2021

Foundation Level Accreditation Program


This year’s 2021 program offers a combination of three (online) Australian compulsory modules and up to 17 elective modules being offered via a virtual conferencing platform between May and November 2021.  Additional modules will be added as they are confirmed.

In response to ARMS Strategic Priority 1: Excellence of the Individual, ARMS is pleased to announce that the following compulsory Australian modules are online and may be undertaken at any time.

 
  Module 1.1-Aus: The National Research and Innovation System in Australia

  Module 1.2-Aus: Legislation as it Affects Research in Australia

  Module 1.3: Understanding Research and Researchers

 

Individuals may register for one or more modules by going to the ARMS website and searching for module(s) under Accreditation Modules.

The discounted price for ARMS members will be reflected in the Shopping Cart.


2021 Elective Module Schedule

ARMS is pleased to announce that the 2021 Foundation Level Accreditation Program modules listed below are now open for registration.  If you have credit for one or more modules, you will need to contact the ARMS office directly, arms.adminofficer@flinders.edu.au to register for the module(s).

Please note the following:

  • Registrations per module are capped at 16 to enhance interaction between the Training Fellows and participants.
  • All modules will be delivered by the Zoom virtual conferencing platform.
  • Additional modules will be added to the schedule when confirmed.
  • Modules 3.1: Higher Degree by Research Scholarships and 3.2: Higher Degree by Research International Partnerships are currently under review and we expect to offer them in the latter half of 2021.

Full Module Descriptions can be found on the ARMS website under What will I study?


Pre-requisites:

These modules are suitable for those who are new to the research management profession, those who have specialised in one area of research management and wish to broaden their knowledge, and/or those who are experienced research managers but wish to refresh their knowledge in a specific topic area. There are no formal pre-requisites.

Pre-reading:

The Body of Knowledge (BoK) and other relevant pre-reading materials will be forwarded to participants in their Event Purchase Notification (confirmation email).

Assessment:

At the end of each module, participants will be invited to complete a compulsory 20 question multiple choice assessment. Completion of the quiz, with a 75% or greater result, is required to obtain credit for the module.  

The 2021 FLAP modules are scheduled to be delivered between May and November 2021.

Module 5.1: Research Information and Reporting

Presenter: Mr Grahame Pearson

Date: Thursday 06 May 2021

Time: 11:00 am to 2:30 pm AEST

Module 5.1: Research Information and Reporting - including management information systems, reporting, repositories, use of data to support strategy implementation; the emerging role of impact assessment - elective module.

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Module 3.4: Higher Degree by Research Admissions and Completions

Presenter: Professor Lucy Johnston

Date: Tuesday 11 May 2021

Time: 11:00 am to 2:30 pm AEST

Module 3.4: Higher Degree by Admissions and Completions - The module covers two critical stages of HDR candidature – the start (from application to enrolment) and the end (thesis submission, examination and graduation) of candidature. These two stages are of critical importance for enhancing the candidate experience and the reputation of the HEP. The purpose of this module is to provide an insight into the current and evolving practices around the management of Higher Degree by Research (HDR) candidate admission and examination. - elective module.

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Module 2.1: Pre-Award Grants Processes

Co-presenters: Ms Tania Tambiah and Dr Bryony Wakefield

Date: Thursday 13 May 2021

Time: 11:00 am to 2:30 pm AEST

Module 2.1: Pre-Award Grants Processes - looking at the role of research administrators in pre-award grant processes, grants development programs, supporting researchers, grantmanship etc. - elective module.

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Module 6.1: Working with Industry

Presenter: Mr Taksil Dias

Date: Tuesday 18 May 2021

Time: 11:00 am to 2:30 pm AEST

Module 6.1: Working with Industry - This module examines different research drivers for industry and public research organisations; will examine the institutional strategies and parameters that build a culture of collaboration and will examine the role that the Research Office can play in ensuring industry collaborations are effective and beneficial to all parties - elective module.

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Module 3.3: Higher Degree by Research Candidature Management

Presenter: Professor Lucy Johnston

Date: Thursday 20 May 2021

Time: 11:00 am to 2:30 pm AEST

Module 3.3: Higher Degree by Research Candidature Management - the purpose of this module is to provide an insight into the current and evolving practices around the management of Higher Degree by Research (HDR) candidates and candidature - elective module.

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Module 4.1: Research Ethics - Human and Animal

Presenter: Dr Ted Rohr

Date: Tuesday 25 May 2021

Time: 11:00 am to 2:30 pm AEST

Module 4.1: Research Ethics - Human and Animal - covering requirements of AHEC, the National Statement on Ethical Conduct in Human Research, the Australian Code of Practice for the Care and Use of Animals for Scientific Purposes, Harmonisation of Multi-centre Ethical Review and the role of ethics administrators in supporting these Codes - elective module.

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Module 4.2: Research Integrity

Presenter: Dr Joanna Cobley

Date: Thursday 27 May 2021

Time: 11:00 am to 2:30 pm AEST

Module 4.2: Research Integrity - covering the emerging international Responsible Conduct of Research Codes, the Australian Code for Responsible Conduct of Research - examining institutional requirements of education, implementation, compliance and monitoring - elective module.

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Module 2.2: Post-Award Processes

Presenter: Ms. Connie Killey

Date: Thursday 01 July 2021

Time: 11:00 am to 2:30 pm AEST

Module 2.2: Post-Award Processes - including financial management and reporting requirements, institutional systems to support effective post award grants management, central vs devolved models, mechanisms for interaction with finance units, faculties, researchers and funders, IT support systems - elective module.

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Module 2.3: Research Finance

Presenter: Ms Connie Killey

Date: Thursday 29 July 2021

Time: 11:00 am to 2:30 pm AEST

Module 2.3: Research Finance - The purpose of this module is to provide Researchers and Research Administrators with an understanding of Research Finance from a University perspective as it relates to research project financial management and management of internal research allocations, to support the achievement of quality research outcomes and University research objectives.

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Module 4.1: Research Ethics - Human and Animal

Presenter: Dr Yordanka Krastev

Date: Thursday 05 August 2021

Time: 11:00 am to 2:30 pm AEST

Module 4.1: Research Ethics - Human and Animal - covering requirements of AHEC, the National Statement on Ethical Conduct in Human Research, the Australian Code of Practice for the Care and Use of Animals for Scientific Purposes, Harmonisation of Multi-centre Ethical Review and the role of ethics administrators in supporting these Codes - elective module.

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Module 5.1: Research Information and Reporting

Presenter: Mr Alistair Duncan

Date: Thursday 26 August

Time: 11:00 am to 2:30 pm AEST

Module 5.1: Research Information and Reporting - including management information systems, reporting, repositories, use of data to support strategy implementation; the emerging role of impact assessment - elective module.

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Module 4.2: Research Integrity

Presenter: Dr Ted Rohr

Date: Thursday 02 September 2021

Time: 11:00 am to 2:30 pm AEST

Module 4.2: Research Integrity - covering the emerging international Responsible Conduct of Research Codes, the Australian Code for Responsible Conduct of Research - examining institutional requirements of education, implementation, compliance and monitoring - elective module.

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Module 2.1: Pre-Award Grants Processes

Presenter: Mr Julian Zipparo

Date: Thursday 16 September 2021

Time: 11:00 am to 2:30 pm AEST

Module 2.1: Pre-Award Grants Processes - looking at the role of research administrators in pre-award grant processes, grants development programs, supporting researchers, grantmanship etc. - elective module.

Full Module Description

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Module 6.1: Working with Industry

Presenter: Ms Tania Tambiah

Date: Thursday 07 October 2021

Time: 11:00 am to 2:30 pm AEDT

Module 6.1: Working with Industry - This module examines different research drivers for industry and public research organisations; will examine the institutional strategies and parameters that build a culture of collaboration and will examine the role that the Research Office can play in ensuring industry collaborations are effective and beneficial to all parties - elective module.

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Module 5.1: Research Information and Reporting

Presenter: Ms Michelle Duryea

Date: Thursday 11 November 2021

Time: 11:00 am to 2:30 pm AEDT

Module 5.1: Research Information and Reporting - including management information systems, reporting, repositories, use of data to support strategy implementation; the emerging role of impact assessment - elective module.

Full Module Description

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