Australian Research Council funding success

Congratulations to Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences Australian Research Council Discovery Early Career Researcher Award (DECRA) and Future Fellows recipients commencement in 2022.

We had great success across the University of Melbourne with the recently announced ARC Discovery Early Career Researcher Award (DECRA) and Future Fellows, for commencement in 2022.

I would like to congratulate the six DECRA and three Future Fellows in our Faculty who received funding, and wish them success in their projects.

Professor Alicia Spittle
Associate Dean (Research)

ARC DECRA Fellows and their projects

Dr Raissa Fonseca - Engineering T cells to promote peripheral immunity
Dr Carolien Van de Sandt - Decoding the evolution of killer T cell immunity across human lifetime
Dr Justin Hardee - Interrogating the adaptive potential of skeletal muscle
Dr Hui-Fern Koay - A comprehensive map of dynamic change in immune cells
Dr Sharon Huebner - First Nations community-led approaches to Australian healthcare genomics
Dr Daniel Feuerriegel - A Brain-behaviour model of decision-making under distraction

ARC Future Fellows and their projects

Associate Professor Natalie Hannan - Purinergic signalling in placentation and vascular adaptation in pregnancy
Professor Simine Vazire - Evaluating the quality of scientific research in psychology
Dr Patrick Goodbourn - Perception: from genes to behaviour