Staff News No 471, 14 June 2013

News of interest to staff of the University of Melbourne

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CONTENTS

1.    Melbourne MOOCs available on Coursera

2.    Carlton Connect Initiative: a new online presence

3.    Myki commuter club third quarter applications open

4.    Online carpool matching

5.    LMS Discovery sessions

6.    Workplace Gender Equality Act Report

7.    Parkville Campus map update

8.    Password assistance

9.    Academic Staff Orientation – 11 July

10.   Copyright and Teaching – virtual session

11.   Student Administration staff relocated

12.   Professional writing classes

13.   New Supervisor Training Friday 26 July

14.   Experienced Supervisor Training Refresher Tuesday 23 July

15.   MSGR and St Vincent’s Hospital Supervisor Training – Tuesday 2 July

16.   Latest episode of Visions available Monday : World Uni Games

17.   Latest episode of UpClose: Nadeem Malek on the percussion instrument the tabla

18.   Public lecture backdrop video

19.   Results, consequential withdrawal and academic progress update

20.   Early Career Researcher Grant Scheme information session

21.   Vice-Chancellor’s Engagement Awards and Grant applications closing soon

22.   Biomedical Research Management

23.   New internal grant scheme – IRRTF Now Open

24.   Staff development

25.   Specialist Certificate in Clinical Research (Neuroscience) – short course

26.   Applying for Learning and Teaching Grants – seminar

27.   UniSuper seminar: Retirement Planning and Centrelink

28.   Unisuper seminar – Superannuation for Women

29.   Crowd-sourcing initiative for estate computers

30.   July school holiday program

31.   Study participants needed: Fighting osteoporosis through physical exercise

32.   Study participants needed: Twins and singing ability

33.   What’s on

34.   Career opportunities

35.   Contributing to Staff News

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1.    Melbourne MOOCs available on Coursera

The University’s Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) have been delivered since March this year. The next MOOC to be released is Pascal van Hentenryck’s Discrete Optimisation, which will be available on 17 June at https://www.coursera.org/course/optimization.

The first video lecture can be previewed at: http://youtu.be/2IbJf4oXOxU.

Further information: http://go.unimelb.edu.au/r8xn.

Further information about the University’s Coursera offerings:

https://www.coursera.org/unimelb.

[Source: Deborah Jones, Learning Environments]

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2.    Carlton Connect Initiative: a new online presence

The Carlton Connect Initiative (CCI) aims to unite people who share a desire to tackle some of our biggest sustainability and social resilience challenges, and who have a passion for designing new ideas and technologies to help secure Australia’s prosperity.

Staff and students can learn more about the CCI via a new website: www.carltonconnect.com.au and Twitter feed: @Carlton_Connect.

Further information and enquiries: Justine Larkins (9035 3998 / justine.larkins@unimelb.edu.au).

[Source: Justine Larkins, Major Projects]

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3.    Myki commuter club third quarter applications open

The University offers staff savings on public transport travel through the Myki Commuter Club. Eligible staff can apply for a discounted 365-day Myki pass for the metro transport system. Passes are offered on a quarterly basis and third quarter applications close 28 June.

Further information: http://go.unimelb.edu.au/nw3

Enquiries: transport-parking@unimelb.edu.au.

[Source: Anh Castles, Property and Campus Services]

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4.    Online carpool matching

An online carpool scheme is now available and aims to reduce the number of single occupant vehicles travelling to the University. Carpooling costs less and has less environmental impact than single occupant vehicle travel. Our carpool matching system is powered by Jayride. The system is free to use and helps staff find a carpool or share their vehicle with others.

Further information: http://www.pcs.unimelb.edu.au/traffic-and-parking/sustainable-transport/carpooling.html

[Source: Anh Castles, Property and Campus Services]

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5.    LMS Discovery sessions

In preparation for the scheduled LMS maintenance, staff are reminded the LMS will be unavailable on Thursday July 11 and Friday July 12. Staff are welcome to attend sessions demonstrating the new LMS features on Wednesday 26 June from 10:00am-11:00am, Monday 1 July and Tuesday 9 July from 2:00pm-3:00pm in G17, Elisabeth Murdoch Building.

The ALSS team is also available to visit departments to showcase the new features.

Further information: www.lms.unimelb.edu.au/upgrade. Enquiries: Clare Rhoden (rhodenc@unimelb.edu.au / 9035 0730).

[Source: Clare Rhoden, Learning Environments]

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6.    Workplace Gender Equality Act Report

The Equal Opportunity for Women in the Workplace Act 1999 has been renamed the Workplace Gender Equality Act 2012 to put a focus on promoting and improving gender equality and outcomes for women and men in the workplace. The Equal Opportunity for Women in the Workplace Agency has been renamed the Workplace Gender Equality Agency. All non-public sector employers with 100 or more employees must report annually under the Act.

The University submitted its first report on 30 May. Staff and representative organisations have the opportunity to comment to the University or the Agency.

Further information and enquiries: http://go.unimelb.edu.au/i8xn.

[Source: Lara Rafferty, Human Resources]

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7.    Parkville Campus map update

Property and Campus Services (PCS) invite input into an update of the Parkville Campus map, for release before Open Day in August. The update aims to include all changes in effect before Open Day, including current PCS relocation commitments to the Examinations Office and to some parts of the SVP Division. Please notify Mark Fitzgerald fmr@unimelb.edu.au of any changes to faculties and service divisions, especially relocations and organisational name changes.

The current map may be viewed at:

www.pcs.unimelb.edu.au/maps_and_locations/docs/Map_2013_rev30.pdf.

Updates and feedback need to be submitted by Monday 24 June. All requests for change are subject to approval.

[Source: Mark Fitzgerald, Property and Campus Services]

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8.    Password assistance

The ITS Service Desk can help staff activate or change their central account password. Staff will need their employee number ready when they call. Please note ITS can only assist the account holder and cannot give out password details to anyone besides the staff member. Staff who need help while overseas can contact the ITS Service Desk via phone on +61 3 8344 0888 during the operating hours of 8:00am to 6:00pm Monday to Friday.

Further information: www.its.unimelb.edu.au.

Enquiries: Wendy Moir – ITS Service Desk Supervisor (8344 0888).

[Source: Wendy Moir, ITS Service Desk]

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9.    Academic Staff Orientation – 11 July

All new academic staff are encouraged to attend Academic Staff Orientation.

The interactive program provides valuable information and advice on making a successful start to an academic career in a research-led university. The next orientation will run on Thursday 11 July, 9:00am-3.10pm.

Further information and registration: http://go.unimelb.edu.au/d6b.

Enquiries: Caterina Ho (9035 5689 / catho@unimelb.edu.au).

[Source: Michelle van Kampen, Centre for the Study of Higher Education]

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10.   Copyright and Teaching – virtual session

Staff are invited to join a Connect Pro virtual session to learn how to use copyright material in their teaching. Staff who put material on the LMS, show films or play music in class, have images in Powerpoint, use wikis, blogs, forums or open websites for teaching purposes, need to know how to manage their copyright responsibilities. The online virtual session using Connect Pro (requires Flash Player) is on Thursday, 11 July, from 2:30pm – 4:00pm.

Enquiries and registrations, Astrid Bovell (abovell@unimelb.edu.au).

[Source: Astrid Bovell, Copyright Office]

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11.   Student Administration staff relocated

Student Administration staff from Raymond Priestley Building Level One have temporarily relocated to enable refurbishment.

New locations are:

EMS Postgraduate and Undergraduate teams and Eleonore Costello – 33 Lincoln Square South; Academic Records – Level 2 Baldwin Spencer.

The Exams and Graduation teams remain in Raymond Priestly East.

Please continue to refer students to the Student Services Counter, Baldwin Spencer Building.

Enquiries: Kris Day (8344 6018 / kjday@unimelb.edu.au).

[Source: Kris Day, Student Administration]

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12.   Professional writing classes

The popular short course, Writing Professionally, returns in July. Skills developed include clear expression, emails, reports and editing skills. The course runs over four sessions of two hours each. Enrol for the whole course

(recommended) or just sessions of interest.

Further information including session times: http://go.unimelb.edu.au/k96n

Enquiries: Karen Dacy (83449355 / kdacy@unimelb.edu.au).

[Source: Karen Dacy, Academic Skills]

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13.   New Supervisor Training Friday 26 July

New Supervisor Training has been designed for supervisors new to the University, or new to supervision of graduate researchers (research higher degree students). All staff new to supervising graduate researchers are required to attend this half-day workshop. Attendance is recorded in Themis.

Enquiries: Sylvia Schaffarczyk (8344 8664 / msgr-events@unimelb.edu.au).

Staff can enrol through Themis via the MSGR website:

http://go.unimelb.edu.au/er6n.

[Source: Marcus Liddle, Melbourne School of Graduate Research]

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14.   Experienced Supervisor Training Refresher Tuesday 23 July

Graduate student supervisors who have attended New Supervisor training are required to attend at least one Experienced Supervisor Refresher Training workshop every five years to maintain their supervisor registration status (see Supervision of Research Higher Degree Students Policy). Attendance is recorded in Themis.

Enquiries: Sylvia Schaffarczyk (8344 8664 / msgr-events@unimelb.edu.au).

Enrolments via Themis via the MSGR website: http://go.unimelb.edu.au/e8xn.

[Source: Marcus Liddle, Melbourne School of Graduate Research]

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15.   MSGR and St Vincent’s Hospital Supervisor Training – Tuesday 2 July

This supervisor training refresher is specifically for Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences staff supervising research higher degree candidates at St Vincent’s Hospital. MDHS staff who are not based at St Vincent’s are also welcome to attend.

Enquiries: Sylvia Schaffarczyk (8344 8664 / msgr-events@unimelb.edu.au).

Staff can enrol through Themis via the MSGR website:

http://go.unimelb.edu.au/o86n.

[Source: Marcus Liddle, Melbourne School of Graduate Research]

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16.   Latest episode of Visions available Monday : World Uni Games

This week Visions speaks to two Melbourne students representing Australia at the World University Games in Kazan, Russia next month. Australia’s “UniRoos”

team features four University of Melbourne students competing in badminton, tennis and table tennis. Visions goes to training with Barak Mizrachi and Tim Nguyen who will play in the table tennis comp to find out more.

Available from Monday 17 June on iTunes, YouTube or http://visions.unimelb.edu.au.

[Source: David Scott, University Communications]

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17. Latest episode of UpClose: Nadeem Malik and the percussion instrument the tabla

Host Jennifer Martin and guest Dr Nadeem Malik take listeners on a musical and historical journey with the percussion instrument the tabla in the next edition of UpClose.

Dr Malik is a senior lecturer at the School of Social and Political Sciences at the University of Melbourne, and a virtuoso table player.

[Source: Kelvin Param, University Communications]

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18. Public lecture backdrop video

An updated backdrop video of University images is now available as background ‘wallpaper’ for University events, with special relevance to public lectures. This can be used to set the tone and mood, and to create interest for audience before the lecture commences and at the conclusion. Copies of this can either be downloaded online at: http://go.unimelb.edu.au/s8xn or requested as a DVD from Chris Fargher.

Further information and enquiries: Chris Fargher (83446004 / cfargher@unimelb.edu.au).

[Source: Chris Fargher, Marketing]

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19.   Results, consequential withdrawal and academic progress update

Student Centre and Graduate School staff involved with consequential withdrawal, academic progress and the ratification of results are invited to a session at which updates will be provided, suggestions sought and ISIS tips conveyed. The session will be held in Old Geology Lecture Theatre 2 on Monday 17 June from 3:30pm – 4:30pm.

Enquiries: Kris Day (8344 6018/ kjday@unimelb.edu.au).

[Source: Kris Day, Student Administration]

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20.   Early Career Researcher Grant Scheme information session

Melbourne Research will present two repeat information sessions on the University Early Career Researcher grant scheme, including a review of the aims of the scheme and how to apply. The sessions will be held on Wednesday 26 June and Wednesday 3 July from 1.00pm – 2.00pm.

Further information and enquiries Elizabeth Morfe (emorfe@unimelb.edu.au).

Register online at Eventbrite: http://go.unimelb.edu.au/88xn

[Source: Elizabeth Morfe, Melbourne Research]

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21.   Vice-Chancellor’s Engagement Awards and Grant applications closing soon

Staff submissions for the Vice-Chancellor’s Engagement Awards, and Grants, close 5:00pm Friday June 28. Professional and academic staff are encouraged to apply for one of 10 grants of up to $10,000, and one of four awards of $5,000 to recognise and support significant engagement work across all departments of the University. Download the application forms at: ip@unimelb.edu.au).

[Source: Kate O'Hara, Melbourne Engagement and Partnerships Office]

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22.   Biomedical Research Management

Applications are being considered for the Specialist Certificate in Biomedical Research Management, which is delivered over a two-week period in July (1-4) and September (9-13). The course provides development opportunities for career advancement into biomedical research management. The training will help participants meet regulatory requirements, improve investment and risk management and develop staff to increase success rates and maximise economic return.

Further information: www.commercial.unimelb.edu.au/brm/.

Enquiries: Sue Ellingson (9810 3348 /

ClinicalResearch@commercial.unimelb.edu.au).

[Source: Sue Ellingson, UoM Commercial]

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23.   New internal grant scheme – IRRTF Now Open

The International Research and Research Training Fund (IRRTF) has been established to facilitate collaboration with high quality researchers and institutions in Germany, China, India, Brazil and Chile.

Further information: http://go.unimelb.edu.au/26xn.

Enquiries: Adrian Collins (9035 4518 / adrian.collins@unimelb.edu.au).

[Source: Melinda Heron, Melbourne Research]

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24.   Staff development

Managing Myself Through Change – 20 June (9:00am-4:30pm). This workshop aims to increase staff confidence and capability to manage change, providing practical skills to increase adaptability and assist with transitions.

Building Optimism and Resilience – 9 July (9:00am-4:30pm). This program focusses on positive psychology to develop strategies that build on strengths and enable flexible thinking when approaching new work practices and situations.

Developing a Service Culture: Building Relationships and Partnerships – 10 July (9:00am-4:30pm). This workshop, for academic and professional staff, will focus on understanding and developing a service mindset and skills needed to build client relationships which can be applied in a broad range of contexts and settings.

PDF for Staff Skills Session 3 – Career and Development Planning Conversations

16 July (9:00am-12:30pm). Aims to enable academic and professional staff to effectively engage in meaningful career and development planning conversations within the context of the Performance Development Framework.

PDF for Supervisors Skills Session 6 – Managing Unsatisfactory Performance 25 June (9:00am-12:30pm). Enhances the capability of supervisors to manage unsatisfactory performance confidently and effectively, with the aim of assisting underperforming staff to develop and achieve the required level of performance.

Enrol via Themis: www.themis.unimelb.edu.au/.

Enquiries: Beti Talevski (8344 4277).

[Source: Beti Talevski, Human Resources]

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25.  Specialist Certificate in Clinical Research (Neuroscience) – short course

The University and Florey Institute of Neuroscience and Mental Health will offer its Specialist Certificate in Clinical Research (Neuroscience) over nine days in July, 8-12 and 15-18. Participants will learn about the latest research methodologies and enhance their skills in Clinical Neuroscience Research and Neuroimaging. Weeks one and two can be taken separately if preferred. The course is led by Laureate Professor Sam Berkovic AM. This is a multi- disciplinary, master level course.

Further information: www.commercial.unimelb.edu.au/crn/.

Enquiries: (9810 3348 / ClinicalResearch@commercial.unimelb.edu.au).

[Source: Sue Ellingsen, UoM Commercial]

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26.   Applying for Learning and Teaching Grants – seminar

On Wednesday 10 July from 12.30pm – 2.00pm, Dr Deborah King and Dr Stuart Barber will share their insights about the preparatory work that contributed to their success with OLT grants. This will be followed by a discussion of practical tips for maximising the chances of success with grants to fund teaching and learning enhancements.

Further information and registration: http://go.unimelb.edu.au/8jxn.

Enquiries: Dr Harsh Suri (9035 3288 / hsuri@unimelb.edu.au).

[Source: Harsh Suri, Melbourne Graduate School of Education]

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27.   UniSuper Seminar: Retirement Planning and Centrelink

Attendees will hear from UniSuper and Centrelink experts on key retirement planning and Centrelink issues. Wednesday July 31, 4.00pm- 6.00pm, ESJ King Theatre, 3rd Floor Medical Building.

Further information: http://go.unimelb.edu.au/3mnn. Enquiries: Damien Zanic (83446075 / dzanic@unimelb.edu.au).

[Source: Damien Zanic, Human Resources]

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28.   Unisuper Seminar – Superannuation for Women

This session is suitable for women of all ages who would like to develop a better understanding of financial matters and be more active in managing their retirement savings. Tuesday 2 July, 3.30pm to 5.00pm Frederic Jones Wood Theatre, 3rd Floor Medical Building, Parkville Campus.

Further information and bookings: http://go.unimelb.edu.au/3mnn. Enquiries: Damien Zanic (83446075 / dzanic@unimelb.edu.au).

[Source: Damien Zanic, Human Resources]

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29.   Crowd-sourcing initiative for estate computers

As part of the University’s partnership with the Carlton Community, staff are encouraged to support a crowd-sourcing initiative by Estate Computers and the Church Of All Nations. Organisers hope to raise $5000 to give five families on the Carlton housing estate their first computer, internet access and training. Donations will be recognised in various ways throughout the community.

Further information and pledges: http://www.pozible.com/project/24009.

[Source: Kate O'Hara, Melbourne Engagement and Partnerships Office]

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30.   July school holiday program

The University in conjunction with Camp Australia will offer a school holiday program from Monday 1 – Friday 12 July at Queens College, 1 – 17 College Crescent, Parkville. Bookings should be made directly to Camp Australia.

Enquiries: http://www.campaustralia.com.au – follow the link to the holiday club finder.

[Source: Elizabeth Capp, Melbourne Students and Learning]

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31. Study participants needed: Fighting osteoporosis through physical exercise

Osteoporosis causes bone fragility inducing millions of hip fractures worldwide.

The Department of Mechanical Engineering and the NorthWest Academic Centre are studying the effect of gym exercises on bone strength. Women between 18 and 45 years of age living a sedentary lifestyle are needed as volunteers for the study. Half of the participants will exercise for six months while the other half will continue their sedentary lifestyle. HREC 1339320.1.

Further information: http://go.unimelb.edu.au/28xn.

Enquiries: Saulo Martelli (8344 0405 / saulo.martelli@unimelb.edu.au).

[Source: Saulo Martelli, Department of Mechanical Engineering]

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32. Study participants needed: Twins and singing ability

Twins aged 15 years or older, with or without musical ability, are needed for a new online singing study looking at whether singing ability is inherited. HREC t238728.

Enquiries: Australian Twin Registry (1800 037 021 / twins- atr@unimelb.edu.au). Further information: http://go.unimelb.edu.au/436n.

[Source: Shaie O'Brien, Australian Twin Registry]

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33. What’s on

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INSTAMEET STREET PHOTOGRAPHY: Saturday 15 June 12.00pm – 4.00pm. Join David Wadelton on a street photography tour of ‘his’ Melbourne with IgersMelbourne Instameet group, kicking of at the University’s Ian Potter Museum of Art and visiting sites in Northcote. Further information:

http://go.unimelb.edu.au/f8xn. Enquiries: Amanda Morris (8344 3113).

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CALL FOR ABSTRACTS – CLOSING: 17 June, 5:00pm. Public Policy in the ‘Asian

Century’: First Annual Conference 9-10 December 2013, the Langham Hotel.

Call for abstracts open until 17 June. Enquiries: Georgi Cahill (8344 8550 / georgina.cahill@unimelb.edu.au). Conference details:  jeanette.tamplin@unimelb.edu.au).

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MINI-SYMPOSIUM: Monday 17 June 3.00pm – 5.00pm. Imaging in Focus @

Bio21 Institute. Key note speaker: Dr Eric Hanssen, Manager Bio21 Institute EM Facility and Advanced Microscopy Facility University of Melbourne. A Bio21 RA and Postdoc Association event. All welcome. Further information: www.bio21.org. Enquiries and RSVP to: michael.dagley@unimelb.edu.au.

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UMAR WINTER CONCERT: Monday 17 June 5.15pm – 6.15pm. A free concert by members of the University of Melbourne Artists Register (UMAR) in the Gryphon Gallery (Graduate Centre – “1888 Building” – on Grattan St). All welcome, RSVP not required. Further information: aaj@unimelb.edu.au).

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STAFF WORKSHOP: Tuesday 18 June, 10.30am – 12.00pm. Effective PowerPoint

Presentations: Academic Skills Workshop for Academics and professional staff.

e-Learning Studio 1, Baillieu Library. Appropriate for beginners. For Themis booking, browse by provider. Enquiries: Steve Campitelli (8344 9260 /cas@unimelb.edu.au).

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INTERACTIVE PANEL SESSION: Wednesday 19 June, 6.00pm -8.30pm. Building Cultural Connections, presented by Asialink and AIYA. A panel of Melbourne- based artists who have worked across the Australia-Indonesia spectrum will discuss their experiences, YHM Room, Level 1, Sidney Myer Asia Centre. Further information and registrations: http://go.unimelb.edu.au/f6xn.

Enquiries: Leanne van Diemen (9035 3789 / l.vandiemen@asialink.unimelb.edu.au).

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THE WEDNESDAY LECTURES: Wednesday 19 June, 7.00pm -8.30pm.’The Wednesday Lectures Hosted by Raimond Gaita – What kind of human will live in the Anthropocene?’ presented by Professor Clive Hamilton. Melbourne Law School, 185 Pelham St, Carlton. Further information and bookings:

http://go.unimelb.edu.au/m6xn. Enquiries: Joanna Trethowan (9035 1111 / law-events@unimelb.edu.au).

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PUBLIC LECTURE: Wednesday 19 June 5.30pm – 7.30pm, ‘Living with the things that hurt us: Exploring the idea of “social licence” across mining, alcohol and gambling policy’. Theatre 227, 234 Queensberry Street. Enquiries: Erin Eades (8344 6564 /eveades@unimelb.edu.au). Bookings: http://go.unimelb.edu.au/9ynn. Enquiries: James Waghorne (8344 4154/ jwag@unimelb.edu.au).

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POTTER THURSDAY TALKS: Thursday 20 June 1.00pm – 1.30pm, The John Hugh Sutton Collection with Christine Elias registrar, archaeologist and researcher. In this talk she will focus on selected key works in the exhibition. The Ian Potter Museum of Art. No booking required. Further information:

http://go.unimelb.edu.au/v8xn. Enquiries: Amanda Morris (8344 0327).

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FREE CONFERENCE ON IMMIGRATION IN DIVERSIFIED AUSTRALIA: Thursday 20 June 9.00am – Friday 21 June 5.00pm, Sidney Myer Asia Centre. The Population, Migration and Multicultural Studies Network based at the Asia Institute is hosting a major FREE conference “Immigration in Diversified

Australia: Today and Tomorrow’s Challenges”. Further information and registration: http://go.unimelb.edu.au/58xn. Enquiries: Ramila Chanisheff (8344 3559 / ramilac@unimelb.edu.au).

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NDMRI SEMINAR SERIES: Friday 21 June 12:00pm – 1:00pm, Lisa Caripis will present “Responsibility for climate change adaptation and preparedness for extreme events: A legal perspective on who does what and how”. Harold White Theatre, 757 Swanston St. All welcome. Enquiries: Gen Ford (gford@unimelb.edu.au). Further information: http://go.unimelb.edu.au/u8xn. Enquiries: Leanne van Diemen (9035 3789 / l.vandiemen@asialink.unimelb.edu.au).

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PUBLIC LECTURE: Monday 24 June, 6.30pm – 7.45pm. ‘Art and Intimacy in 15th Century Italy’ by Adrian Randolph. Theatre A, Elisabeth Murdoch Building.

Bookings: http://go.unimelb.edu.au/o8xn. Enquiries: Catherine Kovesi (8344 8160 / c.kovesi@unimelb.edu.au)

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MELBOURNE POLICY LUNCH: Tuesday 25 June, 12.30pm – 2.00pm. From rules to principles – Reviewing the Code of Conduct for Research at Melbourne.

Presented by Paul Taylor and Daniel Barr, Office for Research Ethics and Integrity. Dulcie Hollyock Room, Baillieu Library. BYO lunch. Melbourne Policy website www.policy.unimelb.edu.au Enquiries: Tamara Jimenez, (jimenezt@unimelb.edu.au).

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PRESENTATION AND GROUP WORK: Tuesday 25 June 2013 12.00pm – 1:30pm.

Are we truly Student Centered? Holly Davis and Fleur Hickman (ABP) Sponsored by the University of Melbourne Advising Association. The presentation will explore the Melbourne School of Design (MSD) at the University of Melbourne as a model. Second floor (Masters Seminar Room 2), Old Metallurgy Building. Enquiries: Peter Andrews (8344 4628 / pandrews@unimelb.edu.au). Registrations:

http://www.formstack.com/forms/?1497889-VLEW52gnZT.

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PUBLIC LECTURE: Wednesday 26 June 6.30pm – 7.30pm. ‘The Historian as

Activist: Social Justice and the History of Medicine’ by Dr James Bradley. Theatre A, Elisabeth Murdoch Building. Enquiries: Rochelle Sullivan (8344 8358 / rochelle.sullivan@unimelb.edu.au). Bookings:

http://alumni.online.unimelb.edu.au/jamesbradley

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34.   Career opportunities

http://www.hr.unimelb.edu.au/careers/

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35.   Contributing to Staff News

Please go to http://cms.unimelb.edu.au/staffnews/ by 5:00pm Wednesday for inclusion Friday the same week with “Item for StaffNews” in the subject header.

Items should be as brief as possible. There is a 100 word limit for ALL items.

Contributors must be University of Melbourne staff or students.

Items about non-University events or activities are not accepted.

All items will be edited for length, style and suitability.

Technical language and jargon will be edited to plain English.

Repeat items will be included only where there is sufficient space after new items have been included (the all-staff mailing portal is file size limited).

Items that are of a general interest nature only, such as lectures, shows or exhibitions must be no more than 50 words.

What’s On submissions that occur more than 10 days after the Staff News publication date will not be accepted.

Requests for study participants must include HREC approval numbers.

NOTE: Submissions to Staff News are at the discretion of University Communications.

StaffNews is sent to an automatically-generated list of email addresses ending with @unimelb.edu.au.

There is no unsubscribe facility.

 

This week’s Staff News was compiled by Clemmie Wetherall.