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Research Themes

Theme 1 – Building Knowledge Systems

Building recognition and engagement with Indigenous, Southern, Eastern and other knowledge systems
  • Building Australia-China research capabilities for intercultural knowledge collaboration
  • Improving the outcomes of Omani International English Language Testing System (IELTS) candidates through an intensive lexically contextualized preparation program
  • The 'university place': How and why place influences the engagement and retention of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander university students

Theme 2 – Creative Cultural Practices

To revive, document and extend the languages, educational and social and creative cultural practices through transdisciplinary explorations of poetry, art, music, dance, and other creative forms
  • Wandiny (gathering together) listening with the heart: Uniting nations through poetry
  • 2020 Australian Edition of the Chicago Quarterly Review
  • Stories of belonging: black and white artivist women embody ancestry and place
  • Approaching literacy through narrative and creative writing
  • Our stories – Our voice: Australian international student narratives

Theme 3 – Community Capacity Engagement

To exchange knowledge and to enhance communities’ aspirations, research and practical skills and capacities
  • Where are the Ghundus?
  • Students affected by complex trauma: The role of teachers’ professional agency in implementing curriculum
  • Promoting culturally safe learning in higher education pilot project