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ARC Special Research Initiative grant winners announced

Four of the recently announced successful grants for the ARC’s Special Research Initiative for Australian Society, History and Culture are in the creative arts field of research (FOR19). Our congratulations to:

  • Dr Brian Martin for project entitled ‘More than a guulany (tree): Aboriginal knowledge systems’

  • Associate Professor Robert Burke; Professor Margaret Barrett; Dr Clare Hall; Professor Cat Hope; Dr Louise Devenish; and Dr Nicole Canham for project entitled ‘Diversifying Music in Australia: Gender Equity in Jazz and Improvisation’

  • Professor Charles Green; Professor Jon Cattapan; Associate Professor Richard Frankland; Professor Gary Anderson; and Dr Lyndell Green for project entitled ‘The war at home: art describes Australia’s turbulent present’

  • Associate Professor Bree Hadley; Dr Edward Paterson; Professor Kathleen Ellis; Dr Janice Rieger; and Associate Professor Michael Whelan for project entitled ‘The evolution of disability arts in Australia’

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