Summing to a total of over $2M, City Futures scored its best-ever haul in the 2013 Australian Research Council funding round results (announced 7 Nov). Hazel Easthope was awarded a prestigious ARC Future Fellowship, while Discovery grants were secured by Bill Randolph (Compact City) and Hal Pawson (Long Term Private Renters) – with UTS and Swinburne. Highly prized Early Career Researcher Discovery grants were landed by Ilan Wiesel (Urban Inequality and Australia’s Elite Suburbs) and Crystal Legacy (City Planning after the GFC).