Newsletter Schedule for 2022

Edition NoContent RequestDistribution
12712 September 2022Week of 03 October 2022
12824 October 2022Week of 14 November 2022
12921 November 2022Week of 12 December 2022

Up in ARMS Newsletter - 2022 Issues

Issue 126 - August - September - Read Here

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ARMS Wrap-Up - 2022


The ARMS Wrap-Up is now disseminated fortnightly to our members.

30 September - Read here

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The ARC CEO Judi Zielke PSM, has announced the establishment of an expert working group to support the development of a modern data driven approach for Excellence in Research for Australia (ERA). 

ARMS is pleased to announce that Fellow of ARMS and Convenor of the Research Information and Reporting SIG, Michelle Duryea from ECU has been appointed as the ARMS representative on the working group. Michelle will also be joined by ARMS member of the Directors of Research Special Interest Group, Mr Tony Shiel from Griffith University. 

We congratulate Michelle and Tony on their new appointment.

International Celebration of Research Management Professionals 2022


Submissions due 24th of October 2022

Research Administrators’ Day is an event initiated by fellow INORMS association member, the National Council of University Research Administrators (NCURA) to acknowledge and celebrate the contributions made by research management professionals internationally. The day will this year be celebrated on the 23rd of September 2022.

Members of the ARMS community are encouraged to take some time out of their day to stop, reflect and to celebrate via a morning/afternoon tea or lunch (if safe to do so) all of the important contributions made by all of us as enablers of “Research Excellence”

To celebrate, ARMS will be giving away a gift voucher to the value of AUD$100 to be used for a future event in your work place.

To enter your organisation in the draw, please submit a short feature article with photos describing how Research Administrators’ Day was celebrated!

Submissions will be due no later than the 24th of October 2022 to

The winner will be announced in the November edition of Up In ARMS!

Release of the ARMS Report to Members 2021

The Society is pleased to announce the release of the 8th ARMS Report to Members.  This report is a celebration of the major achievements by members of the ARMS community for the period ending 30 June 2021. 

Sincere gratitude is extended to the many contributors of this report.

Click here to view the 2021 ARMS Report to Members.

Announcing the Release of the Open Research Toolkit

Developed by the Open Research Working Group, comprising representatives of the Australasian Research Management Society (ARMS) and the Council of Australian University Librarians (CAUL), to support Australasian institutions to implement or further develop open research policy, strategy and practice.

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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.

ARMS Wellness Resources