Eight HEPP National Priority Pool grants secured
The Centre of Excellence for Equity in Higher Education (CEEHE) was successful in eight HEPP Priority Pool Project grants totalling over $1.3 million.
The HEPP National Priorities Pool funding is focused on improving the policy basis and on-ground delivery of HEPP. Funding is allocated on a competitive basis for one year, and is directed towards specified priorities identified in each year.
The following table lists the recipients and research being undertaken with the CEEHE. For a full summary, please visit the CEEHE Research page.
|Project||Project Leaders||CEEHE Theme of Research|
|Who seeks access to what, when and why: Interrogating the pivotal role of student aspirations in higher education participation||Professor Jenny Gore, Professor Max Smith, Dr Kathryn Holmes||Culture and Agency|
|The Literacy App: An m-learning tool for low SES undergraduate students||Dr Shamus Smith, Dr Erica Southgate||Access and Student Experience|
|A Longitudinal Study of the Relations between Students' Socioeconomic Status, Social Integration at University, and Mental Health||Dr Mark Rubin, Associate Professor Ross Wilkinson||Access and Student Experience|
|Building STEM students' numeracy for success in higher education||Dr Elena Prieto-Rodriguez||Access and Student Experience|
|Building Aspiration in the Creative and Performing Arts (BACAPA)||Helen English|
Access and Student Experience
|Equity and Digital Footprint Project||Dr Rachel Buchanan, Dr Jill Scevak, Dr Shamus Smith, Dr Erica Southgate||Access and Student Experience|
|Software to assist universities with equity initiatives||Professor Liz Burd||Access and Student Experience|
|Critical Interventions Framework II||Dr Anna Bennett, Professor Jenny Gore, Professor Geoff Whitty, Professor Max Smith and Belinda Munn||Governance, Policy and Practice|
A HEPP National Priority Pool Showcase is being held on June 10 for University of Newcastle staff to meet the project teams and find out more about the successful projects.
- Centre of Excellence for Equity in Higher Education
- Phone: 4921 6817
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