China Strategy Grant

The La Trobe University China Strategy Implementation Grant was administered by La Trobe Asia to support the development of sustainable high quality academic collaboration with China-based partners. It was intended to further the University's commitment to the China Strategy. A variety of collaborations have been funded across the University in research, teaching and student/staff exchange.

This grant program is in its final year with projects from 2016 and 2017 receiving their final funding allocation.  No new grants will be awarded in 2018.


La Trobe University China Strategy Implementation Grant Program

2017 recipients

Hossam Abuel-Naga (Civil Engineering) - 2 year funding
Project Title: Geotechnical engineering teaching/research collaboration plan with Chongqing University

Henry Duh (Computer Science and Information Technology) - 1 year funding
Project Title: Interactive Digital Media and Visualization collaboration with Zhejiang University

Trevor Hogan (Social Inquiry) - 2 year funding
Project Title: Developing Formal Partnership between La Trobe University and Sichuan University and Two Social Theory Journals with Sichuan University

Peter van der Kamp (Mathematics and Statistics) - 1 year funding
Project Title: Solitons, Initial Values and Bilinearization for Discrete Integrable Systems with Shanghai University


2016 recipients

Josie Barbaro (Olga Tennison Autism Research Centre) – 3 year funding
Project Title: ASDetect China Translation Project: Facilitating the early detection of autism in China with Nankai University and Tianjin Women and Children’s Centre

Jianfu Chen (La Trobe Law School) – 3 year funding
Project Title: Establishing a Strategic Alliance with Nankai University and Shanghai University Law Schools

Sheila Crewther (Psychology and Counselling) – 1 year funding
Project Title: A Case for Neuro-Opthalmological Assessment in Neurology with South West Hospital Chongqing (Third Military University)

James Leibold (Politics and Philosophy) – 1 year funding
Project Title: China’s Police State in Xinjiang and Tibet: Insights from new data sources

George Liu (Public Health) – 1 year funding
Project Title: Strengthening collaborations in teaching and research in Health Policy and Health Service Management with Sichuan University

John Makeham (China Studies Research Centre) – 3 year funding
Project Title: Strengthening collaboration in Politics and Philosophy with Wuhan University

John Makeham (China Studies Research Centre) – 3 year funding
Project Title: Strengthening collaboration in Philosophy with Peking University

John Makeham (China Studies Research Centre) – 3 year funding
Project Title: Strengthening collaboration with Beijing Foreign Studies University

John Makeham (China Studies Research Centre) – 3 year funding
Project Title: Strengthening collaboration with the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences

Susan Martin (English) – 1 year funding
Project Title: Australian Literature and/in China:  Looking in Looking out with East China Normal University and Beijing Foreign Studies University

Kim Plummer (Animal, Plant and Soil Sciences) – 1 year funding
Project Title: Strengthening collaborations  in teaching and research in AgriBio with Nanjing Agricultural University, Nanjing University and Zhejiang University

Peter Van Der Kamp (Mathematics and Statistics) – 1 year funding
Project Title: Discrete Integrable Systems with Shanghai University