ANU Indigenous Research Forum 2018 – Your Goals, Our Strengths

All are welcome to attend this free event to hear about the current landscape of Indigenous research.

ANU Indigenous Research Forum Agenda

9.00-9.15

Introduction and Welcome to Country

 

Vice Chancellor Professor Brian Schmidt

Mr Wally Bell, Traditional Custodian Group, Buru Ngunawal Aboriginal Corporation

Indigenous Research by ANU Colleges

9.15-9.30

College of Law - Professor Sally Wheeler, Dean

9.30-9.45

College of Science  -  Professor Kiaran Kirk, Dean

9.45-10.05

College of Health & Medicine  - Professor Russell Gruen, Dean, with Professor Raymond Lovett, Research School of Population Health

PHD Student Presentations

10.05-10.30

Talia Avrahamzon (CASS), Maeve Powell (NCIS), Bobby Maher (CHM) and Kate Harriden (CoS, Fenner School)

10.30-11.00

MORNING COFFEE/TEA

Indigenous Research by ANU Colleges

11.00-11.15

College of Asia & The Pacific  - Associate Professor Llewelyn Hughes, Associate Dean, Research 

11.15-11.30

College of Arts & Social Sciences -  Associate Professor Martin Thomas

11.30-11.45 

College of Business & Economics  -  Professor Steven Roberts, Dean

11.45-11.55

College of Engineering & Computer Science  -  Professor Nick Birbilis, Deputy Dean

11.55-12.10

National Centre for Indigenous Studies (NCIS) - Associate Professor Asmi Wood, Director

12.10-12.40

PANEL Q&A Session with Presenters

12.40-13.15 

LUNCH

Indigenous research priority areas

Federal Government Priorities and Programs

13.15-13.45

National Research Priority Areas - Professor Ian Anderson AO, Deputy, Indigenous Affairs, Department of Prime Minister and Cabinet, Australian Government

13.45-14.05

NHMRC Research Priority Areas- Dr Peter Malouf & Ms Samantha Faulkner, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Advisor

14.05-14.15

ARC Action Plan Professor Therese Jefferson, Executive Director for Social, Behavioral and Economic Sciences

Indigenous Leaders Identify Challenges and Opportunites

14.15-14.35

North Australia Strategies AND Land and Water Management & Economic Development - Mr Peter Yu, Chief Executive Officer, Yawuru

14.35-14.50

Health and Wellbeing - Mr Romlie Mokak, Chief Executive Officer, Lowitja Institute

14.50-15.05

Social and Cultural - Mr Rod Little, Co-Chair at National Congress of Australia's First Peoples

15.05-15.20

Education - Dr Kaye Price, Research Associate, More Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Teachers Initiative, Adjunct University of South Australia (TBC)

 

15.20-15.35 

Governance - Emeritus Professor Mick Dodson, ANU College of Law or Associate Professor Asmi Wood, Director National Centre for Indigenous Studies (NCIS) (TBC)

15.35-15.50

AFTERNOON COFFEE/TEA

15.50-16.50

Indigenous Research Priority Round Tables

16.50-17.20 

Round Tables report

17.20-17.30

Concluding session

 

Vice Chancellor to summarise and conclude

 

 

 

 

18.00 - Late Alumni Dinner (Organised by ANU Alumni Relations and EO (PVCUE)
Details and dinner tickets available at http://www.anu.edu.au/alumni/events/2018-indigenous-alumni-gala-dinner

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