The CQUniversity Opal Awards - Excellence in Engagement
The CQUniversity Opal Awards for Excellence in Engagement recognise and encourage outstanding engagement by CQUniversity staff and students with the community, as well as internally within CQUniversity.
This year, CQUniversity is proud to announce that the 2017 Awards include a new Social Innovation category for staff, as well as students.
The award categories open to CQUniversity staff members are:
- Engaged Education and Training;
- Engaged Research and Innovation;
- Engaged Service;
- Social Innovation (nomination form); and
- Engaged Internal Service.
The award categories open to CQUniversity students are:
Please see the Excellence in Engagement Awards Procedure for further details, including selection criteria and nomination process.
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2016 OPAL AWARDS RESULTS
ENGAGED EDUCATION AND TRAINING
Clinical Placement in Portland, Oregon, USA, by Carl Legros
Bachelor of Oral Health Rural Clinic Placement by Leonie Short
Professional Development Training Program – Cairns by Mark Franks
"The Courage to Care" Readers Theatre Project by Margaret Mcallister, Donna Brien, Wendy Flanagan, Virginia Howie and Joanne Dargusch
Townsville Flexible Learning Centre by Claudio Favero
Community Sports Projects by Betul Sekendiz
Seagrass Restoration Community Engagement Project by Emma Jackson and Hannah Wilson
CQUniversity School Business Challenge by Martin Turner, Gordon Stewart, Lee Di Milia, Tim Whan, Anna Farmer, Maree Franettovich, Robert Grose and Karen Mcpherson
ENGAGED RESEARCH AND INNOVATION
Visitors' Perceptions of Crowding in Whitsunday Tourism Locations by Dr Bruce Prideaux, Dr Anja Pabel and Michelle Thompson
Co-operation in Development, by Lily Li
International Benchmarking of Longitudinal Train Dynamics Simulators by Maksym Spiryagin, Qing Wu and Colin Cole
Jennifer Bassett, Prof Leone Hinton, Anthony Welch, Justine Connor, Teresa Sullivan and Lina Ma
‘LACE’ - Language and Cultural Exchange: Community Outreach Project for Asylum Seekers, Refugees and Recent Migrants by Ruth O'Neill, Gabriela Toth, Edward Pember, Kaye Sutton, June Sanderson, David Beddoe and Robert Puffett
Co-operation in Development by Olav Muurlink
International Engagement, Research and Innovation in Nepal by Wendy Hillman
RU OK Day by Kim Harrington, Sara Barnbaum and Alicia-Maree Ferry
Central Queensland Regional Titration Competition by Heather Smyth, Victoria Vicente-Beckett, Leanne Voss, Emma Vizgoft and Reegan Bickey
Meet the Business Leaders by Robyn Collins and Maree Franettovich
The Inclusion and Accessibility Service Champtions inclusive edcuation for students living with disability across the CQUniversity footprint by Natalie Vonthien, Enid Bunt, Michelle Broad, Janet Cook, Sharleen Keleher and Cate Rooney
Headspace Yarn Safe Video by Steven Pace, Jodie Connolly and Donna Robinson
ROCQ Program by Joy Smith, Erin Daly, Bianca Webster, Christie Wishart, Courtney Maynard, Daniel Hicks, Emma Power, Georgia Tulloch, Jonathan Still, Katherine Smith, Laura Burrows, Leslie Lowe, Lincoln Roberts, Maria Madueno, Sarah Christmass, Ryli Campio-Ettles, Natash Alderson, Kerry-Anne Watson, Alexander Maggacis, James Hoffman and Sally Dorrstein
Australian Resuscitation Council Queensland Branch by Darryl Clare
ENGAGED INTERNAL SERVICE
CERTIFICATE OF RECOGNITION
Priscilla Stevens-Guiney, Narelle Pearse, Anita Anderson, Lynda Woodman, Sonia Steyn, Katrina O’Sullivan, Sharyn Millar, Andrew Sinnamon, Renee Potter, Sunny Mantri, Cyrus Bharda, Erin Daly, Susan Arnold and Rachel Lamb.
Simon Bartlem, Kerry Skett, Josh Batts, Derek Jones, Madison Minns, Peter Vanheck, Greg Chapman, Colette Le Page, Joanne Perry, Rebecca Mclellan, Megan O’Rourke, David Andrews, Justin McSherry, Lauro Azambuja, Chris Bergman, Mark Western, Bruce Young and Michael Gregory.
ENGAGED SERVICE LEARNING (STUDENTS)
Startup Weekend and Mentor Blaze by Jodie Stanley
Community Engagement and Volunteer Activities by Melissa Parter
Co-Tutelle by Chunsheng Li
A Holistic Approach to Accountability: Measuring Outcomes of Economic Development Funding in Northern Canadian Aboriginal Communities by Dr Pawan Chugh