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The Australasian Research Management Society provides training opportunities for ARMS members and non-members. All Chapters provide the Foundation Level Accreditation Modules as well as professional development opportunities.

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Call for ARMSJuly 20, 2015

Training Fellows

ARMS Training Fellows is a title given to an individual recognised by the Accreditation Council as having the knowledge and skills to present module material for the Foundation Level Accreditation Program.

The Accreditation Council, the committee authorised for overseeing quality standards of module content, previously called for nominations from qualified and experienced research managers to form an initial pool of presenters for the delivery of modules. These authorised module presenters have been designated ARMS Training Fellows and are recognised by the Accreditation Council as having the knowledge and skills to speak authoritatively on selected areas of research management and the ability to effectively train others.

Chapter EstablishmentJuly 17, 2015

Tasmanian Chapter of ARMS

The ARMS Executive recently approved plans to develop a new Chapter in Tasmania which will become the 9th Chapter in the ARMS community. Although Tasmania has been included in a combined Victoria and Tasmania Chapter, it was felt that Tasmanian ARMS members would be better served with their own Chapter. The Tasmanian Chapter will be funded separately from the Victorian Chapter for 2015/16 financial year, and will become a full Chapter upon meeting the minimum thresholds for new chapters. The Tasmanian ARMS members are to be congratulated on their commitment and energy for pushing this new initiative. The Chapter will be convened by Adele Kay from the University of Tasmania, email

Operations of the Victorian Chapter will not be affected and will continue to be convened by Jayamini Illesinghe from Monash University and Suzanna Kovacevic from RMIT University.

For excellence in research management practice 2015

Applications close 5pm AEST, 28 August 2015

Thomson Reuters is the official sponsor for the 2015 Award for Excellence in Research Management Practice. The Award recognises outstanding contributions by an individual or team that have enhanced the profession of research management and administration through:  

ARMS Elections 2015July 2, 2015

Positions Available

Nominations close 5pm AEST 13 August 2015

The Society is now calling for nominations from its members to serve as Office Bearers and Committee Members for four (4) positions which will become vacant after the Annual General Meeting of the Society in October.  The vacant positions are: Committee Member (3 Positions) and Treasurer (1 Position).