2023 | UniSC | University of the Sunshine Coast, Queensland, Australia

Accessibility links


International scholars call for sustainable integration of Indigenous knowledge systems in doctoral education
26 Oct

Indigenous Knowledge Systems in South Africa and Australia: Transforming Doctoral Education is the focus of a recent article by an international team of scholars, including ourselves—Professors Maria Raciti and Catherine Manathunga from the UniSC Indigenous and Transcultural Research Centre.

‘In Solidarity with Decolonisation’
23 Oct

Is the colonialism already over? In an attempt to find out the answer to this question, I have dedicated a significant portion of my life to research about colonialisation and decolonisation.

‘Histories of knowledges’ for research education
16 Oct

In an era marked by complex environmental, health, and social challenges, the importance of diverse perspectives and knowledges in addressing these issues has never been more apparent.

Sintering of Manufactured Snow Using Liquid Dye in a Simulated Environment
9 Oct

In the far reaches of the earth, where temperatures plunge well below freezing, the creation of snow pavements is essential for maintaining essential transportation routes.

Teachers’ Educational Experiences and Preparedness in Teaching Students with Autism
2 Oct

The inclusion of students with autism in mainstream classrooms is a positive and essential step towards a more inclusive education system.

Place Consciousness and School Leaders' Intentionality as Partnership Imperatives
29 Sep

Recruiting and retaining quality teachers in regional, rural, and remote (RRR) areas has long been a challenge faced by Australian educational institutions.

Re-membering oceans, bodies, rhythms and breath: a collective reflection on life/work as we walk-write from different shorelines
20 Sep

In their journal article, Amelia Walker, Debra Wain, Ali Black, and Elena Spasovska embark on a journey of creative expression and introspection.

Polycentric agglomeration and haze pollution: evidence from China
17 Sep

China's urbanisation in recent decades has been accompanied by a pressing environmental challenge - haze pollution.

A crypto-tourism case study of Agnes Water/Seventeen Seventy, Australia
5 Sep

Cryptocurrencies have made waves in the tourism industry, and a case study in Central Queensland, Australia, explores their impact on the towns of Agnes Water and Seventeen Seventy.

Unmuted: An Indigenist truth-telling provocation
1 Sep

In a refreshing departure from the usual academic discourse, Dr Maria Raciti's article invites readers to embark on a journey at the point where Indigenous and Western knowledge systems meet.

Undergraduate paramedic student competency assessment: A grounded theory study explaining how assessors in Australia and New Zealand determine student competency to practice
25 Aug

Paramedics play a critical role in the healthcare system, often being the first responders in life-threatening situations.

Advancing the inclusion agenda in Australia: A multi-case study of the school experiences of children adopted from overseas
16 Aug

In Australia, inclusive education has been gaining momentum, recognising the diverse needs of students from various backgrounds.

Exegesis as manifesto
8 Aug

In the ever-evolving landscape of higher education, creative practitioners are facing an increasing demand to validate their creative works as tangible research outputs.

Developing preservice teachers' intercultural understanding and capability through wider field experience/service learning in Peru
2 Aug

This study, conducted by Peter Grainger and Alison Willis, offers a fresh perspective on enhancing intercultural capabilities among preservice teachers.

Regenerative Tourism: Opportunities and Challenges
22 Jul

Regenerative tourism is a holistic approach to tourism that seeks to rejuvenate and enhance a destination's natural and cultural assets.

Working memory and handwriting and share a common resource: An investigation of shared attention
11 Jul

The intricate dance between our working memory and the physical act of handwriting is the focus of an interesting study conducted by Dr Richard Tindle and Mitchell Longstaff.

Learning while earning: Barriers and pedagogies toward Sustainable Development Goal 4, “quality education” for child street-sellers in Siem Reap, Cambodia
7 Jul

In the heart of Siem Reap, Cambodia, near the world-renowned Angkor Wat temple complex, a unique and complex situation unfolds.

Using Chinese and First Nations Philosophies about Time and History to Reimagine Transcultural Doctoral Education
3 Jul

In the dynamic realm of education, transcultural doctoral studies have gained prominence as a melting pot of diverse global perspectives.

Words to Deeds: Localising the Vision of Uluru
29 Jun

Reconciliation holds immense significance for societies seeking to mend historical divisions and foster unity.

North–South asymmetry, unilateral environmental policy and carbon tariffs
19 Jun

The global community faces an urgent challenge: mitigating climate change while sustaining international trade.

Teachers’ cultural, social and emotional capabilities: how teacher compassion and humility is an antecedent to student confidence
11 Jun

In the world of education, the impact of teachers on their students goes beyond the curriculum they teach.

Creative Heritage: Exploring a transdisciplinary nexus
5 Jun

Over the past 10 years, I have been involved in research projects across a range of areas in the humanities and beyond.

Propelling ITRC as a prominent research centre
1 Jun

As the capability exchange theme lead within the ITRC, my vision, and aim are to create a platform for others to build collaborations and advance the Centre as a leading research frontier at the nexus of Indigenous and Transcultural research.

Korowai students in a remote area of Indonesian Papua
Culturally based learning needs of Korowai students in a lowland‑remote area of Indonesian Papua: school physical environment and building design
9 May

In a remote, lowland area of Indonesian Papua, the educational landscape has taken a distinct turn, as it strives to cater to the culturally based learning needs of the Korowai indigenous students and their community.