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Scholarship helps expand knowledge in library research support for research analysis and open access publishing

News • 6 Feb 2019

Scholarship helps expand knowledge in library research support for research analysis and open access publishing

As a recipient of the 2018 International Development Scholarships, Senior Research Librarian Debbie Booth spent two weeks in Europe attending the European Summer School for Scientometrics (ESSS) in Vienna and in the Netherlands visiting Leiden University, Delft University of Technology and Utrecht University.

Taona Afful

News • 16 Jan 2019

Scholarship brings ‘design thinking’ principles in focus at the School of Architecture and Built Environment

Taona Afful - the Executive Officer from the School of Architecture and Built Environment (SABE) was one of four recipients of the 2018 International Development Scholarships for UON professional staff. She spent three weeks visiting the University of Calgary, University of Toronto and McMaster University meeting and exchanging ideas with staff from these universities, learning about their facilities, workshops and administrative processes.

Alisha-Jane Laney 2018

News • 16 Jan 2019

Scholarship helps the on-going development of community programs within the School of Creative Industries.

As a recipient of the 2018 International Development Scholarship for UON professional staff, School of Creative Industries Administrative Assistant, Alisha-Jane Laney recently spent two weeks in the UK to build international relationships and gain valuable insight into the events and summer programs the University of West England and the Royal Conservatoire of Glasgow do well.

Meri Butler

News • 15 Dec 2017

Scholarship helps steer new thinking in people-centred urban design

As a recipient of the 2017 International Development Scholarship for UON professional staff, IFS Campus Strategy Manager, Meri Butler attended the Gehl Institute’s Summer Masterclass ‘Tools for Change - Why Public Life Matters’ in Copenhagen.

Jayne McCartney

News • 12 Dec 2017

Scholarship helps advance knowledge of virtual communities for student communications

As a recipient of the 2017 International Development Scholarship for UON professional staff, Student Communications and Information Officer in Student Central, Jayne McCartney recently attended the Social Media Strategies Summit (SMSS): Higher Education Conference in Boston, where she learnt about ground-breaking work in the area of virtual communities, and collaborated with leaders in the field.

Siobhan Curran

News • 11 Dec 2017

Scholarship boosts lessons in entrepreneurship and innovation

As a recipient of the 2017 International Development Scholarship for UON professional staff, Three76 Innovation Hub Operations Manager, Siobhan Curran recently spent two weeks in the U.S. and Canada to explore the best practices in entrepreneurship education and new venture creation.

Research Roadmap launch

News • 21 Sep 2017

Scholarship helps drive impact in the Pacific Islands

As a recipient of a 2017 International Development Scholarship for UON professional staff, NIER Research Development Coordinator Justine Ulph spent two weeks in the Pacific Islands to work with counterparts at The Secretariat of the Pacific Regional Environment Programme (SPREP) - an organisation responsible for the Pacific region’s environmental protection and sustainable development.