14 November 2017Share
ACU projects have been awarded more than $3.1 million in funding in the latest round of Australian Research Council (ARC) grants.
ACU received funding for eight research projects, including two Discovery Early Career Researcher Awards (DECRA) and a $373,753 Discovery Indigenous grant.
Dr Karen McLean from the Learning Sciences Institute Australia will use her $369,996 DECRA grant to investigate how caregivers learn about the provision of children’s play at home and in the community.
Dr Matthew Crawford from the Institute for Religion and Critical Inquiry will use his $382,983 DECRA grant to investigate the role of religious belief and education training in the formation of a person’s sense of self in society, leading to either social harmony or conflict.
ACU has also received funding for five discovery projects, supporting a wide range of research projects across the University. The funded projects include: