The Embassy of France in Australia is offering a travel grant for researchers, of any nationality, to travel between Australia and France in 2015. The aim of this travel grant is to facilitate and enhance collaboration between the two countries.

The travel grant will cover the expense of one economy return airfare from any capital city in Australia to a major airport in France, covering a period of a maximum of 28 days. Departure to France from Australia can be scheduled from mid-March 2015.

Application closing date: 9am Monday 19 January 2015

For travel between Australia and France: http://www.ambafrance-au.org/2015-Scientific-mobilisation

For travel between France and Australia: http://www.ambafrance-au.org/Programme-mobilite-scientifique-6158

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Congratulations to the School of Dentistry on a number of great achievements.

Congratulations to all of the following staff who have been successful in receiving the following accolades and awards:

Lisa Jamieson has been awarded a project grant in this year’s round of NH&MRC funding.
Other successes included Lisa Jamieson and Ratilal Lalloo being co-chief investigators on a grant with Prof Newell Johnson and co-workers (Griffith University) and Mark Bartold co-investigator with Prof Saso Ivanovski (Griffith University)

Loc Do, John Spencer, Diep Ha and Chin Wong have received an ADRF Community Oral Health Award for their project: “Explaining the links between mother’s and child’s oral health – prospective cohort study”

Ms Margie Steffens who recently received 1st place award at the Australian Society of Special needs in Dentistry (ASSCID) conference in Newcastle for her presentation: “Pilot study Community Outreach dental program in Nursing Homes-Inter professional care an obligation not an option”. This has been an extension of the community outreach dental program to enable our students during their rotation to experience working in different environments with other support agencies and health care professions.

In addition, Ms Margie Steffens received a service award from the National Dental Hygienists Association at their National Symposium held in Canberra on the 12 & 13 November, in recognition of service to the Association and Community.

DClinDent student Dr Nasr received 2nd place for her clinical case presentation, in the area of Special Needs, her clinical study presentation was “The management of radiotherapy-related nasal collapse in a patient with malignant melanoma”

A/Prof Janet Fuss for receiving the honour of Alumni Fellow for her services to the University

Dr Suzanna Mihailidis and Dr Jane Harford who have been awarded 2015 Barbara Kidman Women’s Fellowships.

Dr Haiping Tan on her recent success on being awarded ACFF Community Grant for her project ‘Building a caries free community for the elderly’

Our L & T Group has won a Category 1 grant application, ‘Translating concept into practice: enabling first-year health sciences teachers to blueprint effective flipped learning approaches – have been awarded $225,000 over 2015. The project will be led by Sophie, Cathy and Tracey, but will involve a number of academics from U of A, Australian Catholic University and Uni of Tasmania – from health areas such as medicine, nursing, health sciences, speech pathology, physiotherapy, and sports exercise science.

This is a huge honour for our Dental School – congratulations to all involved. For the very first time our School and the Bachelor of Oral Health (BOH) Program has won an Australian Government Asia Bound Travel Grant. The project team Katrina Plastow, Diep Ha, Nimi Ashok and Rosie Cooper, were awarded $10,000 grant and an additional $5000 Beacon of Enlightenment Set-Up Grant for New Study Tours. The aims of the study tour are to develop cultural awareness, gain an overview of dental education and roles of dental professionals in Vietnam, identify key oral health issues in the Vietnamese population and learn about current health promotion strategies that have been implemented, and develop students’ practical/clinical experience.

ADRF Reginald and Pamela Hession Award 2014 has been awarded to Dr Danijela Menicanin, to assist with facilitating overseas or interstate travel to a dental research institute or laboratory of distinction for an arranged work period of not less than six weeks .

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In a bid to obtain useful information for all Faculties, can you please encourage all potential ARC grant applicants (if they haven’t already) to complete a NOI (Notification of Intent) via the link below.

The NOI link can be used for any of the following ARC funded schemes.

• Discovery Projects – Scheme opens 11 Dec 2014
• DECRA – Scheme opens 4 Feb 2015
• Discovery Project – Indigenous – Scheme opens – 4 Feb 2015
• Linkage Projects
• Laureate Fellowships
• Future Fellowships
• Industrial Transformation Research Program Centre
• Industrial Transformation Research Program Hub

https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/ARCNOI

**Notification of Intent (NOI) is required to be submitted to the Research Branch from all applicants intending to submit an ARC grant or fellowship application for funding. We have replaced the previous hardcopy form with an online survey.

We will send regular summaries to Faculties for all upcoming schemes.

Please do not hesitate to contact us if you have any questions.

Kind Regards

ARC Grants Team, Research Branch, University of Adelaide
arcgrants@adelaide.edu.au

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Your University of Adelaide Health Sciences Postgraduate Association, in conjunction with University of South Australia and Flinders University, would like to invite you to an exciting and unique event for all Faculty of Health Sciences Researchers: The Tri-University Distinguished Guest Speaker Evening It is a night to promote networking among peers in all South Australian [...]

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The Faculty of Health Sciences wishes to ensure that we submit applications for Centre of Research Excellence (CRE) funding by the NHMRC of the highest quality at a time when competition for these research funds is high and increasing. With this in mind, for the next CRE round 2015/2016 the Faculty’s Research Committee will introduce [...]

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Hosted by University of Adelaide, School of Paediatrics and Reproductive Health together with South Australian Branch of Human Genetics Society of Australasia (HGSA) Publishing your work in Nature journals Date: Tuesday 2 December 2014 Time: 12:00 – 1:00 Venue: Hone Lecture Theatre, Ground Floor, Medical School South, The University of Adelaide Seminar presented by: Dr [...]

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Assistant Professor Nikos Bozatzis, University of Ioannina, Greece, will present Narrating an extravagant world, warranting a reasonable self: A case study on the cultural ‘Othering’ of contemporary crisis-ridden Greece in a Vanity Fair publication. Abstract: In contemporary critical political theory (e.g. Hall & O’Shea 2013; Harvey 2005), it is commonly asserted that one of the [...]

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The Faculty of Health Sciences is giving a workshop on 9 December for those developing a proposal for a Centre of Research Excellence in 2015. Speakers include successful recipients in the 2014 funding round and FHS Associate Dean Research Professor Julie Owens.  The briefing will be of interest to applicants and research administrators. Speakers Professor [...]

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Applications for 2015 Indigenous Staff International Travel Grants are now open to Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Academic and Professional staff to visit relevant international centres or attend international conferences. To support Faculties and Divisions with strategies and performance indicators relating to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander staff capacity building, retention and international obligations, as [...]

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Stories of outstanding women who have served in the Australian Army as doctors and medical professionals in war and peacekeeping operations over the past century are the focus of a new book being launched in Adelaide next week. Not for Glory: A century of service by medical women to the Australian Army and its Allies [...]

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