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US Studies Centre research grants support US-focused research activities in the humanities, social sciences and related professional disciplines. Grants of $20,000 are awarded for Researchers in Residence (at the US Studies Centre) and grants of $10,000 are awarded for External Researchers.

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Bates Gill

China–US relations strained by jet encounter

CEO Bates Gill discusses the growing rift between China and the US sparked by a close encounter between American surveillance planes and Chinese fighter jets over the South China Sea.

Russell Trood

US marines in Australia spark debate

With the latest AUSMIN talks cementing an agreement to base 2,500 US marines in Darwin by 2017, Australia's north has become the focus of a debate around defence spending and priorities. Adjunct professor with the Centre's Defence and Security Program Russell Trood joins an expert panel to discuss the issue.

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