Explore our research grants

Below is a breakdown of our current research grants at the Griffith Asia Institute.

External research grants

Note: All funding amounts are listed in AUD unless otherwise noted.

ARC Future Fellowships

Year

Project title

Researcher

Amount received

2016-
2020

Contested multilateralism 2.0 and Asia Pacific security

Kai He

$910,000

2016

The dragon with the redneck: The politics of China's currency strategy in the new century

Hui Feng

$649,501

2014

The initiative of successful health diplomacy

Sara Davies

$697,214

ARC Discovery Grants

Year

Project title

Researcher

Amount received

2017-2020

Accountability for past human rights violations in South Asia

Renee Jeffery

(and Ian Hall)

$242,315

2016-2019

Radical right populist parties: Mainstream partners or democratic pariahs?

Duncan McDonnell

(and Annika Werner)

$195,000

2016-2018

Comparing deliberative systems: Sites transmission and memes

John Parkinson

$224,000

2015-2017

After Nehru: The evolution of Indian international thought, 1964 to present

Ian Hall

$117,932

2014-2016

The responsibility to protect women: Can we predict and prevent mass atrocities against women?

Sara Davies

(with J. True)

$380,000

2014-2016

Extended nuclear deterrence and the restraint of non-nuclear allies: Material cooperation and strategic dialogue

Andrew O'Neil

$179,000

2013

Tense and topic in English as an Asian lingua franca

A. Kirkpatrick

$68,599

ARC DECRAs

Year

Project title

Researcher

Amount received

2017

The Rise of Sophisticated Authoritarianism in Southeast Asia

Lee Morgenbesser

$331,248

2012

Does traditional justice make a difference? Implications for the Asia-Pacific region

Hun Joon Kim

$375,000

2012

The politics of megadeals in the extractive industries

Vlado Vivoda

$375,000

ACIAR

Year

Project title

Researcher

Amount received

2016-2017

Enhancing smallholder benefits from reduced emissions from deforestation and forest degradation in Indonesia

Tapan Sarker

$31,639

2014

Enhancing smallholder benefits from reduced emissions from deforestation and forest degradation in Indonesia

Tapan Sarker

$13,636

Agribusiness

Year

Project title

Researcher

Amount received

Funding body

2017-2019

Challenges and opportunities for meeting requirements of China mango markets

Robin Roberts

$220,000

ACIAR

2017-2019

Enhancing mango fruit quality in Asian mango chains

Robin Roberts

$250,000

ACIAR

2017-2019

Supporting access to mango research information, communication, collaboration and capacity development

Robin Roberts

$270,000

ACIAR

2017-2019

Opportunities and strategies to improve biosecurity, market access and trade for selected mango markets

Robin Roberts

$150,000

ACIAR

2017

Proactively addressing the market access protocols for small strawberry exporters through innovative technology

Robin Roberts and Deborah Delaney

$25,000

Qld Strawberry Growers Association

2015

Regional mango markets and trade flow study in Asia and the Pacific

Robin Roberts

$270,000

ACIAR

2014

Evaluation of agribusiness research and development opportunities for tropical fruit in southern Vietnam

Robin Roberts

$175,000

ACIAR

International income

Danish Research Council

Year

Project title

Researcher

Amount received

2015

FDI productivity spillovers and profit shifting

Sara McGaughey

$51,438

Japan Foundation

Year

Project title

Researchers

Amount received

2017

The politics behind the story: Sixty years on from the 1957 Australia-Japan Commerce Agreement

Michael Heazle and Andrew O'Neil

$7,050

2015

Policy convergence and divergence in assessing identity shift in the Australia-Japan bilateral relationship

Michael Heazle and Andrew O'Neil

$15,000

2013

Energy security: Challenges and opportunities

Michael Heazle and Andrew O'Neil

$2,500

Korea Foundation

Year

Project title

Researcher

Amount received

2016

Strategic Dialogue - Soft power and public diplomacy in the Indo-Pacific: Emerging models and trends

Russell Trood

$50,000USD

2016

Contested multilateralism 2.0 and Asia-Pacific security

Kai He

$40,000USD

Other sources

Year

Project title

Researcher

Amount received

Funding body

2016-2017

Understanding China's rise through the eyes of China's international relations scholars

Kai He and Huiyen Feng

$358,800 USD

The John D and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation

2015

Developing Indonesian business leaders' capabilities through sustainability management

Ki-Hoon Lee

$11,000

Hartono Istana Teknologi in Indonesia

Other external income

Australia-ASEAN Council

Year

Project title

Researcher

Amount Received

2017-2018

Dynamic digital citizenship: Young social entrepreneurs in ASEAN and Australia

Caitlin Byrne and Luis Cabrera

$30,205

2017-2018

Regionally speaking: Cultural leadership and advocacy from ASEAN to Australia

Caitlin Byrne and Ruth Bereson

$40,000

Australia-Japan Foundation

Year

Project title

Researchers

Amount received

2014

Australia-Japan relations and Asia's altered security landscape

Michael Heazle and Andrew O'Neil

$16,500

2013

Energy security: Challenges and opportunities

Michael Heazle and Andrew O'Neil

$16,605

Australia-Korea Foundation

Year

Project title

Researcher

Amount received

2015

Australia-Korea women in leadership forum

Russell Trood

$18,900

2014

Enhancing Australia-Korea relations at national, international, and institutional levels

Larry Crump

$7,000

Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade

Year

Project title

Researcher

Amount received

2017

Roundtable on diplomacy in the Indo-Pacific

Caitlin Byrne and Ian Hall

$60,000

2016

Strategic Dialogue - Soft power and public diplomacy in the Indo-Pacific: Emerging models and trends

Russell Trood

$50,000

Australia-China Council

Year

Project title

Researcher

Amount Received

2012

Australia-China Futures Dialogues

2012 Second Track Dialogue—i'Australia and China Relations at Forty: Building a Pathway for the Future'

Andrew O'Neil

$15,000

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