The Australian Research Council announces a new round of the future making and breaking for young academics; the Discovery Early Career Researcher Award (DECRA) scheme.
The $86m funding pool is shared by 200 applicants, with a 20 per cent success rate.
It’s business as usual in allocations, with the Group of Eight picking up 123 grants, which is pretty much the norm in large ARC schemes.
- Uni Queensland: 24
- Uni Melbourne: 21
- Monash U: 19
- ANU: 18
- UNSW: 14
- Uni Sydney: 12
- Uni Adelaide: 10
- UWA: 5
- QUT did well, with 11 awards.
Engineering was the most successful discipline, by a wide margin – with 43 awards, well ahead of Biological Sciences, with 31. At the other end, Creative Arts, Economics and Education all had one each.