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Research Programs aligned to SDGs

At CQUniversity, we actively engage and collaborate with various stakeholders, including government and non-governmental organisations, on research programs and projects that address the themes of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals.

These research programs help us to produce new knowledge and global leaders who deliver innovative, solutions-focused outcomes and drive change to address real-world challenges.

What we did in 2018

Below you can explore a sample of the research programs that CQUniversity was involved in and collaborated on, throughout 2018.

  • CQUniversity collaborated with the Cairns Your Entrepreneurship Project to present an indaba on “ the future” involving a world-renowned futurist, Thomas Frey.
  • CQUniversity in collaboration with community service entities and other universities has developed the Choices program to educate year 12 school students on safe behaviour in their post year 12 school celebrations.
  • CQUniversity worked with rangers from Port Curtis Regional TUMRA (Traditional Use of Marine Resources Agreement) on sea grass restoration projects. This provided ongoing work placement educational opportunities for indigenous rangers and supported their VET studies.
  • CQUniversity collaborated on the development of a short course on integrating new technologies into the classroom
  • CQUniversity in conjunction with industry created a Science Experience workshop
  • CQUniversity in collaboration with Rockhampton Regional Council and Start-Up Capricorn to develop and host an Start-up Weekend.