaram

CSIRO

Monash  

Characterising the 3D microscopic surface roughness of carbon anodes and gray cast iron thimbles and investigating the relationship between the two quantities [PDF 542KB]

Mr David Tay

Undergraduate Degree Scholarships

Year University Student
2015 James Cook University Mr Michael White
2015 University of Western Australia Mr James Shepherd
2015 RMIT Mr Hugh Sutherland
2015 Flinders University Miss Amy Griffin
2015 University of New England Mr Aris MacRae
2015 University of Queensland Ms Emma Green
2015 Curtin University Mr Nathan Izlaub
2014 James Cook University Miss Ellerah Campbell
2014 Monash University Mr Alex Benbow
2014 Flinders University Mr Joel Panther
2014 University of Adelaide Miss Rianna Dinon
2014 The University of Melbourne Mr Matthew Fraser
2013 Flinders University Mr Keiran Carter
2013 University of Adelaide Mr Lachlan Turner
2013 La Trobe University Mr Daniel McDonald
2013 University of New England Mr Carlin McAlister