28th September 2012, PhD workshop, Monash University, Melbourne

PhD workshop, Monash University, Melbourne.September 28th 2012.
The new Monash PhD in Biomedical Sciences: What’s best for our students?



Monash University is about to introduce the “New Monash PhD” where 200 hours are set aside for activities not directly related to the PhD research project. These activities could include courses, particularly in generic skills, participation in conferences, etc. This workshop discussed how this programme was to be introduced.

Report: see http://med.monash.edu.au/news/2012/new-phd.html

Friday September 28th, 2012. 10:00-16:00. The workshop discussed the plans at Monash University to include 200 hours in PhD programmes for training in generic skills.

  • Professor Michael Mulvany (Aarhus University, Denmark & ORPHEUS Executive Committee member) European vision in PhD education and ORPHEUS standards
  • Dr John Morrison (Director, Research Translation, Faculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences, Monash University) Towards a 21st C PhD Program
  • Professor Rodney Devenish (Deputy Director, Monash University Institute of Graduate Research) The new Monash PhD Program
  • Associate Professor Philip Thompson (Associate Dean (Research Training), Faculty of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences, Monash University) Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences PhD Program
  • Associate Professor Sharon Ricardo (Director, MBio Graduate School, School of Biomedical Sciences, Monash University) MBio Graduate School, PhD milestones
  • Professor Michael Vitale (Director, Monash Asia-Pacific Centre for Science and Wealth Creation, Monash University) Gloom awaits our best and brightest?
  • Dr David Reser (Department of Physiology, Monash University) What does industry want/need from our postgraduates?
  • Dr Leigh Farrell (Vice President Business Development, Biota Holdings Limited)Industry needs & PhD training

 

Participant list

  • Professor Michael Mulvany (Aarhus University, Denmark)
  • Professor John Carroll (Head, School of Biomedical Sciences)
  • Professor Rod Devenish (Deputy Director, Monash Institute of Graduate Research)
  • Ms Carole Morrow (HDR Programs & Graduate Support Manager, Monash Institute of Graduate Research)
  • Professor Peter Little (Head of Pharmacy, RMIT)
  • Dr Wee-Ming Boon (Fellowships, NHMRC)
  • Associate Professor Sharon Ricardo (Director, MBio Graduate School & HDR Coordinator, Monash Immunology and Stem Cell Laboratories)
  • Dr Harry Coleman (Department of Physiology, Monash University)
  • Associate Professor Martin Stone (HDR Coordinator, Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology)
  • Ms Jane McCausland (HDR Coordinator, Australian Regenerative Medicine Institute)
  • Dr Michal Schneider-Kolsky (HDR Co-ordinator, Department of Medical Imaging and Radiation Sciences)
  • Dr Shae Cox (Senior Project Manager, MBio Graduate School)
  • Dr Priscilla Johanesen (Project Officer, Faculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences)
  • Associate Professor Philip Thompson (Associate Dean (Research Training), Faculty of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences)
  • Professor Michael Vitale ((Director, Monash Asia-Pacific Centre for Science and Wealth Creation)
  • Dr David Reser (Department of Physiology)
  • Dr John Morrison (Director, Research Translation, Faculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences)
  • Dr Leigh Farrell (Vice President Business Development, Biota Holdings Limited)

 

 

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