ACU (Australian Catholic University)

Insight

Issue 3, Summer 2011

2011 grants and funding

2011 grants and funding

In 2011, more than 40 grants and funding opportunities were awarded to researchers in all of ACU’s five faculties. Grants in excess of $150,000 are detailed below:

Faculty of Arts and Sciences

Australian Research Council (ARC) Discovery Project Grant
Professor Sheryl Hemphill Antisocial behaviour in young Australian adults: Social and economic influences. Collaborative Project with Deakin University and the University of Melbourne. $671,575*

ARC Discovery Project Grant
Professor Peter G Rendell Imagining and realising the future: limits and potentials in older adulthood. $246,610

National Health and Medical Research Council Project Grant
Professor Sheryl Hemphill Longitudinal study of modifiable influences for the development of harmful young adult alcohol use and related problems (2010 – 2014). Collaborative project with Deakin University. $1,411,075*

Department of Families, Housing, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs
Professor Morag McArthur, Kate Butler Evaluation of the supporting children after separation program. $172,287

Department of Families, Housing, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs
Professor Morag McArthur, Ms Lorraine Thomson, Dr Justin Barker The effects of changes to Family Tax Benefits A on young people and their parents. $167,844.55

Australian Capital Territory Department of Disability, Housing and Community Services
Professor Morag McArthur Sponsorship of Institute of Child Protection Studies. $513,750

Faculty of Education

ARC Discovery via UNE
Professor Kristina Love Grammar and Praxis: investigating a grammatics for twenty-first century school English. $173,362

ARC Discovery via Monash
Professor Doug Clarke People Educational Policy: Realising the new Australian English and Mathematics Curriculum. $158,959

Department of Education Employment and Workplace Relations
Professor Elizabeth Warren, Mrs Eva De Vries and Dr Janelle Young Counting on you - A Parental and Community Engagement (PaCE) program. $415,176

Commonwealth Department of Families, Housing, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs
(sub-contract with the University of Melbourne Commercial Limited)
Professor Shurlee Swain Find and Connect Database. $2,891,336*

Faculty of Health Sciences

National Health and Medical Research Council Project Grant
Professor Sandy Middleton T3 Trial: Triage, Treatment and Transfer of patients with stroke in emergency departments $2,258,198

National Health and Medical Research Council Project Grant
Professor Sue Kildea Impact on Caesarean Rates following Injections of Sterile Water (ICARIS): A randomised controlled trial $456,760

National Health and Medical Research Council Training Fellowship
Dr Michael Cole How does the trunk influence intersegmental coordination during functional tasks in Parkinson’s disease: A risk factor for falls. $290,032

ARC Linkage Project Grant
Professor Anne Gardner (CIB); Professor Sandy Middleton (CIC) A prospective evaluation of the impact of the nurse practitioner role on emergency department service and outcomes. Collaborative Project with QUT. $507,178*

ARC Linkage Project Grant
Dr John Rosenberg (CIC) Caring at end of life: understanding the nature and effect of informal community care networks for people dying at home. Collaborative project with UWS. $151,043*

National Health and Medical Research Council Program Grant
Professor David Thompson (CIB) Integration of risk evaluation in cardiovascular disease management programs. $4,568,853*

National Health and Medical Research Council Project Grant
Professor David Thompson (CID) The Central Australian Heart Protection Study: A Randomised Trial of Nurse-Led, Family Based Secondary Prevention of Acute Coronary Syndromes. $1,830,401.20*

 

* Indicates the total amount awarded for the project, ACU will receive a portion

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