ARC Linkage Grant Success
- Author: Ebony Preen
- Posted: 4th July 2012
UNSW Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences research projects have benefited from the latest round of ARC Linkage Grants.
The Faculty was awarded two Linkage Project grants, a success rate of 66.7% (2 out of 3 proposals), compared to 36.7% across all Linkage Project applications to the ARC. Faculty Researchers were also named Chief Investigators on three successful grant applications.
The aim of the Linkage scheme is to foster collaboration between researchers, industries, and communities to find solutions to some of our most pressing problems.
Our successful projects:
- A New Healthy Living Minimum Income Standard for Low-Paid and Unemployed Australians, led by Prof Peter Saunders from the Social Policy Research Centre, $265,030
- Accountability and user participation in Chinese child welfare nongovernment organisations, led by A/Prof Xiaoyuan Shang and A/Prof Karen Fisher from the Social Policy Research Centre, $237,213
Congratulations to our researchers who are Chief Investigators on the following projects:
- Prof Sandra Hale - School of International Studies, Participation in the administration of justice: deaf citizens as jurors, led by Macquarie University, $200,000
- Prof Sandra Hale - School of International Studies, Communication skills training for oncology health care professionals working with culturally and linguistically diverse patients, led by UNSW Faculty of Medicine, $170,793
- Dr Loren Brener - National Centre in HIV Social Research, The role of implicit identity and implicit beliefs in recovery from mental illness, led by University of Queensland, $151,000
The funding is part of Round 2 of the government’s Linkage Projects scheme, and will commence in July 2012.
For a full list of the successful grants and a university breakdown go to the ARC website. (PDF)