Grants and Fellowships

Professor Marcus Foth has received over $8 million in competitive grants and industry funding. This page lists (i) competitive grants and fellowships; (ii) Cooperative Research Centre (CRC) grants, and; (iii) commercial research and consultancies.

Competitive Grants and Fellowships
Advancing Digital Inclusion in Low Income Australian Families
ARC Linkage LP1901006772020 – 2023

Assoc. Prof. Michael Dezuanni, Prof. Marcus Foth, Assoc. Prof. Peta Mitchell, Dr Anthony McCosker (Swinburne University of Technology), Dr Tanya Notley (University of Western Sydney), Dr Jenny Kennedy (RMIT), with partner organisations The Smith Family, Yourtown

Australia-Brazil Smart City Research and Practice Forum
Council on Australia Latin America Relations (COALAR)2019 – 2020

Assoc. Prof. Tan Yigitcanlar, Prof. Ashantha Goonetilleke, Prof. Marcus Foth, Prof. Alexander Paz, Dr Kenan Degirmenci, Prof. Kevin Desouza

Digital Media, Location Awareness, and the Politics of Geodata
ARC Discovery DP1801001742018 – 2021

Assoc. Prof. Peta Mitchell, Prof. Marcus Foth, Assoc. Prof. Markus Rittenbruch, Dr Timothy Highfield (University of Amsterdam), Prof. Paul Dourish (University of California, Irvine), Dr Agnieszka Leszczynski (University of Western Ontario)

Fostering Digital Participation through Living Labs in Regional and Rural Australian Communities
ARC Linkage LP1301004692014 – 2016

Dr Michael Dezuanni, Prof. Marcus Foth, Prof. Kerry Mallan, Dr Hilary Hughes, with partner organisations State Library of Queensland, Empire Theatres, Toowoomba Regional Council, Townsville City Council

Reduce Your Juice
Australian Government Low Income Energy Efficiency Program (LIEEP)2013 – 2016

Assoc. Prof. Marcus Foth, Prof. Rebekah Russell-Bennett, with partner organisation CitySmart

Australian Business Foundation Fellowship on Innovation and Cultural Industries
Australian Business Foundation2011 – 2012

Assoc. Prof. Marcus Foth, with partner organisation the Aurora Foundation

Eat, Cook, Grow: Ubiquitous Technology for Sustainable Food Culture in the City
ARC Linkage LP1001002322010 – 2014

Assoc. Prof. Marcus Foth, Prof. Greg Hearn, Dr Jaz Choi (APDI), Prof. Eli Blevis (Indiana), Prof. Younghui Kim (Seoul), Prof. Shaun Lawson (Lincoln), Dr Robert Imre (Newcastle), with partner organisations Queensland Health, Lincoln University (UK), Food Connect, CityFood Growers, James Street Cooking School

Ubiquitous Computing to Bring Real-time Environmental Data into the Homes and Hands of Queensland Residents
Queensland Government Smart Futures Fellowship2009 – 2011

Dr Marcus Foth, with partner organisation National ICT Australia (NICTA)

Remembering the Past, Imagining the Future: Embedding Narrative and New Media in Urban Planning
ARC Linkage LP08822742008 – 2011

Prof. Greg Hearn, Dr Marcus Foth, Assoc. Prof. Bhishna Bajracharya (Bond University), Prof. Kerry Mallan, Dr Helen Klaebe, with partner organisations FKP, Noosa Shire Council, Noosa District State High School

Swarms in Urban Villages: New Media Design to Augment Social Networks of Residents in Inner-City Developments
ARC Linkage LP07763412008 – 2010

Dr Marcus Foth, Prof. Greg Hearn, Prof. Paul Roe, Dr Christine Satchell (APDI), with partner organisations Queensland Department of Housing, Brisbane City Council, 4UTV and Optus Business

Opportunities of Media and Communication Technology to Support Social Networks of Urban Residents in Mexico, South Africa, UK and Australia
ARC Linkage International Award LX07765802007 – 2008

Dr Marcus Foth, Prof. William H. Dutton (University of Oxford), Prof. Wallace Taylor (Cape Peninsula University of Technology), Dr Victor M. Gonzalez (University of Manchester)

New Media in the Urban Village: Mapping Communicative Ecologies & Socio-Economic Innovation in Emerging Inner-City Residential Developments
ARC Discovery DP06638542006 – 2008

Prof. Greg Hearn, Prof. Steffen Lehmann, Dr Barbara Adkins, Dr Marcus Foth (Australian Postdoctoral Fellow APD)

VOSS: Design Collaborations as Socio-Technical Systems
National Science Foundation (NSF), USA2010 – 2013

Prof. Geraldine Gay (Cornell University), Dr Laura Forlano (Cornell University), Prof. Cameron Tonkinwise (Parsons The New School for Design), Prof. Ramón Sangüesa (University of Catalonia), Assoc. Prof. Marcus Foth

Cooperative Research Centre (CRC) Grants
New Approaches to Blockchain, Governance and Digital Communities for Smart Trade Hubs
Future Food Systems CRC2020 – 2022

Prof. Marcus Foth, Assoc. Prof. Felicity Deane, Assoc. Prof. Xavier Boyen

Participatory Visualisation of Smart City Data
FrontierSI2020 – 2023

Assoc. Prof. Markus Rittenbruch, Prof. Marcus Foth, Assoc. Prof. Peta Mitchell, with partner organisation BeefLedger Ltd

Northern Australia: Communication Analysis
CRC for Developing Northern Australia2019 – 2020

Assoc. Prof. Michael Dezuanni, Dr Amber Marshall, Prof. Jean Burgess, Prof. Marcus Foth, Assoc. Prof. Peta Mitchell, Prof. Hurriyet Babacan (JCU), Dr Ruth Wallace (ECU), with partner organisation Premise

BeefLedger Export Smart Contracts
Food Agility CRC2018 – 2020

Prof. Marcus Foth, Prof. Uwe Dulleck, Dr Felicity Deane, with partner organisation BeefLedger Ltd

Rapid Analytics Interactive Scenario Explorer (RAISE) Toolkit
CRC for Spatial Information (CRCSI) / FrontierSI2016 – 2019

Assoc. Prof. Markus Rittenbruch, Prof. Marcus Foth, Assoc. Prof. Peta Mitchell, with partner organisation UNSW

Flexible Work Centres
Smart Services CRC2014 – 2015

Prof. Marcus Foth, Prof. Greg Hearn, Dr Kirralie Houghton, with partner organisation Queensland Department of Science, Information Technology, Innovation and the Arts (DSITIA)

Preventative Online Programs / Tools for Problematic Alcohol and Other Drug Use in Young People
Young and Well CRC2012 – 2013

Dr Leanne Hides, Prof. David Kavanagh, Assoc. Prof. Dian Tjondronegoro, Assoc. Prof. Daniel Johnson, Assoc. Prof. Marcus Foth

Commercial Research and Consultancies
Digital Inclusion and Human Factors of AgTech Adoption on Queensland farms
Data Farming Pty Ltd2020 – 2021

Assoc. Prof. Carol Richards, Dr Amber Marshall, Assoc. Prof. Michael Dezuanni, Prof. Marcus Foth

Emerging trends of work on the Gold Coast
City of Gold Coast2020

Prof. Marcus Foth, Prof. Greg Hearn

KGUV Chatty Bench Urban Game
Kelvin Grove Urban Village2020

Kavita Gonsalves, Prof. Marcus Foth, Dr Glenda Caldwell

Putting End-Users in Charge of Algorithms: Privacy and Autonomy by Design
Consumer Policy Research Centre2018 – 2019

Prof. Marcus Foth, Dr Monique Mann, Prof. Nicolas Suzor, Assoc. Prof. Peta Mitchell, Dr Kylie Pappalardo

Mentoring Digital Mentors: Facilitating Impactful Digital Ability Programs for Australians at Risk of Digital Exclusion
Australia Post2018 – 2019

Assoc. Prof. Michael Dezuanni, Prof. Jean Burgess, Prof. Marcus Foth, Assoc. Prof. Peta Mitchell

Design of a Hospital Burrow to Treat Sarcoptic Mange in Wombats
Sleepy Burrows Wombat Sanctuary, Inc.2017 – 2021

Prof Marcus Foth, Prof. Thea Blackler, Ms Donna L. Stepan OAM (Sleepy Burrows Wombat Sanctuary)

Digital City Program
Gold Coast City Council2017 – 2018

Prof. Marcus Foth

Queensland Department of Communities, Child Safety and Disability – Office of Women2015 – 2019

Dr Glenda Caldwell, Dr Mirko Guaralda, Dr Jared Donovan, Prof. Marcus Foth, Dr Markus Rittenbruch, Dr Severine Mayere

Hazards, Vulnerability and Exposure: Opportunities in Social Media and Urban Informatics for Risk Assessment and Reduction
Arch Underwriting at Lloyd's (Australia)2014 – 2016

Prof. Marcus Foth, Dr Markus Rittenbruch, Prof. Robin Drogemuller

Enabling Audience Participation through Urban Media as a Diagnostic Method in Urban Planning
Henry Halloran Trust, The University of Sydney2014 – 2015

Assoc. Prof. Martin Tomitsch (University of Sydney), Dr Ian McArthur (UNSW), Assoc. Prof. Matthias Haeusler (UNSW), Brad Miller (UNSW), Prof. Marcus Foth, Assoc. Prof. Andrew Murphie (UNSW), Dr Luke Hespanhol (University of Sydney)

Discussions in Space
Fed Square Pty Ltd2012 – 2015

Assoc. Prof. Marcus Foth, Dr Ronald Schroeter, Dr Christine Satchell

Increasing Loyalty Rates of Young Male Blood Donors through Mobile Apps, Social Media, and Urban Informatics
Australian Red Cross Blood Service Research and Development Grant2012 – 2013

Assoc. Prof. Marcus Foth, Prof. Rebekah Russell-Bennett

Facilitate Residential Aged Care Services to Renewable Low Emission Energy
Victorian Government Sustainability Fund2011 – 2012

Assoc. Prof. Marcus Foth, with partner organisation Shepparton Chamber of Commerce and Industry Inc.

Sapporo World Window
Sapporo City Council, Japan2010 – 2011

Dr Jaz Choi, Assoc. Prof. Marcus Foth, Prof. Greg Hearn

Queensland Writers Centre2010 – 2011

Prof. Greg Hearn, Assoc. Prof. Marcus Foth

The Persuasive Qualities of a Coral Reef Simulation in Reducing Domestic Energy Consumption
2 Save Energy Ltd2009 – 2010

Assoc. Prof. Marcus Foth, Dr Christine Satchell