Inaugural QUT Faith and Spirituality Research Symposium

The inaugural QUT Faith and Spirituality Research Symposium was held on Friday, 5th July. The symposium is an outcome of Priority Area 4 of the QUT Spiritual Support and Inclusion Action Plan, part of QUT’s Connections Strategy which focuses on supporting QUT’s diverse faith communities and students and staff undertaking research involving faith, spirituality or religion.

Dr Alex DeagonDr Alex Deagon (pictured, right), Associate Professor in the QUT School of Law, collaborated with QUT Chaplaincy to lead the implementation of Priority Area 4 by helping to develop and coordinate the symposium, which was opened by the Vice-Chancellor with some brief remarks. Alex also presented a paper at the symposium, ‘Law, Religion and Sustainability’, outlining how his research in the discipline of law and religion supports QUT’s Connections and Sustainability strategies.

More information about Alex and his research is available on his QUT academic profile.

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