This workshop will give you the opportunity to hear from Prof Liz Johnson (PVC T&L Deakin) and others on what has been achieved in the WIL in Science project which was funded by the Office of the Chief Scientist – 2015-2016. In particular, the workshop will consider: How to identify starting points for Science Faculties to grow WIL? What is the current WIL status in Science Faculties? What are the objectives for WIL in Science? What are the likely challenges/blockages and opportunities in Science?

Date and Time

Wed. 1 February 2017 9:00 am – 2:00 pm AWST


Engineering Pavilion B215, Curtin University, Kent Street, Bentley, WA 6102


9.00-9.05 am Welcome Jo Ward, Dean of Science (Curtin)

9.05-10.30 am WIL in Science project – report and case studies, Liz Johnson, PVC Education (Deakin), Others from LJ project team

10.30-10.45 am Morning tea (provided)

10.45-12.15 pm WIL in WA/SA – 15-20 minutes per institution to talk about what is being done in their institution. Each institution that wishes to speak should provide a contact person 3 days before the event.

12.15-12.30 pm Successful WIL in Science project – launch Liz Johnson, PVC Education (Deakin)

12.30-1.15pm Lunch (provided)

1.15-2pm What can the WA/SA project node do to help you? Brief Wrap-up All