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15 MARCH 2013
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Clinical Trial Quality Assurance Audit feedback forum
Four investigational sites conducting clinical trials sponsored by the University were audited recently by independent experts. This forum provides a valuable opportunity for clinical trial researchers and interested University staff to learn about the recommendations arising from the audit project.
Four investigational sites conducting clinical trials sponsored by the University were audited recently by independent experts. This forum provides a valuable opportunity for clinical trial researchers and interested University staff to learn about the recommendations arising from the audit project.

The session will be held on 2 April 2013, 1:30pm to 3:30pm and will be hosted by the Faculty of Medicine, with Dr Susan Alder and Ms Jane Higgins, (Minerva Medica) presenting. Web streaming will be available for those who cannot attend on site.

RSVP, and include your web streaming requirements, online.

The confidentiality of the audit reports (including the identity of the sites) will be respected at this session.
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FEATURED OPPORTUNITIES
Ramaciotti Awards
Applications for the Ramaciotti Awards are now open. Apply now for:
  • Establishment grants
  • Equipment grants
  • Medal for Excellence in Biomedical Research
Applications for the Ramaciotti Awards are now open. Apply now for:
  • Establishment grants
  • Equipment grants
  • Medal for Excellence in Biomedical Research

Want to apply for an Establishment or Equipment grant?
The University can only submit one application for each Department/Discipline or affiliated Research Institute. If you would like to apply for one of these grants you need to consult with your Head of School or Director.

For full details, including the application process, visit the Research Support website.

Contact: Luda Kuchieva.
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Heart Foundation research programs
The Heart Foundation Collaboration & Exchange Awards and Postdoctoral Fellowships are currently open for submission.
The Heart Foundation Collaboration & Exchange Awards and Postdoctoral Fellowships are currently open for submission.

Collaboration and Exchange Awards offer Heart Foundation–funded postgraduate scholars and postdoctoral fellows additional funding to visit research facilities, in Australia and overseas, in order to develop collaborations that have the potential to further and strengthen their research activity and career.

The award provides up to $5,000 to support activities up to 6 months duration.

Postdoctoral Fellowships, available to PhD graduates in their first 3 years after obtaining their PhD, helps support promising early career cardiovascular researchers.

This two year scheme offers fellows $75,000 per annum.

The University of Sydney internal closing date is 8 April 2013.

Please contact Research Grants and Contracts officer Chris Robinson and visit the Heart Foundation website for information and assistance.
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Diabetes Australia Research Trust
Apply now for the Diabetes Australia Research Trust 2014 grant round.
Apply now for the Diabetes Australia Research Trust (DART) 2014 grant round.

DART will be considering projects across all diabetes research areas including:
  • type 1 diabetes;
  • type 2 diabetes;
  • gestational diabetes;
  • basic science;
  • clinical research and
  • translational research.

Projects focused on behavioural research and self management education/support are particularly encouraged. 

Applications close Friday 3 May 2013.

Application forms and further information are available at Diabetes Australia.

Contact: Jane Zhang.
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FOR YOUR DIARY
 26 MAR    |  
Employment after Research or Life, Love and Laughter after a PhD
Is there life after your PhD?

Come along and listen to employers who are keen to recruit research students. Also hear from successful ex-postgraduates who are doing what they love.
Is there life after your PhD? What you can be doing now to market your degree? What skills are sought?

Come along and listen to employers who are keen to recruit research students. Also hear from successful ex-postgraduates who are doing what they love.

Details
When: 4-5.30pm 26 March 2013
Where: New Law School Lecture Theatre 024
Register online
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