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(s)

Amount received

2019-2023

National human rights institutions and transitional justice in Asia

Renee Jeffery

$913,150

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(s)

Amount received

2021

Decoding Revisionist Challenges to the International Institutional Order

Kai He and Huiyun Feng

$136,490

2020-2023

The Impact of Sexual and Gender-Based Violence on the Dynamics of Conflict

Sara E Davies (with J  True through Monash University)

$354,415

2019-2022

How can political actors shape voter turnout?

Ferran Martinez i Coma

$248,000

2019-2022

Expectations and commitments in the Australia-USA alliance

Andrew O'Neil (with S Frühling and P Dean)

$227,033

2018-2023

Empowering Indigenous businesses through improved financial literacy

Kerry Bodle (with Lorelle Frazer, Scott Weaven and Mark Brimble)

$320,249

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  (with A Werner)

$195,000

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 E 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

ARC Linkage Grants

Year

Project title

Researcher(s)

Amount received

2020-2023

Benefits and costs of non-market valuation for environmental management

Md Sayed Iftekhar (with Rhodes, Fielding, Bekessy, McAlpine, Lunney and Drielsma)

$41,009

ARC DECRAs

Year

Project title

Researcher(s)

Amount received

2020

Using improved markets to reduce over-extraction of groundwater

Md Sayed Iftekhar

$207,739

2017

The Rise of Sophisticated Authoritarianism in Southeast Asia

Lee Morgenbesser

$331,248

ACIAR

Year

Project title

Researcher(s)

Amount received

2021

Testing and refining the comprehensive framework of response assessment in the Philippines

Md Sayed Iftekhar

(with Bhaduri, Stewart-Koster and Kennard)

$150,000

2021

COVID-19: Gendered risks, impact and response in the Indo-Pacific—rapid research and policy guidance

Sara Davies and Robin Roberts

$200,000

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(s)

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

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

US Department of State

Year

Project title

Researcher

Amount received

2021

Data Security, Market Competition and Emerging Mobile Payment Platforms in the Asia Pacific

Hui Feng, Dian Tjondronegoro, Luke Houghton and Ernest Foo

$98,261USD

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-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

Australia-Indonesia Foundation

Year

Project title

Researchers

Amount received

2018

Deepening regional cooperation on sustainable development
and climate change

Caitlin Byrne and Brendan Mackey

$27,984

Australia-Japan Foundation

Year

Project title

Researchers

Amount received

2021Next Steps in the Australia-Japan Strategic PartnershipIan Hall and Caitlin Byrne$25,000

2018

Indo-Pacific connectivity: Economic opportunities and security challenges

Ian Hall

$20,000

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 Defence - Strategic Policy Grants Program

Year

Project title

Researcher

Amount received

2020-21

Assessing Australia's strategic personality and its impact on national power and regional influence

Ian Hall, Caitlin Byrne, Renee Jeffery and Peter Layton

$137,093

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

Department of Social Services - Try Test and Learn Fund

Year

Project title

Researcher

Amount received

2019

Sisters support business together

Dhara Shah

$682,000

Study Queensland- Trade Investment Queensland

Year

Project title

Researcher

Amount received

2019

Going Global- Enhancing the intercultural business capabilities of Q
ueensland Entrepreneurs and Indian Women Entrepreneurs

Dhara Shah and Michelle Barker

$87,910

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