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Monday, 02 November 2015 11:00

RAID Video Competition

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Firstly I would like to thanks and congratulate those that submitted their videos. Bonnie and I had a great time watching them. It was definitely a tough call to decide the best video as they were all so interesting. We were able get it down to three but couldn’t narrow it down any further. As you may all be aware we decided to open the voting to the public (via our new swanky YouTube page) to help the decision process. After a week of voting the verdict is in. And the winner is… Kelly Simpson Based on the online voting…
Thursday, 15 October 2015 11:00

RAID Video Competition

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  RAID WANTS YOUR VOTE Vote for your favourite RAID video! Recently RAID hosted a video communications workshop for its members to build their knowledge and skills in producing engaging and impacting videos. The workshop participants were asked to produce a video following the workshop relating to their work in agriculture. A prize is on offer for the participant who produces the most engaging video. However, due to the overwhelming quality of all the videos RAID couldn't decide on our own. Therefore, we would like the RAIDers out their to help make this decision. RAID has narrowed the videos down…
Friday, 10 July 2015 10:00

RAID gets communicating using video

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Over 25 RAIDers from around Australia have participanted in a workshop on using videos to help communicate their research. Richard Snashall took us on a trip through pre-production, filming and post-production and ways we can use these videos to promote our work. With the help of a few gadgets, some hands on experience and a selfie stick (see picture below), Richard ran a very engaging workshop which was a whole lot of fun. The workshop ran from lunchtime on Thursday the 9th of July til lunchtime on Friday. JackH and Bonnie (our events coordinators) also organised a networking event in…
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  
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