Inspiring Research

July 2016

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NEWS FROM THE RSO

NEW RESEARCH-RELATED POLICIES
Flinders has implemented four new research-related policies, to ensure the University’s full policy compliance with the Australian Code for the Responsible Conduct of Research.

SUBMISSIONS TO THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT
Flinders has recently provided feedback to the National Innovation and Science Agenda’s Engagment and Impact consultation paper

 

RESEARCH NEWS AND SUCCESSES

EUREKA! WE HAVE TWO FINALISTS
Two Flinders research teams have been named as finalists in the 2016 Australian Museum Eureka Prizes. Researchers from the School of Medicine and the School of Biological Sciences are the deserving finalists. 

SCIENTISTS ON THE BIG SCREEN
The Media Resource Centre, Department of State Development and RiAus will present five short documentary portraits on some of South Australia’s leading researchers on Friday 19 August.

FLINDERS DIGITAL HEALTH CENTRE LAUNCH
The future of digital health in Australia received a shot in the arm on 11 July 2016 as Flinders launched its new digital health research centre at its Tonsley research and innovation hub.

PLANTING THE SEEDS OF INNOVATION AT FLINDERS
Nine out of sixteen grants were awarded by the Deputy Vice Chancellor (Research), Professor Robert Saint, in the first round of Flinders Innovation Partnership Seed Grants (IPSG).

TWO NEW FLINDERS TALL POPPIES
At a reception held at Government House on 1 August 2016, Dr Nicole Lovato, Adelaide Institute of Sleep Medicine, and Dr Justin Chalker, School of Chemical and Physical Sciences, received their award for outstanding contributions to Science, presented by His Excellency the Honourable Hieu Van Le AO Governor of South Australia.

NEW BOOK EXPLORES UNIQUE SENSE OF PLACE IN AUSTRALIA
Emeritus Professor Susan Sheridan, School of Humanities and Creative Arts, will have her new book, The Fiction of Thea Astley, launched at Flinders in the City on 19 August 2016. 

CHALLENGING PERCEPTIONS ABOUT MENTAL HEALTH AND CULTURE
Flinders University, together with the University of Newcastle, Edith Cowan University and Central Queensland University, have launched a series of online multimedia teaching materials highlighting the connections between mental health and culture.

RECENT GRANT SUCCESS

 

NEW OPPORTUNITIES

FLINDERS INNOVATION PARTNERSHIP SEED GRANTS - 2ND ROUND OPEN
The second round of the Flinders University Innovation Partnership Seed Grants (IPSG)

 

SEMINARS, WORKSHOPS AND CONFERENCES

APPLICATIONS NOW OPEN - CONVENTIONS ADELAIDE GRANTS AWARDS 2016
These $7,500 grants are available to South Australian academic, research and professional staff and can be put towards an established or proposed research project or professional development opportunity of your choice.

ECMR FORUM REGISTRATIONS OPEN
The Academy of Science is holding the fouth national meeting of the EMCR Forum - Science Pathways 2016: Future Leaders.

RESEARCH PROFESSIONAL WORKSHOP
Rene Logan, Research Professional, will be visiting Flinders on Monday 22 August 2016 to hold a 90 minute workshop on the functionality of the system, and updates and developments.

RESEARCH DATA AND SYSTEMS DROP-IN SESSION - AUGUST
The next Research Data and Reporting Team’s monthly drop-in session for interested academic and professional staff will be held on Tuesday 23 August 2016.

THE ETHOS RESEARCH LEADERS FORUM
The Ethos Research Leaders Forum is a unique, high level, professional development program for senior research leaders across Australia. The Forum will be held in Adelaide on 15-16 November 2016.

 

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