Thanks to James Cook University for hosting a successful DASSH 2011 Conference on beautiful Magnetic Island from 28-30 September. 90 delegates from 37 universities across New Zealand and Australia attended.
Program The 2011 Conference & AGM Program featured exciting keynote speakers with futures-oriented information about teaching, research and advocacy for the Arts, Social Sciences and Humanities (ASSH). For the first time, Executive Deans and Pro Vice-Chancellors were joined by both the Assoicate Deans Learning and Teaching and Associate Deans Research, offering a comprehensive engagement with all aspects of ASSH work.
The overarching message of the conference was affirmation of what we know of ASSH teaching models, our research status, our ageing workforce, our profile in our universities and communities and our need to action new ways to redefine the value and sustainability of our disciplines. 2011 DASSH Conference Report.
Associate Dean SupportAssociate Deans (Research) can apply for reimbursement of up to 50% of air travel and registration costs and Associate Deans (Teaching & Learning), can apply for reimbursement of up to $700 against travel costs. Send through invoices and receipts to firstname.lastname@example.org by COB 31 October 2011.
PRESENTATIONS: Keynotes Why Big Bang Theory is Trivial - Dr. Glenn Withers, Universities Australia The Next Generation of SSH Academics - Professor Graeme Hugo, University of Adelaide Future of ASSH Research - Professor Charles Royal, University of Auckland What ERA Tells Us: The Crisis in Humanities Research - Professor Graeme Turner, University of Queensland Thing-a-trons, the Humanities and the Arts - Professor Mark Balnaves, Curtin UniversityNational Agendas Future National Agendas - Dr. Jeanette Baird, TEQSA Future National Agendas - Leanne Harvey, Australian Research Council Projects Academic Leadership for Succession - Professor Pal Ahluwalia, University of South Australia ADLT Network Experiences of Undergraduate Assessment - Associate Professor Nancy Longnecker, University of Western Australia ADR Network Overview of Consortium of Humanities Centres - Dr. Robert Phiddian, Flinders University
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