Art & Social Sciences celebrates success in latest round of ARC funding grants

23 Nov 2017
We are pleased to announce that the following academics have been successful in the latest round of ARC grant awards.

Discovery Early Career Research Award (DECRA)

Dr Pichamon Yeophantong from the School of Social Sciences was successful for a project entitled: Making resource investment responsible in mainland southeast Asia ($357,773.00).

Discovery grants

Professor Chris Cuneen from the School of Social Sciences and colleagues were successful for a project entitled Reconceptualising Indigenous access to justice in civil law ($368,728.00).

Associate Professor Lisa Ford and Dr Stephen Doherty from the School of Humanities & Languages, and colleagues were successful for a project entitled Remaking the British world after 1815 ($588,531.00).

Professor Jeremy Moss from the School of Humanities & Languages and colleagues were successful for a project entitled Ethics, responsibility and the carbon budget ($356,926.00).

Professor Anne O’Brien from the School of Humanities & Languages and colleague were successful for a project entitled Homelessness and the homeless people: an Australian history ($109,628.00).

Associate Professor Daniel Robinson from the School of Humanities & Languages and colleague were successful for a project entitled Indigenous knowledge futures: protecting and promoting indigenous knowledge ($568,796.00).

Associate Professor Haiqing Yu from the School of Humanities & Languages and colleague were successful for a project entitled Chinese-language digital/social media in Australia ($349,642.00, led by the University of Technology, Sydney).

Associate Professor Haiqing Yu was also recently approved by the ARC to take over as 2nd Chief Investigator on a 2017 Discovery project entitled Digital China: From cultural presence to innovative nation, led by Curtin University of Technology ($249,500.00).

Linkage Infrastructure, Equipment and Facilities grants

Associate Professor Lisa Ford from the School of Humanities & Languages and colleagues were successful for a project entitled Foundations of the common law library ($499,899.00)

Indigenous Discovery grants

Associate Professor Susan Green from the School of Social Sciences and colleagues were successful for a project entitled Cultural responsiveness: measuring and evaluating social work practice ($373,754.00, led by Australian Catholic University).

Associate Professor Heidi Norman (joining UNSW Arts & Social Sciences as a Scientia Fellow in 2018) and colleague were successful for a project entitled The Aboriginal land estate in NSW: opportunities for economic activity ($724,413.00).

Linkage Learned Academies Special Projects

Professor Peter Saunders and Emeritus Professor Sheila Shaver from the Social Policy Research Centre and colleagues from the Academy of Social Sciences in Australia were successful for a project entitled The Use of Big Data for Social Policy: Benefits and risks ($170,000.00).

Congratulations to all our academics. These projects address important social, cultural and historical questions.