Victoria University Research Symposium

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Thursday 29 October 2015

The VU Research Symposium will profile a cross section of VU’s research programs and partnerships that are bringing immediate value to industry, community and government and through this influencing the world around us.

This event is part of Victoria University’s 2015 Research Festival.

When: Thursday 29 October, 1.30pm - 5pm

Where: Footscray Park Campus in Building D, Room D714.

Session details

Time Session
1.30pm - 2pm

Opening and Keynote Address

Professor Aidan Byrne the Chief Executive Officer of the Australian Research Council.

2pm - 2.30pm

Small sector, big impact: Increasing access and inclusion for young people through alternative and flexible education 

Associate Professsor Kitty Te Riele, Victoria Institute

Dale Murray, Director of Youth+ network for Edmund Rice Education Australia

2.30pm - 3pm

Engaging with industry and government to inform public policy analysis through economy-wide modelling

Professor James Giesecke, Centre of Policy Studies

3pm - 3.30pm

Afternoon tea

3.30pm - 4pm

Robust water recycling in remote locations

Professor Stephen Gray, Institute for Sustainability and Innovation

Dr Mark O’Donohue, CEO, Australian Water Recycling Centre of Excellence 

4pm - 4.30pm

Developing Sport Expertise: Closing the Gap Between Theory and Practice

Professor Damian Farrow, Institute of Sport, Exercise and Active Living

Dr Marc Portus, Head of Movement Science, Australian Institute of Sport


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29 October 2015, 1:30pm to 5:00pm