Inspiring Research

July 2014

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NEWS FROM THE RSO

INCREASES TO RESEARCH INCOME AND PUBLICATIONS AT FLINDERS
Flinders University has recently completed the Higher Education Research Data Collection (HERDC) submission for 2013.

ERA KEY DOCUMENTS RELEASED
Key documentation for ERA 2015 have been released by the Australian Research Council (ARC).
 

RESEARCH NEWS AND SUCCESSES

VOTING OPEN FOR 2014 SCIENCE EXCELLENCE AWARD FINALISTS
Two Flinders staff members are finalists in the 2014 South Australian Science Excellence Awards. Ms Karen Burke da Silva, School of Biological Sciences, is a finalist in the Early Career STEM Educator of the Year – Tertiary Teaching award, while Dr Daniel Tune, School of Chemical and Physical Sciences, is a finalist in the PhD Research Excellence - Physical Sciences, Mathematics and Engineering section.

FLINDERS CENTRE FOR GASTROINTESTINAL CANCER PREVENTION
Professor David Watson, from the Department of Surgery in the School of Medicine, has been awarded $1,500,000 for the Flinders Centre for Gastrointestinal Cancer Prevention as matched funding from the Flinders Medical Centre Foundation and Cancer Council’s Beat Cancer Project.

25 AUSTRALIA AWARD FELLOWS TO STUDY AT FLINDERS
25 Australia Awards fellowships have been awarded by the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade. Starting in August the Fellows will investigate Quality Assurance in Higher Education in Australia here at Flinders University.

BRIGHT FLINDERS MINDS BECOME TALL POPPIES
Medical discoveries with the potential to treat conditions ranging from cancer to golden staph have earned two Flinders University researchers a prestigious Tall Poppy Award for 2014.

ETHICS AND INTEGRITY TRAINING WORKSHOP
On June 25 and 26, a workshop on Ethics and Integrity in Research with Humans was held at Flinders in the City.

SARDI FUNDS OYSTER RESEARCH BY ABORIGINAL HONOURS STUDENT
SARDI’s inaugural Science Bursary for Aboriginal Students has been awarded to Flinders University aquaculture honours student Mr Shaun Henderson, whose research will help to maintain the quality of premium South Australian oysters.

FLINDERS EARLY CAREER RESEARCHERS WORKSHOP
15 Early Career Researchers at Flinders were selected by the Research Services Office (RSO) and invited to attend a three day workshop from 23-25 July 2014. The workshop was run by Emeritus Professor Alan Johnson and organised by Mr Steve Oswald and the Grants and Contracts team in the RSO.

INSTANT CHEMISTRY AT PhD SPEED DATING
Big business met big brains on Wednesday (July 23) night at Flinders New Venture Institute’s (NVI) first ever PhD Speed Dating event.

 

NEW OPPORTUNITIES

RESEARCH PROFESSIONAL
Flinders University has purchased a new funding search tool, Research Professional. This new service has the ability to search for specific discipline related funding opportunities based on type of funding, award value, closing date etc.


SEMINARS, CONFERENCES AND WORKSHOPS

NEW TIME – ERA INFORMATION SESSIONS
The ERA Information Sessions are to be held on Thursday 7 August 2014.

MID-YEAR ANIMAL WELFARE DAY 2014
An invitation is open for all new staff, honours and postgraduate students to attend Mid-Year Animal Welfare Day 2014 on Friday 8 August.

TURBOCHARGE YOUR WRITING
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