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Seeding grants 2022 Information pack - About the Lowitja Institute seeding grants

7 February 2022

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Lowitja Institute research agenda themes 2019-2023 Empowerment Sovereignty Connectedness Cultural safety and respectful systems This theme seeks to address the This theme seeks to address the This theme seeks to address Aboriginal and This theme seeks to address the ways ways that Aboriginal and Torres ways that Aboriginal and Torres Torres Strait Islander peoples’ relationship and that Aboriginal. [...] At Lowitja Institute, we have adapted this definition and drawn on a variety of sources to develop a definition specific to the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health context: research impact is the positive and sustainable long-term benefit for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, beyond the realms of academia. [...] Connectedness This theme seeks to address Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples’ relationship and belonging to environment and country for strong health and wellbeing and the way belonging, environment and country is reflected and strengthened through knowledge translation. [...] Cultural safety and respectful systems This theme seeks to address the ways that Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples’ unique physical, mental, social, spiritual, and cultural needs are embedded at all levels of health care from policy development and implementation to health service management and delivery, research and education and training to improve health system quality and safety. [...] Refer to the Lowitja research agenda themes (max 300 words) In your response consider the following: What was the context in which the issue was identified? Who identified it? What was the role, if any, of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and communities in identifying the issue? Consider the extent to which different stakeholders regard the issue as a priority.

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