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February Sessions 2010


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Monash Research Office is holding a seminar on RGMS at Parkville Campus

The NHMRC has migrated to a new grant application system called the Research Grants Management System (RGMS). This is an online submission program, allowing researchers to complete, certify and submit their application electronically with the assistance of their Research Administration Officer. RGMS was trialed on two schemes late last year (Development Grants and Centres of Research Excellence) and will be used for basically all NHMRC schemes this year.

Monash Research Office will be holding an information seminar on RGMS. Research assistants and personal assistants are advised to attend the seminar and we look forward to seeing you all there.

Date:  Tuesday, 2nd February 2010

Time:  11:00am - 12:00am

Venue: Sissons Meeting Room, Ground Floor, Sissons Building, Parkville

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NHMRC Future Investment information session

"We still have time to influence policy on NHMRC funding" – Dr Sarah Meachem

Dr Sarah Meachem, President of The Australian Society for Medical Research (ASMR) will present a seminar on "Future Funding of the NHMRC: What you need to know and what can be done " on 3rd February 2010 at Monash University. The ASMR believes there is a real danger of NHMRC funding being cut in the next budget round.

Dr Meachem will present an informative and eye-opening information session on how the current political climate will impact on future NHMRC funding. "We still have time to influence this process, but researchers do need to be up to date on current thinking and what can be done to influence the decline of NHMRC funding in real terms, " Dr Meachem said.

Date:  Wednesday, 3rd February 2010

Time:  11:00am - 12:00am

Venue: S12, Building 25, Clayton Campus

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Monash Research Office is holding another seminar on RGMS at Clayton Campus

The NHMRC has migrated to a new grant application system called the Research Grants Management System (RGMS). This is an online submission program, allowing researchers to complete, certify and submit their application electronically with the assistance of their Research Administration Officer. RGMS was trialled on two schemes late last year (Development Grants and Centres of Research Excellence) and will be used for basically all NHMRC schemes this year.

 

Date:  Thursday, 4th February
2010

Time:  11:00am - 12:00am

Venue: Room S11, Building 25, Clayton Campus

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CALT is holding a workshop on ALTC Fellowships

The Centre for the Advancement of Learning and Teaching (CALT) at Monash University will host a workshop on ALTC Fellowships.

Professor Mark Israel is 2008 ALTC Teaching Fellow and Professor and Associate Head of Faculty, School of Law , within the Faculty of Education, Humanities, Law and Theology at Flinders University . With a strong leadership and publication history, Professor Israel is a recipient of the 2004 Prime Ministers Award for Australian University Teacher of the Year and has been honoured with a Senior Fellowship by the Higher Education Academy (UK). See profile: http://www.flinders.edu.au/ehlt/law/staff/mark-israel.cfm.

Professor Sally Kift is 2006 ALTC Senior Fellow and a Professor with the Faculty of Law at the Queensland University of Technology. Until December 2007 Professor Kift was Director of the Queensland University of Technology's First Year Experience Program (FYE). Professor Kift has received widespread recognition for her excellence in teaching. In 1999, she received the Law Faculty Teaching Excellence Award. In 2001, she was selected as one of three QUT Distinguished Teaching Award recipients and went on to become a national finalist (with Kingsford Legal Centre) at the Australian Awards for University Teaching, where she was runner-up in the Law and Legal Studies category of those Awards. Professor Kift has published widely in legal education and in criminal law and has received many national and international invitations to speak on issues relating to transition and the first year experience, curriculum design to embed and assess graduate attributes and the current state of legal education. See profile: http://www.law.qut.edu.au/staff/lsstaff/skift.jsp

Date:  Wednesday, 10th February 2010

Time:  12:00pm - 04:00pm

Venue: Theatre S11/Building 25 (includes Eastern Foyer/25), at Clayton campus

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Regulatory Issues, Animal Care and Use in Research and Teaching at Monash University (Full Day)

Aimed at Monash Students who will be using animals in research and teaching and new Monash staff who have not attended any previous animal ethics training.

Information sessions twice a year on:

  • Ethical and legal responsibilities regarding the use of animals in research and teaching
  • Occupational Health and Safety issues of using animals
  • Animal biology
  • Introduction to pain, distress, monitoring, analgesia and euthanasia
  • Experimental Design

Attendance is compulsory for new Monash students and staff who are using animals in research and teaching.

Date:Tuesday 23 February 2010
Time: 9:30am to 4:00pm
Venue: Lecture Theatre S3, Building 25, Wellington Road, Clayton Campus.
Cost: No charge to attend.
Register: On-line via webform
Map:
(pdf 778kb)
Parking: Parking in the blue permit areas is free. Allow extra time for parking.

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