Inspiring Research

June 2015

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NEWS FROM THE RSO

New Animal Welfare Officer
The new Flinders Animal Welfare Officer, Dr Lewis Vaughan, will start in this 0.5 FTE role from Monday 6 July 2015.

 

RESEARCH NEWS AND SUCCESSES

Five Finalists in SA Science Excellence Awards
Four Flinders University postgraduates are in the running for South Australian Science Excellence Awards this year. Professor Craig Simmons, Director of the National Centre for Groundwater Research and Training at Flinders University is among four finalists for SA Scientist of the Year.

Flinders technology on show in Switzerland
Baselworld, the world’s biggest watch and jewellery event, featured an Australian designed watch for the first time this year. The watch, Bausele’s Terra Australis, had a unique lightweight ceramic material developed by the Flinders Centre for Nanoscale Science and Technology as one of its prime components.

Flinders receives $5m for palliative care projects
Almost $5 million in grant funding – for three national palliative care projects – has been awarded to Flinders University from Australian Government funding of $52 million for palliative care projects in Australia.

From Ebola to cat poo parasites – the eyes have it
The recent discovery that the Ebola virus can live on in a patient’s eyeballs long after they’re “cured” made the world blink in horror – but did you know cat faeces and raw meat can similarly lodge nasties in the eyes, and that they’re not the only source of danger?

Vanishing Point moves in a new direction
Professor Jeri Kroll’s verse novel Vanishing Point was launched at the South Australian Writer’s Centre on the 14 May 2015.

Promoting the value of research, long after publication
Emerging researchers in the School of Health Sciences at Flinders have been shown how their research remains a valuable resource beyond publication, at a Knowledge Exchange (KE) Workshop held on 11 June 2015.

 

NEW OPPORTUNITIES

ARC and NHMRC Expressions of Interest for 2017
To support researchers in the planning of timely and quality NHMRC and ARC 2017 Grant applications, the RSO request that intending applicants to ARC and NHMRC grant rounds for funding in 2017 provide an Expression of Interest (EOI), outlining the summary details of their proposed application/s.

Recent releases of confidentialised datasets
The Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS)/Universities Australia agreement allows researchers from Flinders to apply for access to various confidentialised datasets.

 

SEMINARS, CONFERENCES AND WORKSHOPS

Presentation Recordings Available
The slides and recording of the June 2015 RSO Roadshow are now available for viewing on the Past workshops presentation page.  

Human Research Ethics Workshop
The University of South Australia, the University of Adelaide and Flinders University invite all higher degree by research (HDR or RHD) students from these three institutions to a 1½ day workshop on research ethics and integrity.


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