NiTRO + Creative Matters

Perspectives on creative arts in higher education


Congratulations to grant awardees announced in the recent ARC Discovery Indigenous grant scheme: Dr Ali Baker; Dr Simone Tur; Associate Professor Katerina Teaiwa; Mrs Faye Blanch; Dr Natalie Harkin; Dr Cindy Bennett; Dr Romaine Moreton  for project to develop an Indigenous Creative Arts Framework to reimagine and transform the Humanities

Hot on the heels of the ANZSRC review, the Australian Research Council has announced that it will shortly begin its public consultation to review the Excellence in Research for Australia (ERA) and the Engagement and Impact assessment (EI). The review is being conducted to ensure these programs reflect best practice

Congratulations to UNSW Professor Dennis Del Favero who has been awarded an ARC Laureate for a program of research that uses digital systems to depict unpredictable scenarios (for example, wildfire) separate to human-centred depiction.

Dr Prue Gibson, Professor Marie Sierra, and Dr Sigi Lottkandt (all Chief Investigators from UNSW) have been awarded a $296,370 ARC Linkage grant for ‘Exploring Botanic Gardens Herbarium’s value, via Environmental Aesthetics’. The project aims to aesthetically redefine engagement with the plant collection at Royal Botanic Gardens Herbarium (RBG) in

After nearly 12 months of consultation and revision, the ARC has announced its revised ANZSRC. This classification, which is reviewed roughly every ten years, provides the framework for the measurement and analysis of R&D undertaken across research institutions in Australia and New Zealand. The previous ANZSRC contained longstanding problems for creative

The Australian Research Council has announced a delay to the planned the ERA Engagement and Impact Review. The public consultation phase will now take place towards the end of 2020 and the ARC will report back on outcomes of the consultation in 2021. The next rounds for ERA and EI

Congratulations to colleagues at UNSW Art and Design who have secured three ARC Linkage grants recently:  Professor Dennis Del Favero, will investigate an interactive spatial aesthetic for modelling operatic rehearsal design to optimise and streamline design processes in the performing arts industry; Dr Guy Keulemans, will generate new knowledge in

The Australian Research Council has announced seven new Linkage Projects grants in the field of Creative arts and writing. Our congratulations go to the successful recipients. Chief Investigators Administering university Project title Prof Dennis Del Favero; Prof Claude Sammut; Dr Fabri Blacklock; Dr Carol Oliver; Dr Susanne Thurow; Mr Matthew

The ARC has now released results for the first Engagement and Impact assessment that accompanied the ERA research exercise. The E & I assessment was introduced in December 2015 by the federal government to examine how universities translate their research into economic, environmental, social, cultural and other benefits. Each Unit

Congratulations to awardees in ARC’s recent Linkage grants announcement. Investigators Administering University Project title Professor Roger Dean, Associate Professor Tara Hamilton, Dr Christian Walder, Mr John Davis, Dr Ajay Heble Western Sydney University Music can speak for you: making music with a deep net partner Associate Professor Sandra Gattenhof, Dr