The Engage Research Cluster uses innovative collaborative approaches in research to develop technologies such as computer games, social networking sites, apps and interactive experiences to find solutions to social issues with measurable benefits to the community.
Its mission is to empower and inspire people through technology to flourish, have positive experiences, make social connections, find meaning, experience accomplishments and achieve environmental, physical, and emotional wellbeing.
It brings together experts from a great variety of disciplines including: information technology, game design, mental and public health, social sciences, planning, art and design, education, engineering and business.
Arts Research in Creative Humanities encompasses the creation of original creative works, research into the creative industries and creative processes.
This association of scholars is connected through their capacity to harness creativity, narrative and cultural enquiry as the central pillars of the group’s research.
The Transcultural and Indigenous Pedagogies Research Group will build upon the existing work of the USC Indigenous Studies Research Theme. The Group is led by Professor Catherine Manathunga and Associate Professor Maria Raciti, with close collaboration with the Dean of Indigenous Education and Engagement, Professor Gary Thomas.