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Date:  Tues 1st Dec 08:00-10:00 (GMT) / 18:00-20:00 (AEST) 

Location: Online Event

Session description:

Central to achieving the QUEX Institute vision is nurturing and expanding a strong network of developing connections and collaborations between the two partners. In doing so, seeking to support our researchers into positions where they are able to leverage external research funding for collaborative research projects from relevant agencies and partners, to enhance the longevity and sustainability of both their and the Institute’s research endeavours.

In support of this, seed funding has been allocated to new collaborative research projects through 18 Initiator and eight Accelerator Grants awarded to date.

In this session we celebrate some of our researcher success stories that have resulted from past QUEX support, while also seeking to explore the future of the funding landscape for international collaboration.

Event overview:

Join us for a showcase of the QUEX Institute with interactive sessions to discuss ideas and explore approaches/solutions to global and local challenges. This will be a valuable opportunity for the QUEX community to come together to share knowledge and present progress of QUEX-funded projects and initiatives.

Symposium sessions will create space for academics, researchers, students and professional service staff to come together to discuss collaborative ideas and celebrate the success of the Institute to date.

There will be opportunities for Q&A/panel sessions where participants are invited to submit questions for consideration by the organising committee.

Registration for the event is free and you can select which sessions you attend.

Agenda:

08:00-08:05 Introduction and welcome

08.05-08.15 QUEX Success Story 1: Using genetics to understand causal mechanisms underlying adverse outcomes of obese pregnancies

08.15-08.25 QUEX Success Story 2:
Quantifying the impact of major cultural transitions on marine ecosystem functioning and biodiversity

08.25-08.35 QUEX Success Story 3

08.35-08.45 QUEX Success Story 4: The right information on time to restore tropical peatlands

08.45-08.55 QUEX Success Story 5: GRIP: Global Reef Impact Projections

08.55-09.10 QUEX successes – Panel Discussion. Achieving impact through international collaboration and interdisciplinary perspectives

09.10-09.15 Comfort Break

09.15-09.35 Plenary

09.35-09.55 External funding opportunities – Short talks followed by Q&A with Audience

09.55-10.00 Preview of Session 3 Programme

Registration:

Please register for the event by using the ‘register’ link on this page. The deadline for registrations is Friday 20th November.

If you have any questions regarding the event please contact: quex@exeter.ac.uk

About the QUEX Institute:

The University of Exeter and The University of Queensland have partnered to establish the QUEX Institute, a multi-million pound partnership designed to bolster their joint global research impact.

The partnership has strengthened a joint commitment to co-produce research of the highest quality, boost industry and business collaboration, and publish high-level policy reports designed to inform and shape key government initiatives across the globe.

This year sees the launch of our exciting new QUEX themes – Health Living, Global Environmental Futures and Digital Worlds and Disruptive Technologies – which reflects the University of Queensland and Exeter's research and teaching strengths in tackling some of the most significant challenges facing the world today.

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Tuesday December 1, 2020, starting at 8:00 AM GMT
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