Thinkers in Residence Program

The Thinker

The Deakin University Thinkers in Residence program is an initiative aimed at stimulating innovative research, establishing global networks, creating a vibrant research culture and ensuring that Deakin keeps pace with exciting research developments and knowledge creation.

The scheme provides the opportunity for highly-ranked researchers from all over the world and from a wide range of fields to visit and work at Deakin University in order to engage, develop and invigorate our research community.

For further details about the program please refer to the Thinkers in Residence Funding Information page.

Thinkers who have been to Deakin:

Thinkers coming to Deakin in 2013 include:


Thinkers in Residence Showcase:

Professor Martin Barker and Professor Lorraine Farrelly.

Unexpected angles from UK thinkers

Tue, 03 Jun 2014 12:48:00 +1000
Two UK visiting professors bring new perspectives to the Centre for Memory, Imagination and Invention. Read more
Professor Bruce Kapferer

Through the looking glass

Fri, 21 Feb 2014 17:54:00 +1100
Thinker-in-residence Bruce Kapferer challenges some Australian assumptions. Read more
Professor Steve Haswell

Top 'thinker' chooses Deakin

Tue, 18 Feb 2014 11:58:00 +1100
The goal of transforming Australian agriculture has brought one of Britain's top scientists to Deakin. Read more
The main goal of this first public talk is for Professor Zheng to share his personal experience in commercialising and standardising scholarly research.

Let's talk about cyber security

Mon, 10 Jun 2013 11:05:00 +1000
Father of signcryption, Professor Yuliang Zheng, takes up residence at Deakin. Read more
Professor Martin Caraher

The Asian Food Bowl

Thu, 07 Mar 2013 09:54:00 +1100
Deakin is well placed says Professor Martin Caraher. Read more
Professor Martin Caraher

Food for thought

Thu, 17 May 2012 12:19:00 +1000
Thinker in residence Professor Martin Caraher on First Bite. Read more
Carbon fibre wheels

Industry Experts in Residence required

Wed, 14 Mar 2012 14:53:00 +1100
Applications are now open as Deakin builds on success of Thinker in Residence program. Read more
I still wonder sometimes if I made the right decision to stick with academia but I have learned there are some similarities, you need talent and if you don't do the gigs (conferences) and strut your stuff (presentations and papers) you won't sell yourself

Ready to rock and roll

Wed, 14 Mar 2012 11:03:00 +1100
Thinker in Residence Professor Steve Haswell says get creative - and work hard. Read more
Professor Bob Jeffery

Stopping the obesity freight train

Wed, 09 Nov 2011 09:23:00 +1100
Food for thought from Thinker in Residence, Professor Bob Jeffery Read more
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