Call for applications: Google Anita Borg Memorial Scholarship

Wednesday, 31 March 2010

The applications are now open for the 2010 Google Australia and New Zealand Anita Borg Memorial Scholarship.

Workshop for FECM staff: Building an academic portfolio

Wednesday, 31 March 2010

Does your mind go blank when you think about putting your portfolios together? Come to this workshop designed for ECM academic staff and you will leave with a well fleshed out plan of points to write up. Even better, we will focus on developing a strategic portfolio that is a useful plan for your career management. This workshop has been a powerful session for other academics - don't miss this important opportunity to get strategic.

DVCRs Lunchtime Research Seminar: 'Postdocs - the lifeblood of a research-intensive university'

Wednesday, 31 March 2010

The inaugural 'DVCRs Lunchtime Research Seminar Series', initiated and hosted by the Deputy Vice Chancellor Research, Professor Robyn Owens, serves as a forum for UWA's research leaders to share their experience with UWA's research community on a range of crucial research issues. The second seminar in the series will be on the topic: 'Postdocs - the lifeblood of a research-intensive university'.

Workshop: Preparing to apply for academic promotion

Tuesday, 30 March 2010

This session will provide participants with information on the process for applying for promotion and how to put together a successful application.

Call for applications: GO8 - DAAD

Tuesday, 30 March 2010

The Group of Eight is calling for applications under the Go8 and DAAD (German Academic Exchange Service) Joint Research Cooperation Scheme.

Call for applications: Grand Challenges Exploration - Round 5

Tuesday, 30 March 2010

The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation is now accepting grant proposals for Round 5 of the Grand Challenges Explorations, a US $100 million initiative to encourage unconventional global health solutions. Anyone can apply, regardless of education or experience level.

Huge internal waves cause benthic storms

Friday, 26 March 2010

In an Australian first, researchers have observed the generation of internal waves flowing hundreds of metres beneath the ocean surface on the North West Shelf.

The Learning Space: FASE workshop 'Introduction to Course Design'

Friday, 26 March 2010

The Introduction to Course Design workshop will be particularly useful for all new lecturers in the Faculty who have started within the last three years. Existing staff with no prior educational training are also encouraged to attend. This one day training session will cover components including a range of pedagogical areas, such as:

  • Assessment and evaluation;
  • Teaching approach;
  • Laboratories; and
  • Learning objectives.