Upcoming Events

  • RiAus Early Career Researcher grant writing workshop

    Professor Alan Cooper (Director of the Australian Centre for Ancient DNA) reveals the secrets of writing a killer grant application. You’ll never go to a workshop as honest or useful as this. Find out from a grant examiner just what they look for, and what they don’t bother reading. It’ll be frank and fearless, but you’ll learn from the best and find out what makes a successful grant application.

  • Webinar: Rise of drones in Australian research space

    This one-hour webinar is the second in a series of two webinars bringing together researchers and data specialists from various disciplines to showcase their drone applications and data expertise, knowledge share and information exchange to enhance the research capabilities.

  • Lecture: The life of mammals in a fast-changing world

    Professor Kris Helgen Inaugural lecture; Professor Helgen is on a quest to uncover how many species of mammals there are on Earth and he’s off to a good start, having already contributed to the discovery of approximately 100 previously unknown species. Internationally renowned zoologist, Professor Kris Helgen, returned to the University of Adelaide in early 2017 after 10 years as Curator-in-Charge of the Division of Mammals at the Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, in Washington DC. He worked as a zoologist in more than 50 countries and is most famous for his role in the discovery of a mammal called the olinguito, which made international headlines in 2013. The olinguito was the first new species of carnivore to be identified in the western hemisphere in almost 40 years and was found living in the cloud forests of Colombia and Ecuador.