Inspiring Research

March 2014

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NEWS FROM THE RSO

FLINDERS RESEARCH WEBSITE REDESIGN
The Research landing page of the Flinders website, www.flinders.edu.au/research, has been redesigned by the Marketing and Communication Office in conjunction with the Research Services Office.

 

RESEARCH NEWS AND SUCCESSES

UNIQUE FLINDERS RESEARCH PRESTIGIOUSLY HIGHLIGHTED
Research at Flinders was recently featured by the Royal Society of Chemistry. The use of technology traditionally used in the mining industry and now developed to reveal greater detail on culturally significant Aboriginal Australian artefacts was highlighted online in ChemistryWorld and in the journal Analytical Methods.

NANOCENTRE POSTDOC CEO OF PHARMACEUTICAL COMPANY
Dr Ramiz Boulos, Flinders Centre for NanoScale Science and Technology, has successfully started his own Pharmaceutical Company focused upon the design and development of novel antibiotics.

FLINDERS RESEARCHER CO-ORGANISES INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE
A meeting a few years ago between Dr Andreko Varnava, School of International Studies, and Associate Professor Michael Walsh, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore, led to the discovery of not only their connection to Cyprus but a common interest in World War One. From this one meeting the idea of a conference was born to mark the 100th year since the outbreak of the Great War.

ENDEAVOUR FELLOW STARTS AT FLINDERS
Dr Yanhong Liu has recently arrived from China on an Endeavour Research Fellowship to spend 6 months at Flinders Business School.

FLINDERS IN GLOBAL SEARCH FOR ANOREXIA NERVOSA GENES
Professor Tracey Wade, Dean of the School of Psychology, is collaborating with researchers worldwide in a global effort to identify genes that cause eating disorders.


NEW OPPORTUNITIES

AUSTRALIA ACADEMY OF SCIENCE 2015 AWARDS
The Australian Academy of Science invites nominations and applications for its 2015 honorific awards, research conferences, research awards and travelling fellowships.

JUNIOR SCIENTIST VISIT TO THE US
The Australian Academy of Science invites Expressions of Interest from junior scientists, who are no more than 30 years of age at time of application, to visit the National Institutes of Health in the United States of America between 1 January 2015 and 31 December 2015.

2014 AUSTRALIAN MUSEUM EUREKA PRIZES
Entries and nominations are now open for the 2014 Australian Museum Eureka Prizes. This is a great opportunity to promote the outstanding work that researchers are doing.

CAUL-ASA Fellowship 2014
The Council of Australian University Librarians (CAUL) and the Australian Society of Authors (ASA) are pleased to announce that applications are now open for 2014 CAUL and ASA Fellowships.


SEMINARS, CONFERENCES AND WORKSHOPS

AUSTRALIAN SOCIETY FOR MEDICAL RESEARCH SA ANNUAL SCIENTIFIC MEETING
As part of the Australian Society for Medical Research (AMSR) Week from 1 June to 7 June 2014, the ASMR SA Annual Scientific Meeting will be held.

AIPS TALL POPPY AWARD
Are you working in a scientific field (this includes science in industry and policy)? Are you under 35 years old? Have you considered applying for a AIPS Tall Poppy award? This award can open doors.


Share your research successes and/or information regarding upcoming research related events in your area. Contact Nikki Johnson for article submissions or further information.

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Please find below links to back issues of Inspiring Research, the University's internal monthly bulletin on research success stories and upcoming events and opportunities.

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