AGC e-News #03, 19 March 2019

Published: 19 March 2019

In this edition:

NHMRC Postgraduate Scholarships

Are you considering applying for an NHMRC Postgraduate Scholarship for 2020?
Application details are now available on the NHMRC website. Scroll down and review the steps on how to get started. Visit the NHMRC webpage for more details.

Important: You will need to submit your completed application in RGMS by Tuesday 28 May 2019 (Institution internal closing date).
AGC then review and provide feedback on your application, before submitting it to NHMRC. Most applications require a number of revisions, so timely submission is important.

Application assistance is available.
Please contact Rachel Harvey (Senior Scholarships Officer, Adelaide Graduate Centre) to register your interest for application assistance.

GRADE Workshop

Interested in learning more about the GRADE approach for developing Systematic Reviews or Clinical Guidelines? The JBI Adelaide 1-day GRADE workshop is designed for systematic reviewers, guideline developers and others wanting to learn more about GRADE methodology, particularly the creation of Summary of Findings tables and Evidence Profiles. Commencing Wednesday 20 March. Registrations close 14 March. 50% discount for University of Adelaide Staff and Students. Please visit the GRADE Workshop webpage for more information.

The 2018 Winners of the University Doctoral and Master by Research Medal

The Adelaide Graduate Centre takes great pleasure in congratulating the 15 recipients of the University Doctoral Research Medal and 2 recipients Masters by Research Medal for 2018. These prestigious medals have been awarded to recognise outstanding thesis outcomes. The following awardees will be recognised at the April 2019 graduation ceremonies:

2018 Doctoral Medal Winners

Student Name School
Camille Roulière School of Humanities
John Feenstra School of Mathematical Sciences
A.S. Nazmul Huda School of Electric and Electronic Engineering
Phuong Dong Le School of Civil, Environmental and Mining Engineering
Jinlong Liu School of Chemical Engineering
Azmeraw Amare Adelaide Medical School
Robert Bryant Adelaide Medical School
Caroline Giezenaar Adelaide Medical School
Alistair Jukes Adelaide Medical School
Qazi Haque School of Economics
Sarah Moulds Adelaide Law School
Alexander Chambers School of Physical Sciences
Erinn Fagan-Jeffries School of Biological Sciences
Phong Nguyen School of Physical Sciences

Naomi Tucker

School of Physical Sciences

2018 Master Research Medal Winners 

Student Name School
John McCarthy School of Mathematical Sciences
Timothy Hersey School of Economics

Information Technology and Digital Services Outage

Information Technology and Digital Services have scheduled  Maintenance for IT Services from Saturday 23 March to Sunday 24 March 2019, during which time the Graduate Centre on-line forms (Annual Review, Core Component of the Structured Program and Major Review) will be unavailable.

Respect. Now. Always.

The University seeks to promote an inclusive, respectful and fair environment for all people whilst engaged in University-related activities. A range of services are available to assist students who have safety concerns or have experienced bullying, sexual harassment or assault. For further information, help, or to report an incident, please visit the Safer Campus Community website.

As a student of the University, you can help to keep your campus safe by looking out for your own safety, and the safety of others and by conducting yourself in a manner consistent with the Student Charter. Remember that unacceptable behaviours such as Harassment, Discrimination, Bullying and Victimisation are not tolerated at the University.

Free, Independent and Confidential Counselling Service

Did you know that as a Postgraduate Student you are entitled to access counselling services provided to students at The University of Adelaide. To find out more information visit the Counselling Centre website.

Free and Confidential Disability Service

As a Postgraduate Student you are also eligible for assistance from the Disability Service if you have a disability or ongoing medical condition. Information about the nature of your disability is not disclosed – information obtained from you about the functional impact of the disability is shared with academic staff solely for the purpose of assisting you with your studies. Details relating to the Disability Service and the on line registration process can be found on the Disability website.

Useful resources for staff can be found at the staff section of the Disability website.