Recent Success in the Department of Government and International Relations
The Electoral Integrity Project has announced that three Medium Grants for 2013-2014 have been awarded for research projects on electoral integrity in the Department of Government and International Relations.
Dr Anika Gauja has been awarded $20,040 for research on The Legal Regulation of Political Parties: Promoting Electoral Integrity?
Associate Professor Ben Goldsmith has been awarded $25,000 for research on Authoritarian Elections, Electoral Integrity, and Political Violence.
Associate Professor Rodney Smith has been awarded $24,663 research on Electronic Voting and Electoral Integrity.
Headed by Director, Professor Pippa Norris, The Electoral Integrity Project is an independent academic study with a research team based at the Department of Government and International Relations at the University of Sydney and the John F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University.
13 September, 2012
A/Professor Ariadne Vromen is lead CI on a $312,000 grant from the US-based Spencer Foundation. A/Prof Vromen’s co-researchers are Michael Xenos, University of Wisconsin-Madison and Brian Loader, University of York. This is only the second time that the Spencer Foundation has awarded a major grant from their New Civics Initiative to a non-US based university. The project is titled 'The Civic Network: a comparative study of the use of social media for enhancing young people's political engagement'.
A/Prof Vromen, along with her collaborators in this award are also part the Worldwide University Network’s ‘Networking Young Citizens Study Group’.
4 September, 2012