1st Australian Early to Mid-Career Geoscientists Workshop
Macquarie University, 1-2 December 2014
The Geological Society of Australia is offering up to 3 registration fee waivers ($200)
for GSA members attending the first AEMCG
workshop, to be held at
Macquarie University from 1-2 December 2014.
To apply for a fee waiver, please email Prof Brad Pillans email@example.com
and attach a CV.
You should also indicate how long you have been a GSA member and
of GSA activities/events
that you have participated in since becoming a member.
Email applications should be submitted by Friday 21 November.
Successful applicants will be expected to write a short workshop report (300-400 words) for inclusion in the GSA member magazine,
The Australian Geologist.
Successful applicants will be announced prior to the workshop and receive a registration refund of $200.
Further information on the workshop is available from:
David Syme Research Prize: Call for Applications
The prize recognises the best original research in Biology, Physics, Chemistry
produced in Australia during the past two years, ending 31 December 2014. Preference will
be given to original work of value to the industrial and commercial interests of Australia.
The prize is awarded by the Faculty of Science at the University of Melbourne
but is open to
eligible researchers Australia wide.
The 2014 award is approximately $7,300 and includes a bronze medallion.
date is Friday 16 January 2015.
The application form and information sheet are available on the Faculty of Science
website at: http://science.unimelb.edu.au/scholarships
Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org for enquiries.
Public Forum: Energy 2050
As part of the AESC, we held a Public Forum.
The forum was moderated by Paul Bevan, from ABC Radio 1233 in Newcastle. The panellists included:
Prof. Iain Stewart, Geoscience Communication at Plymouth University (UK)
Dr Gary Ellem, The University of Newcastle
Prof. Ben Hankamer,University of Queensland, Institute for Molecular Bioscience
Dr Tony Irwin, Technical Director SMR Nuclear Technology
Dr Alex Wonhas, CSIRO
Ms Rachel Connell, Director, Office of Coal Seam Gas, NSW Trade & Investment.
DOWNLOAD the recording: <click here>
GSA support for Sydney University School of Geosciences
On the 15th August the GSA wrote to the University of Sydney in relation to the proposed University of Sydney’s plans to include the School of
Geosciences in the Life, Earth and Environmental
Sciences (LEES) proposal.
Click here to read more.
GSA Governing Council
The GSA's Governing Council is made up of four Division Councillors and five General Councillors.
Congratulations to the recently elected Division Councillors; Roger Bateman,
WA Division; Michelle Cooper, ACT Division, Christine Edgoose,
NT Division and David Cantrill, Victoria Division.
The five General Councillors are Graham Carr, Ian Graham, Mike Smith, Ian Withnall and Chris Yeats.
The GSA President is Graham Carr.
GSA membership renewals for 2015
2015 Member renewals will be posted late September 2014.
Now is the time to contact the GSA office to update your membership details.
If you want to pay online:
Internet Explorer is the most ‘user-friendly’ browser to enable online membership
Firstly, Click the member login area
Login: this is your member number
Password: on your member renewal form, unless you manually changed it.
The blue box on the left has your profile, click: Pay My Membership
This window has the details listed on your member renewal, if you do not
want to change anything, simply ‘add to basket’ to make the payment.
If you wish to make changes click on the tick boxes and ‘add to basket’.
You will now be in the checkout window.
Insert your credit card details in this secure area and complete your transaction.
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If in doubt please do not hesitate to contact the GSA by email firstname.lastname@example.org or phone (02) 9290 2194.
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Memoir 45: Cambro-Ordovician Studies V
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