In Melbourne

Hello from Melbourne, more specifically, from the Australian Children’s Television Foundation, where I have been in meetings with Len Unsworth, the ACTF staff, and executives from the Victorian Department of Education about doing an exciting collaborative research project together.  This project has been a long time in the planning, and during this process Len and I submitted a paper to a governmental inquiry about the effects of television and multimedia on education in Victoria, the full report of which can be downloaded from here.  We’re working together to apply for funding from the Australian Research Council, and actually, its an awful lot of work preparing the application.  Lots of meetings, discussions, preliminary writing, even premiliminary publications and presentations.  I wonder if friends and colleagues in other countries have such long and complex procedures for attracting funding resources to research initiatives? 

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