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Asia-Pacific Futures Research Network (APFRN)

Funding: 2006: $300,000
2007: $300,000
2008: $300,000
2009: $150,000

Project Member(s): Barclay, K.

Funding or Partner Organisation: Australian Research Council (ARC Research Networks commencing in 2004)

Start year: 2004

Summary: The ARC Asia Pacific Futures Network is an international vehicle for building research capacity in the national research system to enhance understanding of Australia, its region, and the world. The Network brings experienced researchers working in identified research areas and themes into dynamic collaboration with government and industry through structured programs, with a view to stimulating new research directions, partnerships and training opportunities. In its 5-year plan, the Network will focus on Governance and Security, Culture and Religion, Media and Communications, Health and Population, and Trade and Industry. APFN will also have the capacity to marshal expertise on pressing issues facing Australia and the region as a whole.

FOR Codes: Communication across languages and cultures, Understanding other countries, Understanding political systems, Studies in Human Society not elsewhere classified, Law and Legal Studies not elsewhere classified, International Relations not elsewhere classified, Political Systems, Comparative Government and Politics, Communication Across Languages and Culture