Focus of our activities will be on the following identified key areas:
1. Engage research collaborations with the industries
2. Develop, forge and merge new partnerships with local, national and international collaborators in multidisciplinary research areas of national and regional priorities.
3. Initiate efforts to create networks of local and international expertise on identified research issues of global impacts
4. Initiate efforts to create centre of excellence based on expertise and resources
5. Conduct workshops and seminars (national, regional, international)
6. Partner and increase international collaborations with international centres of research excellence including Monash University, Australia.
7. Build research capability in early career academic staff.