Inspiring Research

December 2015

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Thank you from the Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Research)

 

NEWS FROM THE RSO

ERA ANALYSIS
The Research Data and Reporting team are currently undertaking detailed analysis of the Excellence in Research Australia (ERA) results for Flinders.

MAJOR GRANT ROUND WORKSHOPS AND REVIEW TIMES
The Grants and Contracts team are finalising workshop times for the Australian Research Council and National Health and Medical Research Council upcoming major grant rounds.

 

RESEARCH NEWS AND SUCCESSES

EXCELLENCE FOR RESEARCH AUSTRALIA (ERA) RESULTS ARE IN
The 2015 ERA results, released on the 4 December 2015, are a key national indicator of university research performance. Flinders significantly improved its ratings relative to the 2012 outcomes with increases in the overall results at the two and four digit level.

FLINDERS CELEBRATES 2015 RESEARCH SUCCESSES
The Celebrating Success event, held on 10 December in the SILC building, provided an opportunity for staff to celebrate the University’s research achievements throughout the year and for the Office of the Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Research) to acknowledge those achievements. 

WERNER NOW A FUTURE FELLOW
The Australian Research Council (ARC) announced the results for the Future Fellowships 2015 round on 16 December 2015. Professor Adrian Werner, National Centre for Groundwater Research and Training and School of the Environment, was awarded a Future Fellowship.

FLINDERS NAMED KEY NODE FOR NATIONAL MED TECH GROWTH CENTRE
Flinders University’s leadership in innovative medical technology has seen it win a major role to grow links between industry and researchers, under the Federal Government’s Innovation Agenda. 

GIRLS AND WOMEN IN SPORT SYMPOSIUM
Around 80 delegates attended the Flinders Sport Health and Physical Education (SHAPE) Research Centre Girls and women in sport and physical activity symposium on Tuesday 8 December at the Tonsley Campus.

UNESCO TASKFORCE ROLE FOR DIGITIAL HERITAGE EXPERT
Dr Denise de Vries, School of Computer Science, Engineering & Mathematics, has been invited to join the UNESCO PERSIST (Platform to Enhance the Sustainability of the Information Society Transglobally) project taskforce.

FLINDERS BIOMEDICAL ENGINEER JOINS KNOWLEDGE NATION 100
Flinders biomedical engineer Professor Karen Reynolds has been named as one of the Knowledge Nation 100, a group of visionaries, intellects, founders and game changers seen as the foremost contributors to Australia’s knowledge economy.

2015 BEST STUDENT PUBLICATIONS FROM FLINDERS
The Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Research), Professor Robert Saint, announced the awardees for the Flinders Best Research Higher Degree Student Publication on the 15 December 2015. Winners will receive $1,000 and this will be presented to them, along with a certificate at a ceremony to be held in early 2016.

 

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