TTM WEEKLY: WORKSHOP FOR ECRS, RAP DEADLINE NEXT WEEK



Research Acceleration Programme

Our next deadline for RAP Stage II proposals is 22nd August at 12pm. The funding guideline documents are on our website – please reach out to medtechresearchnetwork@auckland.ac.nz if you have any questions.


Upcoming TTM Events

  • Future Leaders: Media Workshops for Early to Mid-Career Researchers Thursday 25 August 9am-1pm – submissions due 17th August Wednesday 21 September 9am-1pm – 1 spot left! The workshop is facilitated by Owen Poland with 45 years of journalism experience. Owen will equip you with the skills to deal with the realities of media communications and ensure a positive outcome from any media contact - friendly or hostile. The session will cover: rules of media engagement, differing needs of various media, interview and presentation skills, guidance on writing op-eds, maintaining a professional online presence, and practical exercises including individually-crafted interview scenarios. Email kate.ormerod@auckland.ac.nz if you are interested in attending with the following information by the due date above: preferred workshop date and two separate topics you would be comfortable being interviewed about – one or both of these should be a research topic and other options could include a current issue in the public domain, why you joined the programme, your academic aspirations, or the importance of Mātauranga Māori.

  • Mātauranga Māori: Manaaki Sessions for Clinicians and Researchers 25th August 7pm, Online The manaaki sessions are a safe online space for both Māori and non-Māori to participate in open discussions around our understandings and experiences of Te Tiriti, exploring how we act as partners and in the application of research and clinical work. All welcome to attend as many sessions as you like. Find the manaaki session schedule and instructions to join here. Feel free to contact Misty directly for more information: misty@iue.net.nz

Other highlights of interest

  • BioBridge: 3D Printing in Health Monday 22nd August 1pm – 3pm This workshop brings together an expert panel on 3D printing covering the latest research, possible applications and commercialisation of such technologies. Further details and registration here.

  • 2022 Healthtech Insights Report Launch Wednesday 31st August 6pm – 8pm, Orion House Auckland Gather your team and join TIN and CMDT to celebrate the launch of the highly anticipated 2022 New Zealand Healthtech Insights Report. After the successful launch of the first edition in 2020, this year's report will provide another in depth look at New Zealand's largest secondary tech sector. The event will include the TIN team’s presentation of the report’s key findings followed by a panel discussion and Q&A with a line-up of industry figures who will share their own experiences and ideas on the future growth and success of the sector. Further details and registration here.


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