Collaborating with Europe: Opportunities and Strategies for Funding for Arts and Social Science

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The College of Arts & Social Sciences Research Committee with the ANU Centre of European Studies & FEAST presented a workshop designed for Humanities and Social Science researchers to explore research and funding opportunities with Europe. Applicable to all disciplines.

Topics to be covered:
• Recent developments and key priorities in the European research landscape
• The EU Framework Programmes
• COST – European Cooperation in the Field of Science and Technical Research
• Sources of funding from Australian agencies
• Other European funding agencies • Building research consortiums

Presenters:

Dr Karen Hussey is a Senior Lecturer at the Fenner School of Environment and Society where she undertakes research in the field of environmental policy and politics, water resource management, the climate-energy-water nexus, and global environmental governance. Karen is Co-Chair of the ANU Water Initiative, Program Director of the ANU-USSC ‘AUSCEW’ project on climate-energy-water links, Co-Chair of the European-funded, international “Water-Energy Links” project, Board Member for the ANU-UNESCO Chair in Water Economics and Transboundary Water Governance, and Chief Investigator for an ARC Linkage project on trade and investment relations between Australia and the European Union. Prior to taking up her position at the Fenner School, Karen was based in Brussels for 3.5 years as The Australian National University Vice Chancellor’s Representative in Europe, where she was responsible for developing the ANU’s research relationships and profile with European research teams and institutions.

Dr Martin Grabert is Senior Policy Adviser with the Group of Eight Universities, specializing in public policy initiatives in innovation and international collaboration. From 2005 to 2010 he was Director of the COST Office (European Co-operation in Science and Technology) in Brussels. COST is the longest-running European organisation supporting networking among researchers across Europe and beyond. Prior to this he was the Inaugural Director of KoWi, the European liaison office of the German research organisations, based in Brussels and Bonn. Before moving to Brussels he headed the research unit in the central administration of the Technical University Berlin, Germany. Martin has a PhD in aeronautical engineering.

Dr Rado Faletic is the Executive Director of FEAST (Forum for European-Australian Science and Technology Cooperation). He has previously held a number of positions at the ANU including appointments at the Research School of Chemistry, the Department of Physics and the Department of Mathematics. He completed a PhD in shock tunnel tomography at ANU. His other research projects have included the spatial modelling of water flow in de-forested landscapes with the CRC for Catchment Hydrology, and seismic tomography at the Research School of Earth Sciences.

To view the flyer for this event please see: Collaborating with Europe: Opportunities and Strategies for Funding for Arts and Social Science.

 

Date & time

9.30–11am 15 June 2012

Location

Conference Room, AD Hope Building (14), ANU

Speakers

Dr Karen Hussey is a Senior Lecturer at the Fenner School of Environment and Society
Dr Martin Grabert is Senior Policy Adviser with the Group of Eight Universities
Dr Rado Faletic is the Executive Director of FEAST (Forum for European-Australian Science and Technology Cooperation)

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