Co-convenor

The AIATSIS 2019 National Indigenous Research Conference will be co-convened by AIATSIS and QUT. To learn more about AIATSIS please visit the About Us page.

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QUT

Indigenous Research and Engagement Unit (IREU)

QUT is a major Australian university with a truly global outlook. Home to nearly 50,000 students, they are providing real-world infrastructure, learning and teaching, and graduate skills to the next generation of change-makers.

QUT’s research is focused on progress, pushing the boundaries and developing new ideas through transdisciplinary thinking.

They are a research university that is breaking new ground, working with true experts, and funding the future of research innovation in Australia.

QUT’s Indigenous Research and Engagement Unit (IREU) is committed to fostering an environment for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people to share research and knowledge. Indigenous research students at QUT are supported by the IREU. The university offers a culturally supportive environment that includes access to student support services, scholarships and financial support. Students also have access to activities including research seminar series, critical reading groups and Indigenous research conferences.

The Universality goals for Indigenous representation are guided by key performance indicators for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander staff and students, which include:

  • share of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander domestic undergraduate enrolments;
  • share of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander staff; and
  • research and innovation targets.

QUT monitor the access, representation, success, retention and attrition of student equity target groups, including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students.

Last reviewed: 6 Mar 2019