Central Research Grants Scheme 2007

Faculty of Arts & Education

School of History Heritage and Society

School of International and Political Studies

School of Education

Faculty of Business & Law

Deakin Business School

Faculty of Health, Medical, Nursing and Behavioural Sciences

School of Exercise and Nutrition Sciences

School of Nursing

School of Psychology

School of Medicine

School of Health & Social Development

Faculty of Science & Technology

Centre for Material and Fibre Innovation

School of Engineering and Information Technology

School of Life and Environmental Sciences

Institute of Biotechnology (BioDeakin)


Faculty of Arts & Education

 

School of History Heritage and Society

Dr. H. High;

Title: Crucial Junctures: Environmental history of the Cold War in Laos 

2007  : $ 20,000

Primary RFCD 370302 SOCIAL AND CULTURAL ANTHROPOLOGY 

Prof. D. Walker; Dr. M. Leach  

Title: Engaging India, 1983-2006: Historical Legacies and New Agendas

2007  : $ 20,000

Primary RFCD 430101 HISTORY: AUSTRALIAN

School of International and Political Studies

A/Prof. P. Bilimoria

Title: Christian Personal Law in former Portuguese India – Toward Optional Code 

2007 : $ 20,000

Primary RFCD 390108

 

School of Education

Dr. R. Arber; Prof. J. Blackmore

Title: Impact of internationalisation on secondary schooling and teachers

2007 : $ 15,000

Primary RFCD 330103  SOCIOLOGY OF EDUCATION

Prof. J. Blackmore; Prof. A. Taket; Dr. L. Rowan; A/Prof C. Hickey; A/Prof. B. Marshall

Title: Improving student outcomes in socially disadvantaged communities through inter-agency collaboration

2007 : $ 18,000

Primary RFCD 330103


A/Prof C. Hickey; Prof. B. Swinburn; Dr. L. Gibbs;  

“It’s your body”: Transferring sensitive body composition knowledge in schools

2007 : $ 17,000

Primary RFCD 321216/339999 HEALTH PROMOTION/EDUCATION

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Faculty of Business & Law

Deakin Business School

Prof. C. Jubb; Prof. J. Du Plessis

Title: Insider Trading After Corporate Earnings Have Been

2007 : $ 18,000

Primary RFCD 350103 AUDITING AND ACCOUNTABILITY

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Faculty of Health, Medical, Nursing and Behavioural Sciences

School of Exercise and Nutrition Sciences

Dr. C. Burns; Dr. K. Cook

Title: The experience of food insecurity in low income families 

2007 : $ 15, 000

321299  PUBLIC HEALTH AND HEALTH SERVICES

School of Nursing

Dr. J. Currey; Prof. M. Botti; Dr. S. Thomas; A/Prof. I. Kerridge; Prof. P. Komesaroff

Title: Living with an artificial heart: Experiences of patients and carers 

2007  : $ 19,000

Primary RFCD 321106 AGED CARE NURSING

Dr. P. Livingston; Prof. B. O'Connell; A/Prof. J. Mc Kendrick; Dr. C. Gaskin

Title: Symptom Management of Patients Undergoing Chemotherapy in Day Oncology

2007  : $ 18,000

Primary RFCD 321104 CLINICAL NURSING: TERTIARY (REHABILITATIVE)

School of Psychology

Mr. G. Karantzas; Prof. M. Mc Cabe; A/Prof J. Feeney

Title: Predictors of marital satisfaction, longevity of relationships and adjustment. 

2007 :  $ 15,000

Primary RFCD 380105 SOCIAL AND COMMUNITY PSYCHOLOGY

Dr S Sweeper; Prof. M. Mc Cabe

Title: Post Separation Parenting Groups: Program Development and Evaluation 

2007 : $ 16,000

Primary RFCD 380107 HEALTH, CLINICAL AND COUNSELLING PSYCHOLOGY

School of Medicine

Prof. A. Ward

Title: Developmental role of the Ikaros family of transcription factors

2007 : $ 18,000
2008 : $ 69,018

Primary RFCD 270205 GENETIC DEVELOPMENT

Dr J Lum; Dr A. Lindell

Title: A neuropsychological study of processing limitations in specific language impairment

2007 : $ 19,000

Primary RFCD 380106 DEVELOPMENTAL PSYCHOLOGY AND AGEING

School of Health & Social Development 

Dr. E. Davis; Prof. E. Waters; A/Prof. D. Reddihough; A/Prof. R. Boyd; Dr. K. Cook;  

Title: Quality of life of parents of children with cerebral palsy

2007  : $ 20,000

Primary RFCD 321209 FAMILY CARE

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Faculty of Science & Technology

Centre for Material and Fibre Innovation


Dr. F. Awaja; Dr. G. Kelly

Title: Optimized multifunctional polymer composites for lightweight structures

2007 : $ 20,000

Primary RFCD 291401 POLYMER

Dr. A. Beer

Title: The effect of texture on the fatigue of magnesium alloys

2007  : $ 19,000

Primary RFCD 291302  PHYSICAL METALLURY

Dr. G. Kelly; Dr. D. Fabijanic

Title: Understanding the roles of porosity and surface chemistry in lubrication      

2007  : $ 24,000

Primary RFCD 291499 MATERIALS ENGINEERING

Dr. T. Lin

Title: Electrospun Polymeric Nanofibres for Three-Dimensional Dual-porosity Materials

2007  : $ 20,000

Primary RFCD 291401 POLYMER

Dr. I. Sabirov; A/Prof. M. Barnett 

Title: Controlling Twinning with grain size in TWIP steels 

2007 : $ 24,000

Primary RFCD 291301 PROCESS METALLURGY

Dr. L. Wang; Dr. W. Yan

Title: Modelling the dynamic behaviour of non-uniform fibres 

2007 : $ 15,000

Primary RFCD 290306 TEXTILE TECHNOLOGY

Dr. Y. Li; Dr. C. Wen

Title: Porous shape memory alloy foams for biomedical applications 

2007 : $ 20,000

Primary RFCD 291301 PROCESS METALLURGY

Dr C. Wen

Title: Multi-scale Investigation on the Plasticity of Advanced Amorphous Metals 

2007 : $ 15,000
2008 : $ 15,000

Primary RFCD 291403 ALLOY MATERIALS

School of Engineering and Information Technology

Dr. M. Chowdhury; Dr. R. Doss; Dr. V. Mak; Dr. G. Li; Dr. S. Yu           

Title:. Collision Avoidance on Roadways using Vehicular Sensors

2007 : $ 20,000

Primary RFCD 291799 COMMUNICATIONS TECHNOLOGIES

Dr. M. Hobbs

Title: 2-Level Load Balancing Support for mpiBLAST Applications on Enterprise Grids 

2007  : $ 13,000

Primary RFCD 280304 OPERATING SYSTEMS

A/Prof. E. Hu

Title: Photocatalytic Reduction of Carbon Dioxide with Water into Methane and Hydrogen

2007 : $ 18,000

Primary RFCD 290602 PROCESS CONTROL AND SIMULATION

Dr. A. Kaynak; Dr. F. Pfeffer; A/Prof. E. Hu

Title: New polymer coatings to create fabrics that cool 

2007  : $ 17,000

Primary RFCD 291401

Dr. V. Mak; Prof. S. Nahavandi

Title: Novel treatment planning in intensity-modulated radiotherapy

2007  : $ 12.000

Primary RFCD 230117 OPERATIONS RESEARCH

Prof. S. Nahavandi; A/Prof. K. Lim; Dr. P. Pathirana; Dr. R. Doss; Prof. W. Zhoui; Dr. M. Chowdhury  

Title: Nodal power saving for multi-hop sensor networks & Securing a Critical Infrastructure of Wireless Sensors 

2007  : $ 24, 000

Primary RFCD 291704 COMPUTER COMMUNICATIONS NETWORKS

Dr. Y. Xiang; Dr. Van K. Nguyen  

Title: A New Channel Equalization Technique for Wireless Sensor Networks

2007  : $ 19,000

Primary RFCD 280204 SIGNAL PROCESSING

School of Life and Environmental Sciences

A/Prof. M. Ackland; Dr. K. Taylor; Prof. R. Nicholson

Title: The LIV-1 signalling pathway underlying breast cancer progression 

2007  : $ 19,000

Primary RFCD 270105 CELLULAR INTERACTIONS (INCL. ADHESION, MATRIX, CELL WALL)

A/Prof. J. Donald; A/Prof. M-T. Toop; Dr. Y Takei, A/Prof. K. Inoue

Title: Functional analysis of a new natriuretic peptide from chicken 

2007 : $ 20,000

Primary RFCD 321004  ENDOCRINOLOGY

Dr. P. Francis

Title: Highly sensitive detection chemistries for flow-analysis, microfluidics and immunoassay. 

2007  : $ 22,000

Primary RFCD 250499  ANALYTICAL CHEMISTRY

 

Dr. S. Linton; A/Prof. M-T Toop; Dr. M. Archer; Dr. P. Francis; Prof. M. O'Donnell 

Title: Effects of morphine on forensically important blow flies.

2007  : $ 19,000

Primary RFCD 390402 EVIDENCE AND PROCEDURE

Prof F. Stagnitti

Title: Recycled water health risk assessment: modelling and a decision-support tool.

2007 : $ 20,000
2008 : $ 17,000

Primary RFCD 290802 WATER AND SANITARY ENGINEERING

Dr. F. Pfeffer; Prof. R. Nation; A/Prof. K. Lim

Title: Combating bacterial resistance: Supramolecular Antibiotics—Continuing the Battle. 

2007  : $ 19,000

Primary RFCD 250302 BIOLOGICAL AND MEDICAL CHEMISTRY

Institute of Biotechnology (BioDeakin)

A/Prof W. Duan

Title: Anticancer role of Protein Kinase CƒÑ in pituitary tumours 

2007  : $ 13,000

Primary RFCD 321015 ONCOLOGY AND CARCINOGENESIS

A/Prof. Q. Guo

Title: Polymer Blend Thin Films for Cell Engineering  

2007 : $ 25,000

Primary RFCD 291401 POLYMERS

Dr. N. Stupka; A/Prof. D. Cameron-Smith; Prof. G. Nicholson

Title: Muscle loss and type 2 diabetes: the role of oxidative stress.

2007 : $ 21,000(

Primary RFCD 320699 MEDICAL PHYSIOLOGY

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1st December 2009