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Creative Arts projects receive ARC Linkage funding

Three Projects in Field of Research code 19 (Studies in Creative Arts and Writing) have been included in the list of successful ARC Linkage Project grants announced on 6 April 2017.

Project: Enhancing impact in regional theatre for young people
Investigators: Professor Rachel Fensham; Dr Paul Rae; Dr Jennifer Beckett; Mr Christopher McDermott; Mr Christian Leavesley; Ms Susan Thomas
Partners: Bell Shakespeare Company; Arena Theatre Company Limited; Arts Victoria; The Trustee For Geelong Performing Arts Centre Trust; Theatre Network Victoria Inc; Hothouse Theatre Limited; B.V Kelly & P.S Rattray
Administering University: The University of Melbourne

Project: Vitality and change in Warlpiri songs at Yuendumu
Investigators: Professor Linda Barwick; Dr Myfany Turpin; Professor Nicolas Peterson; Mr Simon Fisher; Ms Valerie Martin
Partners: Warlpiri Media Association Inc; Kurra Aboriginal Corporation
Administering University: The University of Sydney

Project: Disability and the performing arts in Australia
Investigators: Dr Edward Paterson; Dr Lachlan MacDowall; Professor Gerard Goggin; Ms Veronica Pardo
Partners: Arts Access Society Inc
Administering University: The University of Melbourne

Professor Robert Slonim from the University of Sydney (and colleagues) has also been awarded funding for a project in economics focusing upon understanding customers’ philanthropic motives in a project in partnership with Sydney Opera House Trust entitled: The altruism of the arts customer.

Congratulations to all successful grant winners.

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