CQUniversity's applied research focus emphasises the translation and uptake of research findings to meet external stakeholder needs – the focus is not merely on increasing academic publications and citation rates.
Several aspects of our research are oriented towards real-world outcomes, including influencing government policy and regulatory frameworks; developing greater understanding of social issues of the day and contributing to decision-making through salient advice.
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A car crash can happen in a split second, but the aftermath can seem an eternity for victims who suffer injury to their spinal cord and are confined to a wheelchair.
A CQUniversity research team has established that an early warning system (EWS), designed to support nurses and doctors to quickly identify when a patient’s condition is worsening and escalate care, does work when used correctly.
Imagine waiting at the bus stop, not knowing if you can board the next bus – or even the one after that. Mobility aids should allow greater freedom for a growing sector of the Australian community, but public transport access is still a gamble for thousands of users with restricted mobility.