Welcome to the January 2012 e-newsletter Inspiring Engagement from the Southern Knowledge Transfer Partnership Office.

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Knowledge Exchange Grants E-book Launch

The Knowledge Exchange Grants funded partnership projects between university staff, students and regional stakeholders. Flinders University will publish an interactive E-book about the KEGs early in 2012. The E-book will be launched at Flinders on 9 February 2012 with a showcase of projects and the ability to meet with project teams.

Engaging With Our Southern Adelaide Community

The SKTP Office recently published the Engaging With Our Southern Adelaide Community brochure which highlights many examples of Flinders collaborations in the region.

Business and Community Web Page

The SKTP and Marketing and Communications Offices have been working together to redevelop the Business and community page on the new look Flinders website.  

Science and Maths Academy at Flinders (SMAF) Orientation Day

Over 100 senior secondary school students had a taste of what lies ahead for them at the Science and Maths Academy at Flinders (SMAF) Orientation day on 16 November 2011.  

Celebrating Volunteering at Flinders

It was smiles all around at the recently SKTP hosted “Celebrate Volunteering at Flinders” event on 4 November 2011, celebrating the work of Flinders student-mentors that volunteer for the Inspire Mentoring Program.

From Community Engagement to Publication Workshop

20 participants from across the University attended Professor Barbara Holland’s workshop held at Flinders on 26 September 2011. The workshop explored the theme of community engagement as scholarship, with discussion around monitoring, measuring and publishing community engagement activities.

Career Development Network

A collaboration between SA Works (DFEEST), the SKTP Office and Flinders Careers and Employer Liaison Centre is providing the opportunity for people working within the Career Development space in the south of Adelaide to connect.  

Promoting Healthy Activity and Nutrition

Football, food and fun are considered to be the key ingredients that encourage students to learn in a new healthy activity and nutrition program that has been implemented at Huntfield Heights and Hackham West Primary Schools.

REMPLAN Maps

Thanks to a new interactive mapping facility in the REMPLAN economic modelling and planning software, SKTP now has the ability to produce visual representations of regional economic data.

Events

SKTP Knowledge Exchange Grants E-book Launch, AUCEA 2012 Conference

The SKTP Office has moved

As of 9 January 2012, SKTP staff are located at: Level 2A, Mark Oliphant Building, Laffer Drive, Bedford Park SA 5042. All other contact details remain the same.