The Centre for the Study of Research Training and Impact (SORTI) is focused on understanding and developing research and higher order problem solving skills, an

STUDY OF RESEARCH TRAINING
AND IMPACT
- SORTI
Centre for the Study of Research Training and Impact

Funding

FUNDING

2015 | 2014 | 2013 | 2012 | 2011 | 2010 | 2009

For further detail and funding prior to 2009 see individual Researcher Profiles

2015

Excellent researchers: Using learner profiles to enhance research learning
Australian Research Council (DP)
$313,536
2015-2019
Prof Allyson Holbrook, Dr Jill Scevak, Dr Kylie Shaw, Emeritus Prof Sid Bourke, Prof Dennis McInerney (HKIEd) 
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2014

Equity groups and predictors of academic success in higher education
National Centre for Student Equity in Higher Education (NCSEHE)
$54,700
2014
Dr Jill Scevak, Dr Erica Southgate, Ms Suzanne MacQueen, Dr Mark Rubin, Dr Heather Douglas (USW)
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Research Training and Transformational Knowledge
Research Program 2014, The University of Newcastle
$30,000
2014-2014
Prof Allyson Holbrook, Dr Kylie Shaw, Emeritus Prof Sid Bourke, Dr Kath Grushka, Dr Jill Scevak, Dr Rob Cantwell, Dr Elena Prieto-Rodriguez

The changing world of volunteerism: Challenges and opportunities
Linkage Pilot Research Grant, The University of Newcastle,
$10,000
2014-2014
Prof Max Smith, Prof Allyson Holbrook, A/Prof Kevin Lyons, Dr Daniella Forster

2013

Modelling doctoral provision by universities: A multidimensional organisational analysis
Near Miss Grant, The University of Newcastle
$10,000
2013-2013
Prof Allyson Holbrook, Emeritus Prof Sid Bourke, Dr Johanna Macneil

Educating, informing and preparing high school teachers to engage and inspire the next generation of computer scientists
CS4HS, Google Inc
$14,930
Dr Elena Prieto-Rodriguez

Teaching mathematics for social justice using project-based learning: An exploration of teachers' professional development
New Staff Grant, The University of Newcastle
$4,764
2013-2013
Dr Elena Prieto-Rodriguez

2012

Evaluation of the Flagship Projects for the NSW volunteering Strategy
Research Grant, NSW Department of Education and Communities
$60,000
2012-2015
Prof Max Smith, Prof Allyson Holbrook, A/Prof Kevin Lyons, Dr Johanna Macneil, Dr Daniella Forster
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Coursework in Australian PhD programs: What's happening, why, and future directions?
Office of Learning and Teaching (OLT)
2012-2013
$150,000
Dr Margaret Kiley
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Which factors contribute to increase the number of secondary students in high level mathematics? A study about relevance and technology use
Early Career Researcher Grant, The University of Newcastle
$8,720
2012-2012
Dr Elena Prieto-Rodriguez

People, Places, Pedagogy, Paradigm and Purpose: Evaluating Innovation and Building Research Capacity within a K-12 School
Association of Independent Schools
$7,350
2012-2013
Dr Kylie Shaw, Dr Kathryn Holmes, Dr Rachel Buchanan, Mr Greg Preston

Investigating student study behaviors in blended-learning environments
Echo360
$1,000
2012-2013
Mr Greg Preston

2011

A cross-national study of the relative impact of an oral component on PhD examination quality, language and practice
Australian Research Council (DP)
$194,000
2011-2013
Prof Allyson Holbrook, Prof Sid Bourke, Emeritus Prof Terry Lovat, Dr Margaret Kiley, Prof Brian Paltridge, A/Prof Sue Starfield
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The NSW Child Development Study
Australian Research Council (LP)
$429,099
2011-2014
Prof Vaughan Carr, Dr Kristin Laurens, Prof Allyson P Holbrook, Prof  Rhoshel Lenroot, Ms Sally Brinkman, Dr Miles Bore, Dr Elizabeth Maloney, Dr Maxwell Smith, Mr Robert Stevens, A/ Prof John Allan
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Innovative Teaching and Learning Research Project
NSW Department of Education and Training
$54,043
2011-2012
Prof Sid Bourke, Dr Kathryn Holmes, Mr Greg Preston, Dr Kylie Shaw
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Indigenous Research Higher Degree candidature in Australian universities: Exploring identity at the cultural interface
Australian Research Council (IRDS)
$150,225
2011-2013
Dr Kathleen Butler, Prof Allyson Holbrook

Building local leadership for research education
Australian Learning and Teaching Council Research Grant (ALT-C)
$220,000 
2011
Emeritus Prof David Boud , Dr Andrew Solomon, Dr Jo McKenzie, Dr Margaret Kiley, Prof Angela Brew, Dr Janne Malfroy
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Visual media texts: Teaching and assessing the Humanities and Social Sciences in a post-literate age
Department of Education, Training & Youth Affair
$10,000
2011-2011
Dr Kath Grushka

Artmaking, visual narratives and well-being: A study of people living with autoimmune illness
Early Career Researcher Grant, The University of Newcastle
$9,800
2010-2010
Dr Kath Grushka

2010

Adaptive Knowledge Production
Educational Research Institute Newcastle (ERIN)
$100,000
2010-2011
Prof A. Holbrook, Prof Sid Bourke, Prof John O'Connor, Dr Margaret Kiley, Dr Jill Scevak, Prof Stephen Crump, Dr Shen Chen, Dr Kath Holmes, Dr Eva Petersen, Dr Kathleen Butler
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I've done a coursework Masters now I want to do a doctorate: Can I?
Australian Learning and Teaching Council Research Grant (ALT-C)
$200,000
2010
Dr Margaret Kiley (Project Leader)
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Where are our doctoral candidates coming from and why?
Australian Learning and Teaching Council Research Grant (ALT-C)
2010
$10,000
Dr Margaret Kiley
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2009

Influences of metacognitive beliefs on success in PhD candidature
Australian Research Council (DP)
$190,000
2009-2011
Prof Sid Bourke, Dr Robert Cantwell, Dr Jill Scevak, Prof Allyson Holbrook
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