Strategic international projects receive seed funding

7 June 2021

10 collaborative projects have been approved for $80,236 in funding in the 2021 UQ Global Strategy and Partnerships Seed Funding Scheme

A total of 17 eligible applications were received for the round, amounting to A$147,067 in requested funding.

Congratulations to the successful applicants: 

  • UQ Business, Economics and Law – Pontifical Catholic University of Chile (Chile): Marketing for Good : Promoting Sustainable Consumption and Lifestyles.
  • UQ Engineering, Architecture and Information Technology – National University of Singapore, Singapore Management University, Singapore Institute of Technology and Singapore University of Technology and Design (Singapore): Asia-Pacific Cyber Security Strategy: A UQ-Singapore Joint Workshop.
  • UQ Engineering, Architecture and Information Technology – Nanyang Technological University (Singapore): Energy Big Data Analytics for Power System Asset Management – A Joint Task Force of the University of Queensland and Nanyang Technological University, Singapore. 
  • UQ Engineering, Architecture and Information Technology – Technical University of Munich and German Aerospace Centre (Germany): Fundamentals of High Speed Flight:  UQ – TUM – DLR.
  • UQ Humanities and Social Sciences – Hanoi National University and Hue University of Foreign Languages (Vietnam): The Changing Face of Language Teaching: Creating Job-ready Graduates in Vietnamese and Australian University.
  • UQ Humanities and Social Sciences – Nanyang Technological University, IIT Delhi and IIT Bombay (Singapore & India): Digital Transactions in Asia. 
  • UQ Humanities and Social Sciences – University of British Columbia, University of Glasgow and University of California, Riverside (Canada & USA): What if? Using Science Fiction to Solve Complex Problems.
  • UQ Medicine – University of Zurich (Switzerland): The Era of Digital Medicine: Developing an International Partnership to Enhance Capacity in Digital Trials and Precision Medicine for Critically Unwell Children.
  • UQ Science – Indian Institute of Delhi and Universitas of Indonesia (India & Indonesia): Creating a Network of Scholars to Share Lessons and Build Resilience across the Asia-Pacific Region in the Face of Disasters.
  • UQ Sustainable Minerals Institute – Indian Institute of Delhi and Technology & Action for Rural Advancement (India): Developing Partnerships for Low-Carbon Cement Adoption in the Pacific Region.  

This scheme has proven instrumental in supporting the efforts of UQ’s faculties and institutes to establish new and expanded linkages with strategic global partners.

The next round will continue in June 2021. The Global Engagement team will contact international and/or research teams prior to the opening of the next round to confirm designated contacts, communications, and submission procedures.