Feature articles

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.



Breakthroughs for future food security

2023 Westpac Research Fellow, Dr Kai Xun Chan, is among Australia‚Äôs leading young scientists stepping up to the challenge of how to feed the growing global population, a task that will require more food to be produced in the next thirty years than the entire history of human civilisation. 

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.