News from the Department

Congratulations to ARC winners

13 November, 2012

The Department of Government and International Relations did quite well this year winning grants from the Australian Research Council (ARC).

ARC DECRAs commencing in 2013

Dr Anika Gauja, Government and International Relations, $372,065
 The politics of party reform: who benefits from the democratisation of political parties?

Dr Sarah Phillips, Centre for International Security Studies, $363,379 
State formation and external finance: a case study of Somaliland


ARC Discovery Projects commencing in 2013 – including 3 DORAs

Prof David Goodman, Government & International Relations/China Studies Centre, and Dr Beatriz Carrillo Garcia, Sociology & Social Policy, $471,217 
Economic growth in China's west: the social basis of enterprise development

Dr Justin Hastings, Government & International Relations, and Dr Sarah Phillips, Centre for International Security Studies, A/Prof Victor Asal, A/Prof Randy Rethemeyer,  $148,949
 Uncovering the organisational dynamics of pirates and maritime terrorists

Prof John Keane, Institute for Democracy & Human Rights, $367,631 
Democracy at the end of the world: new perspectives on the politics and government of Antarctica

Em/Prof Frederick Teiwes, Government & International Relations, Dr Warren Sun, $162,2778 The political dynamics of Deng Xiaoping's leadership of China, 1979 -1992