Diary dates

Morning Tea to launch the new Australian Code for Responsible Conduct of Research

Date: Thursday 27 June
Time: 11am - 12pm
Venue: Alan Gilbert Building, Level 5 kitchen

Team Research is hosting a morning tea (all provided), where the Office of Research Ethics and Integrity will launch the new Australian Code for the Responsible Conduct of Research. The new Code will come into effect from 1 July 2019 and applies to all researchers and those involved in supporting research.  Take this opportunity to learn about the changes and how they affect you.

Call for Papers
7th National Brain Injury Conference

Submission date: Monday 1 July
Submit your proposal to the Brain Injury Conference page

Brain Injury Australia invites people with a brain injury, their family members, researchers, clinicians, allied health professionals, service providers and policymakers to submit a presentation proposal for its 7th National Brain Injury Conference – to be held, in partnership with the Melbourne Disability Institute, in the 500-seat B117 Lecture Theatre at the Melbourne School of Design on The University of Melbourne’s campus in Parkville on Monday 28th and Tuesday 29th October 2019.

For any enquiries regarding presentation submissions or the Conference program, please email: admin@braininjuryaustralia.org.au

For all general enquiries about the Conference, please contact: info@interpoint.com.au

UniMelb Events Expo

Date: Thursday 4 July
Time: 11am - 3pm
Venue: Wilson Hall, Parkville

External Relations Events in collaboration with ATPI are excited to announce the inaugural Unimelb Events Expo 2019. The Expo brings together internal and external services that exist to help enhance events.  TExplore event industry experts in the areas of AV, equipment hires, artists, photography, travel and more. Learn more from UoM internal service providers ranging from venue management, design, ticketing to media and others. Win prize giveaways, sample catering food and drink, enjoy live entertainment! Enquiries: unimelb-events@unimelb.edu.au

So you want to give a TED Talk?

Date: Thursday 4 July
Time: 10.30am - 12.30pm
Venue: GO6 Lecture Theatre, Elisabeth Murdoch Building

A classic TED Talk is influential and, if done well, can be a game changer in your chosen field. But how do you give a good TED Talk without falling into the trap of sounding pat and formulaic? This workshop will look at how to deliver a successful TED Talk from choosing your topic to writing your script to giving the final presentation. Registration Essential.

MGSE Mid-Year Completion Celebration

Date: Tuesday 9 July
Time: 5pm - 7pm
Location: 234 Queensberry Street, Kwong Lee Dow Building, Level 1 

MGSE cordially invites all of our mid-year completing students, their families, friends, and MGSE staff, to celebrate their course completions. Join your colleagues over drinks and canapes to celebrate this milestone.

We look forward to welcoming you to the event.

International House Frank Larkins Oration 2019

Date: Wednesday 10 July
Time: 5.30pm - 7.30pm
Location: International House, Royal Parade, Parkville

International House is delighted the Hon Jenny Macklin has agreed to give the 2019 International House Frank Larkins Oration as one of her first public appearance after retiring from politics. Jenny Macklin is a Vice-Chancellor's Fellow at the University in the School of Government. Prior to this, she served in the Federal Parliament for 23 years as the Member for Jagajaga. The Oration will draw on the Hon Jenny Macklin's personal and professional experiences and insights, 'From country kid to Cabinet Minister, via International House.'

Access to what?

Date: Tuesday 16 July
Time: 5.30pm - 7.30pm
Location: GO6 Lecture Theatre, Elisabeth Murdoch Building

The Melbourne Centre for the Study of Higher Education is hosting a series of panel discussions on higher education policy during the first 100 days of the new government that aim to generate new ideas, challenge conventional thinking and offer practical steps towards a longer-term, comprehensive vision for post-secondary education. Join facilitator Maxine McKew and the panel of experts for a discussion of 'Access to what?’, covering questions such as: How can we better integrate higher education, vocational education and training and other post-secondary education? What new forms of post-secondary education should we be developing? How can we achieve greater equity in access, success and graduate outcomes? How can we make lifelong learning a reality and what new types of credentials and qualifications are needed?

International Positive Psychology Association 6th World Congress on Positive Psychology

Date: 18-21 July 2019
Location: Melbourne Convention & Exhibition Centre

The International Positive Psychology Association and event partner, the Centre for Positive Psychology, University of Melbourne, warmly welcome you join the 6th World Congress on Positive Psychology. The theme of our Congress is “Nexus”- meaning connection. The congress will build connections, collaborations and pathways that can help us work together to enhance human flourishing.

You will experience an exciting scientific meeting with innovative touches and a distinct ‘Aussie’ social program.

Our Invited Speakers, the top names in the field, come from 30+ countries allowing you to learn the latest in the field from across the globe.

Call for abstracts
Transition 19 - one journey, many pathways

Date: 2-4 October, 2019
Time: 9-5pm each day
Venue: Arts West Building, The University of Melbourne.

The call for abstracts for presentations is now open for this international symposium on learning environments. Transitions 19 begins with a proposition - research is showing innovative learning environments are not a magic cure, but evidence is mounting that they constitute a powerful tool that - if used well - improves student educational experiences. We invite academics, professionals, Masters and PhD students undertaking research to submit abstracts for 15-minute presentations.

Visit the Innovative Learning Environments and Teacher Change website for more information.

Education Beyond Borders

  • EBBS Agents Workshop, Muscat, Oman, October 21 - 23, 2019

Information about past EBBS workshops: You can see pictures from our last workshop in October 2018 and comments from agents and educators.

The EBBS workshop in Sofia will be held in parallel with the International fair EDUCATION BEYOND BORDERS - SOFIA (EBBS) which will be held in the National palace of culture, Sofia, Bulgaria, March 15 – 16, 2019.

You can see pictures from the educational fair in Sofia or read more about the event on our website.

Enjoy our discounts:
Book the EBBS workshop in 2019 (Sofia or Muscat) and take 50% off for all EBBS events in 2019.

The workshop Includes the following services:

  • 1-day Seminar with included presentation
  • 2 days One-to-one meetings (Full table)
  • Info package + a full profile page in the event catalogue
  • Accommodation and full board during the workshop for one representative

Call for papers
7th IOE-BNU International Conference
Innovation in Education and Pedagogy

Date: Friday 22 - Saturday 23 November
Time: 9am - 4pm
Venue: Beijing Normal University

IOE and BNU are excited to announce that the 7th IOE-BNU International Conference will be held in Beijing on November 22-23, 2019. The theme for this year's conference is "Innovation in Education and Pedagogy". IOE and BNU welcome submissions from all over the globe, and certainly is pleased to welcome works from INEI member institutions.

Visit the conference page for details about the conference theme and submission requirements.

Save the date - Narrm Oration 2019

Date: Thursday 28 November
Time: 6pm
Venue: TBC

In this United Nations declared International Year of Indigenous Languages, the University is delighted to announce that the 2019 Narrm Oration will be delivered by Larry Kimura, Associate Professor of Hawaiian Language and Hawaiian studies at Ka Haka Ula O Ke'elikolani College of Hawaiian Language, University of Hawai'i. Internationally renowned and often described as the 'grandfather' of Hawaiian language revitalisation in modern Hawaii, his work can be traced back to the conception of core foundational educational programs in the 1980s that launched the rebirth of the Hawaiian language. Associate Professor Kimura will speak of the significance of a people's own language and the importance of Indigenous language revitalisation globally, incorporating his own experience in reclaiming and renewing the life of the Hawaiian language.