Multidisciplinary research in a changing world through creativity
Arts Research in Creative Humanities (ARCH) aims to increase the wider community’s capacity to negotiate a rapidly changing world through creativity, multidisciplinary, critical thinking and cultural exchange.
'Cultural Vitality’ of the region.
Associate Professor Lisa Chandler is collaborating with USC colleague Dr Trudie Walters and Sunshine Coast Council’s Claudia Di Blasi on a project to develop a means of identifying the social and cultural value of Council-funded arts, culture and heritage programs.
International transformations in children’s television 2013-18
Dr Anna Potter is leading a project in the first transnational analysis of key trends in the production and distribution of contemporary children’s television, with Australian content at its core.
East Coast Encounter exhibition
Associate Professor Lisa Chandler is a co-leading curator of the exhibition East Coast Encounter, (ECE) is a multi-arts initiative involving significant Australian Indigenous and non-Indigenous artists, writers and songwriters to re-imagine the encounter by Lt. James Cook and his crew with Aboriginal people in 1770.
The Iconic Dingo: Valuing their future on K’gari-Fraser Island
A research team led by Dr Clare Archer-Lean is evaluating the interaction between people and dingoes. The focus is on improving the communication of ‘dingo safety’ messages through understanding existing points of contact and values around the dingo. Fraser Island Dingo - courtesy of Bill Carter .
Voicing the Dead
In Voicing the Dead, internationally awarded author Professor Gary Crew has created an astonishing novel based on a true story. It revisits the journey of two young English castaways, who survived the shipwreck of the Charles Eaton in 1834 and escaped a massacre in the Torres Strait.
9 February 2017
Sixty Minutes reporter to lead forum on art of reconciliation at USC
Highly regarded Australian television reporter Jeff McMullen will lead a panel discussion about a stunning national exhibition called East Coast Encounter at the USC Gallery at 2pm on Saturday 25 February.
2 December 2015
East Coast Encounter earns award
A national art exhibition co-curated by a University of the Sunshine Coast academic has been awarded Queensland’s highest industry accolade.
11 November 2015
ARC grants for media, crustacean research
The University of the Sunshine Coast has won more than half a million dollars in two competitive national grants to study the effects of media globalisation on Australian children’s television, and the genetic development of an Australian lobster species.
19 October 2015
Sci-fi author to give tips to USC writers
Aspiring creative writers at the University of the Sunshine Coast will gain the latest industry information during a visit by renowned fantasy and science fiction author and publisher Paul Collins on Tuesday 20 October and Wednesday 21 October.
8 July 2015
Academics gain funding for dingo research
USC academics have won two out of four Queensland Government grants to research dingoes on Fraser Island and are involved in a third grant project won by the University of Queensland.
2 July 2015
Writer brings past to life with new novel
Internationally-acclaimed author and USC Associate Professor Gary Crew will this weekend launch his latest novel – a fascinating recount of the fate of two young castaways in the Torres Strait.