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Our Research Projects

The Monash Warwick Alliance encourages the development of joint research and education collaboration with the aim of mutually beneficial growth in the research and teaching excellence of both institutions. A number of funding schemes are available to support Monash and Warwick researchers in collaborative projects.

Alliance Research Accelerator Fund

The Alliance Research Accelerator Fund has been established to support research groups working collaboratively on intermediate-sized projects with the potential to achieve significant impact.

Congratulations to the following projects which have most recently been awarded Accelerator funding.

Project Title

Monash University

Principal Investigator

University of Warwick

Principal Investigator

Sensing and catalysed destruction of chemical warfare agents Associate Professor Kellie Tuck Professor Michael Ward
Phage therapy - a viable therapy for urinary tract infections, pneumonia, bloodstream infections and inflammatory bowel disease Professor Trevor Lithgow Dr Eleanor Jameson
Behavioural activation - adolescents with mild-moderate intellectual disability Professor Katrina Williams Professor Richard Hastings
Inclusive Economies and Enduring Peace: The Transformative Role of Social Reproduction Professor Jacqui True Professor Shirin Rai
Engineering Cardiovascular Systems Professor Adrian Neild Dr Jerome Charmet

For information and case studies on previously funded projects please visit our Accelerator Fund Recipients page.

Alliance Research Catalyst Fund

The Alliance Research Catalyst Fund has been established with the specific intention to foster new initiatives with high potential that combine complementary aspects of each institution towards novel research outcomes.

Congratulations to the following projects which have most recently been awarded Catalyst funding.

Project Title

Monash University

Principal Investigator

University of Warwick

Principal Investigator

Sustainable Development of Informal Settlements and Citarum Basin Ecologies Professor Rob Raven Professor Joao Porto de Albuquerque
Joint Research Development on Metal-Organic Frameworks Functionalised Silicon Anodes for Advanced Energy Storage Professor Matthew Hill Dr John Low
Beyond Autonomy: Understanding How New Social, Scientific and Technological Influences are Shaping the Future of Freedom Dr Christopher Watkin Dr Oliver Davis
Using behavioural economics to improve sexual health Dr Jason Ong Professor Daniel Read 
Penicillin binding proteins and peptidoglycan structure in Clostridium difficile Profesor Dena Lyras Professor David Roper 
Development of a scale-up human eye model to investigate aqueous humour hydrodynamics due to outflow obstruction within the trabecular meshwork Dr Ooi Ean Hin (Monash University, Malaysia) Dr Isaac Kuo-Kang Liu
Harnessing community expertise in designing decision support systems to understand and act on food insecurity in local government settings in the UK and Australia Dr Sue Kleve Dr Martine Barons 
Creating the possible: interdisciplinary methodologies for futures research, experimentation and impact Professor Sarah Pink Professor Noortje Marres

For information and case studies on previously funded projects please visit our Catalyst Fund Recipients page.

Alliance Joint PhD Scholarships

The Monash Warwick Alliance Joint PhD is part of our commitment to developing a successor generation of internationally experienced young researchers. It is aimed at supporting academic collaborations and can be created by joint-research teams in eligible disciplines to gain an outstanding, highly mobile PhD candidate who can bring additional capacity to support research collaboration.

Scholarship applications for students starting in Autumn 2020 are now closed. Please visit the Doctoral College website for further information.