Professor Dr Robert Faff is a world class researcher at University of Queensland (UQ), Australia. He gave a free webinar to the faculty staff and students of CIIT Abbottabad due to a reference of Mr. Kamran Hashmi and his team from univesrity of Queensland on November 23, 2016 at 12:00 pm in the lnaguage lab.
The purpose of this webinar was to enalble the audience to view the type of research porposals demanded in the research industry these days, and have a guideline for preparation of a research proposal with high chances of acceptance and attaining scholarship in world renowned universities. The UQ is one of the top five Universities in Australia and ranked at 46th in the world (QS ranking) with Professor Robert Faff as the Director of Research (UQ Business School). He is one of the leading researchers of the world and has lots of academic and research achievements on his credit. He has about 300 reputed research publications with more then 8200 citations and h-index of 47.
Besides UQ, he is a head / member of several international academic and research organizations like AFAANZ, EIAMS etc. His profile can be viewed at: http://www.business.uq.edu.au/staff/robert-faff As a director of research, he delivers lectures for making and presenting the research proposals using Pitch Template. "PITCHING RESEARCH Template" has been identified as one of 30 Innovations in the research, worldwide by AACSB. This is an innovative two-page template provides novice researchers with a simple, methodological tool to confidently "pitch" a new research proposal to an academic expert.
The session was very informative and the participants asked quite a few questions. Professor Faff was also delighted to see so many students attending the session.