22 July 2014

Crowdfund your research workshop

This workshop is designed for faculty and research students interested in crowd funding their research projects.


Event details

Title:

Crowdfund Your Research

Person:

FundScience Australia

Date:

2014-07-31

Time:

5-7.30 pm

Location:

Melbourne Brain Centre, 30 Royal Parade, Parkville.


Further details

Crowdfunding is the process by which a project is funded by the sum of small donations raised from a large number of people. It is emerging as a new innovative way of funding science research.

FundScience Australia, Australia’s first non-for-profit science-cetric crowdfunding platform, is hosting a free workshop on “What is crowdfunding and why should you crowdfund your research?”

Presentations include;

  • Worth more than money - Jonathan O'Donnell, Research Whisperer
  • The Florey’s First Foray into Crowdfunding - Dr. Tom Keeble, The Florey Institute of Neuroscience and Mental Health
  • Mice on iPads - Dr. Emma Burrows, The Florey Institute of Neuroscience and Mental Health
  • A mid-career researcher’s perspective on crowdfunding as a source of research funding - Dr. Tim Aumann, The Florey Institute of Neuroscience and Mental Health
  • FundScience Australia - Dr. Xin Du and Maria Oh, FundScience Australia.

To register for the workshop or more information, visit Crowdfund Your Research workshop.

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