Places are still available for next week’s UTAS Research Week series, to be held at the Cradle Coast campus from Monday 15th August-Friday 19th August 2011.
All UTAS staff and graduate students are encouraged to participate in the variety of educational seminars, workshops and events focused on UTAS research held over the week.
A exciting program has been put together, with just a sample of some of the sessions listed below:
“Cradle Coast Campus Postgraduate Research Conference- Research into the Future”
The conference brings together postgraduate students who will share their research stories in a supportive environment, whilst sharpening their research skills and fulfilling PhD presentation requirements. Conference sessions include ‘Education, Engagement and the Arts’, ‘Health and Community’, ‘From the Earth’ and ‘On the Fringe’. Professor Janelle Allison, Director of the Cradle Coast Campus and Pro Vice-Chancellor of Regional Development and Professor Peter Frappell, Dean of Graduate Research will open the conference.
“Enhancing your Research Opportunities”
This seminar provides an introduction to support and services that the Office of Research Services provides to UTAS staff to progress their research agendas.
An overview of Research Services will be presented that outlines who we are and how we can support your research. The session will also focus on:
This is an essential session for those new to UTAS and for those who would like to update their knowledge on the research services available at the university. Lunch will be provided.
“Industry Led Research Partnership Forum: Tasmanian Institute of Agricultural Research (TIAR)- Cisgenic Improvement of Perennial Ryegrass”
Dr Sathish Puthigae, Senior Forage Scientist with Vialactia Biosciences, New Zealand, will talk about his research into the Cisgenic Improvement of Perennial Ryegrass (Lolium Perenne L.)”.
“Research as a Journey: In Search of the Secrets of Aging Well in Rural Communities”
Dr Peter Orpin, Senior Research Fellow with the University Department of Rural Health and the Rural Clinical School, will present his research into a rural ageing research group as he follows them on their long journey in search of an understanding of how we can best support rural older people to live life to the full in spite of the changes and challenges that come with ageing. This session is being broadcast statewide.
The Research Week series is aimed at showcasing some of our talented UTAS researchers, establishing research partnerships with industry and the community and raising awareness of the services and support available from the UTAS Division of Research Services.
To discover more and register for specific events please visit the Research Week website.
Authorised by the Executive Director, Student Centre
10 August, 2011