Research Grants

• ARC Linkage: User-Adaptive search and evaluation for complex information seeking tasks (2015-2017)

• Google Faculty Research Award: Magnitude Estimation for the Evaluation of Search Systems (2015)

• Industry grant from Seek Ltd.: User-Adaptive search and evaluation for complex information seeking tasks (2015)

• ARC Linkage: Spoken Conversational Search: Contextual interactive techniques to support effective information search over a speech-only communication channel (2015-2017)

• QNRF: Answering Real-time Questions from Arabic Social Media (2014-2016)

• ARC Discovery: Effective summaries for search results (2014-2016)

• ARC Discovery Early Career Research Award DE140100275: Beyond keyword search for ranked document retrieval. (2014-2016)

• ARC Discovery Grant: “Efficient and effective ad-hoc retrieval using structured and unstructured geospatial information.” 2014-2016

• Australian government Office for Learning and Teaching Seed Grant. Defining a Unified Model of Vocabulary Acquisition via Extensive Reading (2014-2015)

• ARC Discovery: Sub-collection retrieval: understanding and improving search engines (2013—2015)

• ARC Linkage: TRIIBE – TRacking Indoor Information BEhaviour (2013-2015)

• ARC Linkage: Data mining complex transactional and criminal networks (2013–2015).

• Google Faculty Award: Orchestrated search: exploiting differences between sub-collections to improve retrieval accuracy (2013)

• Google Faculty Research Award: Searching, combining and interpreting tabular data in scientific papers (2013)

• ARC Discovery Grant: Efficient and effective algorithms for searching strings in secondary storage. (2011-2013)

• ARC Linkage: The Circus Oz Living Archive: developing a model of online digital engagement for the performing arts (2010-2013)

• Yahoo: Refinding information in the Web (2012)

• ARC Linkage: Accounting for Sustainability: Developing an Integrated Approach for Sustainability Assessments (2009-2012)

• ARC Linkage: Accurate Context-Aware Search for Managed Document Collections (2006-2008)

• Microsoft Research Award: Extracting query semantics from past query sequences to support exploratory search (2008)