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The National Higher Education Faculty Research Summit


Wed 22 May 2013, 8:30am–5:30pm
Thu 23 May 2013, 8:30am–5:30pm
Fri 24 May 2013, 9:00am–4:30pm

Where: Pullman Sydney, 26–36 College Street, Sydney CBD, New South Wales

Restrictions: All Ages Licensed

Listed by: LiquidLearning

Promoting Research Excellence and Innovation in Higher Education Faculties

Liquid Learning is delighted to present the inaugural National Higher Education Faculty Research Managers Summit 2013 – the premier information, professional development and networking platform to debate and prepare for the unique challenges faced by Faculty Research Managers in the Higher Education sector.

- Sourcing extra grant funding and increasing revenue streams
- Fostering collaboration and building successful relationships
- Emerging tools and efficient practices for maintaining research efficacy and integrity
- Improving your University’s research performance, skills and culture to enable academic excellence

Featured Speakers:

Professor Tim Brown Deputy Vice-Chancellor and Vice-President, Research
La Trobe University

Professor Mike Calford Deputy Vice-Chancellor, Research
The University of Newcastle

Dr Paul Taylor Director, Office for Research Ethics and Integrity
The University of Melbourne

Dr Simon Bain Director, Office of Research Integrity, Research Services
Australian National University

Associate Professor Deborah Parker Director UQ / Blue Care Research and Practice Development Centre
The University of Queensland and Blue Care

Dr Laura Dan Acting Branch Manager, Strategy and Programs
Australian Research Council

Patrick Brownlee Research Manager, Faculty of Education and Social Work
The University of Sydney

Dr Lina Markauskaite Senior Lecturer in eResearch
The University of Sydney

Professor Peter Reimann Professor of Education, Centre for Research on Computer Supported Learning and Cognition (CoCo)
The University of Sydney

Dr Claire Aitchison Senior Lecturer, Student Learning Unit
The University of Western Sydney

Lorne Cummings Associate Dean, Professor of Accounting; Faculty of Business and Economics
Macquarie University

Marion Downey Communications and Media Manager, National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre (NDARC)
The University of New South Wales

Vivianne Mulder Research Development Coordinator, School of Psychology and Counselling
Queensland University of Technology

Dr Peter Sefton Manager eResearch, Office of the Pro Vice-Chancellor, Research
University of Western Sydney

Dr David Aylward Director of Research Strength - Creative Practice and the Cultural Economy; Research Manager, Arts and Social Sciences
University of Technology, Sydney

Sue Christian-Hayes Administrative Manager,
Australian Institute of Health Innovation;
Business Manager, Centre for Clinical Governance Research
The University of New South Wales

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This event is proudly supported by:

Innovative Research Universities

Australian Policy Online

About the Event:
The inaugural Higher Education Faculty Research Summit 2013 provides vital research support to academic leaders who are in constant pursuit of academic and research excellence. Appealing to those who are involved in developing research best practices as well as administering research grants, funding and streams, the event provides a unique platform for Faculty Research professionals in a variety of organisations across the Higher Education sector to convene to network and share ideas.

The interactive forum will enable delegates to enhance their knowledge and performance through practical discussion about challenges and advances in research in a Higher Education faculty environment. They will gain invaluable skills through case studies, expert sessions and practical workshops tailored to the development needs of Faculty Research teams.

To request more information or book your place at this inspiring event, contact Liquid Learning by email:, phone +61 2 9437 1311 or visit our website: