Australian Centre for Entrepreneurship Research
The Australian Centre for Entrepreneurship Research (ACE) is a hub in Australia for research-based knowledge and initiatives related to entrepreneurial people, organisations, and regions, with interests extending into adjacent areas such as innovation, small business, and education. ACE expands and develops entrepreneurship research initiated at the QUT Business School and are internationally-recognised leaders in scholarly research on entrepreneurship
Australian Centre for Philanthropy and Nonprofit Studies
The Australian Centre for Philanthropy and Nonprofit Studies (ACPNS) provides curated teaching, research, technology and services to the communities of philanthropic, social enterprise and non-profit organisations. Strong sector links and real world teaching mean ACPNS stays at the leading edge of knowledge, providing students with a teaching and research environment that is up to date and valuable to people and organisations seeking to change the world for the better.
Centre for Behavioural Economics, Society and Technology
The Centre for Behavioural Economics, Society and Technology are national and international leaders in applied behavioural insights and research. The Centre draws on QUT’s expertise in Behavioural Insights, as applied in economics and social marketing, while leveraging and amplifying QUT’s expertise in health, science, technology and creative industries.
Centre for Decent Work and Industry
The Centre for Decent Work and Industry (CDWI) challenges the socio economic, cultural and gendered inequalities of work, focusing on the lived experiences of paid, unpaid and unwaged work in private, public and digital contexts. It progresses social change by critically examining the nexus of business, work, education and society. CDWI researches workers, organisations and industries at the local, national and global level across three research themes: Sustainable Transitions; Work; and Responsible Governance.
Centre for the Digital Economy
The Centre for the Digital Economy (CDE) helps organisations navigate their future to make bold decisions, remain resilient, responsible, and thrive in the digital economy. It brings together academic rigour, design mindset, and business acumen to address opportunities and challenges of the digital economy. CDE’s research informs and empowers government and highly regulated industries to understand and optimise digital transformation.
Centre for Mining Equipment, Technology and Services Business Innovation
Drawing on insights from other industry sectors and international contexts, the Centre for Mining Equipment, Technology and Services Business Innovation collect and analyse data from fieldwork in mine-sites, interviews and observations of METS firms to identify patterns from which they generate explanatory models.
Researchers use business and social science research techniques to identify the mechanisms that mining sector professionals can use to better support the realisation of market value from new technologies in the mining sector.
National Centre for Econometric Research
The National Centre for Econometric Research are dedicated to enhancing econometric research and to disseminating the outcomes to policymakers, business professionals, and the academic community. Their research embraces all forms of econometrics, including the development of new methodologies, estimating quantitative models of economic and financial behaviour, assessing the effects of public policy and projecting the effects of alternative policy proposals.