ECM Faculty Focus
The two day workshop, which will take place 26-27th of May, will focus on the essential professional skills required for a successful career in the broad areas of science and engineering.
The programme includes lectures by prominent scientists including 2005 Australian of the Year, Professor Fiona Wood. Lecture topics will include Intellectual Property, Venture Capital: how to start a high tech company, Women in Science, Working as a Scientist in a Government Laboratory and Working as a Scientist in Industry.
The lectures will be followed by facilitated discussion groups on topics such as scientific careers, research ethics, scientific communication, the peer review system and finding funding for research.This workshop is particularly suited to postgraduate students and early career researchers.
Professor Colin Raston, ARC Professorial Fellow/Director,Centre for Strategic Nano-Fabrication, UWA
Professor Federico Rosei, Institut National de la Recherch Scientifique, Canada Research Chair in Nanostructured Organic and Inorganic Materials, Universite du Quebec
Dr Krystyna Haq, Graduate Education Officer, Graduate Research and Scholarships Office, UWA
Dr Amelia Scaffidi, Postdoctoral Co-ordinator, Research Services, UWA
This workshop is sponsored by the Office of Research and Research Training and the Institute of Advanced Studies at The University of Western Australia.
The details for the workshop are as follow:
When: Tuesday, 26 May 2009, 8.30am (coffee and registration); 9am-6.30pm & Wednesday, 27 May 2009, 9am-7pm
Venue: Cambridge Room, Trinity College, UWA 230 Hampden Rd, Crawley
Registration: To register visit www.ias.uwa.edu.au, follow the links and
• complete the secure online registration form (credit card) OR
• download the registration form and return to IAS with cheque payment
Registration Deadline: Monday, 18 May 2009
For information, questions or concerns, contact:
Institute of Advanced Studies
The University of Western Australia
M021, 35 Stirling Highway, Crawley WA 6009
Tel +61 8 6488 1340
Fax +61 8 6488 1711