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Engaging Indigenous people within Higher Ed

CQUniversity's Office of Indigenous Engagement recently hosted a visit from the Oodgeroo Unit of Queensland University of Technology (QUT), at Rockhampton Campus.

Professor Anita Lee Hong, Director of the Oodgeroo Unit, and Lone Pearce, Project Officer, met with Office of Indigenous Engagement staff to discuss employment issues and best practice models for engaging Indigenous people within the higher education sector, including governance matters.

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PhotoID:15001, Forum participants L-R Professor Barry Golding, Jan Crowley, Assoc Prof Bobby Harreveld, Shelley Truscott and Sally Thompson

Adult learning peak body visits, calls for 'reassessment'

The president of Australia's peak adult learning body, Professor Barry Golding has visited Rockhampton for a forum calling for a reassessment of adult education in Australia.

CQUniversity hosted the forum at its Ron Smyth Building in Quay Street.

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    Published on 26 June, 2013

    The Office of Indigenous Engagement recently undertook consultation towards the development of CQUniversity's Reconciliation Action Plan (RAP) on the Bundaberg Campus..

  • Researcher covers 'unintended consequences' in talk on domestic violence laws
    Published on 26 June, 2013

    CQUniversity researcher Heather Nancarrow will reflect on the intentions and the unintended consequences of civil domestic violence protection orders, during a Research Unplugged presentation in Mackay on August 21.

    All interested people are welcome at the free presentation from 6pm-7pm at the Shamrock Hotel in Nebo Road, with RSVPs and details via 07 4923 2184.

  • Cooking up rich returns for research overseas
    Published on 26 June, 2013

    CQUniversity PhD candidate Jillian Adams has just returned after five weeks researching and presenting her research in Britain and the USA..

  • CQUni's rapid response to skills shortages a case study for global benchmarking of regional unis
    Published on 25 June, 2013

    CQUniversity has provided three of the key case studies enabling a network of Aussie universities to be mapped against an  international framework for benchmarking ‘regional contribution'.

    A major report released this week demonstrates the myriad ways in which members of the Regional Universities Network (RUN), including CQUniversity, are making significant and diverse contributions to the social, cultural, environmental and economic development of their regions.

  • As mining churns, it's Zobaidul's turn to shine
    Published on 25 June, 2013

    Some pundits claim the resource sector boom has reached its peak and the only way is down, with the possibility of more mine closures.

    Cometh the hour, cometh the academic with a perfect skill set to observe the churning and turning of the sector.

  • CQUni firms links with mental health nursing in Europe
    Published on 24 June, 2013

    Professor Brenda Happell has been putting CQUniversity's mental health nursing team on the map again.

    As CQUniversity's Engaged Research Chair for Mental Health Nursing, her recent visit to the UK, Ireland and Finland was exhausting but fruitful.

  • Hundreds of cyclists expected on Rocky Campus
    Published on 24 June, 2013

    Hundreds are expected to visit CQUniversity Rockhampton Campus on July 28 for the annual Bike4Life Charity Ride.

    The event goal is to boost participation in cycling to improve community health and well-being, while raising funds for local charities.

  • Smaller bubbles equals bigger promise for aerated water irrigation
    Published on 21 June, 2013

    CQUniversity is extending collaboration on aerated water research so micro bubble techniques can be incorporated into the current oxygation system used for crop irrigation.

    Researchers from CQUniversity's Centre for Plant and Water Sciences, Professor David Midmore and Dr Surya Bhattarai are growing an association with the University of Sheffield, involving renowned professor William Zimmerman, an inventor of the Fluidic Oscillator for the generation of micro bubbles and nano bubbles.

  • Robotics registrations now open
    Published on 21 June, 2013

    Registrations are now open for the 11th annual CQ Junior Robotics Competition, scheduled to be held on Friday July 26 at the CQUniversity Community Sports Centre in Rockhampton..

  • Noosa Campus ceremony attracts graduates from home and away
    Published on 21 June, 2013

    CQUniversity's Noosa Campus graduation ceremony has catered for 75 graduates, including Sunshine Coast locals and others who travelled long distances to celebrate their study milestone..