Upcoming events

Listed here is an archive of all events entered into our database. We have a separate page for PACE-Net Plus project events.

For upcoming/current events, see pacenet.plus/events.

26 Sep 2017 (All day) to 29 Sep 2017 (All day)
Location:
Wellington, New Zealand
9 Jan 2017 (All day) to 13 Jan 2017 (All day)
Location:
Acton, Australia
The National Science Teachers Summer School (NSTSS) is a five-day professional development program designed for secondary and senior secondary school teachers. Attending the NSTSS offers participating teachers the opportunity to engage in a professional dialogue about teaching and learning, and to explore methods of engaging students in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM). The National Youth Science Forum (NYSF) has...
24 Nov 2016 (All day) to 26 Nov 2016 (All day)
Location:
Papeete, French Polynesia
An article in the June 2005 edition of Le Monde Diplomatique (“An unknown unstable area: the Pacific Islands”) concluded: Will the Pacific islands find peace and prosperity without their way of life being disrupted by the intrusion of major powers? This is the main issue of this “other Pacific” that has too little to hold the attention of the media, but that counts too much to be allowed to live its own life. Ten years later, this analysis not...
17 Nov 2016 -
9:00am to 12:00pm
Location:
Brussels, Belgium
Over the past five years, the European Commission and EU Member States have made large investments in research and technological development to prepare for a world in which deep-sea mining is a reality. Projects have covered basic research into deep-sea habitats, the potential environmental and societal impacts of deep-sea mining as well as the technologies to enable mining. Speakers at this event will present some of the key finding of recent...
9 Nov 2016 -
12:30pm to 2:00pm
Location:
Melbourne, Australia
The European Union has brought together the world’s largest single program to promote publicly funded research and innovation. Furthermore, the EU seeks to involve researchers from all parts of the world, including Australia. Horizon 2020 is about to enter its fourth year, so it is now well established. This seminar will provide an overview of how the implementation of Horizon 2020 is taking shape, with reference particularly to the...
12 Oct 2016 -
9:00am to 6:30pm
Location:
Brussels, Belgium
What will Europe, and its science and technology, be like in 2030 and beyond? How are companies, universities and governments preparing for a better future? What should the EU do to help them? As the European Commission is just now beginning to draft its next big R&I effort, Framework Programme 9, Science|Business offers a unique opportunity to debate policy options for the future. Research strategy is the focus of this Science|Business...
19 Sep 2016 (All day) to 21 Sep 2016 (All day)
Location:
Apia, Samoa
The Pacific Islands Universities Research Network (PIURN) was founded and launched in July 2013 after eleven universities in the Pacific region agreed to set up a regional network to facilitate and encourage academic research in the region. The eleven founding universities (three from Fiji, five from Papua New Guinea (PNG), two from the French territories – University of New Caledonia UNC) and University of French Polynesia (UPF), and the...
11 Sep 2016 (All day) to 15 Sep 2016 (All day)
Location:
Melbourne, Australia
The theme of the conference is Research Management in a Connected World. It is aimed at those involved in research management and administration in all its guises from senior management through to those new to the profession. Attendees from universities, research institutes, government agencies and the private and not for profit sectors will share best practice and learnings. The conference will facilitate connections on a personal, collegial...
7 Sep 2016 (All day) to 9 Sep 2016 (All day)
Location:
Brighton, United Kingdom
As part of Science Policy Research Unit’s 50th anniversary in 2016, they will be hosting a major conference from at the University of Sussex. The conference will also be complemented by a full programme of activities to celebrate 50 years of SPRU. Over three days, based on the overarching theme of ‘Transforming Innovation’ we will bring together leading thinkers from business, academia and civil society to explore the future of innovation...
22 Aug 2016 -
12:30pm to 5:00pm
Location:
Melbourne, Australia
The symposium will feature focused panel discussions with speakers from a range of organisations including Burnet Institute, International Women’s Development Agency, Marie Stopes International, Nossal Institute for Global Health, Save the Children Australia, The Fred Hollows Foundation and WaterAid Australia. It will aim to investigate key questions including: how might international health programs and practice inform and stimulate research;...

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