Inspiring Research

October 2014

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NEWS FROM THE RSO

ERA 2015 UPDATE
The ERA team, via the Director, Research Services, Dr Gayle Morris has recently sent out an email calling on academic staff to fill in a survery on Applied and Esteem measures. 

 

RESEARCH NEWS AND SUCCESSES

FLINDERS NHMRC GRANT RESULTS
Researchers at Flinders University have received a total of more than $6.67 million in funding in the latest rounds of grants from the National Health and Medical Research Council.

FLINDERS SCIENTIST DISCOVERS THE ORIGINS OF SEX
A profound new discovery announced in Nature – the world’s leading science journal – this month by world-renowned palaeontologist, Professor John Long, reveals how the intimate act of sexual intercourse first evolved in our deep distant ancestors.

INSPIRATION AND LESSONS LEARNED FROM CHARLES PERKINS CENTRE DIRECTOR
Professor David Day, Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Research), invited his former colleague from the University of Sydney, Professor Stephen Simpson, Academic Director of the Charles Perkins Centre, to speak to a targeted group of Flinders distinguished research leaders.

FLINDERS PhD SCHOLAR ONE OF TEN AUSTRALIAN REPRESENTATIVES
Stefania Velardo, Associate Lecturer Social Health Sciences and researcher in the Sport Health and Physical Education (SHAPE) Research Centre, is one of ten Australian representatives who will be attending the 3rd Global Young Scientists Summit@one-north (GYSS@one-north) 2015 in Singapore in January 2015.

FILM TOURISM SUCCESS
Dr Sean Kim, senior lecturer in Tourism within the School of Humanities and Creative Arts, and Associate Professor Sam Kim from Hong Kong Polytechnic University will be funded to conduct a 3-year research project on film tourism; specifically, the effects of TV drama on tourism using a TV drama consumption model.

PROFESSOR LONG WINS COVETED SCIENCE PRIZE
Professor John Long’s history of major fossil finds has led to him winning the prestigious Verco Medal. The Verco Medal is the highest honour bestowed by the Royal Society of South Australia.

HATS OFF TO NEW FLINDERS FELLOWS
Two Flinders University affiliates have been inducted as Fellows of the Australian Academy of Technological Sciences and Engineering (ATSE).

KICKING GOALS WITH SHAPE
In early October, young footballers from the South Adelaide Football Club received a taste of AFL Draft Camp, thanks to the recently established Sport Health and Physical Education (SHAPE) Research Centre.

 

NEW OPPORTUNITIES

2015 RESEARCHER MENTORING SCHEME
The Professional Development Unit together with the Research Services Office are pleased to announce the opening of the 2015 Flinders University Researcher Mentoring Scheme.


SEMINARS, CONFERENCES AND WORKSHOPS

PRESENTATION BY ARC DIRECTOR AT FLINDERS
The Faculty of Science and Engineering and the Research Services Office invite you to a presentation by: Dr Fiona Cameron - Australian Research Council Executive Director, Biological Sciences and Biotechnology.

ETHICS AND INTEGRITY IN RESEARCH WITH HUMANS
Flinders University, the University of Adelaide and the University of South Australia invite all higher degree by research (HDR) / research by higher degree (RHD) students who have commenced their program of study within the last 12 months at any of the three institutions to a 1.5 day workshop. Note: attendance is


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