Inspiring Research

June 2014

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NEWS FROM THE RSO

ERA Information Sessions
Preparation is currently underway for ERA 2015.
 

RESEARCH NEWS AND SUCCESSES

Another Flinders Australian Academy of Science Fellow
Professor John Miners, Flinders Professor of Pharmacology and Therapeutics, was formally admitted as a Fellow of the Australian Academy of Science (AAS) at a ceremony in the Shine Dome on 27 May 2014 as part of the Science at the Shine Dome 2014.

Flinders Linkage Success
The Australian Research Council recently announced the successful linkage projects with funding commencing in 2014. Flinders had a success rate of 33.3%, just under the national average of 35.9%. Flinders is very pleased to be almost on par with the national average.

New Flinders Centre for Community Services Research
Flinders University and AnglicareSA have increased their collaboration with the opening of the new Australian Centre for Community Services Research (ACCSR). The Centre was officially opened on Monday 2 June 2014. ACCSR is a part of the School of Social and Policy Studies (SPSS), with Dr Ian Goodwin-Smith as its inaugural Director.

Coronary Study the year’s best in the MJA
Flinders University cardiologist Professor Derek Chew is the lead author of a paper that has been awarded the $10,000 Medical Journal of Australia (MJA) / MDA National prize for the best research study in the MJA in the previous 12 months.

Digital Stories on Bullying in India
As recipient of one of the inaugural School of Humanities Creative Research Fund, Dr Alison Wotherspoon was funded to travel to India in April this year to film footage that will be part of a series of short documentaries and digital stories about bullying in India.

Performance, Research and Motherhood
Ms Tiffany Lyndall-Knight, associate lecturer in Drama, School of Humanities, will be co-directing and performing in the premier of Man in a Bag, which will run at Holden Street Theatre from 18 July - 2 August 2014.

New Book from Flinders symposium on Scotland and Sicily
In March 2011, Flinders hosted a small symposium entitled Off Centre North and South: A Symposium on Scotland and Sicily. It has now borne fruit in the form of a book, Sicily and Scotland: Where Extremes Meet, edited by Flinders Professor of English Emeritus Professor Graham Tulloch, and Cassamarca Senior Lecturer in Italian, Department of English, Dr Luciana d’Arcangeli, Department of Language Studies, with Dr Karen Agutter, University of Adelaide.

Research Grant Successes


SEMINARS, CONFERENCES AND WORKSHOPS

Media training for Researchers at Flinders
Dr Susannah Eliott and Dr Joe Milton from the Australian Science Media Centre (AusSMC) will be visiting Flinders to run a workshop for researchers on effective ways to engage with new and traditional media.

Vibrant Rural Communities: Leading the Way for Sustainable Futures
The Sidney Myer Chair of Rural Education and Communities, Professor John Halsey, from the School of Education, will be presenting the fourth and final of the Sidney Myer Rural Lectures.

ERA Information sessions
As per the earlier article, the Research Services Office will be holding two information sessions on the upcoming ERA 2015 round.

Grant Writing workshop invite extended
The Early Career Researcher (ECR)Network program specific for Adelaide professional research scientists returns in 2014. This year they are opening the eligibility to include not only early career researchers, but also late-stage PhD students and mid-career researchers.


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