Last month at our Secretaries Dinner ANU's Vice Chancellor Brian Schmidt and Attorney General's Department Secretary Chris Moraitis signed an MoU to cover the first SRW Fellowship program. Here's the photographic evidence. This fellowship will be for Dr Michael McKenzie to return to the ANU over the next six months to shape his research into a book. Congratulations Michael!
Interesting insights from Dr Martin Parkinson, Secretary to the Department of Prime Minister and Cabinet at the Annual SRW Secretaries Dinner last week.
Congratulations to SRW Scholar Camille Goodman who was awarded the inaugural Joan Uhr prize last night at the Annual Secretaries Dinner. The prize will be awarded annually to the scholar who makes the most outstanding contribution to public policy and strengthening the links between The Australian National University and the Australian Public Service.
Scholarship applications are now open for 2017. Come along to our October information sessions to learn more about what the program offers and how to apply.
Info session 1: https://www.eventbrite.com.au/e/sir-roland-wilson-foundatio…
Info session 2: https://www.eventbrite.com.au/e/sir-roland-wilson-scholarsh…...
Hope to see you there!
Don't miss this amazing talk on the future of communication #futureshapers2017
Join the discussion about how news consumption is changing and ways to communicate to ensure your message is heard. This session will be broadcast live through ...Facebook and will take questions from the public.
Peter Fray, University of Technology Sydney
Shen Narayanasamy, GetUp!;
Clair Deevy, Head of Economic Growth Initiatives for Asia Pacific, Facebook
This event is part of the 2017 Future Shapers Forum. This forum brings together the capable, innovative and engaged next generation of Australian leaders to develop professionally and to build networks.
Future Shapers is an initiative of the Sir Roland Wilson Foundation, The Australian National University and is supported by the Crawford Australian Leadership Forum, Australian National University.
More information about the 2017 Future Shapers Forum: http://www.futureshapers.org.au/
We'll be going live in just under an hour.
And we are live!
Who will shape the future in an era of distrust in democracy and rules based order?
Professor Gareth Evans AC QC FASSA FAIIA, Chancellor, The Australi...an National University
Parag Khanna, Futurist and best-selling author
Professor Helen Sullivan, Director, Crawford School of Public Policy
Dr Andrew Charlton, Director, Alpha Beta Advisors
Ms Yassmin Abdel Magied, Engineer and Social Advocate, Youth without Borders
Dr Nicholas Farrelly, Deputy Director, Bell School of Asia Pacific, Affairs, The Australian National University
The Future Shapers Forum at The Australian National University will be trying to dramatically reduce the amount of waste that is often produced at large scale e...vents. With some planning, and commitment for suppliers and delegates - similar events should be able to adopt these approaches too #futureshapers2017 #WarOnWasteAU #keepcup
Join us on May 25 for our annual post- budget policy analysis. Registrations are free and open to the public.
As in previous years, the Sir Roland Wilson’s post-budget policy analysis will provide a unique opportunity to discuss the impact of the 2017-18 federal budget.
With experts from academia and the public policy community, this year’s panel will offer their views on the budget’s contribution to Australia’s upcoming domestic and global challenges.
Mr Peter Davidson
Senior Advisor, Australian Council of Social Service (ACOSS)
Dr John Hewson
Former leader of the Opposition & Chair, Tax and Transfer Policy Institute, Crawford School of Public Policy, Australian National University
Prof Miranda Stewart
Director, Tax and Transfer Policy Institute, Crawford School of Public Policy, Australian National University
Ms Lenore Taylor
Editor, The Guardian Australia and former chief political correspondent, The Sydney Morning Herald
An interesting insight into the researcher/policy maker divide
SRW Scholar Nathan Deutscher has found no discernable effect of the Baby Bonus on educational outcomes as measured by NAPLAN testing.