NiTRO Creative Matters

Perspectives on creative arts in higher education

Congratulations to ARC grant recipients

Over the Christmas break the ARC has announced a number of new grants awarded. In creative arts these include:

  • Hearing the music of early New South Wales, 1788-1860. Chief Investigators: Professor Neal Peres Da Costa; Dr Amanda Harris; Professor Jakelin Troy; Dr Toby Martin; Dr Matthew Stephens 

  • Physical musicality: Optimising lived experience among older adults. Chief investigators: Professor William Thompson; Professor Jane Davidson; Professor Teresa Liu-Ambrose; Professor Rainbow Tin Hung Ho; Professor Robin Green 

  • Towards an Australian Ecological Theatre. Chief Investigators: Professor Denise Varney; Professor Peta Tait; Professor Peter Eckersall; Professor Jennifer Parker-Starbuck. 

  • Precarious Movements: Choreography and the Museum. Chief Investigators: Dr Erin Brannigan; Dr Rochelle Haley; Miss Hannah Mathews; Ms Lisa Catt; Ms Pip Wallis; Miss Louise Lawson; Ms Carolyn Murphy 

Two Linkage Equipment, Infrastructure and Facilities (LIEF) grants were announced in the creative arts fields: 

  • A project which aims to study AusStage to enhance the world’s oldest and most extensive national dataset on live performance. Chief Investigators: Emeritus Professor Julie Holledge; Professor Maryrose Casey; Dr Mary Cochrane; Professor Rachel Fensham; Dr Rea Dennis; Professor Stacy Holman Jones; Associate Professor Bree Hadley; Associate Professor Gillian Arrighi; Dr Jonathan Bollen; Dr Laura Ginters; Dr Jonathan W. Marshall; Professor Peta Tait; Dr Jane Woollard; Professor Julian Meyrick; Dr Margaret Hamilton 

  • A project to develop an Australian Cultural Data Engine (ACD-Engine) as an open software engineering facility that interacts with leading existing cultural databases in architecture, visual and performing arts, humanities, and heritage to build a bridge to information and social sciences. Chief Investigators: Professor Rachel Fensham; Associate Professor George Buchanan; Professor John Macarthur; Dr Scott East; Associate Professor Amir Aryani; Professor David Carlin; Professor Hugh Craig; Associate Professor Joanna Mendelssohn; Emeritus Professor Julie Holledge; Dr James Smithies; Dr David McMeekin; Professor Lisa Given. 

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