Latest Grants for ICS Researchers

ICS researchers have been successful in receiving the following grants in recent months.

Professor Katherine Gibson has been awarded a Seed Grant of $42,384 by the International Social Science Council (opens in a new window)for the project ‘Rebuilding Livelihoods to Meet the Challenges of Climate Change in Post-crisis Communities’. Professor Gibson will lead a research team of 31 members including Dr Stephen Healy and ICS PhD students Isaac Lynne and Ethan Miller.

Dr Louise Crabtree has been awarded $24,992 by the UWS Research Partnerships Program for the project ‘Community Land Trust Research Project Phase 2’. Matching funds for the project were provided by St Kilda Community Housing Ltd, Stonnington City Council, City of Port Phillip, Mount Alexander Community Land Ltd, Servants Community Housing Inc and SEMZ Property Group.

Professor Donald McNeill is part of a five-person international research team awarded US$722,000 by the Qatar National Research Fund for the project ‘Cool Living Heritage in Qatar: Sustainable Alternatives to Air-conditioned Urban Development’. The project is led by Professor Tim Winter (Deakin University, formerly of ICS) and will be administered by University College London Qatar.

8 October 2014