Monday, 19 July 2010

North Ryde. Macquarie Uni gets research funds

Macquarie University will receive $33.4 million from the federal government’s Australian Research Council (ARC) over the next seven years to fund two new research centres, namely, the ARC Centre of Excellence for Core to Crust Fluid Systems, which will receive $12.4 million to develop new frameworks for mineral and energy exploration based on fundamental advances in geodynamics, and a new understanding of fluid transport at lithosphere scales; and the ARC Centre of Excellence in Study of Cognition and its Disorders, which will receive $21 million to undertake research to help improve the diagnosis and treatment of a range of cognitive disorders, including dyslexia, language impairment, autism, dementia and schizophrenia.



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