UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH AUSTRALIA
Ben Wadham $128,152 2 3 Investigate institutional abuse within the Australian Defence Force since 1969. Collect survivor accounts of Defence abuse and the formal ADF institutional responses. It is intended the project outcomes will inform wider questions about how institutions respond to social change. Eva Kemps $420,077 2 4
Test whether soft drink use is governed partly by automatic processes (cognitive biases) that operate largely outside of conscious control. Expected outcomes include theoretical innovation, new research methodologies and accessible cost-effective technologies for reducing excessive sugar intake from soft drinks.
Mark Halsey $378,756 2 4 Capture the complex personal, cultural and social factors underpinning behaviours of Aboriginal prisoners in South Australia and the Northern Territory. The project will result in place-based and culturally informed approaches for supporting desistance from crime among high-rate offenders. Andrekos Varnava $206,531 4 3 Historicise the creation and control of “suspect” migrant communities and the restrictions on the further immigration of members of these groups by the British and Australian authorities from 1900-81. Daryl Wesley $359,586 1 3 Identify fauna in rock art in the Warddeken indigenous Protected Area, NT, an area with no Pleistocene palaeontological fauna record. Jonathan Benjamin $597,000 7 3 Andrew Goldsmith $296,000 4 5 Provide a longitudinal criminological study of adolescent internet use in the world. The project will study how adolescents use the internet daily, and particularly how this may enable or encourage delinquency on and off-line.
Jane Haggis $333,500 4 3 Study religion as a dimension of international affairs between 1860 and 1950. It will examine the contribution of faithbased activity, networking and thought to global governance and peace building institutionalised in the United Nations, universal human rights and humanitarianism.
Yipeng Zhou $368,446 1 3 Build an intelligent video streaming service by characterising users’ view interest patterns and predict user interest changes. The outcomes of the project will be of great values for users and our society by intelligently filtering out valueless, harmful, illegal and unwanted videos in advance. 3
Understand persistent housing sector supply problems through analysis of digital collaborative practices. Expected outcomes include enhanced housing supply professionals’ capability, improved knowledge among public/private sector decision makers responsible for housing supply and development of new digital collaborative behavioural theoretical and practical frameworks for the sector. Bruce Johnson $428,878 4 3 Investigate the work of schools that successfully resettle and include refugee students by creating the social and educational conditions that enhance their resilience. Garth Stahl $350,977 1 3 Study how gender, ethnicity and social class affect first-in-family Australian males from low socio-economic backgrounds as they transition to university. Lester Rigney $337,000 2 3 Examine how teachers in mainstream middleschool classrooms can teach young indigenous Australians in a culturally sensitive way.
Julie Ratcliffe $406,665 7 3 Develop and validate a new preference-based quality-of-life instrument with applications in aged-care. The new instrument would have immediate applications in quality assessment and economic evaluation, improving the quality of life and wellbeing of older Australians. Janna Morrison 3 $987,972 Understand how the foetal heart can develop normally with much less oxygen than an adult heart uses. Could lead to non-invasive approaches to detect and treat abnormal foetal heart growth. 3