Inspiring Research

June 2016

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NEWS FROM THE RSO

FAREWELL TO CHRISTINE MAHER
Ms Christine Maher, Senior Grants Officer (ARC), will soon be retiring from Flinders University.

 

RESEARCH NEWS AND SUCCESSES

TRIPLE TREAT AS FLINDERS TECH POWERS CANNES WIN
An innovative project by advertising agency Saatchi & Saatchi that has harnessed Flinders University know-how to boost remote area emergency communications has won three coveted Gold and Silver Lions at Cannes.

FLINDERS INAUGURAL SPEAKER AT UNIVERSITY COLLEGE DUBLIN
Dr Dymphna Lonergan, English, Creative Writing, and Australian Studies Department, gave the inaugural lecture in University College Dublin’s Irish Studies in a Global Context lecture series in Dublin on March 31.

ANTI-CORRUPTION RESEARCH IN CHINA
Leading Australian social policy expert, Flinders Strategic Professor Adam Graycar, School of Social and Policy Studies, has launched research projects with universities in Beijing as part of a lecture tour of China.

TORRENS ISLAND INTERNMENT FEATURED ON THE ABC
ABC Radio National recently broadcast a feature on Professor Peter Monteath’s, School of History and International Relations, research into the Torrens Island Internment Camp.

WORLDS OF IMAGINATION: A COMPARATIVE STUDY OF FILM TOURISM
Dr Sean Kim, School of Humanities and Creative Arts, will join a successful 2015 European Research Council (ERC) Consolidator Grant, Worlds of Imagination, led by Professor Stijn Reijnders, Erasmus University Rotterdam, the Netherlands.

 

NEW OPPORTUNITIES

VICE-CHANCELLOR’S AWARD FOR EARLY CAREER RESEARCHERS
The Call for Applications to the Vice-Chancellor’s Award for Early Career Researchers is now open.

NEW DATASETS RELEASED
The Australian Bureau of Statistics/Universities Australia agreement allows researchers from Flinders to apply for access to various confidentialised datasets.

 

SEMINARS, WORKSHOPS AND CONFERENCES

CRC AND INDUSTRY ENGAGEMENT WORKSHOP
This informal workshop will feature an overview of the new CRC-Project program in addition to the traditional CRC-Program model, together with CRC participation perspectives from Professor Rocco Zito, School of Computer Science, Engineering & Mathematics, and Professor Graham Mair, School of Biological Sciences, and discussion on engaging with industry and building research profile in applied and industry-led research fields.

FLINDERS INVESTIGATORS PUBLIC LECTURE SERIES - JULY
Flinders Investigators is a free public lecture series bringing the University’s world-leading research to the wider community. In July, Associate Professor Steve Hemming and Professor Daryle Rigney, Office of Indigenous Strategy and Engagement, will deliver their Flinders Investigators lecture on Indigenous nations, resilience and river system health.

ENHANCING RESEARCH IMPACT THROUGH INDUSTRY ENGAGEMENT
The Research Services Office, in partnership with Flinders Partners, invites you to attend a forum with Dr Greg Pogue, Deputy Director of the world famous IC² Institute, University of Texas, Austin.

SAVE THE DATE - ARC LINKAGE GRANT WRITING WORKSHOP
The 2016 ARC Linkage Projects workshop will be held on Tuesday, 26 July in Health Sciences Building. Further detail will be provided later via a targeted email and on the Upcoming Workshops and Presentations page.

RESEARCH DATA AND SYSTEMS DROP-IN SESSION - JULY
The Research Data and Reporting Team's next monthly drop-in session for interested academic and professional staff will be held on Tuesday 26 July 2016.

 

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