Aims:
  • The project involves two elements linked to social and economic sustainability.
  • The project will facilitate access to specialist expertise, training, and dedicated infrastructure and resources that will result in significantly improved research outcomes at SCU.
  • The project will be undertaken in collaboration with UNSW, UQ and Usyd.
Outcomes:
  • The project is initially focused on building the skills and extending the numbers of early-career researchers at Southern Cross University. Research training and grant writing are priority activities within the collaboration.
Policy Impact:
  • The project will demonstrate how targeted funding and skills development can assist in rapid improvements in Southern Cross University research output.
  • The availability of further investment beyond 2014 will be crucial.

Sustainable Regions Research (CRN, SCU collaboration)

This multidisciplinary Collaborative Research Network (CRN) project will build research capacity in several areas of emerging research strength at Southern Cross University (SCU) relevant to policy and planning research for sustainable regions. This includes policy and planning research in relation to children and young people, community health and wellbeing, tourism, regional infrastructure and regional development.

Project Value: 
$532 510.00
Funding: 
CRN/SCU
Partners: 
University of New South Wales; University of Sydney
Date: 
2011 to 2014
Time status: 
Current
Contact: 
Professor Brian Head (brian.head@uq.edu.au)
Aims:
  • The project involves two elements linked to social and economic sustainability.
  • The project will facilitate access to specialist expertise, training, and dedicated infrastructure and resources that will result in significantly improved research outcomes at SCU.
  • The project will be undertaken in collaboration with UNSW, UQ and Usyd.
Outcomes:
  • The project is initially focused on building the skills and extending the numbers of early-career researchers at Southern Cross University. Research training and grant writing are priority activities within the collaboration.
Program/Affiliation: 
Type: 
Qualitative
Keywords: 
Sustainability
Policy analysis
Community
Wellbeing
Social inclusion
Number: 
ISSR050301