Posts for June 2017

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War on Waste

Carol Richards was an expert advisor on the ABC TV’s program War on Waste which aired in May 2017 – Carol worked with the ABC presenter Craig Reucassel as well as the executive producer and researchers for the segment on food waste caused by supermarket’s strict cosmetic standards. Earlier research on this topic was conducted with Dr…

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New research funding – Leadership in Higher Education Teaching and Learning Support: Global Partnerships for Academic Excellence

Prof Abby Cathcart was part of a team who was awarded $150,000.00 in total funding via a grant from the Trade & Investment Queensland International Education and Training (IET) Partnership Fund, with a cash contribution from the UK Higher Education Academy. The research, which will be conducted in 2017-18, will explore Leadership in…

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Black market for unpaid interns

Deanna Grant-Smith was interviewed by a journalist from SmartCompany about small business and unpaid internships: Concerns raised over “black market” for unpaid interns but employers want candidates with “common sense” For more information, contact Deanna Grant-Smith deanna.grantsmith@qut.edu.au.

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New Fair Food Network for Brisbane/SEQ

Carol Richards has co-founded a new community food network following the “Building A Fairer Food System: Community Symposium” (November 2016). The Symposium was organised by Carol and Dr Kiah Smith (UQ) with support from the HPRG Work/Industry Futures group (SoM) and the Global Change Institute (UQ).  The event was attended by over…

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