Part time marking opportunity in Health Economics

 To all economists or researchers and PhD students with health economics experience: 

The Health Economics (Introduction level) team is looking for one person to help Lisa, Ha and Sangita with marking essays in the period 29 April – 17 May.  You need to be available for some meetings at the start of this period (29 April-1 May) and then for between 30 and 50 hours of marking over 1-17 May. Please contact Lisa ( before 8 April if you can help. 

 Part time marking opportunity with the School of Health and Social Development

Understanding Health HSB107 requires 2 – 3  markers to cover approx. 50 – 100 hours each over Trimester 1 (depending on final student enrolments after census and number of submissions) 

  • AT1 – Managing My Career Written Report:  1,000 words. Short answer questions completed in a template report format, due Tuesday 9 April 2024 (Week 5) 8.00pm, allocation of 20 minutes/paper 
  • AT2 – HealthPlan Report: 1,600 words Week 8: Thursday 2 May 2024 8pm, AEST.
    Essay style report on State Government Health Plan in context of health priority area, population group, and health determinants. Allocation of 30 mins per paper. 
  • 6 hours for marking moderation and meetings 

Discuss with your line manager and contact Kris Vingrys directly with any questions or to express interest. 

It’s time to check in!

I’m pleased to announce that Pulse Survey 2024 is officially open. Our Pulse Survey is more than just a questionnaire, it’s a vital tool that allows us to understand and enhance engagement across our university. Your feedback is at the heart of this process, helping us to create a culture that’s transparent, engaged and truly inspiring.

Here’s what you need to know:

  • Your personalised survey link will arrive today in an email from
  • It will only take a few minutes of your time, however the impact is significant
  • The survey will remain open until 11:45 pm on 30 April, 2024
  • Your responses are treated with the utmost confidentiality and security, aligned with Culture Amp’s Privacy Policy
  • Should you require more information or have any questions, please visit the Deakin Pulse page on DeakinHub or reach out to us at

Thank you for being an integral part of this important conversation!

Applications are now open for the three 2024 ABC TOP 5 media residencies

The ABC is searching for Australia’s next generation of inspiring research communicators: TOP 5 – ABC Media Residency Program – ABC listen

Each year, the ABC puts out a call to Australia’s higher education sector and research organisations to find the TOP  5 early research career PhD scholars in three categories: Science, the Humanities, and the Arts.

The successful researchers (5 per residency) will get spend two weeks working alongside the ABC’s award-winning journalists and producers. This is the opportunity for them to learn first-hand, about how to get information about their specialisation out through audio, television, and digital platforms.

The TOP 5 boasts over one hundred alumni, with many becoming leading commentators in their fields and mentors for other early career researchers. The program is delivered at no cost to universities or participants, thanks to the support of our program partners: the University of Melbourne, Creative Australia, the Australian National University, and the University of Sydney.

Be part of this unique program by applying for the 2024 intake:

Who can apply for the TOP 5 program?

HUMANITIES: Early career researchers in humanities, arts, and social sciences (HASS) with a PhD.

SCIENCE: Early career researchers in science, technology, engineering, math, and medical research (STEMM) with a PhD.

ARTS: Early-career Arts researchers – with or studying for – a PhD in visual arts, architecture, design, performance, screen, literature, or music.

The dates for the 2024 residencies are:

  • HUMANITIES: Monday 5 to Friday 16 August 2024
  • SCIENCE: Monday 16 to Friday 27 September 2024
  • ARTS: Monday 14 October to Friday 25 October2024

For more information and to apply search for ABC TOP 5 or visit:

Applications close at 11.59pm (AEST) Sunday 5 May 2024.

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