The five grants include one Centre of Excellence grant: The EU-Australia Centre for Economic Cooperation, led by Dr Annmarie Elijah (ANU) with Professor Carsten Daugbjerg (University of Copenhagen), Assoc. Professor Hazel Moir, Paul Gretton and Anne McNaughon (ANU). Embedded in the ANU Centre for European Studies, the EU-Australia Centre for Economic Cooperation will contribute to policy debate and engage with the policy developments related to the Australia-EU trade negotiations, advancing bilateral economic cooperation between the EU and Australia.
The four project grants are listed below.
Third country engagement with changing EU trade policy, led by Dr Annmarie Elijah (ANU), Dr Maria Garcia (University of Bath) and Dr Yeo Lay Hwee (National University of Singapore). This project seeks to explore and improve understanding of the EU's evolving trade policy and its implications for third countries, including Australia and countries in the Asia-Pacific region.
Energy policy workshop: securing Europe's energy future by mitigating Russian foreign energy strategy towards the EU, led by Dr Elizabeth Buchanan and Dr John Besemeres (ANU). This project aims to fill a knowledge gap by boosting Australia's understanding of the EU energy security challenge, particularly in terms of the EU-Russia energy relationship.