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February 2017

Gigabyte
Welcome back! Our monthly Gigabyte newsletter brings you information about graduate research matters, opportunities for career and personal development, and stories about our Graduate Research students, alumni, and supervisors.

We welcome your contributions. Please submit anything you would like to share with your colleagues, and give us feedback so that we can make this newsletter exactly what you want. Submission deadline for next newsletter: 24 February 2017. Enjoy!
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NEWSFLASH

All you need is the plan, the road map, and the courage to press on to your destination
Check out the INTERNSHIPS & SCHOLARSHIPS in the OPPORTUNITIES section below.
Did you know AMSI placed 173 interns so far ... and counting.


 
Temporary Disruption Relocation
TEMPORARY DISRUPTION RELOCATION  level 7, Building H Caulfield campus
Kane construction will be undertaking major works and the area impacted is mostly the Graduate research space. Please see the map which shows the area in yellow that needs to be vacated from the 8th February until Sunday 26th February. If you would like to be relocated during the works, please contact Michelle Ketchen to arrange alternative Caulfield space eg H7.71. Or you may choose to work from home if this is convenient. Alternatively, there are some work areas at Clayton campus (please contact Danette Deriane for details. There are also some library workspaces available on Caulfield and Clayton campuses. 

Study spaces at Caulfield

Study spaces at Clayton

Events & Seminars

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February

Solving Global Energy Problems

In February 2017, MEMSI's team has concocted for you a series of exciting events around solar PV technologies, battery storage and their impacts on energy systems. Please click on each of the list below for further information.

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February

Hacking for Humanity in 2017

A hackathon run by Girls in Tech Australia. You'll be given problems and form teams to create, problem-solve and help drive innovation in health charities.

More Info

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March

Run The World Tech-Formation - Female Entrepreneur Tech Conference

Australia's first ever all day female entrepreneurs in tech conference. You will meet a lineup of extraordinary women who are either building the tech products of the future or leveraging technology to build global brands and businesses.

Register Now

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March

Monash Summerfest

Get ready for your summer style at Uni. A celebration of all things summer, this year we are bringing you Full Moon Party, international foodies' night Summer Fiesta, the ever-popular Dive-In Cinema, League of Legends, the College Clash, Culture Carnival, LuWOW party, Parkville Picnic and more. Full programs will be announce in the next few weeks.

Watch this space

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March

Unearthed Melbourne 2017 - Hackathon

Looking to work on a real-life challenge and data set, network with industry professionals, and perhaps even score an internship or job in the resource sector? Participate in this 54 hours hackathon challenge! Teams retain complete ownership of any ideas created over the weekend and have the chance to go back to the resource companies at the event to continue to develop and commercialise.

More Info

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April

Software Testing Symposium

The Software Testing Symposium is bringing together academics, industrial researchers, and practitioners to exchange new ideas, problems, and experience on how to analyse and test software systems.

Register Now

Opportunities Now & Beyond Your PhD

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December

MEMSI Post Graduate Student Travel Award

This Award will provide funding for a Monash postgraduate student to share their research in the area of energy at an international conference ($1000) or a domestic conference ($500).

Criteria & Application Form

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February

Internship project with Telstra

Exploring Correlations in Mobile Network Performance Data. This project is expected to run for 5-6 months full time. The successful candidate will receive $3,000 per month of the internship. Applications close 6 February.

More Info

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February

Internship project with Telstra

Wireless Quality of Service Modelling. This project is expected to run for 5-6 months. The successful candidate will receive $3,000 per month of the internship. Applications close 6 February.

More Info

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February

Internship project with Aurecon

Analytics and process optimisation for Building/Plant Management Systems. This project is expected to run for 5 months. The successful candidate will receive $3,000 per month of the internship. Applications close 12 February.

More Info

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February

Internship project with Aurecon

Occupant Driven Intelligent Buildings measuring functionality and effectiveness. This project is expected to run for 5 months. The successful candidate will receive $3,000 per month of the internship. Applications close 12 February.

More Info

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March

2017 - NASSCOM Student Innovation Awards

Open to all IT students. Do you have a great idea that deserves to be exhibited? Apply for your chance to win a week-long, all expenses paid, work experience trip to India, as well as potential mentoring opportunities with member companies in Australia. Applications close 31 March.

More Info Application Form

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September

2017 - DSI Industry Internship Program

The Defence Science Institute (DSI) has partnered with AMSI Intern to deliver the DSI Industry Internship Program to businesses servicing the defence sector. The intern places a PhD student with academic supervisor into full time 4-5 month internships. Applications close 30 Sept 2017.

Apply Now

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September

DSI Research Higher Degree (RHD) Student Grant

RHD Student Grants can be used to support any student working on a project that meets the defined criteria. Grants are awarded on a competitive basis. Applications close 30 Sept 2017.

More Info Reporting Guideline Procedure Application Form

Did You Know?

Internship via AMSI
Internship via AMSI
AMSI have placed 173 interns so far and counting ... "Work readiness of out PhD students, and the links between industry engagement and national productivity, are critically important matters for this country. The AMSI intern program is one such shining example." says Professor Ian Chubb, former Chief Scientist for Australia. 
When you need a break and laugh...

Dog Whisperer? Horse Whisperer? No - we have a Thesis Whisperer.

The Thesis Whisperer is a blog newspaper edited by  Director of research training at ANU, Dr Inger Mewburn dedicated to the topic of doing a thesis.

Build you research outputs record

YOUR PUBLICATIONS  -  Build your research outputs record

Develop your academic credibility by ensuring your research outputs are registered in the Monash research system. Once you have published, send an attachment or link of the output to the Research Outputs Collection Service (ROCS) at adm-pubcoord@monash.edu. The team will then liaise with you and assess the research output for entry into myResearch.

Inform MGE when you return from study away/fieldwork or leave

Please REMEMBER to inform MGE when you return from study away/fieldwork or leave

You do this by completing and submitting the  MGE Return form 

Failure to let MGE know you have returned to study may cause adverse impacts on your candidature, such as delays in thesis submission processing.
 

Opportunities straight ahead

FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES, AWARDS AND PRIZES, RESEARCH EVENTS 

Please make a habit of reading these newsletters as they are filled with news about all manner of opportunities.

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