External research grants

Academic staff, honorary fellows and postgraduate students of the ANU School of Music have also forged a strong track record of building our research programs through a range of highly competitive external grants through peak bodies such as the Australian Research Council and the Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies (AIATSIS).

  • Dr David Irving (ARC Discovery), 2015-17 ‘Malay Music and Dance from the Cocos (Keeling) Islands and Christmas Island'
  • Wanta Patrick (ARC Discovery Indigenous Award), Dr Aaron Corn and A/Prof Stephen Wild 2012–14 ‘Early collections of Warlpiri cultural heritage and resulting community access needs in remote desert Australia’ 
  • Prof Graham Baker, Prof Robin Stanton, Prof Caroline McMillan, Prof Reid Mortensen, Dr Malcolm Brown, Prof Peter Goodall, Prof Trevor Gale, Prof Gilly Salmon, Dr Chris Johnson, Dr Aaron Corn, A/Prof Rhod McNeil, A/Prof Henry Gardner, Prof Bruce Thomas, Dr Peter Sefton and A/Prof Lorelle Burton 2011–13 ‘Digital futures’ Collaborative Research Networks, Australian Government Department of Innovation, Industry, Science and Research
  • Dr Aaron Corn (ARC Future Fellow) 2009–13 ‘Indigenising the semantic web: Ontologies for Indigenous knowledge and heritage resources on a machine-readable Web’ 
  • Samuel Curkpatrick 2012 ‘Creating comprehensive, relevant records of Wägilak manikay: The ancestral records of Andy Peters and Benjamin Wilfred’ Research Grants, Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies (AIATSIS)
  • Prof Paul Pickering and Dr Catherine Bowan (Australian Postdoctoral Fellow) 2010–12 ‘Sounds of empire: Popular politics and music in the nineteenth century’ Discovery Project, Australian Research Council
  • A/Prof Linda Barwick, Dr Nicholas Thieberger, Dr Wayan Arka, A/Prof Steven Bird, Prof Nicholas Evans, Prof Jane Simpson, Dr Rachel Nordlinger and Dr Aaron Corn (ARC LIEF), 2011 ‘Equipment and facilities upgrade for the Pacific and Regional Archive for Digital Sources in Endangered Cultures’ 
  • Dr Melinda Hinkson and Dr Stephen Wild, 2011 ‘Intercultural images’ Research Grants, Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies (AIATSIS)
  • Dr Margaret Gummow, John Giacon and Suellyn Tighe 2010 ‘Revitalising Gamilaraay songs and dances’ Research Grants, Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies (AIATSIS)
  • Dr Stephen Wild 2009 ‘Milpirri’ Research Grants, Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies (AIATSIS)
  • Em/Prof Larry Sitsky and A/Prof Geoffrey Lancaster (ARC Discovery) 2007–09 ‘The role of piano music and the piano manufacturing industry in Australia's cultural history’ 
  • Dr Nicolas Peterson, Dr Mary Laughren, Dr Stephen Wild and Anna Meltzer (ARC Linkage) 2005–07 ‘Warlpiri songlines’ 
  • Em/Prof Larry Sitsky (ARC Discovery) 2003–07 ‘Rediscovering Australia's musical achievements: Creating critical editions of significant scores’
  • Prof Larry Sitsky (ARC Large Research Grants) 2001–03 ‘Australian concert music for the piano: A critical study of twentieth century compositions’ 

Updated:  12 June 2013/Responsible Officer:  Head, School of Music/Page Contact:  Development Officer