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Department of Cognitive Science

Grants awarded

The department currently attracts grant funding from the following external institutions:

This funding is in addition to many internal Macquarie University grants.

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Currently active grants

  • ARC Future Fellowship (2019 - 2022) The new voice of Multicultural Australian English [FT180100462]. Cox, F. ($1,064,111)
  • John Mitchell Crouch Fellowship for 2019, The Royal Australasian College of Surgeons. (2019) Di Ieva, A. ($150,000)
  • NHMRC Program Grant [APP1132524] (2018 - 2022) "Frontotemporal dementia and motor neurodegenerative syndromes." Halliday, G., Mattick, J., Hodges, J., Kiernan, M., Piguet, O., Kril, J., Ittner, L., & Kassiou, M. ($17,069,580)
  • Horizon2020 Innovative Training Networks Grant (2018 - 2022) "The Multilingual Mind (MultiMind)." (€3,778,888) Marinis, T. ($5,870,427)
  • NHMRC Target Research Grant [APP1151851] (2018 - 2023) "Dementia prevention across the life course with Aboriginal Australians" Radford, K., Broe, G., Delbaere, K., Draper, B., Garvey, G., Cumming, R., Wright, Fulham, Piguet, O., Sachdev, P. & Our MOB (Mind and Brain). ($3,020,383)
  • ARC Discovery Project Grant [DP180100869] (2018 - 2020) "Evaluative learning: do all roads lead to Rome?" Lipp, O.V. & Gawronski, B. ($405,151)
  • Macquarie University Co-Funded Research Fellowship Scheme (2018 - 2020) "Neural signatures of learning success." Badcock, N., Williams, N.S., & McArthur, G.M. ($402,411)
  • ARC Discovery Project Grant [DP180101548] (2018 - 2020) “Testing posterior parietal contributions to human episodic memory” Irish, M., Hodges, J.R., Buriañova, H. ($358,912)
  • ARC Discovery Project Grant [DP180100394] (2018 - 2020) "How do brain oscillations influence our behavior?" Marinovic, W. & Lipp, O.V. ($339,000)
  • ARC Discovery Project Grant [DP180100107] (2018 - 2020) "Cognitive Ecologies: A philosophical study of collaborative embodied skills." Sutton, J. ($226,500)
  • Australian Human Rights Commission: Impact and Engagement Award (2018) Extreme imagination in mind, brain and culture. Principal applicant (£99,983) Zeman, A. ($175,130)
  • Sydney Outstanding Academic Researcher Award (SOAR) (2018 - 2019) Irish, M. ($150,000)
  • Macquarie University Strategic Priority Grants Scheme (2018) “NeuroLab – Integrated digital platform for lab delivery and education in cognitive and brain sciences.” Kaplan, D.M., & de Wit, B. ($146,628)
  • MQ Research Infrastructure Scheme (Small) Grant (2018) "Australian Neurolaw Database development of version 3." Kennett, K.,Barry, L., Baird, A., & Rossmanith, K. ($89,406)
  • Macquarie University Faculty of Human Sciences Research Centre Scheme (2018 - 2022) Faculty Centre for Research on Scaffolding Cognition in Ageing. Harris, C., Sutton, J., Baird, A., Barnier, A., Crane, M., Savage, G., & Thompson, B. ($81,000)
  • Macquarie University Research Infrastructure Scheme (Small) (2018) Benders, T. ($68,675)
  • Macquarie University Research Infrastructure Scheme Grant (2018) "Child-friendly mobile eye-trackers to take hearing, language, and literacy research to new populations and environments" Benders, T., Demuth, K., Castles, A., Cox, F., Sharma, M., Proctor, M., Kruger, H., Kim, J., Xu, N., Bruggeman, L., Giblin, I., Castro-Meneses, L., & Yu, L. ($68,675)
  • The Brain Foundation (2018) "Peripheral monitoring of neurodegeneration in frontotemporal dementia using cell-free DNA methylation." Chatterton, Z., Kwok, J., Piguet, O. ($40,000)
  • ARC CCD Cross Program Support Scheme (2018) "The Effect of Visual Body Size Adaptation on Multimodal Representations of the Self." Stephen, I., Brooks, K., Zopf, R., & Polito, V. ($24,846)
  • Australian Government Department of Education and Training Endeavour Research Fellowship to work at UNSW with A/Prof. Shinichi Nakagawa (2018) Foo, Y.Z. ($24,500)
  • Australian Government Department of Education and Training Endeavour Research Fellowship (2018) Penney, J. ($23,000)
  • ARC CCD Cross Program Support Scheme (2018) "Reasoning, memory and beliefs: Using hypnosis and TMS to facilitate or inhibit rational thought and belief bias." Howarth, S., Polito, V., Barnier, A., Coltheart, M., Handley, S., Trippas, D., Klein, L., & Sowman, P. ($22,576)
  • ARC CCD Cross Program Support Scheme (2018) "Learning from our mistakes –what error patterns and their neural correlates tell us about word relearning in Semantic Dementia." Savage, S., Nickels, L., Fieder, N., Landin-Romero, R., & Lampe, L. ($21,194)
  • Seed Grant, School of Psychology, The University of Sydney (2018) "Treatment for insomnia in children and adolescents with traumatic brain injury: Feasibility study." Lah, S., Palermo, T., Bartlett, D., Epps, A., Teng, A., Parry, L., Brookes, N., & Naismith, S. ($19,075)
  • ARC CCD Cross Program Support Scheme (2018) "Talking to Read, Reading to Talk." Kohnen, S., Best, W., & Nickels, L. ($18,037)
  • ARC CCD Cross Program Support Scheme (2018) "Executive control and error monitoring of pronunciation during reading aloud in stuttering." Yuen, I., Badcock, N., Sowman, P., Ballard, K., & Izmaylova, T. ($13,555)
  • ARC CCD Cross Program Support Scheme (2018) "When bilingualism meets biliteracy: the role of morphological knowledge in spoken language in learning to read." Wang, H.-C., Xu, N., Demuth, K., Hsieh, M., Forster, K., Li , L., & Castles, A. ($8,510)
  • ARC CCD Cross Program Support Scheme (2018) "Investigating the effect of musical priming on language processing in individuals with Alzheimer’s dementia." Tieu, L., Fiveash, A., Crain, S., Brancatisano, O., Thompson, W., & Piguet, O., & Baird, A. ($8,428)
  • ARC CCD Neural Markers Training Scheme (2018) "Electrophysiological markers of sense of agency and body ownership." Polito, V., Zopf, R., Sowman, P., Brock, J., & Lutherborrough, A. ($7,436)
  • National Science Week Grant (2018) "A Night of Illusions." Ransley, K., & Polito, V. ($6,718)
  • ARC CCD Neural Markers Training Scheme (2018) "The outcome of impact: Detecting sports concussion with consumer-grade EEG." Sowman, P., Badcock, N., He, W., Savage, G., Cohen, A., & Wehrman, J. ($6,284)
  • ARC CCD Postdoc Exchange Scheme (2018) Foo, Y.Z. ($5,850)
  • ARC CCD Postdoc Exchange Scheme (2018) Sutherland, C. ($5,435)
  • ARC CCD Neural Markers Training Scheme (2018) "Investigating the neural mechanisms underlying Bayesian sensorimotor learning using transcranial magnetic stimulation." Kaplan, D., Sowman, P., Sutton, J., & Hewitson, C. ($5,400)
  • Western Sydney University Centre for Educational Research Small Grant (2018 - 2019) "Developing a culturally and linguistically responsive English Medium Instruction pedagogy for higher education in China." Han, J., Singh, M., & Tieu, L. ($5,000)
  • Macquarie University Postgraduate Research Fund (PGRF) (2018) Penney, J. ($3,315)
  • Macquarie University Research Infrastructure Scheme Grant (2018) "MEG data pipeline." Sowman, P.
  • ARC Future Fellowship [FT170100105] (2017 - 2021) "Insights from brain imaging to study the neural basis of cognition." Woolgar, A. ($759,294)
  • NHMRC Project Grant (2017 - 2019) "Apathy in dementia: Identifying mechanisms for targeted interventions." Kumfor, F, & Irish, M. ($514,403)
  • National Fund for Scientific and Technological Development (FONDECYT 1170010) (2017 - 2019) "The role of contextual modulations during action language and emotional processing neurodegeneration." (USD370,000) Ibáñez, A., Slachevsky, A., Huepe, D., Navarrete, G., & Chaigneau, S. ($473,000)
  • NHMRC Early Career Fellowship (Overseas) [APP1121859] (2017 - 2020) "Neural signatures of disease spread and evolution in motor neurodegenerative syndromes." Tu, S. ($408,768)
  • ARC Discovery Project [DP170101780] (2017 - 2019) "Why is monitoring for rare events so difficult and what can we do about it?" Rich, A., Woolgar, A., Wiggins, M., Wolfe, J., & Helton, W. ($397,500)
  • ARC Discovery Project [DP170101715] (2017 - 2020) "Capture and control: Overcoming distraction by reward-related stimuli." Le Pelley, M., Most, S., Theeuwes, J., & Wiers, R. ($393,000)
  • ARC Discovery Project (2017 - 2019) "Targeting early contact with the criminal justice system in young people." Dean, K., Tzoumakis, S., Laurens, K., Green, M., & Carr, V. ($372,500)
  • ARC Discovery Project [DP170103148] (2017 - 2019) "The development of predictive brain function in preschool children." Sowman, P., He, W., & Brock, J. ($367,000)
  • ARC Discovery Early Career Researcher Award [DE170100915] (2017 - 2019) "Uncovering the dynamics of object selection from movement trajectories." Wang, Z. ($345,000)
  • NHMRC Early Career Fellowship (Australia) [APP1120770] (2017 - 2020) "Characterisation of eating behaviour and metabolic phenotypes across neurodegenerative diseases: Insights for survival and progression." Ahmed, R. ($340,891)
  • ARC Discovery Project [DP170102407] (2017 - 2019) "Speech production in the developing brain." Johnson, B., Cheyne, D., & van Lieshout, P. ($338,000)
  • ARC Discovery Project [DP170104602] (2017 - 2019) "Who may judge a book by its cover?" Rhodes, G., Sutherland, C., Palermo, R., & Young, A. ($333,500)
  • Beryl Bayley MND Postdoctoral Fellowship (2017 - 2019) "Behaviour, cognition, eye-movements and psychiatric disease in C9orf72 MND and FTD: A cross modal-approach to facilitate early and accurate diagnosis." Devenney, E. ($300,000)
  • ARC Discovery Project [DP170104575] (2017 - 2020) "Towards a process model of visual working memory." Donkin, C., & Le Pelley, M. ($295,000)
  • ARC Discovery Project [DP170101840] (2017 - 2019) "Improving inferences from brain imaging to understand selective attention." Woolgar, A., Rich, A., & Duncan, J. ($291,500)
  • ARC Linkage Project Grant [LP160101803] (2017 - 2019) "Enhancing lifeguard performance: A multidisciplinary approach." Griffin, B., Wiggins, M., Rich, A., Curby, K., Taylor, M., Olsen, K., Kavakli, M., & Giacomelli, L. ($280,000)
  • John Templeton Foundation (2017 - 2019) "Mapping the psychology of unbelief across contexts and cultures." (£149,428) Jong, J., McKay, R., Brown-Iannuzzi, J., Gervais, W., Lanman, J., Pennycook, G., & Ross, R. ($251,776)
  • Economic and Social Research Council- Global Challenges Research Fund. (2017 - 2018) "The protective role of language in global migration and mobility: Language policies and practices in refugee settings (ProLanguage)." (£131,349) Marinis, T., Faloppa, F., Capstick, T., Saddy, D., Reynolds, S., Kyprianos, P., Roussou, A., Amin, T., Choueiri, L., D'Agostino, M., Paternostro, G., & Proglio, G. ($224,873)
  • The Cogito Foundation (2017 - 2019) "Public understanding of science in a post-truth world." (CHF139,642) McKay, R., Tappin, B., & Efferson, C. ($182,273)
  • Australian Rotary Health ‘Mental Health of Young Australians’ Research Grants (2017 - 2018) "Determinants of risk and resilience in maltreated children using multi-agency administrative records: A population record-linkage study." Green, M., Carr, V., Katz, I., Laurens, K., Dean, K., & Tzoumakis, S. ($135,854)
  • Cancer Institute NSW (2017 - 2018) "Improving quality of life and communication in survivors of childhood brain cancer and leukaemia: Development of Australian clinical practice guidelines." Docking, K.M. ($119,508)
  • Autistica (2017 - 2018) "Deutsche Bank workplace internships: Phase two." (£67,000) Remington, A., & Pellicano, E. ($118,693)
  • Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO) Internationalisation in the Humanities Grant (2017 - 2020) "Language Abilities in Children with Autism (LACA) a collaboration among 12 teams in 8 countries from the universities of Amsterdam, Groeningen, Potsdam, Milano-Bicocca, Bruxelles, Reading, CNRS Lyon, Haifa, UCL London, Tours, TEI Patras, Cambridge." (€75,000) including Guasti, M.T. & Marinus, T. ($116,588)
  • Joint PhD Project with University of Groningen (2017 - 2019) "Natural versus programming language: Similarities and differences in underlying cognitive processes." Tops, W., Bastiaanse, R., Nickels, L., & Marinus, E. ($84,910)
  • Macquarie University Research Fellowship (2017 - 2019) "The science of human responsibility: Mapping sense of agency in hypnosis, virtual reality and psychosis." Polito, V. ($49,946)
  • Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS) Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research - Scientific Research Category C [17K02738] (2017 - 2020) Kiguchi, H., Funakoshi, K., & Thornton, R. ($26,500)
  • British Academy Small Research Grant (2017 - 2019) "Does Strategy Matter? Probing the functional consequences of individual differences in strategic information use during face identity judgments." (£9,556) Ewing, L., Smith-, M.L., & Palermo, R. ($16,088)
  • University Competitive Fund. University of Greenwich (2017 - 2018) Learning a tonal language in multiple contexts (£8000). Wang, X. ($12,949)
  • Experimental Psychology Society (2017 - 2018) "Improving police line-ups: The effect of multiple images at memory retrieval." (£3500) Ritchie, K.L., & Fitzgerald, R. ($5,915)
  • European Commission (2016 - 2020) "DE-ENIGMA: Multi-modal HRI for expanding social imagination in autistic children." (€3,904,188) Pellicano, E., Evers, V., Pantic, M., Schuller, B., Sminchisescu, C., Petrovic, S., & Baranger, A. ($8,442,510)
  • European Research Council Advanced Grant (2016 - 2021) "Cerebral Asymmetry: New Directions in Correlates and Etiology (CANDICE)" Bishop, D.V.M. ($3,918,000)
  • European Commission Horizon 2020 (2016 - 2020) "The Sign Hub: preserving, researching and fostering the linguistic, historical and cultural heritage of European deaf signing communities with an integral resource." (€2,490,000) Quer, J., Cecchetto, C., Branchini, C., Prinetto, P, Pfau, R., Steinbach, M., Kelepir, M., Geraci, C., Donati, C., & Friedmann, N. ($3,667,000)
  • Human Frontier Science Program Grant (2016 - 2019) "Analog computations underlying language mechanisms". (US$1,050,000) Treves, A., Friedmann, N., & Monasson, R. ($1,355,970)
  • Economic and Social Research Council and Department for International Development Grant (ESRC-DFID) (2016 - 2020) "Multilingualism and multiliteracy: Raising learning outcomes in challenging contexts in primary schools across India" (£650,748) Tsimpli, I., Marinis, T., & Treffers-Daller, J. ($1,314,700)
  • Qatar National Research Fund NPRP [#8-293-2-124] (2016 - 2019) "Apraxia World: An interactive, technology-based comprehensive tool for remote speech therapy of CAS." (US$900,000) Ahmed, B., Gutierrez-Osuna, R., & Ballard, K.J. ($1,230,000)
  • NHMRC Project Grant [APP1103611] (2016 - 2019) "Increasing the efficacy of treatment for socially anxious youth through theoretically derived improvements." Rapee, R.M., Hudson, J.L., Wuthrich, V., & McLellan, L.F. ($996,370)
  • Alzheimer's Society Doctoral Training Centre (2016 - 2019) "Multi-disciplinary study of dysfunctional brain networks in dementia." (£442,621) Randall, A., Mill, J., Zeman, A., Terry, J., Shore, A., Brown, J., Dodds, C., Lunnon, K., Goodfellow, M., Llewellyn, D., & Lavric, A. ($938,000)
  • Alzheimer's Research UK (2016 - 2019) "The impact of acute systemic inflammation upon cerebrospinal fluid and blood biomarkers of brain inflammation and injury in dementia: A study in acute hip fracture and memory clinic patients." (GBP277,786) Hornberger, M., & Fox, C. ($740,000)
  • ARC Future Fellowship [FT160100096] (2016 - 2020) "Constructing a refined model of human memory." Irish, M. ($688,000)
  • NHMRC-ARC Dementia Research Development Fellowship [APP1102969] (2016 - 2019) "Disentangling aphasic syndromes in Alzheimer's disease." Leyton, C. ($682,936)
  • NHMRC Research Fellowship Grant [APP1103258] (2016 - 2020) "Improving diagnosis and prognosis of early-onset dementia." Piguet, O. ($622,655)
  • NHMRC-ARC Dementia Research Development Fellowship [APP1110183] (2016 - 2019) "Cognition in motion: Characterization and evolution of cognitive dysfunction in motor neurodegeneration and frontotemporal dementia." Hsieh, S. ($604,106)
  • NHMRC-ARC Dementia Research Development Fellowship [APP1097026] (2016 - 2019) "Identifying novel markers to differentiate frontotemporal dementia from Alzheimer's disease." Kumfor, F. ($603,912)
  • NHMRC-ARC Dementia Research Development Fellowship [APP1103312] (2016 - 2019) "Ageing and dementia in Aboriginal Australians: Promoting vitality, identifying decline and supporting communities." Radford, K. ($603,411)
  • ANR/DFG Bilateral Research Grant (2016 - 2019) Joint funding scheme by the Agence Nationale de la Recherche (ANR) and the German Research Foundation (DFG). "The role of morphemes during reading development." Beyersmann, E., Grainger, G., Ziegler, J.C., Schroeder, S., & Smolka, E. ($587,890)
  • ARC Discovery Project Grant [DP160101300] (2016 - 2019) "Predicting behaviour from brain representations." Carlson, T., Solomon, S., McMahon, D., & Kriegeskorte, N. ($535,117)
  • ARC Discovery Project Grant [DP160100797] (2016 - 2019) "Evolution of the mammalian baculum." Simmons, L. ($516,700)
  • ARC Discovery Project Grant [DP160101174] (2016 - 2019) "The role of early testosterone and brain laterality in language development." Whitehouse, A., Maybery, M., Bishop, D., Francks, C., Fisher, S., Keelan, J., Jacoby, P., & Murphy, A. ($415,000)
  • NHMRC-ARC Dementia Research Development Fellowship [APP1104833] (2016 - 2019) "Can music mend minds? Investigating the mechanisms underlying the beneficial effects of music on persons with dementia." Baird, A. ($411,108)
  • ARC Discovery Project Grant [DP160101470] (2016 - 2019) "Violent music: Social, psychological, and neurological implications." Thompson, W., Warburton, W., Schubert, E., Gentile, D., Schellenberg, G., & Koelsch, S. ($400,000)
  • ARC Discovery Project Grant [DP160102156] (2016 - 2018) "Improved syntactic parsing and semantic analysis for natural language processing." Johnson, M., & Steedman, M. ($388,000)
  • Motor Neurone Disease Association Health Care Research Grant (2016 - 2019) "Practical management of cognitive and neuropsychiatric symptoms in MDN: Development of the MiNDToolkit." (GBP199,957) Mioshi, E., Hornberger, M., Shepstone, L., & Dick, D. ($338,000)
  • Macquarie University Research Fellowship (2016 - 2019) "See Spot running: Learning to read words with multiple morphemes." Beyersmann, E. ($326,000)
  • NHMRC Early Career Fellowship [APP1117718] (2016 - 2019) "Novel measures of socioemotional function to improve the differential diagnosis of dementia." Kumfor, F. ($314,644)
  • Royal Society of New Zealand Marsden Fast-Start Fund (2016 - 2019) "Fractionating face blindness: Creating a taxonomy for developmental prosopagnosia" Susilo, T. ($300,000)
  • Alzheimer's Research UK and Deutsche Telekom Partnership Grant (2016 - 2018) "Understanding human navigation using mobile gaming, big data and machine learning." (GBP146,322) Spiers, H., & Hornberger, M. ($249,810)
  • Leverhulme Trust Research Grant (2016 - 2018) "Plural mass nouns as a window into language variation." (GBP134,267) Romoli, J., Tsoulas, G., & Folli, R. ($228,970)
  • China Scholarship Council Postgraduate Research Scholarship for Doctoral Degree (2016 - 2019) "Cerebellar contribution to cognitive changes in frontotemporal dementia." Chen, Y. ($185,040)
  • EU Partnership Instrument: Municipality of Piacenza (2016 - 2019) "Multilingual teaching in early childhood education and care." (€65000) Guasti, M.T. ($98,980)
  • Macquarie University Faculty of Human Sciences Research Centre Scheme (2016 - 2018) "Centre for Atypical Neurodevelopment." Porter, M.A., Brock, J., Hudson, J.L., Cornish, J., Castles, A., McArthur, G., Badcock, N.A., Cupples, L., & Sharma, M. ($75,000)
  • University Research Capital Investment Fund. University of Greenwich (2016 - 2020) Exploring cognitive and psycholinguistics processes in second language acquisition using online measurements (£28,000). Wang, X. ($50,375)
  • Macquarie University Research Fellowship (2016 - 2018) "Neural foundations of cognitive development: MEG studies of brain function and connectivity in pre-school children." He, W. ($49,958)
  • National Social Science Foundation of China [16BYY076] (2016 - 2019) “Using eye movements to gauge language development in preschool children.” Zhou, P., & Crain, S. ($40,000)
  • NeuRA Supplementary Scholarships (2016 - 2018) "Cerebellar contribution to cognitive changes in frontotemporal dementia." Chen, Y. ($15,000)
  • Fund for Research Centers in Priority Areas (FONDAP) (2015 - 2020) "Geroscience Center for Brain Health and Metabolism." (USD6,500,000) Gonzalez-Billault, C., Slachevsky, A., Court, F., Cárdenas, J.C., Ibáñez, A. et al. ($8,305,000)
  • NHMRC Dementia Research Team Grant (2015 - 2019) "Non-Alzheimer’s disease degenerative dementias: Identifying prodromal genetic/familial phenotypes, modifying factors and protein variations involved in progression." Halliday, G., Hodges, J., Lewis, S., Piguet, O., Kril, J., Kwok, J., Villemagne, V., Kiernan, M., Rowe, D., & McKeith, I. ($6,449,246)
  • Medical Research Council (2015 - 2020) "The UK GENetic Frontotemporal Dementia Initiative (UK GENFI)." (GBP3,233,96) Rosso, M., Rohrer, J., & Hornberger, M. ($5,463,000)
  • NHMRC Centre of Research Excellence [APP1079102] (2015 - 2019) "Australian Centre of Excellence in Twin Research." Hopper, J., Craig, J., Mackey, D., Simpson, S., Ferreira, P., Carrick, S., & Byrne, B. ($2,475,361)
  • NHMRC Project Grant [APP1083010] (2015 - 2018) "COMPARE - Constraint Induced or Multi-modal Aphasia Rehabilitation: An RCT of therapy for stroke related chronic aphasia." Rose, M., Copland, D., Nickels, L., Togher, L., Meinzer, M., Ong, B., & Godecke, E. ($998,167)
  • Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft [German Research Foundation] (2015 - 2018) "Metacognitive training for patients with psychosis." (€550,000) Brüne, M., & Moritz, S. ($852,500)
  • Canadian Institutes of Health Research (2015 - 2020) "Understanding the thoughts and emotions of others: Neuroimaging measures of typical and atypical development." (CAD$748,500) Taylor, M., Anagnostou, E., Pang, E., & Smith, M.L. ($783,900)
  • NHMRC Project Grant [APP1088931] (2015 - 2019) "Predicting language skills from early auditory speech discrimination in infants with hearing loss: Implications for early management and intervention." Ching, T.Y.C., Rance, G., Demuth, K., Van Dun, B., Dillon, H., & Sharma, M. ($678,192)
  • ARC Discovery Project Grant [DP150100419] (2015 - 2018) "Making words stick: Lexical consolidation effects in learning to read." Castles, A., Nation, K., & Gaskell, G. ($661,200)
  • ARC Discovery Project Grant [DP150100684] (2015 - 2019) "Improving human perception of low resolution face images." McKone, E. ($518,500)
  • Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft [German Research Foundation] (2015 - 2018) "Social brain functioning in forensic patients with antisocial personality disorder." (€229,000) Brüne, M., & Schiffer, B. ($351,700)
  • ARC Discovery Early Career Research Award (DECRA) [DE150100667] (2015 - 2018) “How 'known unknowns' become known: How do people encode unpredictability?” Griffiths, O. ($328,000)
  • ARC Linkage Project, [LP150100140] (2015 - 2018) "Acting with the future in mind." Rendell, P., Henry, J., Doyle, C., Kliegel, M., & Rose, N.S. ($242,000)
  • Big Lottery Fund Grant (2015 - 2020) "Language made fun!" (GBP27,000) Romoli, J., Folli, R., Sevdali, C., Rhys, C., & Henry, A. ($46,044)
  • European Commission 7th Framework Programme for Research and Technological Development (EU-FP7) (2014 - 2019) "Advancing The European Multilingual Experience (AThEME)." (€5,000,000) Saddy, J.D., Marinis, T., & Tsimpli, I. ($10,800,000)
  • Australian Catholic University, Collaborative Research Network Program Research Funding (2014 - 2018) "Cardiovascular health and wellbeing." Thompson, D., Ski, C., Cameron, J., Rendell, P. G., Kure, C., & Prior, D. ($2,900,000)
  • U.S. National Institutes of Health (2014 - 2018) "Longitudinal outcomes of children with hearing impairment: Early vs later intervention." (USD1,500,000) Ching, T.Y.C., Dillon, H., Cupples, L., Leigh, G., & Wass, M. ($1,734,150)
  • Australian Catholic University Research Funding Scheme Program Grant (2014 - 2018) "Innovations in psychological assessment and intervention: Cognition and emotion." Rendell, P.G., McLennan, S.N., Terrett, G., Vercammen, A., Willis, M.L., Henry, J.D., Kliegel, M., Curran, H.V., & Ruffman, T. ($1,230,000)
  • Canadian Institutes of Health Research (2014 - 2019) "Cognitive outcome in children born very preterm: Longitudinal measures of brain structure and function from birth." (CA$821,700) Taylor, M., Miller, S.P., Shroff, M., Sled, J., Smith M.L., & Whyte G. ($829,935)
  • Canadian Institutes of Health Research (2014 - 2019) "Impact of pediatric epilepsy surgery on health-related quality of life." (CAD$670,000) Smith, M.L., Widjaja, E., Ferro, M., Speechley, K., Connolly, M., & Snead, C. ($659,000)
  • ARC Future Fellowship [FT140100422] (2014 - 2018) "Changing your mind by changing your brain: An interventionist perspective on cognitive neuroscience." Klein, C. ($609,220)
  • Macquarie University Future Fellowship Start-Up Grant (2014 - 2018) "Enculturated cognition." Menary, R. ($376,000)
  • Israel Science Foundation (ISF) research grant on syntax in hearing impairment (2014 - 2018) "Syntax in children with hearing impairment: A characterisation of the syntactic deficit and the critical period for first language acquisition." (520,000 NIS) Friedmann, N. ($192,145)
  • National Natural Science Foundation of China (2014 - 2018) "Cognitive and neural underpinnings of space-centered coding of attention." Wang, Z., Klein, R.M., Xue, S., Shao, H., Cheng, Q., Li, D., Chen, B., Ge, Q., An, L., & Zhao, P. ($131,000)
  • ARC Laureate Fellowship [FL130100014] (2013 - 2018) "Neural and behavioural evidence for children's learning of grammatical morphology." Demuth, K. ($2,865,815)
  • Medical Research Council Clinician Scientist Fellowship (2013 - 2018) “Amnesia and the medial temporal lobes: An investigation in limbic encephalitis.” (£1,409,874) Butler, C. ($2,611,710)
  • Canadian Social Sciences & Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) Partnership Grant (2013 - 2018) "Early modern conversions: Religions, cultures, cognitive ecologies." (CAN$2,297,800). Yachnin, P., Beckwith, S.T., Cumming, J.E., Fenlon, I., Fraenkel, C., Kirby, W.J.T., Marshall, P., Mullaney, S., Pérez-Gómez, A., Schmidt, B., Sinclair, S.G., Sutton, J., Traub, V., Vanhaelen, A.C., Vessey, M., Wilson, B.M.S. ($2,345,633)
  • Ontario Brain Institute (2013 - 2018) "Cognition and pediatric epilepsy." (CAD300,000) Sub project in EPLINK/Integrated Discovery System for Epilepsy (New Approaches to Intractable Seizures). Smith, M. L. ($311,600)

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