Thursday, 7 November 2019

Faculty/ADR Approved FT20 Strategic Statements (D2) Due to MRO

A reminder that all Letters of Support for FT20 proposals (D2: Strategic Statement) must be received by the MRO before 5pm Wednesday, 13 November.

New Research Professional (RP) functionality

Overnight, RP have enabled a new 'Advanced Downloads' option available to all users which allows users to select the fields that appear in their download report and also includes an .xlsx option (see screen grabs below).

ARC One-to-One (O2O) Advice Sessions with MRO - bookings now available

With the ARC DPs and DECRAs on the horizon, you may have questions regarding eligibility, staying clear of the Medical Research Policy, how best to address the selection criteria, or you may need a clarification of the Funding Rules as relevant to your particular scenario.

Brain control: The impact of science and technology on our mental health, law and privacy

Smartphones, smartwatches, other wearable devices and apps are now a part of everyday life. These technologies promise to improve our lives in many ways, through increased work flexibility and making us more connected to friends, family and the wider world.

Merck Innovation Cup 2020 (10th Anniversary) - Applications now open

From 20-26 June 2020, Merck will be hosting the 10th Anniversary Innovation Cup Summer Camp near Frankfurt, Germany, and are inviting post-graduate students and postdoctoral researchers from Monash University to apply now – deadline 31 January 2020.

Compassion-Focused Therapy - acting, role plays and chair work

Southern Synergy, a Monash University Faculty Research Centre closely linked to and supported by the Monash Health Mental Health program, is hosting a one-day workshop on Compassion-Focused Therapy (CFT) – Acting, Role Plays and Chair Work.

Pharmacogenomics research to improve mental health care

The Government have announced a $7M grant round for ground-breaking research into the use of pharmacogenomics to improve mental health treatment outcomes and help reduce suicide.

Professor Cadilhac and Professor Kilkenny forge new international collaboration

Professor Cadilhac and
Professor Wang
Professor Dominique Cadilhac and Professor Monique Kilkenny visited the Zhuhai campus of Zunyi Medical University in China last month. The visit was part of their 'Visiting Professor' program to explore opportunities to collaborate on research and teaching, and to discuss future student exchanges between Australia and China.

Medicine graduate Patrick Walker a passionate advocate for child health

Dr Patrick Walker with the
Nigerian oximetry team
Getting your research published, especially in a prominent journal, is never an easy feat. So when medicine graduate Patrick Walker found out his research had been accepted for publication in the Fetal and Neonatal edition of Archives of Disease in Childhood, the achievement was an incredible reward for 12-months of hard work.

SCS and Hudson Institute celebrate women in Science Discovery and Medicine

WiSDoM – Women in Science Discovery and Medicine is a School of Clinical Sciences committee designed to promote inclusive gender equity in medicine and research to women of all backgrounds and career stage.

VBIC Networking Event 2019

The Victorian Biomedical Imaging Capability networking event for 2019 is taking place on Thursday, 14 November at Swinburne University of Technology in Hawthorn.

Staff Equity and Diversity survey

Help us build on our inclusive workplace culture by completing our University-wide survey.

Education Futures platform

Our collaborative work will shape the future of education with educators, policymakers and community. To find out more please visit the link.

Monash Data Futures Institute Showcase - AI and Data Science for Social Good

You are invited to attend the Monash Data Futures Institute Showcase. This event will bring together researchers across Monash University, as well as industry partners to discuss current challenges and opportunities in the application of data science and Artificial Intelligence (AI) for social good.