News and events

News and events

Events

Understanding Your Research Impact: Using Metrics to Develop Grants, Promote Your Track Record and Benchmark Yourself

12:30 - 14:00, Tuesday 21 May 2019, 12 Wally's Walk, Room 801

This workshop will provide an overview of Scopus and SciVal for researchers. Research metrics can be used for multiple purposes, such as developing competitive grant proposals, benchmarking your performance against your peers, and uncovering collaborators. Speaker: Steven Riddell, Elsevier. More details.

Developing a Competitive ARC Linkage Project Application

12:30 - 14:00, Wednesday 5 June 2019, 12 Wally's Walk, Room 801

This seminar will provide an overview of Scopus and SciVal for researchers. Research metrics can be used for multiple purposes, such as developing competitive grant proposals, benchmarking your performance against your peers, and uncovering collaborators. Speaker: Steven Riddell, Elsevier. More details.

News

ARC Funding Success

Congratulations to the following BDDRC members on their successful applications in ARC Major Grants 2019!

Discovery Projects 2019 – Professor Paul Haynes, Dr Mehdi Mirzaei (APAF), Professor Brian Atwell (Biological Sciences), Dr Dana Pascovici (APAF), Adjunct Associate Professor Ghasem Hosseini Salekdeh: Re-engineering rice root architecture to maximise water use efficiency

LIEF 2019 – Associate Professor Bridget Mabbutt and Distinguished Professor Ian Paulsen (project led by UNSW): X-ray facility for protein crystallography

LIEF 2019 –  Dr Alfonso Garcia-Bennett (project led by UTS): Volumetric imaging facility: observing the cell in its native environment

BDDRC Annual Symposium 

The BDDRC Annual Symposum was held at Epping Club on 20th November, 2018, with the theme of "Where to Next with Microbiomes". Guest speakers included Prof. Margaret Morris (Pharmacology, UNSW), Rowena Chong (PhD candidate, Australasian Wildlife Genomics Group, USyd), and Prof. Wayne O'Connor (DPI Fisheries), as well as our Macquarie staff, Dr Martin Ostrowski, Dr Alexandra Carthey, Dr Hasinika Gamage, and students Wei Chong and Jack Horlick. Many thanks to all for a great day of inspiring presentations and fruitful discussions, which successfully achieved the aim of developing new future collaborative efforts as we move into 2019 and beyond!

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