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Advance Queensland Research Fellows and PhD Scholars 2017

These Queensland scientists and researchers have received funding through the Advance Queensland Research Fellowship program.

Their projects will help drive innovation and collaboration in new and existing industries and solidify Queensland’s capability and reputation as a global science and research leader.

Researcher Advance Queensland Award Project Title Recipient Organisation
Mrs Rebecca Cherry PhD Scholarship
$45,000
Development of sustainable building technologies from low grade timber. University of Southern Queensland
Mr David Johnston PhD Scholarship
$45,000
Developing automated approaches to the parametrisation of biophysical crop models. University of Southern Queensland
Mr Edward Kerr PhD Scholarship
$45,000
Systems biology of beer: genomics and proteomics for brewing biochemistry. University of Queensland
Mr Lei Lang PhD Scholarship
$45,000
“CyFiT" - Outpatient telerehabilitation management for Queensland children with cystic fibrosis. The University of Queensland
Mr Adrien Marc PhD Scholarship
$45,000
Development of advanced reproductive techniques to characterize infertility in barramundi. James Cook University
Miss Erin Oliver PhD Scholarship
$45,000
Planar reconfigurable antennas for on-the-move satellite communications. The University of Queensland
Ms Jessica Pahl PhD Scholarship
$45,000
Queensland-grown algae as functional foods for obesity. University of Southern Queensland
Miss Arlen Rowe PhD Scholarship
$45,000
Improving quality of life and outcomes for regional cancer patients. University of Southern Queensland
Mr Llewyn Salt PhD Scholarship
$45,000
Multi-Objective Optimisation and Multi-Agent Learning for IoT Devices. The University of Queensland
Mr Basam Tabet PhD Scholarship
$45,000
Manipulating sorghum grain size, grain number and grain quality. The University of Queensland
Dr Sasan Ahdi Rezaeieh Research Fellowship
early-career
$180,000
Electromagnetic Torso Scanner for fatty liver disease detection and monitoring. The University of Queensland
Dr Lee Barber Research Fellowship
early-career
$180,000
CP muscle-movement toolbox: Expand early detection of cerebral palsy.  The University of Queensland
Mr Jamie Barwick Research Fellowship
early-career
$180,000
GPScows: animal location-behaviour sensing for the red-meat value chain. Central Queensland University
Dr Joshua Burgess Research Fellowship
early-career
$180,000
An accurate companion diagnostic predicting patient response to PARP inhibitors. Queensland University of Technology
Dr Xumeng Chen Research Fellowship
early-career
$180,000
Developing and implementing new chemistries to effectively recover fine coals. The University of Queensland
Dr Mahshid Firouzi Research Fellowship
early-career
$180,000
Enhancing CSG well production through well bottom-hole pressure control. The University of Queensland
Dr Marina Fortes Research Fellowship
early-career
$180,000
Female reproduction phenobank and validation herds. The University of Queensland
Dr Shaun Gregory Research Fellowship
early-career
$180,000
Decreasing complications with mechanical hearts through improved implantation techniques. Griffith University
Dr April Hall Research Fellowship
early-career
$180,000
The value of conservation parks on the Great Barrier Reef. James Cook University
Dr Thi My Linh Hoang Research Fellowship
early-career
$180,000
Tropical Pulses for Queensland. Queensland University of Technology
Dr Md.  Daloar Hossain Research Fellowship
early-career
$180,000
Environmentally adaptive antimicrobial surfaces for application in the aircraft industry.  The University of Queensland
Dr Wen Hua Research Fellowship
early-career
$180,000
Machine learning, data analytics, and knowledge management for microgrid data. The University of Queensland
Dr Hina Khan Research Fellowship
early-career
$180,000
Data management, exploration and visualization for smart energy grid.  The University of Queensland
Dr Chang Lei Research Fellowship
early-career
$180,000
Nano-lateral flow assays for rapid and ultra-sensitive influenza detection.  The University of Queensland
Dr Claire Levrier Research Fellowship
early-career
$180,000
Development of a new anti-cancer agent from a Queensland plant. Queensland University of Technology
Dr Steve Mehrkanoon Research Fellowship
early-career
$180,000
The early diagnosis of neurodevelopmental disabilities using integrated bioengineering technology. The University of Queensland
Dr Timothy Molloy Research Fellowship
early-career
$180,000
Safely guiding unmanned aircraft through Queensland skies. Queensland University of Technology
Dr Lynette Molyneaux Research Fellowship
early-career
$180,000
Is Queensland's economy resilient to an energy shock? The University of Queensland
Mr Alex Pagnozzi Research Fellowship
early-career
$180,000
Innovative web-based clinical decision support tool for paediatric brain injury.  Commonwealth Scientific And Industrial Research Organisation
Dr Rajib Rana Research Fellowship
early-career
$180,000
Automated mood inference tool for relapse prediction in mood disorders. University of Southern Queensland
Mr Lee Reid Research Fellowship
early-career
$180,000
CONSULT: A connectivity-based surgical planning tool, incorporating advanced functional neuroimaging. Commonwealth Scientific And Industrial Research Organisation
Dr Mahboobeh Shahbazi Research Fellowship
early-career
$180,000
Engineered design of bulk superconductors for maximum efficiency motors/generators. Queensland University of Technology
Ms Srilakshmi Srinivasan Research Fellowship
early-career
$180,000
A personalised PSA test for prostate cancer diagnosis.  Queensland University of Technology
Dr Chittayong Surakitbanharn Research Fellowship
early-career
$180,000
Improving the communication of disaster information in Queensland communities. Queensland University of Technology
Dr Zewen Kelvin Tuong Research Fellowship
early-career
$180,000
Approaching antigen-presenting cell immunotherapy for cervical cancers using single-cell transcriptomics. The University of Queensland
Dr Wayes Tushar Research Fellowship
early-career
$180,000
Peer-to-Peer energy trading schemes for sustainable cities. The University of Queensland
Dr Najeeb Ullah Research Fellowship
early-career
$180,000
Exploring opportunities to improve wheat performance to future warmer climates. The University of Queensland
Dr Konstanty Bialkowski Research Fellowship
mid-career
$300,000
Road monitoring and anomaly detection using microwave based sensors. The University of Queensland
Associate Professor Jennifer Broom Research Fellowship
mid-career
$300,000
Novel antimicrobial stewardship innovations to preserve antibiotics for the future. Queensland Health
Sunshine Coast Hospital and Health Service
Dr Christopher Carty Research Fellowship
mid-career
$300,000
The Personalised Digital Patient:  helping children with lower limb deformities. Griffith University
Dr Jason Cullen Research Fellowship
mid-career
$300,000
Development of novel neuroprotectants from Queensland rainforest plants. QIMR Berghofer Medical Research Institute
Dr Sudipta Das Bhowmik Research Fellowship
mid-career
$300,000
Tropical Pulses for Queensland. Queensland University of Technology
Dr Richard Gordon Research Fellowship
mid-career
$300,000
Drug repurposing for neurodegeneration using Artificial Intelligence and machine learning. The University of Queensland
Dr Marcus Gray Research Fellowship
mid-career
$300,000
Treatment impacts on inflammation, subjective symptoms and microbiome in IBD/IBS. Queensland Health
Metro South Hospital and Health Service
Dr Jennifer Gunter Research Fellowship
mid-career
$300,000
Targeting cancer metabolism with therapeutics derived from Queensland biota.  Queensland University of Technology
Dr Elke Hacker Research Fellowship
mid-career
$300,000
Testing new technology in skin cancer prevention. Queensland University of Technology
Dr Shivashankar Hiriyur Nagaraj Research Fellowship
mid-career
$300,000
Improved transfusion in Indigenous Queenslanders - linking genomics to clinical diagnostics. Queensland University of Technology
Dr Zhongfan Jia Research Fellowship
mid-career
$300,000
Cheaper and safer flow battery for micro-grid energy storage. The University of Queensland
Dr Yujuan Li Research Fellowship
mid-career
$300,000
Novel approaches for root-knot nematodes control. Central Queensland University
Professor Emma McBryde Research Fellowship
mid-career
$300,000
Combating antibiotic-resistant infections using a health system approach. James Cook University
Dr Carmel McDougall Research Fellowship
mid-career
$300,000
Reinvigorating the Queensland oyster industry. The University of Queensland
Dr Joseph Moxon Research Fellowship
mid-career
$300,000
Clincial and economic evaluation of novel blood tests for stroke.  James Cook University
Dr Brent Moyle Research Fellowship
mid-career
$300,000
Stimulating regional tourism through virtual reconstruction of Queensland’s WWII heritage. Griffith University
Dr Karl Robinson Research Fellowship
mid-career
$300,000
New horizons with BioClay: Protecting crops from aphids and whiteflies.  The University of Queensland
Dr Penny Rudd Research Fellowship
mid-career
$300,000
Old drug, new cause: fighting arthritis caused by Queensland viruses. Griffith University
Dr Derek Sarovich Research Fellowship
mid-career
$300,000
More rapid and cost-effective diagnosis of antibiotic-resistant infections. University of the Sunshine Coast
Dr Phong Tran Research Fellowship
mid-career
$300,000
Antibiotic - eluting coatings for antimicrobial orthopaedic implants. Queensland University of Technology
Dr Ananthanarayanan Veeraragavan Research Fellowship
mid-career
$300,000
Supersonic combustion of hydrocarbon fuels for high-mach-number axisymmetric scramjets.  The University of Queensland
Dr Brett Williams Research Fellowship
mid-career
$300,000
Tropical Pulses for Queensland. Queensland University of Technology
Dr Yunfei Xi Research Fellowship
mid-career
$300,000
Value-added building materials using Queensland’s natural mineral resources. Queensland University of Technology
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Creative Commons Attribution-NoDerivs 3.0 Australia (CC BY-ND 3.0)
Last updated
17 March, 2017

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