Advance your organisation’s goals and contribute towards your future success by joining with us to advance research excellence in the humanities and social sciences. Recent Australian Research Council (ARC) funding success at the Monash Arts Faculty demonstrates the excellence in collaborative research opportunities supported by our University.
Research success by the Monash Arts Faculty
The Monash University Arts Faculty is pleased to announce a large number of successful and outstanding Australian Research Council (ARC) funding applications in 2013. As a result of these achievements, Monash Arts researchers have exciting plans to conduct research that will have a major social, cultural, economic and political impact.
ARC funding awarded within Monash Arts includes 10 successful ARC Discovery Projects, 1 Discovery Outstanding Researcher Award (DORA), 1 Future Fellowship and 2 Discovery Early Career Researcher Awards (DECRAs). Further, with the Monash Arts Faculty as the Administering Organisation (AO), there were an additional 7 grants that were accrued in the recent ARC results.
Up by nearly 20% in it’s overall ARC success rate since the 2011-12 funding round, Monash Arts is now firmly established as a hub of research excellence in the social sciences and humanities.
Research priorities with impact at Monash
Monash Arts is firmly represented within the University’s newly established four research priority areas which aim to bring together academic excellence through cross-disciplinary research collaboration. These areas link Monash to the Australian Government’s Strategic Research Priorities.
Recent Discovery Project ARC wins under each of the four priority areas below demonstrate the success of cross-discipline collaboration at Monash in advancing research excellence. These projects are due to commence in 2014.
Liveable Places and Sustainable Environments engages our researchers in the investigation of issues surround the global challenges of climate change and creating sustainable environments and more liveable cities and communities for future generations.
- Environmental Transformations linked to Early Human Occupation in Northern Australia, Prof Simon Haberle (ANU); Em/Prof Peter Kerhsaw; Dr Simon Connor; Dr Willem van der Kaars; A/Prof George Perry (University of Auckland)
- Extratropical Cyclones and their Associated Precipitation: Understanding, Model Evaluation, and Future Projections, Dr Jennifer Catto
Who owns the sustainable city? Urban redevelopment, sustainability and the politics of property rights in Australia, Brazil and Chile, Dr Libby Porter; Dr Xuan Zhu; Prof Francisco Sabatini (Catholic University of Chile)
- Australian Membership of the International Ocean Discovery Program, Prof Richard Arculus (ANU); Prof Eelco Rohling (ANU); Prof Andrew Roberts (ANU); Prof Neville Exon (ANU); Dr Christopher Yeats (CSIRO); Prof Suzanne O’Reilly (Macquarie University); Prof Simon George (Macquarie University); Prof Dietmar Muller (University of Sydney); Prof Jonathan Aitchison (University of Sydney); Dr Jody Webster (University of Sydney); Prof Mike Coffin (University of Tasmania); Prof Paulo Vasconcelos (University of Queensland); Dr Kevin Welsh (University of Queensland); Prof Thompson McCuaig (University of Western Australia); Prof Annette George (University of Western Australia); Prof Charles Skilbeck (University of Technology Sydney); Dr Alan Baxter (University of Sydney); Prof Janet Hergt (University of Melbourne); A/Prof Stephen Gallagher (University of Melbourne); A/Prof Christopher Fergusson (University of Melbourne); Dr Craig Sloss (Queensland University of Technology); Dr Andrew Heap (University of Tasmania); A/Prof Wouter Schellart; A/Prof Jeffrey Stilwell; Prof John Foden (University of Adelaide); Em/Prof Peter Kershaw; Dr William Howard (ANU); Dr Michael Clennell; Dr James Daniell (James Cook University); Prof Lindsay Collins (Curtin University)
Understanding Cultures promotes understandings of past, present and future cultural and social forces, and considers new and evolving forms of global citizenship.
- Australian Indigenous Film and Television: New Frames of Understanding, Dr Therese Davis; A/Prof Christopher Healy (Melbourne University)
- Pacific Exposures: Australian and Japanese Photographic Connections Since the Late Nineteenth Century, Prof Robin Gerster and Dr Melissa Miles
- AusStage 5: Australian live performance and the world, Prof Julian Meyrick (Flinders University); Prof John F Roddick (Flinders University); Prof Julie Holledge (Flinders University); Dr Jonathan Bollen (Flinders University); Prof Joanne Tompkins (University of Queensland); Prof Veronica Kelly (University of Queensland); Assoc Prof Maryrose Casey; Ms Nanette Hassall (WAAPA); Dr Shona Erskine (WAAPA); Prof Rachel Fensham (University of Melbourne); A/Prof Peter Eckersall (University of Melbourne); A/Prof Denise Varney (University of Melbourne); Dr Glenn D’Cruz (Deakin University); A/Prof Helena Grehan (Murdoch University); Dr Gillian Arrighi (University of Newcastle); A/Prof David Watt (University of Newcastle); Dr Bree Hadley (Queensland University of Technology); Dr Sandra Gattenhof (Queensland University of Technology); Dr Margaret Hamilton (RMIT); Dr Meg Mumford (UNSW); Dr Bryoni Trezise (UNSW); Prof Peta Tait (LaTrobe Univeristy); Dr Delyse Ryan (Australian Catholic University); Ms Antonietta Morgillo (Australia Council for the Arts); Prof Frode Helland (University of Oslo); Mr Christopher Smith; Mr Robert Brookman (SA State Theatre Company)
Improving Communication with Aboriginal English Speakers: A Study of cultural conceptualisations in Aboriginal English, Prof Farzad Sharifian
- Future Fellowship awarded to A/Prof Brett Hutchins – ‘The Mobile Media Moment: Investigating the Pivotal Role of Sport in Mobile Media Content, Markets and Technologies’, Communication and Media Studies
Resilient and Inclusive Societies research promotes resilient and inclusive communities at home and abroad to achieve greater social, mental and physical well being for the community.
- Experiences of addiction, treatment and recovery: An online resource for members of the public, health professionals and policymakers, A/Prof Renata Kokanovic; A/Prof Suzanne Fraser (Curtin University of Technology); Prof David Moore (Curtin University); Prof Carla Treloar (UNSW); A/Prof Adrian Dunlop (University of Newcastle)
Researching ourselves and changing society: social surveys in twentieth-century Australia, Dr Charlotte Greenhalgh
From Sarah Wills Howe to Thomas Wentworth Wills: An Australian Family Biography, Prof Jennifer Hocking (DORA)
Peace Security and Borders research works to advance our understanding of the sources of conflict, violence and harm at local, regional and international levels.
- Preventing Mass Sexual and Gender-Based Violence in Conflict and Non-Conflict Countries, Prof Jacqui True
The Exploitation of unlawful migrant labour : crime, labour and regulation, Dr Marie Segrave (DECRA)
Rethinking the Victim: Gendered Violence in Australian Women’s Writing, A/Prof Anne R Brewster (UNSW)
Join in the Monash Arts Faculty collaborative research success
Interested in partnering with us to extend the impact of what we do?
We are seeking collaborative opportunities from industry, government and community groups who are mutually interested in supporting and contributing to the advancement of research excellence. We understand and support collaboration with stakeholders to strengthen and benefit research impact.
Find out more:
- Contact: Beverley Baugh, Manager Arts Business Development and Staff Research:
- Monash Arts Business Development
- Monash Arts Faculty Research Showcase
- Monash Arts Research
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