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Research and Innovation Showcase

To celebrate the University’s major partnerships and research projects, Business Partnership hosts a series of showcase events throughout the year.

These provide an opportunity to learn about the exciting initiatives that Federation is involved with and share conversation and ideas with University leaders, colleagues and industry.

2019 Research and Innovation Showcase calendar*
Showcase 1 Wed 27 Mar 2019 Gippsland
Showcase 2Wed 19 Jun 2019Berwick
Showcase 3 Thu 12 Sept 2019 Gippsland

* Subject to change

News stories

Business Partnerships regularly publishes stories about partnerships and projects happening at Federation University.

Read the latest stories below.

Featured projects

Regional Carbon Innovation Centre aims to create sustainable new jobs for Gippslanders (29/04/2019)

The recently completed feasibility study into establishing a Regional Carbon Innovation Centre in the Latrobe Valley has found that it could deliver a number of compelling economic, social and environmental benefits to the region. Read more >

Latrobe Creative Precinct to open with a timely message (29/04/2019)

The Latrobe Creative Precinct is scheduled to open in 2020 with a collaborative musical theatre production involving local creatives from 8-80 years of age. Read more >

Gippsland Innovation Centre a boost for the region’s industry (29/04/2019)

The Gippsland Innovation Centre, as part of the Hi-Tech Precinct in Morwell, will help to take local businesses and industry to the next level. Read more >

Showcase highlights

Sharing local agricultural knowledge could be a pathway to climate change adaptation (20/12/2019)

Growing Southern Gippsland aims to help southern Gippsland farmers adapt to the changing climate through collaboration, and do better business in the process. Read more >

Giving kids a voice about the care they receive (25/11/2019)

A study by Federation University PhD candidate Lynda McRae is looking to give young people in out-of-home care more of a say in the decisions that affect their lives. Read more >

Proposed Gippsland Archives and Interpretive Centre to promote pride of place (31/10/2019)

Federation University is working on establishing a Gippsland Archives and Interpretive Centre that aims to preserve the region’s heritage. Read more >

Families and carers not alone when it comes to drug and mental health support (02/08/2019)

Federation University Associate Professor Kate Moore has been leading evaluations into some key health programs for the Gippsland Primary Health Network. Read more >

Additive Manufacturing Centre of Excellence plans to bring 3D-metal-printing technology to Gippsland (29/04/2019)

A feasibility study is looking into ways that additive manufacturing, or 3D printing, could be implemented to create metal parts and potentially revolutionise the local manufacturing industry. Read more >

AHEaD research group helping Gippsland farming industry expand into the digital realm (29/04/2019)

A project supported by Federation University’s Animal Health, Ecology and Diagnostics (AHEaD) research group is helping local agribusinesses digitise and improve their business efficiency and productivity. Read more>

PhD project investigates how parents engage with family services in the Inner Gippsland region (29/04/2019)

Federation University PhD candidate Mary Randall is undertaking a study into voluntary family services that could contribute to improvements in Victoria’s child protection and family service system. Read more >

Federation and Australian Carbon Innovation finding new uses for the region’s carbon resource (29/04/2019)

It is well recognised that new power stations will most likely not be built into the foreseeable future. Given this outlook, it is critical that the Gippsland region position itself for an economic transition away from high-emission power generation. Read more >

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