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Applications open for Indonesian language and culture study Hamer Scholarships

Applications open for Indonesian language and culture study Hamer Scholarships

February 7, 2017

The 2017 round of Hamer Scholarships for in-country Asian language and culture study have opened. The Victorian government offers annual scholarships to study language and culture in China, Japan, Korea, and Indonesia. The scholarship aims to “improve language skills and cultural understanding; develop business and people-to-people networks; and contribute to Victoria’s international engagement”. The Indonesian […]

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Urban Water cluster researchers awarded $14m for informal settlement revitalisation

Urban Water cluster researchers awarded $14m for informal settlement revitalisation

January 25, 2017

The team behind the Australia-Indonesia Centre’s Urban Water research cluster has been awarded AUD $14 million for their projects dedicated to revitalising informal settlements around the globe. Monash University reports that global charitable foundation the Wellcome Trust’s ‘Our Planet, Our Health’ funding program has dedicated $14 million to a program which aims to transform water […]

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Detecting high risk pregnancies in Indonesia

Detecting high risk pregnancies in Indonesia

January 23, 2017

Women in Indonesia were 21 times more likely to die from childbirth than women in Australia in 2015. Many pregnant women in Indonesia, particularly in remote areas, do not regularly visit health clinics and so complications are not detected and dealt with early enough. In 12 villages on Indonesia’s Madura island, student midwifes are accompanying […]

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Pesan Direktur Penelitian: Januari 2017

Pesan Direktur Penelitian: Januari 2017

January 23, 2017

Sekarang ke mana? Masa depan penelitian Indonesia-Australia Di awal tahun baru, mengingat-ingat kembali apa yang terjadi setahun belakangan itu biasa. Para peneliti kita bepergian dari dan ke berbagai negara, kota besar dan kota kecil — mereka mendiskusikan pekerjaan mereka dengan pihak pemerintah dan industri, mengumpulkan data, melakukan kunjungan ke lapangan, dan belajar lebih banyak tentang […]

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Research Director’s Update: January 2017

Research Director’s Update: January 2017

January 23, 2017

Where to now? The future of Indonesian-Australian research At the beginning of a new year, it’s natural for us to look back over the year that was. Our researchers flew to and fro between countries, cities and towns—discussing their work with government and industry, gathering data, conducting site visits, and learning more and more about […]

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The future of innovation is in good hands

The future of innovation is in good hands

January 18, 2017

The following speeches were presented at the Australia-Indonesia Centre Graduate Research Interdisciplinary Network Mentors Dinner, Tuesday 29 November 2016, University House, Australian National University. Distinguished guests included the President of the Australian Academy of Science, Professor Andrew Holmes, and the Chairman of the Indonesian Academy of Sciences, Professor Sangkot Marzuki. Kieran Sullivan, PhD candidate, University of Melbourne […]

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ReelOzInd! Best Film winner Dery Prananda receives 2017 John Darling Fellowship

ReelOzInd! Best Film winner Dery Prananda receives 2017 John Darling Fellowship

December 16, 2016

Indonesian filmmakers Dery Prananda and Kartika Pratiwi have been announced as the recipients of the 2017 John Darling fellowships, and will undertake an intensive course in ‘Video-making as Research’ at Monash University’s School of Film and Journalism. The John Darling Fellowships were first offered in 2013, and again in 2015, in honour of the Australian-born filmmaker who lived […]

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Connecting social entrepreneurship with sustainability research: Urban Water Cluster student presents at international conference

Connecting social entrepreneurship with sustainability research: Urban Water Cluster student presents at international conference

December 16, 2016

Can social innovation and social entrepreneurship transform governance and citizenship in developing cities? PhD student Erika Duncan-Horner recently gave a presentation on this topic, in the context of urban water transformations, at the International Conference of Contemporary Social and Political Affairs (ICOCSPA) 2016. “The concept of social entrepreneurship is not yet well connected to research […]

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Australian Parliament welcomes Australia-Indonesia Leaders Program

Australian Parliament welcomes Australia-Indonesia Leaders Program

December 1, 2016

The Australian Parliament acknowledges the delegates of the Australia-Indonesia Leaders Program during Question Time at Parliament House. As the fourth Australia-Indonesia Leaders Program came to a close, the delegates attended Question Time at Parliament House on Thursday 24 November 2016. At the beginning of proceedings, House Speaker Tony Smith MP said, “Before I call the […]

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