Associate Professor Martyn Kirk wins funds to fight global disease

4 September 2015

Associate Professor Martyn Kirk (MAppEdpid '97, PhD '11) has secured a grant for more than $427,000 in the latest National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) funding round, to help with a European Union collaboration to fight disease outbreaks.

The four-year funding will help Associate Professor Kirk, from the National Centre for Epidemiology and Population Health, take part in the collaboration with 28 research partners from 10 EU countries to find ways to reduce the impact and cost of disease outbreaks from contaminated food.

"The fact that we are able to collaborate with 28 European research partners is fantastic," Associate Professor Kirk said.

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