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JBI Matters – Oct 2014 edition now available!!

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The October 2014 issue of JBI Matters is now online.

http://joannabriggs.org/jbi-matters.html

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School of Translational Health Science – Masters Program Key Dates for 2015

The School of Translational Health Science is currently settling the content for the 2015 Student Handbook and Program Flyer, which will soon be available on this website. For now, all candidates and existing students should be mindful of the following key dates for 2015 -
Semester 1 (commencing students)
• University Induction Online – (Due by Feb 23);
• Week 1 core program – Monday 9th to Friday 13th February 2015
• Week 2 core program – Monday 23th to Friday 27th March 2015;
• 3-Day Research School/Symposium (all students) –
25th to 27 March 2015
Semester 2 (all students)
• 3 Day Research School/Symposium (all students) –
5th to 7th August 2015

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Presentation at School of Translational Health Science, Seminar Series – Fri 31 Oct 2014 – 3:30pm

The School of Translational Health Science would like to extend an invitation to its 6th seminar for 2014 – Friday, 31 October 2014, to be held in the JBI Conference Room, Level 1, 115 Grenfell Street, Adelaide.

Join the audience to hear a presentation by Peter Willis, Adjunct Senior Lecturer, Division of Education, Arts and Social Sciences UniSA – Magill Campus, speaking on topic: ‘PhD students and supervisors beginning a qualitative research project’ See attached flyer for detailed topic description.

Prior to the presentation there will be complimentary CHEESE AND WINE served from 3:10pm. All staff and students are encouraged to attend this special presentation.

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HDR Annual Reviews – Due 31 October 2014

With the exception of students enrolled in 2014, or those who submit a thesis to the Adelaide Graduate Centre on or before 31 October, or whose candidature lapses on or before 31 October, or who withdraw from candidature on or before 31 October, all students, including those who are full-time, half-time, remote, or on leave of absence or study leave, must participate in the 2014 Annual Review of Progress.

Before commencing your Annual Review, students should download and read the Annual Review Instructions document located at – http://www.adelaide.edu.au/graduatecentre/forms/milestones/annual-review/docs/annual-progress-review-instructions.pdf

The pdf of the Annual Review form can be located here – http://www.adelaide.edu.au/graduatecentre/forms/milestones/annual-review/docs/annual-progress-review.pdf

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Florey Postgraduate Research Conference 25 September 2014 – Prize awarded to HDR student, Erica Tilley

The School of Translational Health Science is proud to announce one of our HDR students, Erica Tilley (Feb 2014 Intake) was awarded a prize at the recent Florey Postgraduate Research Conference for the high standard of her poster presentation. The conference was a huge success with well over 100 PhD and Research Masters students presenting posters of their research, including 10 students from Nagoya University in Japan and the University of Freiburg, Germany. We congratulate Erica for her outstanding presentation.

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JBI Matters – August 2014 Edition

The August 2014 issue of JBI Matters is now online

http://joannabriggs.org/jbi-matters.html

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JBI Matters – July 2014 Edition

Follow this link for the latest edition of our school’s newsletter, JBI Matters – http://www.joannabriggs.org/assets/docs/newsletters/JBI-Matters_2014_july.pdf

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2014 Postgraduate Research Conference Abstract submission closes in 1 week!

A reminder about the Postgraduate Research Conference, there’s only a week left for poster registration!! Closing date is now 4 August 2014.

This occasion should not be overlooked as there is significant benefit to students presenting at this competition. This conference is a highly regarded event across the University, attended by postgraduate students, honours students, industry partners, researchers and academics. The event will be held on 25th September at the National Wine Centre of Australia and it’s anticipated the program will be even bigger this year, showcasing the work of many of the University’s research postgraduate students enrolled in the Faculty of Health Science. HDR Students enrolled prior to 2013 are strongly encouraged to register and test their presentation skills at this special event. At the very least, students will walk away with a positive experience, an improved academic profile, and another achievement to add to their C.V.

How to register –

Follow this link for the required registration form – http://health.adelaide.edu.au/research/conference/abstract/

You’ll need to submit your poster abstract as a one A4 page Word document. Your abstract must include the following information:
Title of poster (maximum 25 words)
Poster presenter’s name, School and Discipline or Research Centre/ Institute
Further investigators’ names: initial(s) of first name(s), family name (e.g. J.C. Smith)
Affiliation details of all investigators: School, Discipline, Research Centre/ Institute
Abstracts should be as informative as possible and must use the following structured format:
Background and Aims
Methodology
Results
Conclusion

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Research School for this August – Change to 3rd day Programme – HIGH IMPORTANCE

The school has recently been presented with the results of the survey initiated by the student rep group, and via Lyle as head of school had a discussion with the student representatives. Firstly, it is good and helpful to have data of this nature, without which much of our planning may be based on anecdotal feedback (or consensus by volume of noise). We hope to see more surveys (and run a few this year also). One of the areas that seems to be a common concern for students is the third day programme of student presentations; presenters have their own concerns, while more widely the feedback was that this day could be re-considered. We are, via the School HDR Committee very prepared to discuss the structure, seek to clarify the purposes of research school and what we believe to be the value add these events can bring. However, at this stage we have decided to cancel the seminar programme for day three of this Augusts research school.

In doing so, please be aware that time away from work can be difficult to arrange, so we hope very much that you treat this as a study day. There is a large amount of space in JBI, with fully networked, resourced computers and we would be delighted to see as many as possible of you in JBI on the last day, continuing your research. I apologise for the late notice, however, having recently seen the survey feedback, and needing to discuss it at executive, this was the earliest available time to get the message out. For those looking for an opportunity to develop their research presentation skills, and otherwise engage, please do register for the faculty research symposium in September (http://health.adelaide.edu.au/research/conference/program/)

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Research School – 6 – 8 August 2014

August 2014 – Research School Program 1

To all HDR Students, follow the above link to access the agenda for the upcoming Research School.

Please note that there will be a revised version of this document going out once we have finalised all presentation topics.

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