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Research Surveys

Research Survey participation

As a CQUniversity student, you have the opportunity to contribute to research projects by completing student surveys.

Our research projects contribute to CQUniversity’s commitment to excellence and innovation which create impacts for our local communities. Research is monitored by relevant Ethics committees, ensuring CQUniversity's projects are always in accordance with relevant guidelines and codes.

Current surveys will be posted on this page. Before completing a survey, it's a good idea to check you are familiar and comfortable with the research topic.

Please note that participation in research surveys that are shared on this page is not mandatory; participation is voluntary.

Dietary Acculturation of CQUni International Students

Many people have come to Australia from different parts of the world to pursue their higher education studies. They face many different challenges as they adjust to their new environment. Some of the challenges include adapting to a different culture and different types of foods. International students’ migration from their home country to a new country may affect their food choices and dietary habits.

In this study, we would also like to investigate whether the international students at Central Queensland University have changed their food habits or dietary patterns since coming to Australia. If these food habits have changed, we want to identify the reasons for the change.

By participating in this study, you’ll be helping us by providing information to understand the eating patterns and food habits of international students. This information will help inform public health programs for international students and people who have come to Australia from other places and have adapted to life in Australia.

The procedure involves filling an online survey that will take approximately 20-25 minutes to complete. Your responses will be confidential, and we do not collect identifying information such as your name, email address or IP address. The survey consists of  4  parts which include demographic information, food choices and dietary habits, food related habits and behaviours before and during COVID-19 outbreak and perception towards healthy eating.

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Black Dog Institute Student Wellbeing and Success Research Survey

Participate in a Student Wellbeing and Success Research Survey for the Black Dog Institute.

At the Black Dog Institute, they care about the wellbeing of current and recent higher-education students!

That's why, during the difficult COVID-19 period, they are trying to learn as much as possible about how their institution can best support you right now. Regardless of whether you're a current student or a past student who graduated or withdrew.

This research will provide the Black Dog Institute with opportunities/insights to help universities, workplaces, and the Government offer the best possible support for all individuals.

Help out by completing a short online survey.

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By completing the survey, you will be eligible to win a $100 Coles/Woolworths gift-card. You'll also be able to complete some follow-up surveys if you choose to, which also have additional gift-card prizes.

The survey closes on 30 June. For more information please contact Cameron Williams.

Supporting mental wellbeing of mature-aged university students from regional & remote Australia

The National Centre for Student Equity in Higher Education (NCSEHE) is conducting a one-year national research project to investigate how we can better support the mental wellbeing of mature-aged undergraduate university students who are from regional and remote areas in Australia.

If you are 21 or older, studying an undergraduate degree and living in a regional area, you are invited to take part in an anonymous online survey, which should take 20 -30 minutes to complete. At the end of the survey, you'll be invited to indicate if you'd like to participate in a one-on-one phone interview. For more information about the survey, see the participant information sheet.

This project has been approved by the Tasmanian Social Sciences Human Research Ethics Committee.

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Physiotherapy research into infant muscle development

The CQUniversity Physiotherapy Department is investigating new ways to measure how babies' muscles grow. We are recruiting babies from 1 month to 18 months old, born full term and healthy to attend a one-off assessment. All assessments will be conducted on the Bundaberg campus and are quick (approx. 30min for entire appointment) and non-invasive.

If you are interested in having your baby participate in this study, please contact Kaysie Florance - k.florance@cqu.edu.au from the research team for more information.

This project has been approved by the CQUniversity Human Research Ethics Committee.

‘You going to uni?’: Exploring how regional people navigate into and through higher education

We Need You!

Are you from a regional area? Currently enrolled in an undergraduate degree? Would you like to share your perspectives on your experience of university and your decision-making around going to university?

We invite you to participate in a research study focusing on how students from regional areas navigate their movement into and through university. Deciding to go to uni can be quite complex as this ‘movement’ may range between having to move away from home to attend university to staying home and studying online, as well as everything in between.

Your experience as a university student from a regional area will be invaluable for providing assistance and advice to other people in regional communities who may be considering university as an option for their future.

To participate, complete the online survey or contact Janine Delahunty at janined@uow.edu.au to arrange an interview via phone, zoom or similar. For more information click here.

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