Grants

2016-2019
Discovery Early Career Research Award (DECRA) Post-doctoral Fellowship
(Australian Research Council)

Project: Can the language we speak change the way we feel?
Emotions, language and culture in Arnhem Land (Australia, Katherine region)’
– 3-year research fellowship
– 3-week field-work in Northern Australian per year

– Domestic and international travel expenses
– Additional research budget from The University of Sydney Fellowship

2016
University of Sydney Fellowship
Three-year salary plus research budget
Relinquished in favour of DECRA award ($AU30,000 retained)

2016
Endangered Languages Documentation Project Individual Postdoctoral Fellowship
Two-year salary plus GBP27,800 field-work budget
Relinquished in favour of DECRA award

2013-2015
Post-doctoral Fellowship
,

Labex ASLAN (Advanced Studies on the Complexities of Language),
Dynamique du Langage, CNRS, Lyon
Project: ‘The language of emotions in Barunga Kriol: Towards an Australian typology’

– 2-year researcher’s fellowship
– 4-weeks field-work in Northern Australian per year

2010-2013
Individual Graduate Scholarship
(IGS0125, GBP18,000),

Endangered Languages Documentation Project (ELDP),
School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS), London
Project: ‘A Culturally Informed Corpus of Dalabon, Descriptions of the Person

as a Body and as Kin’
– 5 field-sessions (a total of 12 weeks) in South-Western Arnhem Land (communities of Weemol,
Bulman, Barunga and Beswick) between 2010 and 1013
– c.90 hours of audio- and video-documentation on body descriptions, emotions and kinship
in Dalabon and Barunga Kriol
– c.60 hours transcribed and annotated, presented as ELAN files, archived with ELAR:
http://elar-archive.org/

2010-2013
Australian National University (ANU, Canberra) PhD Scholarship
– Stipend ($AU24,500 per year for 3 and a half years)

– ANU courses and registration fees
– $AU7,000 towards field-work and other research-related expenses

2009
Grant G2009/7439 ($AU9,300),

Australian Insititute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies (AIATSIS, Canberra), administered by Australian National University, Canberra
Project: ‘Semantics of Emotions in Dalabon and Kriol’

– field-session in South-Western Arnhem Land (communities of Weemol, Bulman,
Barunga and Beswick)
– c.10 hours audio recordings on emotions in Dalabon and Barunga Kriol
– c.8 hours transcribed and annotated, presented as ELAN files, archived with the AIATSIS audio-visual archive in Canberra: http://www.aiatsis.gov.au/collections/ava.html
– Compilation of a Dalabon-Kriol-English glossary, available from the AIATSIS archive:

http://www.aiatsis.gov.au/collections/library.html

2007-2008
Grant G2007/7242 ($AU9,300),

Australian Insititute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies (AIATSIS, Canberra) administered by Diwurruwurru-Jaru Aboriginal Corporation,
Katherine (Northern Territory, Australia)
Project: ‘Semantics of Reason and Mind in Dalabon and Kriol’

– 2 field-sessions in South-Western Arnhem Land (communities of Weemol, Bulman,
Barunga and Beswick), in 2007 and 2008
– c.25 hours audio recordings on knowledge and intellectual subjectivity in Dalabon
and Barunga Kriol
– c.15 hours transcribed and annotated, archived with the AIATSIS audio-visual archive in Canberra: http://www.aiatsis.gov.au/collections/ava.html