The CQUniversity Opal Awards for 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.
The award categories for CQUniversity staff members are:
- Engaged Education and Training;
- Engaged Research and Innovation;
- Engaged Service;
- Social Innovation (nomination form); and
- Engaged Internal Service (nomination form).
The award categories for CQUniversity students are:
Please see the Excellence in Engagement Awards Procedure for further details, including selection criteria and nomination process.
Email firstname.lastname@example.org or phone (07) 4940 7400 for more information.
2019 Opal Awards Results
Engaged Education and Training
Deadly Engagement: A Model for teaching social innovation and enterprise to social work students by Darren de Warren, Kate Moore, Georgia Nichol and Shirley Ledger
The 3D Footprint of CQUniversity: Printing of 3D Foot Models for Clinical Simulation in Podiatry by Julie Nguyen, Malia Ho, Simon Cumming, Anita Medhekar, Laura Hutchison, Merridy Lithgow and Kerwin Talbot.
Engaged Research and Innovation
On track for health and safety: Investigating the link between health, accident risk and organisational outcomes in Australian train drivers by Anjum Naweed, Janine Chapman, Joshua Trigg and Matthew Allan
Capturing community voices to explore drivers of health and wellbeing decisions related to nutrition by Kate Ames, Susan Williams, Jenni Judd, Wendy Madsen and Jay Deagon
Tarambul Smiles – A Cavity Free Future for Children at Tarambul C&K Kindergarten in Central Queensland by Melissa Plath, Kelly Hennessy and Leonie Short
Board of Directors – Women’s Health Centre Rockhampton by Kate Moore
Engaged Service Learning (Students)
Thesis topic: An investigation into the major factors impacting the long-term sustainability of recreational scuba diving tourism in the Cairns section of the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park by Terrence Cummins
Homelessness is Beyond Housing by Ashlyn Forsaith
Dental Health Week Pop-up Events by Chelsea Green, Katelyn Stewart, Liko Kotera, Samantha Barbeler, Lily Neaton and Linh Le
The CQUni Nutrition Network by Chelsea Green, Tanya Thwaite, Anna Rea, Christie Wishart, Nathan Cook, Lydia O’Meara and Juanita Mooney
Sarina says ‘NO’ to domestic and family violence Luncheon by Charity Mudimu-Mtombo
Introduction to Anatomy and Physiology – Peer Assisted Study Sessions by Taryn Simmons