Grants and funding

Current ARC Linkage & Discovery Grant Projects

  • Picturing Australian Citizenship: the power of images in shaping Australia: Museums Victoria and Immigration Museum are collaborating on a project led by University of Western Australia, to examine how images have historically and culturally defined, contested and advanced notions of Australian citizenship.
  • A National Framework for Managing Malignant Plastics in Museum Collections: How can we predict and increase the lifespan of malignant plastics?
  • Testing Co-Evolutionary Processes Driving Venom Diversity in Tiger Snakes: Investigating a range of tiger snake venom related questions.
  • Fison and Howitt Papers Project: Looking at nineteenth century anthropologists Lorimer Fison and A.W. Howitt’s accounts of Indigenous culture and historical encounters between Indigenous and European settlers.
  • Wild Australia Show (1892-93): Producing an authoritative and original interpretation of the Wild Australia Show, which was staged by a company of Aboriginal people around Australia between 1892 and 1893.
Phd Biology student, Katie Smith, recording frog calls beside a lake in a wetland environment at dusk.
Lupita Bribiesca, Phd candidate, presenting a talk as part of the 'Meet the Scientists' program at Melbourne Museum Theatre.

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