Seed funding awards 12 international initiatives

8 December 2023

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After a competitive selection process,12 initiatives have been awarded funding totalling $93,132 for the latest UQ Global Strategy and Partnerships Seed Funding Scheme (Round 2, 2023).

This latest round saw a large uptake in applications, with 21 applications from across the University.

Congratulations to the successful applicants:

  • UQ Business Economics and LawTechnical University of Munich (Germany):
    Fostering capacity-building in entrepreneurship and innovation between UQ and TUM
  • UQ Engineering, Architecture and Information TechnologyTechnical University of Munich (Germany): REDEFINE hydrogen economy
  • UQ Engineering, Architecture and Information TechnologyPontifical Catholic University of Chile (Chile): Timber engineering and architecture research knowledge exchange
  • UQ Health and Behavioural SciencesUniversity of Medicine and Pharmacy at Ho Chi Minh City (Vietnam): Designing a roadmap to empower community health workforce in integrating oral health and general health in rural Vietnamese populations
  • UQ Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi (India): Vaccine hesitancy in India and Australia: Lessons from the COVID-19 pandemic
  • UQ Humanities, Arts and Social SciencesUniversitas Brawijaya (Indonesia): Establishing a BRIN collaborative research centre ‘Communication for sustainable development and social change’ – Indonesia
  • UQ Humanities, Arts and Social SciencesSolomon Islands National University (Solomon Islands): Strengthening UQ-SINU collaborative pathways
  • UQ Medicine University of Indonesia (Indonesia): Addressing the global environmental impact of cigarette butt litter
  • UQ Medicine Manipal Academy of Higher Education (India): Advancing paediatric partnerships with India: transforming the lives of critically ill children
  • UQ Medicine Vin University (Vietnam): Nursing research collaboration between Vietnam and UQ
  • UQ Ventures Technical University of Munich (Germany): Empowering women in entrepreneurship
  • UQ Sustainable Mineral InstitutePontifical Catholic University of Chile (Chile): Ore-sand as a sustainable solution for circular mining shift in Chile and beyond: Uniting Australia, Chile, and the UK in a collaborative network

The UQ Global Strategy and Partnerships Seed Funding Scheme assists UQ faculties, institutes and units to pursue activities that will strengthen the impact of UQ’s global network.

Learn more about the scheme