Central Research Grants Scheme 2008

Faculty of Arts

School of Communication and Creative Arts

School of History, Heritage and Society

School of International and Political Studies

Faculty of Business and Law

Deakin Business School

Faculty of Health, Medicine, Nursing and Behavioural Sciences

School of Exercise and Nutrition Sciences

School of Medicine

School of Nursing

School of Psychology

Faculty of Science and 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

School of Communication and Creative Arts

Title: The commodification of sexuality in postfeminist young adult fiction

Dr Liz Parsons; Dr Elizabeth Bullen; Dr Kim Toffoletti

2008: $21,500

 

Title: Cultural policy’s impact on Australian indigenous theatre and film

Dr Katya Johanson; Dr Hilary Glow

2008: $14,500

 

School of History, Heritage and Society

Title: Medical pluralism: the case of maternity services

Dr Karen Lane; Dr Struan Jacobs

2008: $14,500

 

Title: Urban and Regional Planning in Australia – New Perspectives

A/Prof Louise Johnson

2008: $19,500

 

School of International and Political Studies

Title: Consumer Engagement in Australian Health Policy Developments

Dr Hans Lofgren; Prof Evelyne de Leeuw

2008: $19,500

 

Title: Changing Behaviours? HIV, IEC Materials and Drug Users in Vietnam

Dr Matthew Clarke; Dr Andre Renzaho

2008: $16,500

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Faculty of Business and Law

Deakin Business School

Title: Predicting Corporate Distress under New International Financial Reporting Standards

Dr Gus Hossari; Prof Christine Jubb

2008: $15,500

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Faculty of Health, Medical, Nursing and Behavioural Sciences

School of Exercise and Nutrition Sciences

Title: Assessing physical activity and obesity amongst disadvantaged rural children

Dr Verity Cleland; Ms Nicky Welch; Dr Jo Salmon; Prof David Crawford

2008: $23,500

 

Title: Understanding the atrophy gene, MuRF1: implications for human muscle wasting.

Dr Aaron Russell; Prof Alister Ward; Dr Sean McGee; Prof Christina Mitchell

2008: $17,500

 

Title: Food and activity intervention for socio-economically disadvantaged infants.

Dr Kylie Hesketh; Dr Karen Campbell; Prof David Crawford; Dr Jo Salmon

2008: $18,000

 

Title: Caffeinated soft-drinks contain too much sugar; Does the public care?

Dr Russell Keast; Dr Lynn Riddell

2008: $19,500

 

School of Medicine

Title: Is heat shock protein 101 central to malaria protein export?

Dr Tania De Koning-Ward; Dr Brendan Crabb

2008: $20,500

 

School of Nursing

Title: Evaluation of oxygen use in Victorian Emergency Departments

Dr Julie Considine; Prof Mari Botti; Prof Shane Thomas

2008: $15,500

 

School of Psychology

Title: Treatment of social anxiety in substance abusing clients

Dr Nicolas Kambouropoulos; Dr Petra Staiger; Dr S Gruenert

2008: $14,500

 

Title: An evaluation of mindfulness training for the management of ADHD

A/Prof David Mellor; MS Helen MilDred

2008: $9,500

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Faculty of Science and Technology

Centre for Material and Fibre Innovation

Title: Field-Enhanced Electrospinning for Fine and Uniform Nanofibres

Dr Tong Lin

2008: $19,500

 

Title: Molecular Design and Structural Tailoring of Novel Crosslinked Polymeric Biomaterials

A/Prof Qipeng Guo; Dr Cynthia Wong

2008: $19,500

 

Title: Using Rate Sensitivity to Improve Ductility in Ultra-fine Grained Metals

Dr Ilchat Sabirov; A/Prof Matthew Barnett

2008: $19,500

 

Title: Toughening of Aerospace Epoxy Composites by Phase Separation

Dr Jin Zhang; Dr Bronwyn Fox

2008: $19,500

 

Title: Effect of cerium addition on the formability of magnesium

Dr Nicole Stanford

2008: $19,500

 

Title: Superplastic Forming/Diffusion Bonding Behaviour of Bulk Metallic Glasses

Dr Cui'e Wen; Dr Tong Lin

2008: $19,500

 

Title: An innovative micro polymerase chain reaction system for improved DNA

A/Prof Lingxue Kong

2008: $14,500

 

School of Engineering and Information Technology

Title: Design of Haptics based force sensation system for nano-scale visualisation

Dr Asim Bhatti; Prof Saeid Nahavandi

2008: $17,500

 

Title: Methods of information fusion for automated decision making

Dr Gleb Beliakov; Prof Tomasa Calvo

2008: $9,500

 

Title: Developing a computational platform to explore materials with micro-cracks and voids

Dr Bernard Rolfe; Dr Chunhui Yang

2008: $19,500

 

Title: Graphical Models for Massive Data Sets

Dr Gang Li; Dr Jiyuan An; Dr Jingyu Hou; A/Prof Phoebe Chen

2008: $19,500

 

School of Life and Environmental Sciences

Title: Towards understanding long chain polyunsaturated fatty acid biosynthesis in fish

Dr Giovanni Turchini; Mr David Francis; A/Prof David Cameron-Smith; Prof Andrew Sinclair

2008: $19,500

 

Title: Biodiversity responses to environmental change: Permian marine macro-invertebrates

Dr Monica Campi; Prof Guang Shi; A/Prof Weihong He

2008: $17,500

 

Title: Molecular link between DHA and zinc in human neuronal cells

Dr Cenk Suphioglu; A/Prof Leigh Ackland; Prof Andrew Sinclair

2008: $20,500

 

Title: New Antibacterials Targeting Gram-Negative Bacteria and Sepsis

Dr Frederick Pfeffer; Prof Roger Nation; A/Prof Kieran Lim; Dr Richard Prankerd; Dr Jian Li

2008: $16,500

 

Title: New approaches for rapid multi-analyte chemiluminescence detection

Dr Paul Francis

2008: $19,500

 

Title: : A New Anticancer Target: Inhibitors of Urokinase Plasminogen Activator

Dr Michael McNaughton; Dr Fred Pfeffer; Prof Koen Augustyns; Dr Jurgen Joossens

2008: $14,500

 

Title: Development of cardiovascular cGMP signalling systems in zebrafish

A/Prof John Donald; Prof Alister Ward; A/Prof Tess Toop

2008: $17,500

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Institute of Biotechnology (BioDeakin)

Title: Chemiluminescence, a screening tool for bioactives beneficial to human health.

Dr Xavier Conlan; Dr Nicole Stupka

2008: $20,500

 

Title: Oxygen in the cultivation of muscle cells: implications for regeneration

Dr Nicole Stupka

2008: $17,500
2009: $12,000

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Deakin University acknowledges the traditional land owners of present campus sites.

1st December 2009