HDR Candidate News – August

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Welcome to new candidates

The Faculty would like to extend a warm welcome to the following HDR candidates who are commencing in 201860:

  • Peita Richards, Australian Graduate School of Policing and Security
  • Fariha Afsana, School of Computing and Mathematics
  • Sharman Okan, School of Psychology

Congratulations – Approved for Graduation

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The Faculty would like to warmly congratulate the following HDR candidates, who were approved for graduation in 201830:

  • Hasen Ali, School of Computing and Mathematics, “Traffic, Route, QoS and End-to end SLA Control and Management using BGP, MPLS and IGP Protocols in a Medium Sized Corporate Network”
  • John Cherry, School of Accounting and Finance, “Accounting for trust: The determinants of trust in the Australian public accountant – small and medium-sized enterprise client relationship”
  • Yves Clerc, School of Management and Marketing, “Who Leads the Company?”
  • Gregory Miiller, School of Computing and Mathematics, “Issues in Inter-Organisational Encryption Systems”
  • Linda Ovington, School of Psychology, thesis entitled “Who has insights? The who, where, and when of the Eureka moment”
  • Robert Preece, Centre for Customs and Excise Studies, thesis entitled “Excise Taxation in ASEAN: An Analysis of the Need to Develop a Coordinated Approach to Excise Tax Policy as Part of Implementing the ASEAN Economic Community”
  • Brett Shipton, School of Policing Studies, “Looking Beyond the Trees: Police Educators’ Experiences of Teaching and Their Development as Teachers”
  • Trevor Smith, School of Computing and Mathematics, “Educational Technology Management: Balancing Infrastructure and Innovation, a case study from a K-12 Private School in Australia”
  • Christina Witt, Australian Graduate School of Policing and Security, “Anatomy of Death Investigations: A Qualitative Evaulation of Investigative Methods”

HDR Welcome & Induction – 14 August

A reminder that the next HDR Candidate Welcome and Induction session is being run on Tuesday 14 August, 2018. Please visit the Professional Development Calendar to register for this session (and peruse the other offerings while you are there!).

These sessions are highly recommended for new candidates commencing in 2018 and provide essential information about getting started. Attending an induction session is also part of the probationary conditions for candidature.

201830 Progress reporting round now open

Candidates have been asked to complete their sections of the report by Friday 10th August, Clipboard with a checklistwith the final report due for submission to the Faculty by Friday 24th August 2018.

If candidates or their supervisors have queries about progress reporting, we encourage you to first refer them to the progress report user guide and FAQs documents (available here). If you require additional assistance, please contact the Research Office at research@csu.edu.au  

Amplify Ignite 2018 – research pitching competition

Amplify Ignite is your opportunity to pitch your idea in 150 seconds to a live business audience with the chance to win funding for your research.

A total prize pool of $26,000 includes $5,000 for the overall winner, $1,000 for the People’s choice award, and $1,000 for each finalist. There is also business mentoring and performance coaching from industry leaders for our final twenty exceptional PhD students.

• Applications open 31 July (close 31 August 2018)
• Mentoring & performance coaching 11-12 October in Sydney
• Pitch-night 14 November in Sydney
• Open to penultimate, final year or recently completed (within 6 months) PhD students

Head to the Amplify website for submissions and more information.

Save the date – 2018 BJBS HDR Conference, 16-17 October, Wagga Wagga

Save the date
Higher Degree Research students, along with their supervisors, are asked to save the dates of Tuesday 16th October and Wednesday 17th October for the Faculty Higher Degree by Research Conference and Dinner in Wagga Wagga.

When: 16th & 17th October, 2018
Where: Commercial Club, Wagga Wagga

The symposium will provide an opportunity for students to present their work and participate in workshops with their supervisors, other HDR students and senior researchers.
Registration fees for the symposium will be covered by the faculty, including meals and one night accommodation in Wagga Wagga on the 16th October (for those travelling to attend).

A formal invitation will follow soon.