Wednesday, 19 December 2018

SCS end of year drinks and nibbles, 20 December

SCS staff are invited to our End of Year Drinks and Nibbles 10am - 12pm tomorrow (Thurs 20th) in the Surgery Seminar Room, level 5, Block E to celebrate the achievements of all staff and students this year.

Drinks and nibbles will be provided by the SCS Social Club.

Staff farewell: Ciara Boyd

After seven years in SCS, we farewell Ciara Boyd who has commenced a new role at the University as Space Planning & Development Manager, Buildings and Properties Division. 

Staff farewell: Katherine Marks

We are sad to announce that Katherine Marks is leaving SCS after almost five years as SCS Communications Manager. 

Medical Research Future Fund (MRFF) Targeted Health System and Community Organisation Research - APPLICATIONS NOW OPEN

The Program aims to support research that addresses questions that focus on the comparative effectiveness of health services and areas of health system practice with low or insubstantial evidence.

Medical Research Future Fund (MRFF) Million Minds Mission - APPLICATIONS NOW OPEN

The Million Minds Mission grant opportunity aims to support multidisciplinary teams of researchers to undertake collaborative, intervention-focused research that is transformative, scalable and demonstrates the greatest impact on health outcomes and translation into policy and/or practice. The grant opportunity will provide up to $25 million over five years to support three initial priority areas for research:  

Cancer Research Institute (CRI) Lloyd J. Old STAR Program - APPLICATIONS NOW OPEN

The Lloyd J. Old STAR Program provides grants of $1.25 million over 5 years to mid-career Scientists TAking Risks.

Medical Research Future Fund: Frontier Health and Medical Research Program Stage One - APPLICATIONS NOW OPEN

The Frontier Health and Medical Research program creates opportunities for researcher collaborations to explore bold and innovative ideas in the health and medical research sector and/or make discoveries of great potential and global impact.

Australia-India Strategic Research Fund Collaborative Research Projects Round 11 -- NOW OPEN

Australia-India Collaborative Research Projects are funded by the Australia-India Strategic Research Fund (AISRF). 

ARC Linkage Projects (LP18) - Closing Soon

Not Submitting?
If you've decided not to proceed and do not want your LP18 proposal submitted to the ARC, please delete it in RMS ASAP. 

Changes to ROPEs in ARC Discovery Projects

The ARC recently announced a big change in the way research outputs will be entered in ARC Discovery Project 2020 applications.  Instead of uploading PDFs with lists of outputs, all research outputs will now be auto-populated from data imported into each researcher's RMS profile.  This change is mandatory and applies to both Chief Investigators and Partner Investigators.  

2019 Women in Leadership Awards

The BioMelbourne Network Women in Leadership Awards were launched in 2015 to recognise and champion women, at different stages of their careers, who have made outstanding contributions to advancing the biotechnology, medical technology and pharmaceutical sector, and inspire more women to pursue leadership roles. In 2019, there are three awards, each recognising leadership at a different career stage:

2019 Vice-Chancellors Video Pitch Competition... entries close 24 January 2019

University research has the power to enhance our economy, improve our societies and better the world. But how do you get the world on board with your research and the potential benefits it could deliver? You need to Pitch it Clever!

MHTP Technology Platform Review and change to services for 2019

MHTP Technology Platforms are an integral component of the MHTP research strategy, providing cutting edge capabilities and expertise to support research within the Precinct. Each Platform recently underwent a review to ensure alignment with current research resulting in several rationalisation strategies and actions have now been endorsed by executive management.

MMC/MCH Site Alert UPDATE: Fregon Reserve Car Park Closure RESCHEDULED

 Monash Council have RESCHEDULED the planned temporary closure of the Fregon Reserve Car Park.   The Fregon Reserve public car park will remain open this week (Dec 17-21). 

Recent publications

Modulating T Cell Responses via Autophagy: The Intrinsic Influence Controlling the Function of Both Antigen-Presenting Cells and T Cells. Jim Harris et al. published in Frontiers in Immunology.

Effect of cardiac rehabilitation on 24-month all-cause hospital readmissions: A prospective cohort study. Dominique Cadilhac et al. published in the European Journal of Cardiovascular Nursing.

Factors influencing self-reported anxiety or depression following stroke or TIA using linked registry and hospital data. Tharshanah Thayabaranathan et al. published in Quality of Life Research.