Dr Marina Delpin

Program Manager, Research Professional Development

Research Development and Support

place Basement - Union Building (B4)
GPO Box 2100, Adelaide 5001, South Australia

I am an experienced quantitative and qualitative researcher with extensive research marketing and communications, and research- and project- management skills.

These skills have been built over a > 15 year period, during employment at national and international universities, including an ARC/NHMRC national research network, and through liaising within and between universities, governments, business and industry.

My current role encompasses leading Flinders' Researcher Training, Development and Communication team.

Qualifications
  • PhD
  • Bachelor of Science (First class Honours)
  • Certificate IV in Training & Assessment (TAE40110)
  • Accredited Research Manager (Foundation)
Honours, awards and grants

Research Management

2017 The Advanced Leadership Program, Women & Leadership Australia, The National Excellence in Educational Leadership Initiative (NEELI) Scholarship

2014 Australasian Research Management Society SA Chapter Early Career Award

Key responsibilities

Strategic researcher capability development

Flinders University internal research communications

https://staff.flinders.edu.au/research/development

Research interests
  • Quantitative and qualitative research methods to investigate:
    • Researcher Career Development
    • Researcher Development Frameworks and Implementation
    • Researcher Mentoring
    • Researcher Wellbeing
  • In the Biological Sciences:
    • Marine Microbiology
    • Bioprospecting (novel antimicrobials)
    • Biofilms and Biofouling
    • Chitinases
    • Bacterial Molecular Genetics

RESEARCH SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE:

  • 2011 – 2015 Postdoctoral Researcher & Research Manager

ARC Linkage Project "Enhancing Seagrass Restoration: Improving hessian durability in marine environments".
School of Chemical and Physical Sciences, Flinders University
Partners: SA Water; Adelaide & Mt Lofty Ranges Natural Resource Management (NRM) Board; South Australian Research and Development Institute (SARDI); Department of Environment, Water and Natural Resources (DEWNR); Flinders University.

Research Management; research development in line with stakeholders (industry and government) needs; project management; communications & extensive high level technical reporting and presentations to the government and industry partners, stakeholders and the ARC; supervision, leadership and management of staff, coordinator of stakeholder meetings, including preparation of agendas and minutes; supervision and research development of undergraduate and postgraduate students and their projects.

  • 2011 – 2012 Postdoctoral Researcher & Research Developer

Centre for Marine Bioproducts Development (CMBD), School of Medicine, Flinders University

Writing and peer-review of category 1, 2 and 3 grants; research management; research development in line with stakeholders (business, industry and government) needs and the Centre’s strategic plan; supervision and research development of undergraduate and postgraduate students and their projects.

  • Feb 2009 – Dec 2010 Postdoctoral Researcher & Research Developer

National Institute of Aquatic Resources, Technical University of Denmark, Copenhagen
Research and research development; supervision and editing; industry and research partnership development; communications & technical reporting to project partners & stakeholders (National and International); teaching - Masters Coursework Students

Teaching interests

Experience in teaching & assessing:

Masters coursework, Environmental Microbiology, Technical University of Denmark (DTU)

Undergraduate 2nd year Microbiology, Flinders University

Undergraduate 3rd year Microbiology, Flinders University

Foundation Studies, Biological Sciences, Flinders University

Higher degree by research supervision
Completion
Associate supervisor: Microbiology (1)
Publications
Expert for media contact
Mentoring; Researcher Development; Researcher Development Frameworks and Implementation; Researcher Career Development; Early Career Researchers; Mid Career Researchers
Available for contact via
Or contact the media team
+61 8 82012092
0427 398 713
Interests
  • Mentoring; Researcher Development; Researcher Development Frameworks and Implementation; Researcher Career Development; Early Career Researchers; Mid Career Researchers
Further information

Please contact me if you wish to find out more about the Australasian Research Management Society (ARMS):

  • ARMS is the professional society for research managers working throughout Australasia and Singapore.

  • The ARMS network has grown to involve more than 2700 members from universities, research agencies and institutes, medical research institutes, R&D corporations, research centres, government departments, funding bodies, industrial R&D teams, service providers, commercialisation bodies and consultancies.

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