Newsletter Schedule for 2021

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119 29 September 2021 Week of 18 October 2021
120 10 November 2021 Week of 29 November 2021
121 01 December 2021 Week of 20 December 2021


Up in ARMS Newsletter - 2021 Issues

Issue 119 - September - October 2021 - Coming Soon...

Issue 118 - August - September 2021 - Read Here

Issue 117 - June - July 2021 - Read Here 

Issue 116 - May - June 2021 - Read Here

Issue 115 - April - May 2021 - Read Here

Issue 114 - February - March 2021 -  Read Here

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ARMS Weekly Wrap-Up - 2021

Expression of Interest: 2022 ARMS Conference Program & Organising Committees


Expressions of Interest are currently being sought for members to serve on the Organising and Program Committees for the 2022 ARMS Conference which will held in the later half of 2022.  The format of this event is still to be decided. Volunteer members from across Australia, NZ/Pacific, and Singapore are encouraged to apply to ensure representation from across the broad remit of ARMS.

The Convenor & Co-Convenor will work with the ARMS Executive Office and the committee closely.  They will be responsible for overall delivery of all aspects of the conference including planning, logistics, liaison, sponsorships, etc.

The Organising Committee will work with the Convenors and will be responsible for overall delivery of all aspects of the conference including planning, logistics, liaison, sponsorships, etc.

The Program Committee is a sub-committee of the Organising Committee and will be responsible for ensuring a unique, inspiring and diverse range of local and international speakers with new and insightful topics that tie in with the overall conference theme.

If you have the commitment and drive to make a contribution to ARMS and are able to participate as a volunteer in committee meetings and related activities, we’d love to hear from you!!.

All Committee meetings will be via Zoom and held monthly initially and will increase closer to the conference.  Applications are sought from volunteer members who are committed to making the 2022 conference the best yet!

Please note membership on the Committees will be capped.

Please complete the attached EOI and send to by 29 October 2021.

Download the EOI form here.

ARMS 2021 Virtual Conference Preliminary Program

We are pleased to announce that the preliminary program for the ARMS 2021 Virtual Conference, "Disrupting the status quo: Challenging the research and innovation culture" has now been released!

Our Program Committee has created a jam packed schedule spanning over three-days, offering a range of  Keynote Speakers, Panel, Paper and Poster presentations which are uniquely relevant to the Research Management profession. There is also an exclusive masterclass option available for purchase on “How to build and maintain a vibrant team culture”.  Registrations are limited, more information available here – Don’t miss out!


Call for Convenor to Lead the Research Funders Special Interest Group

Funding organisations vary in size and objectives; but they all play a key part in the research and innovation landscape. The ARMS Funders SIG is a platform for research managers in funding organisations to share some of the unique challenges they encounter. The SIG is looking for new convenors to liaise with the ARMS Office and other SIG members on SIG activities and networking.

If you work in the research funding environment, and are interested in convening the SIG or otherwise getting involved, please contact

To find out more about the SIG,  contact Jane or Merrilyn

Click here to read more about the ARMS Research Funders SIG.

Call for ARMS Training Fellows to deliver two new programs

Meet the 2021 Winter School Presenters - 29 April 2021


ARMS Wellness Resources

2020 Research Impact Case Studies