Research Projects

KRI@UNSW carried out countless number of research projects both collaboratively and solely in all major areas of Korean Studies. The following list of research projects showcase selected research projects of KRI@UNSW’s four key research areas.

Politics and Public Administration

  • State Capacity and Policy Implementation for National Development: A Comparative Study of Korea and 8 Southeast Asian Countries (Thailand, Malaysia, Indonesia, the Philippines, Vietnam, Laos, Cambodia and Myanmar) (2015-19, The Academy of Korean Studies LAB Project, Korea)
  • Promotion of Social Sciences within Korean Studies: the Korea-ASEAN Comparative Policy Research Community with 8 Leading National Universities in ASEAN as National Hubs :State Capacity for Public Sector Reform for National Growth (2015, Korea Foundation, Korea)
  • Promotion of Social Sciences within Korean Studies: the Korea-ASEAN Comparative Policy Research Community with 8 Leading National Universities in ASEAN as National Hubs :A New Dimension of Reform in Asia: Commonality, Diversity & Policy Implications (2014, Korea Foundation, Korea)

Economic Development and International Business

  • Making Reform Happen (MRH) in Southeast Asia: Comparative Analysis between Korea and Southeast Asia & Policy Workshop (2013-15, Korea Development Institute, Korea)
  • Knowledge Sharing and Development in SE Asia & Korea (2012, Korea Development Institute, Korea)
  • The Korean Model of Growth and Development and Implications for Southeast Asia (2011-15, The Academy of Korean Studies, LAB Project, Korea)
  • An Analysis of the Need and Feasibility to Development a Worldwide Total Supply Chain Security (TSCS): Focusing on Port Security Systems (2007, Research Institute for International Affairs, Korea)
  • KAREC International Collaborative Research Projects and KAREC Infrastructure Research Projects (2006-10, The Academy of Korean Studies, Korean Studies Institution Grant, Korea)

Society, Culture and Cultural Industries

  • Cultural Industry and its Development in Korea, Malaysia, Thailand, Vietnam: A Comparative Perspective (2015, Korea Development Institute, Korea)
  • Analysis of the Korean Culture, Industry and Foreign Direct Investment in Southeast Asia (2005-07, The Academy of Korean Studies, Korea)

Korean Language Education and Linguistics

  • Korea-Australia Collaboration in Higher Education Project: Strategic Implications and Guidelines on Enhancing Opportunities and Strengths in Future Australia-Korea Joint Education and Research Collaborations (2015, Dept of Industry Innovation Science Research & Tertiary Education, Australia)
  • Korean at Secondary Schools - A First Step Towards a Better Environment for Australia's Korean Language (2014-15, Dept. of Foreign Affairs and Trade, Australia: Australia Korea Foundation, Australia)
  • Toward the Establishment of Centre of Excellence for Korean Language and Studies Education and Research (2009-11,National Languages and Studies in Schools Program (NALSSP), Dept. of Education, Employment and Workplace Relations, Australia
  • An analysis of errors related to Korea in the Australian Primary and secondary text book and policy implications for the correction process (2007-08, The Academy of Korean Studies, Korea)
  • KF-UNSW Korea Week: Korean Film Nights, Korean Studies Colloquium, and Korean as a Foreign Language Pedagogy Workshop (2006, Korea Foundation, Korea)