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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

  • 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)
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • Macquarie University Strategic Infrastructure Scheme (2017) "Mobile eyetracking laboratory." Kruger, J., Boisvert, I., Pachman, M., Kruger, H., Blythe, J., Benders, T., Fang, J., Badcock, N., Brooks, K.R., Caruana, N., Stephen, I., & Mitchison, D. ($132,888)
  • 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 Strategic Infrastructure Scheme (2017) "Magnetic resonance-compatible experimental equipment." Wardle, S., Seymour, K., Woolgar, A., Zopf, R., Rich, A., Curby, K., Yang, J., Williams, M., & Pardey, M. ($50,997)
  • 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)
  • Hunter New England and Central Coast Health Services, Collaborative Health Innovation Project (2017) "Music, Mind, and Movement (MMM) Program for aged care facilities." Baird, A., & Thompson, W. ($20,000)
  • Institute for Special Needs Education (ISP) - Internal Research Funds (2017) “Learning to read in Norwegian: Investigating explicit and implicit learning processes in reading development”. (NOK 112.900) Larsen, L. ($17,700)
  • ARC CCD Neural Markers Training Scheme (2017) "Decoding joint attention processes using interactive eye-tracking and multivoxel pattern analysis." Caruana, N., Woolgar, A., Seymour, K., Brock, J., McArthur, G., & Hardwick, K. ($17,478)
  • 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)
  • Macquarie University Restart Grant (2017) "Live-streaming interventions to improve children's literacy." Kohnen, S. ($15,000)
  • ARC CCD Student Exchange Scheme (2017) Tappin, B.M. ($12,500)
  • ARC CCD Student Exchange Scheme (2017) Teichmann, L. ($12,500)
  • ARC CCD Postdoc Exchange Scheme (2017) Dawel, A. ($12,500)
  • ARC CCD Postdoc Exchange Scheme (2017) He, W. ($12,500)
  • Health and Medical Research Fund (2017) "Adaptation and validation of a Cantonese Sydney Language Battery for the assessment of language deficits in patients with Primary Progressive Aphasia in Hong Kong”. (HKD320,396) Wong, A., Tsoh,. J., Savage, S., Yuen, Y., Au, L., Yan, C., Lam, B., Hodges, J.R., & Mok, V. ($8,350)
  • ARC CCD Neural Markers Training Scheme (2017) "Characterising the dynamics of remembered object representations in the posteromedial cortex during a visuospatial working memory task." Goddard, E., Irish, M., Contini, E., Carlson, T., & Piguet, O. ($7,940)
  • ARC CCD Neural Markers Training Scheme (2017) "Investigating lexical representation using masked onset priming and electromagnetic articulography." Coltheart, M., Proctor, M., Cox, F., Forster, K., & Ratko, L. ($7,598)
  • ARC CCD Neural Markers Training Scheme (2017) "The neural response to expectations about our own actions in healthy and schizophrenia populations." Poonian, S., Wardle, S., Sowman, P., Keys, R., & Langdon, R. ($5,673)
  • Macquarie University Faculty of Human Sciences Public Speaker Scheme (2017) "Funding to support a Faculty of Human Sciences Public Lecture - Dr Tara Thiagarajan." Badcock, N. ($4,926)
  • Macquarie University Faculty of Human Sciences Visiting Research Fellowship Scheme (2017) "Funding to support a visit by Associate Professor Charles Stone of the John Jay College of Criminal Justice, City University of New York." Wang, H.-C. ($4,822)
  • ARC CCD Neural Markers Training Scheme (2017) "Investigating word recognition with Fast Periodic Visual Stimulation using Emotiv and Neuroscan EEG." de Wit, B., Woolgar, A., Schubert, T., Wang, H.-C., Badcock, N., He, W., & Kinoshita, S. ($3,230)
  • Macquarie University Faculty of Human Sciences Equipment Grant Scheme (2017) "Lumina 3G system for fMRI." Zopf, R. ($3,000)
  • Association for Psychological Science Travel Grant (2017) "For attendance at the International Convention of Psychological Science, Vienna, Austria (23-25 March)." de Wit, B. ($1,450)
  • Macquarie University Faculty of Human Sciences Perspectives Series Scheme (2017) "Funding to support a Faculty Perspectives Series on Human Science Methods of Studying the Self." Poonian, S. ($1,450)
  • 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 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)
  • 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 (2016 - 2019) "Novel measures of socioemotional function to improve the differential diagnosis of dementia." Kumfor, F. ($314,644)
  • The Wellcome Trust Institutional Strategic Support Fund/Fell Fund (2016 - 2017) "The history of dyslexia project." (GBP168,000) Nation, K., Whyte, W., & Snowling, M. ($283,000)
  • 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)
  • Dementia Collaborative Research Centres Grant (2016 - 2017) "Longitudinal social and biomedical risk factors for incident dementia and cognitive decline in urban and regional Aboriginal Australians." Radford, K., Delbaere, K., Broe, T., Draper, B., Garvey, G., Schofield, P., & Cumming, R. ($200,000)
  • China Scholarship Council Postgraduate Research Scholarship for Doctoral Degree (2016 - 2019) "Cerebellar contribution to cognitive changes in frontotemporal dementia." Chen, Y. ($185,040)
  • Hong Kong Research Grants Council (General Research Fund) (2016 - 2017) "Reading comprehension difficulties in Hong Kong Chinese children: Linguistic and cognitive underpinnings." (HKD636,470) Chow, B. & Nation, K. ($110,180)
  • 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)
  • Macquarie University Research Development Grant (2016 - 2017) "The science of human responsibility: An interdisciplinary approach to understanding the sense of agency." Polito, V., Klein, C., Kaplan, D., Langdon, R., Hitchens, M., Zopf, R., Carruthers, G., & Woody, E. ($49,962)
  • 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)
  • Macquarie University Research Development Grant (2016 - 2017) "More than the sum of their parts: How do individual skills and attributes influence group remembering?" Harris, C., van Bergen, P., Barnier, A., & Sutton, J. ($49,220)
  • Macquarie University Research Development Grant (2016 - 2017) "Decoding the representation of visual objects in the human brain using functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI)." Wardle, S. ($44,886)
  • 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)
  • ARC CCD Cross Program Support Scheme (2016 - 2017) "Default mode network integrity in dementia patients with psychosis: Examining associations with cognitive factors." Landin-Romero, R., Kumfor, F., Irish, M., Langdon, R., Connaughton, E., & Piguet, O. ($39,708)
  • ARC CCD Cross Program Support Scheme (2016 - 2017) "Should I trust you? Appearance-based trust behaviour in schizophrenia." Sutherland, C., Rhodes, G., Langdon, R., Caruana, N., Connaughton, E., Ewing, L., & Williams, N. ($39,287)
  • ARC CCD Cross Program Support Scheme (2016 - 2017) "Computational modelling of spoken word production." Hameau, S., Nickels, L., Coltheart, M., Pritchard, S., & Fieder, N. ($37,865)
  • ARC CCD Cross Program Support Scheme (2016 - 2017) "Hidden language: Using fast periodic stimulation to reveal lexical and semantic processing in minimally-verbal children with autism." Woolgar, A., Badcock, N., He, W., Brock, J., Rich, A., & Nickels, L. ($36,627)
  • ARC CCD Cross Program Support Scheme (2016 - 2017) "Building a cognitive model of coding: The link between coding ability and syntactic skills." Marinus, E., Powell, Z., Thornton, R., McArthur, G., & Crain, S. ($21,573)
  • Autistica (2016 - 2017) "Deutsche Bank workplace internships: Proof of concept." (£8,735) Pellicano, E., & Remington, A. ($15,320)
  • NeuRA Supplementary Scholarships (2016 - 2018) "Cerebellar contribution to cognitive changes in frontotemporal dementia." Chen, Y. ($15,000)
  • British Academy Small Research Grant (2016 - 2017) "On the interaction between morpho-syntax and semantics/pragmatics. The case of temporal implications." (GBP8,029) Romoli, J., Sudo, Y., & Folli, R. ($13,692)
  • Allied Health Workplace Learning Grants Program, Sydney Managers of NSW Health Speech Pathology Departments - Adult Subgroup (2016 - 2017) "Comprehensive Assessment and Management of Primary Progressive Aphasia Workshop." Taylor-Rubin, C., & Croot, K. ($4,000)
  • 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)
  • Economic and Social Research Council (UK) Research Grant (2015 - 2017) "Nurturing a lexical legacy: Understanding the transition from novice-to-expert in children's reading development" (£649,084). Nation, K., & Castles, A. ($1,329,140)
  • 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)
  • NHMRC Project Grant [APP1081603] (2015 - 2017) "Epigenetic mechanisms of brain dysfunction in psychotic and mood disorders." Green, M., Cairns, M., & Cohen-Woods, S. ($601,328)
  • ARC Discovery Project Grant [DP150100684] (2015 - 2019) "Improving human perception of low resolution face images." McKone, E. ($518,500)
  • ARC Discovery Project Grant [DP150101540] (2015 - 2017) "The emotional face: Effects on orienting, visual search, and categorisation." Lipp, O.V., Hess, U., & Martin, F.H. ($443,900)
  • ARC Discovery Early Career Researcher Award (DECRA) [DE150100318] (2015 - 2017) "Solving the puzzle of complex speech sounds." Proctor, M. ($360,000)
  • 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 Researcher Award (DECRA) [DE150100396] (2015 - 2017) "What are the active ingredients of successful shared remembering?" Harris, C. ($342,000)
  • ARC Discovery Early Career Research Award (DECRA) [DE150100667] (2015 - 2018) “How 'known unknowns' become known: How do people encode unpredictability?” Griffiths, O. ($328,000)
  • National Scientific and Technical Research Council, Argentina (2015 - 2017) "Effects of coca paste consumption (Paco) over the epigenetics, cerebral connectivity, frontal lobe functions and social cognition." (USD250,000) de la Fuente, L., Sonzogni, S., Ibáñez, A., Torralva, T., & Canepa, E. ($320,000)
  • John Templeton Foundation Grant (2015 - 2017) "Toward an affective science of religion: The emotional causes and consequences of religious belief." (USD251,261) McKay, R., Jong, J., & Halberstadt, J. ($269,222)
  • 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)
  • ARC Discovery Project Grant [DP150102441] (2015 - 2017) "The behaviour-genetics of NAPLAN data: Increasing power for complex analyses." Coventry, W.L., Byrne, B.J., & Olson, R.K. ($202,700)
  • ARC Discovery Project Grant [DP150100845] (2015 - 2017) "The phonological structure of Kaytetye: Unique or universal?" Harvey, M.D., Turpin, M.M., & Proctor, M.I. ($202,135)
  • Swiss National Science Foundation Early Postdoc Mobility Fellowship (2015 - 2017) "Behavioural and neural markers of conflict processing in healthy and delusional populations." (74'750CHF) Kaliuzhna, M. ($101,274)
  • Big Lottery Fund Grant (2015 - 2020) "Language made fun!" (GBP27,000) Romoli, J., Folli, R., Sevdali, C., Rhys, C., & Henry, A. ($46,044)
  • Fundamental Research Grant Scheme, Malaysia (2015 - 2017) "Effect of bilingualism and multilingualism on grey matter volume in the brain of Malaysian bilingual and trilingual speakers in Malaysia." [MYR75,000] Yap, N.T., Yuit, C.M., Eng, W.B., Khan, S.B., Nordin, A.J., Saddy, D., & Marinis, T. ($24,300)
  • 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)
  • National Science Foundation (2014 - 2017) "Collaborative research: Language structure and number word learning." (USD772,508) Barner, D., & Shusterman, A. ($1,047,000)
  • 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)
  • NHMRC R.D. Wright Biomedical Career Development Fellowship (Level 2) [APP1061875] (2014 - 2017) "Carving psychosis at its biological joints." Green, M.J. ($447,840)
  • ARC Discovery Early Career Research Award (DECRA) [DE140100499] (2014 - 2017) "The body in interaction: The impact of tracking the human body on visual object processing." Zopf, R. ($393,087)
  • Macquarie University Future Fellowship Start-Up Grant (2014 - 2018) "Enculturated cognition." Menary, R. ($376,000)
  • ARC Discovery Early Career Research Award [DE140101077] (2014 - 2017) "Whom may I say is speaking? The cognitive neuropsychology of our thoughts, and what makes them our own." McCarthy-Jones, S. ($361,642)
  • ARC Discovery Project [DP140104394] (2014 - 2017) "Understanding prediction errors: Interrogating the brain's lingua franca." Whitford, T.J., Le Pelley, M.E., & Luque, D. ($346,000)
  • National Fund for Scientific and Technological Development (FONDECYT 1140114) (2014 - 2017) "Fluid intelligence, social cognition and change perspective as predictors of psychosocial adaptability in vulnerable contexts." (USD270,000) Huepe, D., & Ibáñez, A. ($345,000)
  • Agencia Nacional de Promoción Científica y Tecnológica de la Nación, Argentina, (pict 0412) (2014 - 2017) "Redes fronto-temporo-insulares y biomarcadores neurocognitivos en la demencia fronto temporal, la enfermedad de alzheimer y lesiones focales.” Manes, F., Ibáñez, A., Roca, M., Torralva, T., & Gleichgerrcht, E. ($333,900)
  • Dunhill Medical Fund (2014 - 2017) “Transient epileptic amnesia: Causation, prognosis and the benefits of treatment” (£179,343). Butler, C. & Zeman, A. ($332,222)
  • ARC Discovery Project [DP140103268] (2014 - 2017) "How does uncertainty influence selective attention during human associative learning?" Beesley, T., Le Pelley, M.E., & Mitchell, C.J. ($311,670)
  • NHMRC Early Career Fellowship [APP1072245] (2014 - 2017) "Advancing methods for decoding brain activity in human visual cortex using neuroimaging.” Wardle, S. ($304,596)
  • NHMRC Early Career Fellowship [APP1072451] (2014 - 2017) "Language deficits and cognitive dysfunction in Motor Neuron Disease." Burrell, J. ($255,217)
  • NHMRC Project Grant [APP1069487] (2014 - 2017) "Prediction error processing in schizophrenia." Le Pelley, M.E., Morris, R., Green, M., Whitford, T., & Killcross, A.S. ($243,447)
  • Motor Neurone Disease Research Institute of Australia Graham Linford MND Postdoctoral Fellowship (2014 - 2017) "Seeing the future in MND." Hsieh, S. ($240,000)
  • ARC Linkage Project [LP140100468] (2014 - 2017) "Learning to talk, talking to learn: Effects of an early childhood language program in remote Northern Territory indigenous communities." Jones, C., Escudero, P., Mattock, K., Sharma, M., Rosas, L., Everitt, P., Taumoepeau, M., Demuth, K., McMahon, C., Spiers, I., Wing, R.J., & Demosthenous, S. ($183,000)
  • Hong Kong Research Grants Council (General Research Fund) (2014 - 2017) "How does writing/drawing experience enhance visual expertise?" (HKD976,813). Hsiao, J.H. ($143,000)
  • 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)
  • Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO) Internationalisation in the Humanities Grant (2014 - 2017) "Collaboration between nine teams in seven countries - Universities of Groningen (Netherlands), Cambridge (UK), Greenwich (UK), Nantes (France), Milano-Bicocca (Italy), Nova de Lisboa (Portugal), Autònoma de Barcelona (Spain), Pompeu Fabra (Spain), and the Centre for General Linguistics ('ZAS', Germany)." (€53,750) Guasti, M.T. ($77,750)
  • Italian Ministry of University and Research PRIN Grant (2014 - 2017) "Theory, experimentation, applications: Long distance dependencies in forms of linguistic diversity." (€30,000) Guasti, M.T., & Cecchetto, C. ($42,200)
  • Spanish Ministry of Science and Technology, Excellence Research Program [PSI2013-44754-P] (2014 - 2017) “Learning to pay attention and paying attention to learn: Two roles of attentional processes in human associative learning.” (€22,000) Luque, D., Vadillo, M.A., Le Pelley, M.A., & Whitford, J. ($31,665)
  • Macquarie University Faculty of Human Sciences Research Centre Scheme (2014 - 2017) "Perception in Action Research Centre (PARC)" Rich, A., Finkbeiner, M., Williams, M., Carlson, T., Sowman, P., Brooks, K., Coltheart, V., Curby, K., & Stevenson, R.J. ($30,000)
  • NHMRC Program Grant [1037746] (2013 - 2017) "Frontotemporal dementia and motor neurodegenerative syndromes." Halliday, G., Gotz, J., Ittner, L., Kril, J., Hodges, J., & Kiernan, M. ($11,011,390)
  • 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 Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) Team Grant - HIV/AIDS and comorbidities (2013 - 2017) "Cellular aging and HIV comorbidities in women and children." (CAD$2,500,000) Cote, H., Bitnun, S.A., Money, D.M., Pick, N., Soudeyns, H., Brophy, J.C., Janssen, P.A., Kakkar, F., Lapointe, N.D., Murray, M.C., Prior, J.C., Silverman, M., Singer, J., & Smith, M.L. ($2,596,800)
  • 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)
  • European Research Council (ERC) Advanced Grant (2013 - 2017) "Face recognition: Understanding the role of within-person variability." (£1,230,000) Burton, A.M. ($2,275,000)
  • ARC Future Fellowship [FT130100960] (2013 - 2017) "Enculturated cognition." Menary, R. ($589,656)
  • 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)
  • National Institute of General Medical Sciences [P20-GM103650] (2012 - 2017) "Center for Integrative Neuroscience." (US$9,775,626) Webster, M.A. ($10,407,906)
  • European Union Education, Audiovisual and Culture Executive Agency (EACEA) Erasmus Mundus Joint Doctorate (Action 1B). (2012 - 2017) "International Doctorate in Experimental Approaches to Language and Brain (IDEALAB)." De Bleser, R., Bastiaanse, R., Howard, D., Miceli, G., & Nickels, L. ($6,800,000)
  • Canada Research Chair Tier II - Canada Research Chair in Social Perceptual Development (2012 - 2017) (CAD $500,000) Rutherford, M.D. ($470,540)
  • ARC Centre of Excellence [CE110001021] (2011 - 2017) "ARC Centre of Excellence in Cognition and its Disorders." Crain, S., Rhodes, G., Hodges, J., Coltheart, M., Castles, A., Barnier, A., Brock, J., Byrne, B., Demuth, K., Green, M., Langdon, R., Johnson, B., McArthur, G., Miller, L., Nickels, L., Piguet, O., Savage, G., Thompson, W., Thornton, R. et al. ($21,000,000)
  • The University of Western Australia Matching Funds for Center of Excellence in Study of Cognition and its Disorders (2011 - 2017) Rhodes, G. ($1,169,000)
  • James S. McDonnell Foundation Scholar Award (2011 - 2017) "Encoding abstract concepts in language." (USD600,000) Barner, D. ($813,000)

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