The good news is 100 new Future Fellows will share $87.8m for research. The bad news is they account for just 17 per cent of applications
The 2019 Australian Research Council Future Fellows were announced yesterday, with researchers at 23 universities successful. Uni Melbourne led, with 15 awards, ahead of Monash U and UNSW (13 each) and Uni Queensland (8).
All up Group of Eight institutions will administer 64 projects. ATN members account for a further 12. Of universities winning more than five, UNSW had the highest success rate, 25 per cent (13 approvals from 51 applications). Uni Adelaide, did well with 30 per cent (seven from 23), as did Monash U, 21 per cent, (13 from 61) Macquarie U, 22 per cent (six from 27) and Uni Melbourne, 20 per cent, (15 from 76).