Congratulations to Associate Professor Rafael Calvo who has been awarded an ARC Future Fellowship. Minister for Education, the Hon. Christopher Pyne MP, announced $115 million for the Fellowships on July 23rd, under the Australian Research Council's (ARC) Future Fellowships scheme which promotes research in areas of critical national importance by supporting outstanding mid-career researchers to conduct their research in Australia.
Rafael will use his Fellowship to bring together experts from multiple disciplines to develop new technologies to improve health, performance and quality of life for all Australians, working closely with the Charles Perkins Centre and the Brain and Mind Research Institute in his research on positive computing and health.
If you would like to see Rafael speak, he presents Positive Computing: Technologies for psychological wellbeing and human potential on Friday the 8th of August. The talk will take place at 4pm in room 424 of the Education Building, Camperdown, University of Sydney.
The full list of 2014 Future Fellowships is available on the Australian Research Council website.