Current grants

Year

Title of grant, contract or project

Granting scheme

Amount

Chief investigators and staff members (in order)

2021-2024

Illuminating behavioural and environmental influences on early human development (FT200100390)

ARC Future Fellowship

$1,075,728

Professor Tanya Smith

2020-2025

Aboriginal rock art and cultural heritage management in Cape York Peninsula (LP190100194)

ARC Linkage

$1,368,974 (+ $648,072 from administering and partner organisations)

Professor Maxime Aubert, Lynley Wallis, Heather Burke, Dr. Jillian Huntley, Jonathan Osborn, Bryce Barker, Daryl Wesley, Tristen Jones, Nigel Spooner & Noelene Cole

2019-2022

Pathways through Tropical Sahul: The Archaeology of the Great Papuan Plateau (DP190100159)

ARC Discovery

$549,747 (+ $545,580 from administering and partner organisations)

Professor Maxime Aubert, Bryce Barker, Lara Lamb, Andrew Fairbairn & Matthew Leavesley

2019-2021

Tracing ancient environments during the peopling of Southeast Asia

Australian Academy of Sciences Regional Collaborations Programme

$124,000

Professor Tanya Smith, Ian Williams, Hallie Buckley, and Daniel Green

2019-2021

The environment and human origins in the Kalahari, South Africa (DE190100160)

ARC DECRA

$410,175

Dr. Jayne Wilkins

2019-2020

Remote Sensing Human Evolution in Ancient Sumatra

National Geographic

$43,446

Associate Prof Julien Louys, Shimona Kealy, Gilbert J. Price, Mika Puspaningrum, Yan Rizal, Yahdi Zaim

2017-2023

Archaeology and Natural History of the Mithaka Country (LP170100789)

ARC Linkage Project

$607,330

Dr Justine Kemp, Prof Rainer Grün, Prof Jon Olley, P Hiscock, M. Westaway, J. Gorringe, K. Lander

2017–2021

The unknown ‘Ice Age’ artists of Borneo

ARC Future Fellowship

$998,804

Professor Maxime Aubert

2017–2021

Assessing Sumatra’s role in ancient human movements and evolution

ARC Future Fellowship

$652,000

Associate Prof Julien Louys

2017–2020

Australia's Living Technologies: Bone Tools from First Peoples to Contact

ARC DECRA

$358,752

Dr Michelle Langley

2016–2021

Australian rock art history, conservation and indigenous well-being

ARC Laureate

$2,553,690

Professor Paul Tacon

2016–2020

Extinct hominins and early humans on the Indonesian island of Sulawesi

ARC Future Fellowship

$833,000

Professor Adam Brumm

2016–2019

Characterising Genome-wide Variations among the First Peoples of Australia

ARC Linkage

$178,969

Dr Sankar Subramanian, Professor David Lambert, Dr Michael Westaway

2016–2019

Beyond migration and diffusion: The Prehistoric mobility of people and ideas

ARC Discovery

$502,246

Professor Rainer Grün, Dr Mathieu Duval

2016–2020

Chronology of Lower Palaeolithic settlements across the Mediterranean

ARC Future Fellowship

$692,015

Dr Mathieu Duval

Past grants

Year

Title of grant, contract or project

Granting scheme

Amount

Chief investigators and staff members (in order)

2018

Understanding Australasian rock art through archaeological science

Griffith University Infrastructure Grant

$175,510

Dr. Jillian Huntley, Professor Paul Tacon and Professor Maxime Aubert

2018

Genomic library infrastructure for ancient environmental samples (LE180100121)

Linkage Infrastructure, Equipment and Facilities (LIEF)

$384,671

Prof David Lambert, Prof Zhihong Xu, Prof Jon Olley, Assoc Prof Rebecca Ford, Prof Adam Brumm, Dr Gilbert Price, Prof Leslie Christidis, Dr Subashchandran Sankarasubramanian, Prof Jizheng He

2017–2019

The Origins of Australia’s non-Pama-Nyungan speaking people

ARC Discovery

$533,000

Professor David Lambert, Dr Michael Westaway

2016–2018

History Places: Wellington Range rock art in global context

ARC Discovery

$490,100

Professor Paul Tacon, Dr Sally K. May

2016

A Genomic Study of the people of Wairau: health, history and origins of the first New Zealanders

NZ Marsden Fund

$767,000

Professor David Lambert

2015–2018

Landscape archaeology at Lake Mungo

ARC Discovery

$472,343

Professor Rainer Grün

2015–2017

Investigating Holocene India–Australia Connections using Ancient Genomics

ARC Linkage

$570,000

Professor David Lambert, Dr Sankar Subramanian, Dr Michael Westaway

2015–2017

Ancient Ecology: Changes in penguin diet over ~30,000 years in Antarctica

ARC Discovery

$322,704

Professor David Lambert

2015–2017

Establishing the provenance of Torres Strait Islander remains: genetics, craniometrics and isotopes.

ARC Linkage

$740,880

Dr Michael Westaway, Professor David Lambert, Dr Sankar Subramanian, Professor Brian Fry

2015

A multi-omics platform to investigate molecular evolution and developmental biology

ARC LIEF

$540,000

Professor David Lambert

2014–2017

The Origin of the first Australians: a genomic approach

ARC Discovery

$394,717

Professor David Lambert, Dr Michael Westaway

2014–2016

The oldest rock art in Asia and the early human occupation of island southeast Asia

ARC DECRA

$395,205

Associate Professor Maxime Aubert

2013–2016

Kiacatoo Man: biology, archaeology and environment at the Last Glacial Maximum

ARC Linkage

$225,000

Dr Justine Kemp, Professor Jon Olley

2013–2015

A world of its own: human occupation of the Maros karsts in Southwest Sulawesi, Indonesia

ARC DECRA

$372,600

Associate Professor Adam Brumm

2012–2015

The Peopling of East Asia and Australasia

ARC Linkage

$555,000

Professor David Lambert, Professor Paul Tacon