ARC SPIRT Awards for 2001

 

Faculty of Arts

School of Contemporary Arts

Faculty of Health and Behavioural Sciences

School of Health Sciences
School of Psychology
Institute of Disability Studies

Faculty of Science and Technology

School of Architecture and Building
School of Biological and Chemical Sciences
School of Ecology and Environment
School of Engineering and Technology

 


Faculty of Arts

School of Contemporary Arts

Title: The effectiveness of major events in boosting the economy and social cohesion of an Australian regional city

A/Prof Louise Johnson - Deakin University
Ms Julie Stanley - Geelong Otway Tourism
Mr Stuart Walker - Geelong Otway Tourism

2001: $22,292
2002: $22,292
2003: $22,292


Faculty of Health and Behavioural Sciences

School of Health Sciences

Title: Discovery and analysis of genes with therapeuric potential in human skeletal muscle

Prof Greg Collier - Deakin University
Prof Mark Hargreaves - Deakin University
Dr David Cameron-Smith - Deakin University
Dr Rod Snow - Deakin University

2001: $69,860
2002: $65,000
2003: $70,000

School of Psychology

Title: Australian norms for anew tool for identifying child and adolescent psychiatric problems

Dr David Mellor - Deakin University
Prof Peter Birleson - Maroondah Hospital
Mr Russell Porter - South West Healthcare

2001: $23,500
2002: $21,828

Institute of Disability Studies

Title: Resilience and at-risk factors influencing behaviour in urban and rural adolescents with intellectual disabilities

Prof Barrie O'Connor - Deakin University
Dr Lynne Webber - Deakin University

2001: $22,292
2002: $22,292
2003: $22,292

Title: Adoption patterns related to videotelephony access for the deaf

Prof Barrie O'Connor - Deakin University
Ms Janet Owens - Deakin University

2001: $22,292
2002: $22,292
2003: $22,292

Title: Negotiating life choices. Living the last months of life with motor neurone disease

Prof Barrie O'Connor - Deakin University
Ms Jan Brown - Deakin University

2001: $22,292
2002: $22,292
2003: $22,292

Title: Financial Independence: Models of Best Practice

Dr Lynne Webber - Deakin University
Dr Judith Charlton - Deakin University

2001: $22,292
2002: $22,292
2003: $22,292

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Faculty of Science and Technology

School of Architecture and Building

Title: New onto Old: Flexible computer modelling to aid historic building restoration, recycling and extension

Prof Mark Burry - Deakin University
Mr Sambit Datta - Deakin University

2001: $22,292
2002: $22,292
2003: $22,292

School of Biological and Chemical Sciences

Title: Fundamental Chemistry to facilitate the production of value added fine chemicals from opium poppies with modified biosynthetic pathways

A/Prof Neil Barnett - Deakin University
Dr Peter Scammelis - Deakin University
Dr S Lewis - Deakin University
Prof Richard Russell - Deakin University

2001: $92,900
2002: $75,500
2003: $80,800

Title: Restoration and management of habitats of threatened species on manufacturing industry land of high conservation value

Dr Barbara Wilson - Deakin University
Dr David Cahill - Deakin University
Mr J Hill - Portland Aluminium
Dr Gordon Friend - Dept of Natural Resources and Environment
Mr Peter Myroniuk - Zoological Parks and Gardens

2001: $73,000
2002: $57,000
2003: $60,000

School of Ecology and Environment

Title: Monitoring and modelling smelter waste water solute transport in sandy soils above a regionally significant drinking water aquifier

Dr Graeme Allinson - Deakin University
Mr Richard Hill - Portland Aluminium

2001: $22,292
2002: $22,292
2003: $22,292

Title: The effect on estuarine water quality of the gradual removal of a sandbar that blocks the Estuary Mouth

Dr Michael Coates - Deakin University
Dr Tim Fletcher - Deakin University

2001: $22,292
2002: $22,292
2003: $22,292

Title: Catchment to regional scale indicators of sustainability: Integrating environmental, social and economic measures

Prof Gordon Duff - Deakin University
A/Prof Brad Mitchell - Deakin University
Dr Kevin O'Toole - Deakin University

2001: $72,526
2002: $74,372
2003: $76,214

Title: Evolution, biogeography and conservation status of a unique and threatened desert fauna

Dr Laurie Laurenson - Deakin University
Dr Christopher Austin - Deakin University
Mr Mark Adams - South Australia Museum

2001: $22,292
2002: $22,292
2003: $22,292

Title: Cost benefit analysis of management stratetgies for the production of hydroponic tomatoes

Dr Tom McRae - Deakin University
Dr Christine Berryman - Deakin University

2001: $22,292
2002: $22,292
2003: $22,292

Title: Preservation of biodiversity values at Kerang Lakes Wetlands

A/Prof Brad Mitchell -Deakin University
Dr Kimberley James - Deakin University
Mr Gregory Turner - Victorian Dept Natural Resources & Environment

2001: $22,292
2002: $22,292
2003: $22,292

Title: Integrated planning and management of economically significant intertidal areas in Surf Coast Shire, Victoria

Dr Geoff Wescott - Deakin University
Dr Peter Fairweather - Deakin University
Mr Peter Dorling - Surf Coast Shire

2001: $40,000
2002: $40,000

School of Engineering and Technology

Title: Optimisation of the crankshaft pin grinding process

Dr Bantwal Baliga - Deakin University

2001: $22,292
2002: $22,292
2003: $22,292

Title: Improved process control and quality in sheet metal forming using machine learning techniques

Prof Peter Hodgson - Deakin University
Prof Geoff Webb - Deakin University
Prof Christopher Sellars - Sheffield University
Prof John Beynon - Sheffield University

2001: $95,200
2002: $92,000
2003: $54,000

Title: The production of hard-alloy carbide surfaces on soft substrates by chemical diffusion a low temperatures

Dr John Long - Deakin University
Prof Allan Brownrigg - Deakin University

2001: $22,292
2002: $22,292
2003: $22,292

Title: Real time manufacturing control system based on discrete event simulation and modelling

A/Prof Saeid Nahavandi - Deakin University
Dr Kevin Thomson - Nylex Industrial Products

2001: $22,292
2002: $22,292
2003: $22,292

Title: Modelling the interactive process of wool scouring

A/Prof Xungai Wang - Deakin University
Dr Richard White - Deakin University
Dr Lingxue Kong - Deakin University

2001: $22,292
2002: $22,292
2003: $22,292

Title: Simulation of acid treatment of brown coal fly ash to remove the heavy metals before landfill

Dr Linda Zou - Deakin University
A/Prof Raymond Hodges - Monash University

2001: $22,292
2002: $22,292
2003: $22,292

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1st December 2009