Discovery delight as FBE Researchers awarded ARC Grants

Discovery delight as FBE Researchers awarded ARC Grants

Researchers in the Faculty of Business and Economics awarded more than $1.4 million in Australian Research Council (ARC) Discovery Projects funding to undertake research to benefit our environment, health, housing and the ageing migrant community.

The Discovery Projects scheme provides funding for research projects that can be undertaken by individual researchers or research teams.The objectives of the scheme include: supporting excellent basic and applied research by individuals and teams; encouraging high-quality research; enhancing international collaborations in research and expanding Australia’s knowledge base and research capabilities.

Three FBE researchers received ARC Discovery Early Career Researcher Award (DECRA) grants totaling more than $1.1 million, including Dr Lyla Zhang to investigate how time constraints can impair the quality of decisions in health, resulting in serious medical and financial consequences.

ARC Discovery Projects

Investigator(s)ProjectFunding Awarded
Professor Fei Guo; Professor Lucy Taksa; Associate Professor Zhiming Cheng; Professor Massimiliano Tani; Associate Professor Lihua Liu; Professor Dr Klaus ZimmermannDemographic and social dimensions of migrant ageing and wellbeing in Australia$478,000.00
Professor Tak Kuen Siu; Professor Robert Elliott; Professor Dilip MadanTwo-price quantitative finance$450,000.00
Associate Professor Roselyne Joyeux; Associate Professor George Milunovich; Associate Professor Shuping Shi; Dr Ben Wang; Professor Yongheng Deng; Associate Professor Jing Wu; Professor Eric GirardinMeasuring uncertainty in global housing markets and its risk to Australia$220,000.00
Associate Professor Ross Gordon; Professor Gerda Reith; Professor Gordon Waitt; Associate Professor Joseph Ciorciari; Dr Lauren GurrieriIn it to win it: an interdisciplinary investigation of sports betting$267,000.00
Associate Professor Elizabeth Thurbon; Dr Sung-Young Kim; Associate Professor Hao Tan; Dr John MathewsEast Asia's clean energy shift: enablers, obstacles, outcomes and lessons$301,000.00

ARC Discovery Early Career Researcher Award (DECRA)

Investigator(s)ProjectFunding Awarded
Dr Le (Lyla) ZhangEconomic analysis of time constraints on decision-making in health$375,000.00
Associate Professor Shuping ShiMonitoring financial bubbles using high-frequency data$375,000.00
Dr Catherine BishopA history of Australian businesswomen since 1880$396,828.00

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