Major Academic Linkages

Major Academic Linkages

 

The third party high quality independent research and review platform provided by SLIC & the university community both nationally (Australia) & Internationally is managed by the CEO of SLIC, Professor George Earl. Professor Earl has had an academic career spanning over 25 years, holding senior positions at a number of prestigious Universities in Australia and Asia (Queensland University of Technology, National University of Singapore, University of Queensland, University of New South Wales and Bond University). He currently holds adjunct professorship appointments at Griffith University and the University of New South Wales.

The third party high quality independent research and review platform provided by SLIC & the university community both nationally (Australia) & Internationally currently incorporates the following activities:

  • Research,
  • Academic papers,
  • Government policy/position papers,
  • Higher degree sponsorship,
  • Knowledge dissemination symposiums,
  • Support for “Sustainable Living Choice” innovation projects, &
  • Student internships

Current & Completed University Links and Activities Supported by SLIC

Griffith University

Activities include:

Research: Ten (10) projects completed and three (3) projects submissions currently being prepared

Academic Papers: two (2) papers published one of which was vote best paper at recent international refereed conference

Higher Degree Sponsorship: Six(6) co-fundedPhD stipends, two underway & four (4) are available and to be awarded (applications are welcome)

·Student Design Competitions: Two (2) sponsored multiple design competitions have been completed; one sponsored by NDIS, Queensland and Victorian Government into design of unspecified disabilities, the second sponsored by the NSW Government into affordable housing

Supported Innovation Support Topics: Smart metering, whole of life sustainable living costs & affordability, artificial intelligence in housing design, sustainable living cities master plan design, and a number of community based projects supporting community diversity

Knowledge Dissemination Symposiums: One symposium held in September 2017 and one upcoming symposium to held on the 9th November 2018 with a “Build to Rent” theme

Guest Lectures: a number of guest lectures have been presented to Engineering, Architectural and Business School students on SLIC related activities.

·nternships: A number of internships (various Schools) have been accommodatedinto SLIC/NAHC activities

University of New South Wales

Activities include:

Student Design Competitions: Two (2) sponsored multiple design competitions have been completed; one sponsored by NDIS, Queensland and Victorian Government into design of unspecified disabilities, the second sponsored by the NSW Government into affordable housing

Bond University

Activities include:

Research: Two (2) projects completed and one (1) in the final stages of completion

Academic Papers: two (2) papers refereed articles

Student Design Competitions: One (1) sponsored multiple design competitions has been completed; sponsored by NDIS, Queensland and Victorian Government into design of unspecified disabilities

Guest Lectures: a number of guest lectures have been presented to Real Estate students on SLIC related activities.

Internships: A number of internships (various specialisations) have been accommodatedinto SLIC/NAHC activities

The University of Melbourne

 Activities include:

Student Design Competitions: One (1) sponsored multiple design competitions has been completed; sponsored by NDIS, Queensland and Victorian Government into design of unspecified disabilities

 

Sustainable Built Environment: National Research Centre (SBEnrc)

Through the SLIC linkage with NAHC, activities have been undertaken with SBEnrc, which is a national research centre which incorporates partnership relationships with the following universities:

·       Curtin University

·       Griffith University

·       Swinburne University of Technology

Activities include:

·Research: one (1) project completed and two (2) ARC Linkage Grant Applications

Academic Papers: two (2) papers published one of which was vote best paper at recent international refereed conference

 

The University of Queensland

Activities include:

·       One (1) final year project being undertaken with “Social Sciences” students

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