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Monthly Archives: September 2013

The Peter Couche Foundation Annual Wine Dinner

In Australia, every 10 minutes someone has a stroke. The Peter Couche Foundation proudly supports world leading adult stem cell (non-embryonic) research designed to regenerate and repair damage to the brain caused by stroke.  This research is providing new hope to those who have suffered a stroke and their families. You can help advance medical science […]

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Health, Disability and Lifespan Development lunch-time seminar | Immigrant women’s mental health

‘Immigrant women’s mental health and use of primary health care services: a mixed methods approach’. The next Health, Disability and Lifespan Development lunch-time seminar will be presented by Dr Melanie Straiton. When: Monday 21st October, 2013, 12.30 – 2.00 p.m., Where: Room 526/527, Hughes Building Sandwiches and coffee provided. RSVP to juliet.summers@adelaide.edu.au by COB Thursday, […]

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Brain and Cognition Unit Seminar Series (School of Psychology) | What is Stereo Good For?

Upcoming talk Suzanne P. McKee – Smith-Kettlewell Eye Research Institute, San Francisco, CA  Time: 10am, Wednesday 16th October Place: Room 322, Hughes building, University of Adelaide What is Stereo Good For? The natural world provides a rich and varied array of depth information – numerous cues that are commonly divided into monocular and binocular categories.  Our experience […]

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How did Mohan become a Mahatma? Gandhi’s Personal Odyssey

Presented by Lord Desai Meghnad Desai was born in India in 1940 and educated in India and USA. He worked at the London School of Economics between 1965 and 2003 and is now Emeritus Professor of Economics. He was elevated to the House of Lords in 1991 as a Labour Peer. He has written over 25 books and two hundred plus […]

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Opportunity Knock for Women in Research | Sarah Robertson

RESEARCH institutes are missing out on opportunities and fresh perspectives by not addressing the declining proportion of women in leadership roles, the newly appointed director of the Robinson Institute in Adelaide says. Sarah Robertson, who will take up her post early next month, criticised the way fellowships and senior positions were awarded, saying the process did not take into account mid-career childbearing. Read more

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Dean of Nursing featured in The Adelaidean

The School of Nursing’s Professor Alison Kitson is profiled in the spring edition of the Adelaidean. To find out about the influence the founder of modern day nursing, Florence Nightingale has had on Alison’s career, her vision for the future, and her additional role of joint Executive Director of Nursing within the Central Adelaide Local […]

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ARI – Commercial Accelerator Scheme (CAS)

ARI’s own proof-of-concept funding program, CAS addresses a recognised gap in funding known as the “valley of death” between traditional research funding and the market. It has provided a bridge for many projects to successful licence or other funding options. Maximum amount to be funded into any one project is $100,000 The provision of matching […]

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What Does it Take to Build a Successful Research Career?

To find out the answers, register for the Early Career Researcher Workshop at the Australasian Society for Psychiatric Research (ASPR) Wednesday 4th December 2013, Hilton, Melbourne Refreshments: Wine and cheese (free) Chairs: Dr Natacha Carragher (UNSW) and Dr Emma Barkus (UOW)  Preparing manuscripts for publication: Advice and lessons from an Editor’s perspective A/Prof Tim Slade, National […]

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Using the Research Skill Development framework to map skills across degrees in the Health Sciences

Seminar and workshop presented by guest speaker Kim Styles who is Learning Development Coordinator with the Faculty of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Science at Monash University. Date: 27 September, 2013 Time:  Seminar 1.00- 2.00 pm followed by lunch Workshop: 3.00- 5.00 pm Venue: Medical School South room S127 RSVP at the following link:  Please see flyer for […]

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Innovation and the Longevity Revolution Event

Adelaide G-TRAC Centre in collaboration with the Office for the Ageing, SA Health invite you to participate in a special age-friendly, Dr Alexandre Kalache was a Thinker in Residence in South Australia in 2011 and 2012. Dr Kalache is an internationally renowned expert on active ageing. More Innovation in Ageing Initiatives Panel Moderator: Associate Professor John […]

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