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24 September 2015

Inquiries into migrant worker rights show same old problems – but we already have solutions

ISCRR's CEO, Alex Collie, and our Research Officer, Amanda Sampson, have had an article was published on The Conversation.  It responds to the recent senate inquiry into exploitation and underpayment of foreign workers at 7-Eleven - and ties in with ISCRR's research into vulnerable workers.

22 September 2015

RIPL Project Wins International Award

An ISCRR-supported research project 'RIPL Project One: Post Occupancy Built and Technology Design Evaluation,' was among the recently announced winners of the prestigious Certificate of Research Excellence from the Environmental Design Research Association in the USA - one of five international projects to secure such an accolade, with the awards presented to winners on 10 October 2015.

Aug 26

IICSOT If I Could Say One Thing Research Forums

The IICSOT event series will consist of five short, sharp interactive forums, each featuring presentations from leading academic and industry researchers, and providing attendees with a chance to exchange their own ideas
Aug 18

ISCRR/AIDIN Community Forum

As part of Brain Injury Awareness Week Geelong - 17th - 23rd August 2015 - ISCRR and the Australian Injury and Disability Insurance Network (AIDIN) are running a community forum and an expo of service providers and community organisations
Aug 17

Forum: Vulnerable Workers

This Research Forum explored issues relating to health and safety in vulnerable workers in Australia
17 July 2015

Steps towards safer workplaces

Researchers from ISCRR's network have developed a new tool to help employers create safer workplaces by better preventing injury and illness. Monash University has released a press release detailing their work.

06 July 2015

eNews #18: 6 July 2015

eNews #18: 6 July 2015

In this eNews: We introduce our up and coming events with a few exciting opportunities for our readers including a Vulnerable Worker Forum in August, we take a birds-eye view of some recent research activity, Dr Verna Smith, Research Lead, Improving Trauma Care reports back on the her experience of International Spinal Cord Society Conference (ISCOS) 2015, we hear from Professor Jamie Cooper, Director of the Australian and New Zealand Intensive Care Research Centre (ANZIC-RC), Monash University.

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May 28

Workshop: Uni Gateway's Business Breakfast

Workshop Theme: Designing smarter accommodation for people who need support and care promotes independence, greater quality of life and community integration.
21 May 2015

eNews #17: 21 May 2015

In this issue: as well as introducing the results of SmILE related Development Grants, we take a closer look at the Community Integration Questionnaire (CIQ), we are publicising some of our exciting new research outputs and are asking people to register for UniGateway's next Melbourne Business Breakfast, hosted by Monash and featuring SmILE research. We also get the chance to hear from Gillean Hilton who is completing her PhD with the Department of Occupational Therapy at Central Queensland University.
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