Eight HEPP National Priority Pool grants secured

Tuesday, 12 May 2015

The Centre of Excellence for Equity in Higher Education (CEEHE) was successful in eight HEPP Priority Pool Project grants totalling over $1.3 million.

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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.

ProjectProject LeadersCEEHE 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 initiativesProfessor Liz BurdAccess 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.

View more information on the HEPP National Priority Pool 2015 Showcase.

  • Centre of Excellence for Equity in Higher Education
  • Phone: 4921 6817

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