Research Festival

6 – 10 June 2022

University of Canberra Research Festival

General events

Upending | Mending: Faculty of Arts & Design Exhibition

Date: 20 May – 3 July 2022
Time: 10am – 4pm, Tuesday to Friday
Location: Belconnen Arts Centre, 118 Emu Bank, Belconnen, 2617

The annual exhibition for UC's Faculty of Arts & Design showcasing diverse creative responses to the theme Upending | Mending.

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Learning to live ‘the good life’: Cultivating curiosity and building sustainable communities from an ethics of possibility

Date: Monday 6 June
Time: 5pm – 7pm
Location: Ann Harding Conference Centre

Drawing on her research in health, education and international development, and the work of members of the Centre for Sustainable Communities, Professor McKinnon discusses how curiosity-driven research and an ethics of possibility are crucial to efforts to build more-than-human communities that can flourish in the long term.

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Faculty of Science & Technology Research Showcase

Date: Tuesday 7th June
Time: 9am – 12.30pm
Location: 6C12 (capacity 101)
All UC staff and students welcome.

All are welcome to attend, no registration required.

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Faculty of Science & Technology Research Facilities Tour

Date: Tuesday 7 June
Time: 12.30pm – 1.30pm
Location: Various, meeting point is 6C12
All UC staff and students welcome.

Registrations are required as spots are limited.

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VisionACTion Launch

Date: Tuesday 7 June
Time: 1.30pm – 2.30pm
Location: University of Canberra, UC Health Hub, Building 6C12

Vision ACTion, brings together the major research, education and clinical centres from across ACT and region that specialise in clinically oriented vision research.

Registrations are essential.

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Advancing Democracy through Deliberation; Centre for Deliberative Democracy and Global Governance

Date: Tuesday 7 June
Time: 1.30pm – 3pm
Location: 11B44

Hosted by the Faculty of Business, Government & Law

Researching for Civic Engagement and Impact: Faculty of Arts and Design Research Showcase

Date: Tuesday 7 June
Time: 3.30pm – 5pm
Location: 5B55a

Speakers: Kerry McCallum, Tracy Irelend, Charles Lemckert. Afternoon tea will be included.

Indigenising the Curriculum – moving beyond inclusion (Indigenous Research & Learning Hub)

Date: Tuesday 7 June
Time: 3.30pm – 4.30pm
Location: 11B44

Hosted by the Faculty of Business, Government & Law

Tour of Optometry and Vision Science research and clinical facilities

Date: Tuesday 7 June
Time: 4pm – 5pm and 4.30pm – 5pm
Location: University of Canberra, UC Health Hub, Building 28 Level D foyer

Hosted by the Faculty of Health

Registration is essential.

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Krebs Lecture 2022

Date: Tuesday 7 June
Time: 5.30pm
Location: Ann Harding Conference Centre

Open to the Canberra public. Registration required.

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Tour of RISE facilities

Date: Wednesday 8 June
Time: 9am – 10am
Location: Building 29

Hosted by the Faculty of Health

Sports Tek

Environmental physiology

HRI Geospatial Health and VIDEA Lab Tour

Date: Wednesday 8 June
Time: Tours run 10.00am-12noon.
Location: Building 23 foyer

Hosted by the Faculty of Health

Come explore the Health Research Institute’s Geospatial Health and new VIDEA labs! Learn about our research and how you can get involved.

Registration is essential.

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Faculty of Education Research Showcase

Date: Wednesday 8 June
Time: 9.30am – 11.30am
Location: Online and in person at Inspire Centre Seminar Rooms 1 and 2

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Writing for the Conversation: John Hawkins

Date: Wednesday 8 June
Time: 10am – 11am
Location: 11B44

Hosted by the Faculty of Business, Government & Law

Professor Kim Rubenstein 'Living democracy: reflections on the firsthand experience of a Senate candidate'

Date: Wednesday 8 June
Time: 11am – 12pm
Location: 11B44

Faculty of Business, Government and Law

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Three Minute Thesis Heats — BGL, FAD & FOE

Date: Wednesday 8 June
Time: 12pm – 1pm
Location: 11B44

Come and support HDR candidates from the faculties of Business, Government & Law, Arts & Design, and Education, as they battle it out with 3 minute research pitches to convince the judges to fund their project.

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Ethical and Responsible Practice in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Research in Australia

Date: Wednesday 8 June
Time: 1pm – 2.30pm
Location: 11B44

Hosted by the Faculty of Business, Government & Law

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Three Minute Thesis Heat - Faculty of Science and Technology

Date: Wednesday 8 June
Time: 2pm – 4pm
Location: 2B9


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Bringing undergraduates into the research community: success stories from BGL's Research Internship unit

Date: Wednesday 8 June
Time: 2.30pm – 4pm
Location: 11B44

Hosted by the Faculty of Business, Government and Law, presented by former students and their supervisors in the unit.

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A Creative City: Researching Canberra’s Creative Industries

Date: Wednesday 8 June
Time: 5pm – 7pm
Location: 1A21

A Faculty of Arts and Design public lecture and adjunct event.

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Franklin Women event: ‘Let’s meet Canberra’

Date: Wednesday 8 June
Time: 5.30pm – 8pm
Location: AMBUSH Gallery ANU

For health and medical researching women

Registration is essential.

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ARC Event

Date: Thursday 9 June
Time: 9am – 1pm
Location: Online — Click here to join the meeting

Dr Mary Kelly is one of the Executive Directors from the ARC and will be providing a session on the different schemes run by the ARC. More information to come from the Research & innovation Services team.

Professorial Lecture Faculty of Health

Date: Thursday 9 June
Time: 12.30pm – 1.30pm
Location: 2B7

Lecture by Professor Micheal Roche, Mental Health Nursing


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Transdisciplinary research: Impact beyond academia

Date: Thursday 9 June
Time: 2.30pm – 4pm
Location: 11B44

Hosted by the Faculty of Business, Government & Law

Faculty of Arts and Design Creative Practice Crit Session — CANCELLED

Date: Friday 10 June
Time: 10am – 12pm
Location: 7B37/7B37a

A Faculty of Arts and Design public lecture and adjunct event. This event has been cancelled.

Faculty of Education HDR Milestone Seminars

Date: Friday 10 June
Time: 9.30am – 12.30pm
Location: Inspire Centre TEAL Room

All welcome, morning tea provided at 10.30-11am

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Want to know more about the Research Festival? Email the Office of the Deputy Vice-Chancellor Research and Enterprise at DVCR&E@canberra.edu.au.

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