An orthopaedic innovation Fellowship was awarded to Professor Mark Taylor, while other successes include a successful tender bid to investigate entry requirements on a global scale and a national committee appointment.
Orthopaedic innovation Fellowship
Professor Mark Taylor, from the College of Science and Engineering, will enjoy a share of $1.76 million for industry-led Fellowships through the MRFF Researcher Exchange and Development within Industry (REDI) initiative.
Professor Taylor, whose work focuses on improving orthopaedic product development, joins leading researchers from around Australia who are turning vital medical research into better prevention, diagnosis and treatment for patients.
The REDI Fellowships for researchers and clinicians are part of a $21 million federal investment to improve patient care for all Australians. More information about the Fellowships is available here.
Tender win for language benchmark requirements
Associate Professor Amanda Muller from the College of Nursing and Health Sciences has been successful in gaining a tender through the Tertiary Education Quality and Standards Agency (TEQSA), to investigate benchmarking the English entry requirements for courses across Australia, Canada, NZ, US and UK. The project, titled “Benchmark of English Language Entry Requirements”, was the preferred candidate for the $29,250 (ex GST) tender.
National recognition with committee appointment
Professor Geraint Rogers from the College of Medicine and Public Health has been announced a member of the Women in Health Science Committee, from the National Health and Medical Research Council. Professor Rogers joins the 13-person committee that will serve until December 2024.