Discover everything you need to know about our Westpac Research Fellowship by catching up on the latest news and reflections from past and present scholars.
2024 Westpac Research Fellows steering us towards a better future
Two early-career researchers from The University of Melbourne and The University of Queensland have secured over $1.3 million in combined funding to support critical postdoctoral research and invest in them as leaders.
Researching within the sustainability space is synthetic chemist, bio-engineer and 2020 Westpac Research Fellow Dr Yu Heng Lau. He and his team at the School of Chemistry at the University of Sydney are exploring how to improve crop yields, using the natural processes that happen in other photosynthetic organisms.
A researcher with bold ambitions? Apply for a Westpac Research Fellowship
As academic researchers, we quickly become accustomed to the yearly ritual of grant writing. Yet despite my growing familiarity with this annual routine, my journey to becoming a Westpac Research Fellow last year was one that profoundly challenged my grant writing methodology and my underlying research ethos.