From left to right: Will Sanders; Siobhan Bourke; David Letts: Emily Lancsar; Paul Wyrwoll; You Jin Chung; Bec Colvin; Angie Bexley; Anthea Roberts; Elisabeth Huynh. Photo by Simon Jenkins, ANU
Funding research with policy value
The Public Policy and Societal Impact Hub is pleased to announce the outcomes for the Policy Greenhouse Fund scheme for 2019. The results of Round one are as follows:
9 Projects (funding up to $75,000):
- David Letts (College of Law): Armed Conflict at Sea - legal and policy revision
- Sharon Bessell (College of Asia and the Pacific): New Policy Approaches to Addressing Childhood Poverty
- William Sanders (College of Arts and Social Sciences): Indigenous Policy in Three Dimensions: Country, Livelihoods and Political Settlement, a 2020 Vision
- Kirsty Jones (College of Asia and the Pacific): A framework for best practice community engagement for major infrastructure projects: Community co-design
- Jane Golley (College of Asia and the Pacific): Australian Policy Choices in a New Geoeconomic World Order
- Elisabeth Huynh (College of Health and Medicine): Measuring price elasticities of supply of service providers to address thin markets in the NDIS
- Jennifer Hunt (College of Asia and the Pacific): Tracking Disinformation Campaigns Across Terrains: Implications for Policy
- Emily Lancsar (College of Health and Medicine): Enhancing Health and Wellbeing in the Indian Ocean Territories
- Frank Jotzo (College of Asia and the Pacific): Supporting economic and social transformation in Australia’s coal producing areas
3 Collaboration Initiatives (funding up to $5,000):
- Youn Jin Chung (College of Health and Medicine): Use of visual and decision analytics tools for evidence-informed policy planning in mental health
- Paul Wyrwoll (College of Asia and the Pacific): Performance-Based Climate Finance: Maximising the Social Returns on Public Investment
- Melinda Choy (College of Health and Medicine): Expanding Ehealth: two roundtable discussions for the innovation of an Australian digital health skills program
Round 2 of Collaboration Initiatives is open. The closing date is 13 September, 2019.
Key points for noting:
- For this round, the Hub received a total of 22 proposals for the Fund in July 2019.
- 10 proposals were submitted by early career researchers. 11 proposals are led by female academics.
- Of all 12 successful proposals:
- 8 proposals are led by female academics.
- 6 out of 12 successful proposals are led by early career researchers.
- Policy Greenhouse Fund was launched in May 2019 to support academics to engage with the policy community and to work on policy-relevant research questions.