Global Partnerships awards seed funding to 5 global projects

24 May 2023

Following a competitive selection process, 5 outstanding initiatives have received funding totalling $47,000 in the latest UQ Global Strategy and Partnership Seed Funding Scheme

Sixteen applications were received for this round.

Congratulations to the successful applicants:
  • UQ Engineering, Architecture and Information Technology  Ghent University (Belgium): Defining quality in architecture: The governance of material and cultural values in the built environment.
  • UQ Engineering, Architecture and Information Technology  Universitas Indonesia (UI, Indonesia), Institut Teknologi Bandung (ITB, Indonesia): Advanced Materials and Manufacturing: Strategic research and education alliance between UQ, UI and ITB.
  • UQ Engineering, Architecture and Information Technology  Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile (Chile), SMI-ICE-Chile (Chile), Universitas de las Americas Puebla (Mexico), The University of British Columbia (Canada): Fire safety engineering as an enabling discipline for energy storage and delivery technologies.
  • UQ Health and Behavioural Sciences  Universitas Indonesia: Addiction, impairment, and resilience in videogamers: The international gaming study.
  • UQ Health and Behavioural Sciences  NNEdPro Global Institute for Food, Nutrition and Health, University of Cambridge, University of Exeter* (United Kingdom): Bringing the internationally recognised Mobile Teaching Kitchens intervention to UQ.

The scheme has proven highly successful in supporting The University of Queensland's efforts to establish new and expanded linkages with strategic global partners to deliver high-level profiling and engagement outcomes. The next funding Round Two, 2023 is open until 20 June.


*The QUEX Institute was launched in 2017 as a high-profile strategic partnership between University of Exeter and UQ. Operating as a virtual institute, QUEX seeks to address major global challenges through interdisciplinary collaborative research; academic, student and professional staff mobility; high-impact policy publications; and engagement of industry and community.