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Grants

2019

  1. ARC Linkage LP180100284: Photogrammetric Reconstruction for Underwater Virtual Heritage Experiences. Awarded to Dr Andrew Woods; Professor Erik Champion; Dr Petra Helmholz; Dr David Belton; Professor Derek Lichti; Ms Catherine Belcher; Dr Ross Anderson; Mr Ian Thilthorpe; Mr Danny Murphy; Adjunct Professor Alec Coles; Dr James Hunter; Mr Michael Harvey. $461,783.00. ARC article: https://www.arc.gov.au/news-publications/media/research-highlights/developing-immersive-3d-experiences-explore-undersea-heritage-sites
  2. Curtin Institute for Computation Linked Open Data for 3D Heritage ARC grants (Moviemap Geolocated Datasets and XR-Makerspace, Workflow and Web Portfolio Platform Development), $30,263.88.

2018

  1. Professor Hugh Craig; Professor Deb Verhoeven; Professor Paul Arthur; Professor Andrew May; Professor Rosalind Smith; Professor Ning Gu; Professor Erik Champion; Associate Professor Mark Harvey; Professor Victoria Haskins; Professor Lyndall Ryan. ARC Linkage Infrastructure, Equipment and Facilities (LIEF) 2019 round 1. Time-layered cultural map of Australia (LE190100019). $420,000.
  2. PELAGIOS Working group Grant, £3,940 to develop Australian chapter in linked open data, maps and Australian content (indigenous spaces, 3D and artefacts).
  3. Curtin HASS GRANT SUCCESS PANEL SEED FUNDING, $5000. Topic: Interactive literature/fiction linking archival heritage material, film/television content and tourism-generated media. Erik Champion, Christina Lee.
  4. Champion, Erik and Hafizur Rahaman, 2018: Curtin Institute for Computation (CIC) Grant: Next Generation Gestural-based VR with Open Source Natural User Interface Frameworks, $6000.
  5. Champion, Erik and Hafizur Rahaman, 2018: Curtin Institute for Computation (CIC) Grant: Dumb but Uncanny and Intuitive? Rob the Robert a 3D printed robot with indirect senses via microcontrollers, $6300. Duration: 2018-2019.

2017

  1. Curtin HIVE Summer Intern Award (2017), $6000 to intern student: Unreal/Mayan archaeology.
  2. School of Media, Creative Arts and Culture Small Grant: Virtual Reality Research Group (equipment). Stuart Bender (CI) Erik Champion, Hafizur Rahaman, Pauline Joseph ($7,988.07).
  3. CIC grant #1: HoloLens & Meta HMD Augmented Reality Heritage Trail comparison study ($5,000).
  4. CIC grant #2: Leveraging low-cost & free linked open data & hybrid GIS/3D for cultural heritage visualization ($7,100).
  5. Curtin Institute of Computation Visiting Fellow grant for Associate Professor Michael Nitsche, Georgia Tech ($5,000). (Withdrawn).
  6. Hafizur Rahaman, 2017: School of Media, Creative Arts and Culture Small Grant: ‘A comparison study on Low-cost and free open source image‐based 3D modelling tools for virtual heritage web portals’ ($2,170).

2016

  1. The West Australian Network for Dissemination (WAND): WAND Small Grants Scheme 2016, Mr. Michael Ovens, Professor Andrew Lynch, Professor Erik Champion*, Dr Susan Morris* and Mr. Mark Paynter, The University of Western Australia (*Curtin University) ($6000). URL: https://www.wand.edu.au/News
  2. Curtin School of Media, Creative Arts and Culture Strategic Grant: Digital Heritage (GLAM-VR), Scholarly Making & Experiential Media (Workshop), Cultural Hackathon, VR Equipment), $12,700. Chief investigator in a team of six.
  3. School of Media, Creative Arts and Culture Strategic Grant: Digital Heritage (GLAM-VR), Scholarly Making & Experiential Media (Workshop), Cultural Hackathon, VR Equipment), $12,700. Chief investigator in a team of six.
  4. Awarded UNESCO chair in Cultural Heritage and Visualisation.