Central Research Grants Scheme 2009

Faculty of Arts and Education

School of Education

School of History, Heritage and Society

School of International and Political Studies

Faculty of Business Law

Deakin Business School

Faculty of Health, Medical, Nursing and Behavioural Sciences

School of Exercise and Nutrition Sciences

School of Medicine

School of Nursing

School of Psychology

Institute for Technology, Research and Innovation

Centre for Material and Fibre Innovation

Intelligent Systems Group

Faculty of Science and Technology

School of Engineering and Information Technology

School of Life and Environmental Sciences


Faculty of Arts and Education

School of Education

 

Dr Anne Cloonan; Associate Professor Catherine Beavis

Title: Teachers as theorists: Developing student-friendly language to teach new literacies

2009 : $ 8,000

 

History, Heritage and Society

Dr Helen Gardner; Professor David Lowe; Dr David Ritchie; Dr Christopher Waters

Title: Australia and the Decolonisation of Melanesia 1960-1985

2009 : $ 20,000

 

Dr Greg Burgess

Title: Atonement and Regeneration. Remaking Asylum in Post-War France

2009 : $ 8,000

 

School of International and Political Studies

 

Dr Andrew Vandenberg; Dr David Hundt

Title: Contentious unionism, democratisation, and globalisation in Sweden and Korea

2009 : $ 12,000

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Faculty of Business and Law

Deakin Business School

 

Professor John Rodwell

Title: Intangible Asset Configurations Among Australian Hospitals Across Sectors

2009 : $ 15,000

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Faculty of Health, Medical, Nursing and Behavioural Sciences

School of Exercise and Nutrition Sciences

 

Dr Adel Yousif; Professor Andrew Sinclair

Title: Selection of sorghum varieties for healthier starch-based food formulation

2009 : $ 15,000

 

Dr Sarah Mc Naughton; Dr Karen Campbell; Dr Kylie Hesketh; Professor David Crawford

Title: Assessing diet in toddlers and young children

2009 : $ 15,000

 

Dr Gaele Ducher; Associate Professor Jillianne (Jill) Cook; Dr Andrew Garnham; MS Sonja Kukuljan; Professor Caryl Nowson; Associate Professor Michael Kimlin

Title: Vitamin D status and bone health in young adolescent males

2009 : $ 8,000

 

School of Medicine

 

Dr Paul Lewandowski; Associate Professor David Cameron-Smith; Professor Alister Ward

Title: Differential effects of dietary oils on inflammatory index

2009 : $ 24,000

 

Dr Tania De Koning-Ward; Dr Brendan Crabb; Professor Alister Ward

Title: Unravelling the role of the novel malaria translocon protein pTEX88

2009 : $ 20,000

 

Dr Janet Mc Leod-Associate; Professor John Donald

Title: Ghrelin signalling in a naturally occurring model of appetite regulation

2009 : $ 22,000

 

School of Nursing

 

Dr Bernice Redley; Professor Mari Botti; Professor Tracey Bucknall; Professor Megan-Jane Johnstone; Dr Andrew McNess

Title: Interprofessional clinical handover in the emergency department: Tools to improve patient safety

2009 : $ 15,000

 

School of Psychology

 

Dr Peter Kremer; Associate Professor Eva (Evie) Leslie; Professor John Toumbourou

Title: Development of a web-based survey for monitoring adolescent health

2009 : $ 20,000

 

Dr Gery Karantzas; Dr Susan (Susie) Sweeper; Professor Marita Mc Cabe; MS Belinda Horton

Title: Short-term course of postnatal anxiety and predictors of change

2009 : $ 8,000

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Institute for Technology, Research & Innovation

Centre for Material and Fibre Innovation

 

Dr Nicole Stanford

Title: Super high strength magnesium alloys

2009 : $ 24,000


Dr Cui'E Wen; Dr Yuncang Li; Associate Professor Matthew Barnett

Title: Biodegradable Magnesium Alloy Foams for Orthopaedic Implants

2009 : $ 15,000

 

Dr Takuya Tsuzuki

Title: Production and characterisation of organic nanoparticles from natural fibres

2009 : $ 23,000

 

Dr Lu Sun

Title: Novel hybrid nano-particles for enhanced UV protection

2009 : $ 20,000


Dr Tong Lin

Title: Novel "Ever-dry" Fabrics from Superhydrophobicity-superhydrophilicity Combinations

2009 : $ 21,000


Dr Yuncang Li; Dr Cui'E Wen; Dr Cynthia Wong

Title: Surface Nanoengineering of Titanium Alloy Scaffolds for Orthopaedic Implants

2009 : $ 15,000

 

Dr Mary She; Dr Weimin Gao; Associate Professor Lingxue Kong

Title: Advanced 3D Quantitative Structural Analysis of Nanofiltration Membrane for Desalination

2009 : $ 20,000

 

Dr Dominic Phelan

Title: New High Strength Antimicrobial Copper alloys Produced by Strip Casting

2009 : $ 18,000


Dr Weimin Gao; Associate Professor Lingxue Kong

Title: A microchip with microfluidic valves for continuous polymerase chain reaction

2009 : $ 20,000


Dr Lijing Wang; Dr Tong Lin

Title: Conducting Textiles with Enhanced Durability for Electromagnetic Interference Shielding

2009 : $ 8,000


Intelligent Systems Group

 

Dr Yong Xiang; Associate Professor Jagat Kanwar

Title: A New and Effective Approach to Fetal Electrocardiogram Extraction

2009 : $ 15,000

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Faculty of Science and Technology

School of Engineering and Information Technology

 

Dr Bernard Rolfe; Dr Dominic Phelan; Dr Nicole Stanford

Title: Quantifying Deformation in Magnesium Alloys via Atomic Scale Modelling

2009 : $ 20,000

 

Dr Chunhui Yang; Dr Bernard Rolfe

Title: Study of failure mechanisms of heterogeneous materials by multiscale modelling

2009 : $ 18,000


Dr Qingfeng Chen; Associate Professor Yi-Ping (Phoebe) Chen

Title: Developing Data Mining Techniques for Signalling Pathway Data Analysis

2009 : $ 15,000


Dr Akif Kaynak; Associate Professor Abbas Kouzani; Dr Chunhui (Richard) Yang

Title: Controllable force output polymer-actuator for sensing bending stiffness in fibres

2009 : $ 15,000

 

School of Life and Environmental Sciences

 

Dr Daniel Ierodiaconou; Professor Francesco (Frank) Stagnitti

Title: Seascape Ecology: Linking seafloor characteristics to biological communities

2009 : $ 23,000

 

Dr John Arnould; Dr Daniel Ierodiaconou

Title: Determining fine-scale habitat-use and foraging success in Australian fur seals

2009 : $ 24,000

 

Dr Fred Pfeffer; Dr Nicky Konstantopoulos; Dr Luke Henderson

Title: A Safer Pharmaceutical Treatment for Type 2 Diabetes

2009 : $ 14,000


Dr Luke Henderson; Dr Frederick (Fred) Pfeffer

Title: Saving Cost and the Environment: Efficient and Recyclable Organocatalysts

2009 : $ 12,000

 

Dr Paul Francis; MR Xavier Conlan

Title: Rapid and automated procedures to assess antioxidant capacity

2009 : $ 15,000

 

Dr Mathew Berg

Title: Avian evolution and a widespread Australian virus causing conservation concern

2009 : $ 8,000

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

1st December 2009