Award provided by ARIA-SA and the Italian Benevolent Foundation (IBF), Adelaide.
Purpose: Open to Flinders University postdocs and postgrad fellows, the aim is to attract those with an outstanding track record of academic achievement and research potential to pursue research that involves interaction with Italian universities and research institutions. The aim is to foster further research collaboration between Italy and Australia. The Financial support: The contribution of up to $750 may be provided for travel (economy return airfare, other travel expenses), conference registration fee and/or accommodation.
Closing dates for the Recipient of Application: For travel commencing during the period 1 March 2014-30 September 2014, closing date: 21 February 2014.
Download details and application form: if you are enrolled in Flinders University, Faculty of Science and Engineering click here; for Faculty of Education, Humanities and Law click here.
Tuesday 1 October 2013, 6.30-7.00pm
ISCA Club, 3 Sydenham Rd, Norwood, SA, Australia
To celebrate the “Anno Verdiano”, the Italian Cultural Association, Dante Alighieri Society, John Davis Music, ARIA-SA, and The Italian Chamber of Commerce, present “An Evening with the Starts”, of State’s Opera of South Australia forthcoming production of Giuseppe Verdi’s “La forza del destino” (12-19 October 2013). Chaired by Elizabeth Silsbury, Introduction by Antonio Comin, with contribution from performers and production team. Light refreshments provided. For RSVP: firstname.lastname@example.org
ARIA-SA Annual General Meeting, Thursday 19 Sept 2013, at 6:30pm. We have secured a private room at the Pink Pig Wine Bar, 50 O’Connell St, North Adelaide, Adelaide, SA. All members are invited to participate.
The ordinary business of the annual general meeting shall be:
i. to confirm the minutes of the previous annual general meeting and of any general meeting held since that meeting; and
ii. to receive from the committee reports upon the transactions of the association during the last preceding financial year; and
iii. to elect officers of the association and the ordinary members of the committee;
Dinner: At the Pink Pig Wine Bar, on Thurs 19 Sept at 7:30pm – All welcome, for a convivial meal to discuss interests related to ARIA or life in general. For Dinner RSVP (by 17 Sept). Secretary’s contact: email@example.com
The newly formed “Gran Sasso Science Institute (GSSI)” in L’Aquila, Italy, has opened a call for applications for 32 PhD scholarships in 2013-2014. The PhD scholarships include also waivers of tuition fees, free accommodation, free luncheon vouchers and insurance cover. PhD degrees in: Astroparticle Physics, Mathematics in Natural, Social and Life Sciences, Computer Science, Urban Studies.
International applicants encouraged. Application deadline 15 July 2013 at 18:00 (Italian time). See link for more information.
Article on the major Italian financial newspaper, “IlSole24Ore”, with an interview to the Australian ambassador to Italy in Rome, David Ritchie, on opportunities in Australia for Italian students and skilled workers. See Article.
“Perché lascio l’Italia. La crisi e gli addii in rete dei giovani” See Article
Article on the Italian business newspaper “Il Sole 24 Ore” about Italian brains and skilled workers leaving Italy for other countries, including Australia.