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Monday, 06 July 2015 10:00

RAID's Year (and a bit) in Review

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With the EOFY stress subsiding, RAID's core management committee considered it to timely to reflect on achievements over the past year and a half. Since its inception in December 2013, RAID has grown from a group of 8 founding members to over 250 people, actively sharing knowledge, ideas, opportunities and enthusiasm for agricultural research for international development. Membership is diverse, covering undergraduates, keen to learn more about working internationally, postgraduates, earning their stripes in research for development, post-docs, kicking goals on the international stage while trying to secure the next round of funding, and senior research scientists, keen to impart…
 RAID is calling for expressions of interest! FREEcommunication workshop for RAID members Topic: Using new media to communicate science outcomes in the modern world When: 9-10th July 2015 Where: Sydney University Who: RAID members DUE DATE: Close of Business Friday 5 June 2015 See attached form for more info  
Friday, 29 August 2014 10:00

RAID is launched!

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The international development community is facing an uphill battle in attracting young scientists into the exciting world of agricultural research for development. Researchers in Agriculture for International Development (RAID) is a new Australian-based network that is taking on this challenge by connecting, engaging and supporting early to mid-career agricultural scientists working, or wishing to work in this space. Jack Koci, a founding member of RAID, explains we want to help address the decline in agricultural research capability in Australia, by encouraging young agricultural scientist to expand their horizons and see the positive contribution they can make in Australia and abroad,…
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