Sociology ARC Discovery grant success

Congratulations to Alan Petersen and Renata Kokanovic, our Sociology staff in the research strength of health who have won two ARC Discovery projects in the most recent round of awards. Professor Alan Petersen and Professor Christine Parker will investigate anti-ageing treatment markets for their DP140100484 and uncover how expectations arise and function in this market as well as implications for treatment practices and decisions. Associate Professor Renata Kokanovic, Associate Professor Suzanne Fraser and their colleagues will undertake a qualitative analysis of alcohol and drug addiction and produce an innovative online resource for Australians affected by addiction and its stigma (DP140100996).