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Introducing Indra Yohanes Kiling, GoLive Indonesia Project Coordinator.

GoLive Indonesia congratulates Indra Yohanes Kiling on his appointment as our new GoLive Indonesia Project Coordinator.


Left to right: Prof. Christopher Findlay, Gracia Girsang and Indra Yohanes Kiling.

Indra’s appointment is announced as part of the 4th Indonesia Research Day, 7 April 2017 at Ingkarni Wardli Conference Room, the University of Adelaide. Indra takes up the baton of Project Coordinator from Gracia Girsang. He is currently a PhD student at the School of Psychology, Faculty of Health and Medical Science, The University of Adelaide.

In this occasion, Prof. Christopher Findlay, GoLive Indonesia co-founder, formally announces the change in command and begins the procession by showing his appreciation and acknowledgement towards Gracia‘s effort, dedication and commitment the past three years. He then welcomes and expresses his enthusiasm and support for Indra, as the third generation of GoLive Indonesia Coordinator, and his team for the years to come.


Indra Yohanes Kiling – GoLive Indonesia Project Coordinator

In addition, Prof. Findlay believes that GoLive Indonesia and the Indonesia Research Day is an institution of the University of Adelaide and hopes this will continue to serve as a platform for dialogue and discussion on Indonesia. He emphasises the importance of perpetuating aspects of GoLive activities (the blog, physical events and social media use) moving forward, especially in utilising these strategies as a virtuous cycle for GoLive Indonesia endeavour.

Again congratulations Gracia and Indra! Thank you very much for the hard work and collaboration effort. We look forward to advancing GoLive Indonesia under the new leadership.

Photos courtesy of Vidi Valianto. 

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4th Indonesia Research Day Panelist: Welmince Djulete

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Welmince Djulete is currently a PhD student in Flinders University. She is an awardee of Indonesia Endowment Fund for Education (LPDP) scholarship. She graduated from Nusa Cendana University in Kupang, NTT in 2009. Then, she taught English in Senior High School before continuing her education. In 2012, Welmince was a recipient of Australia Awards Scholarship. She studied Master of Arts in Teaching English as a Second Language (TESOL) and graduated in 2013, with an outstanding academic achievement (in the top 15% within Flinders University), receiving a Letter of Commendation from the Flinders University Chancellor.

After completing her master degree, Welmince returned to her home town Kupang and taught in one of the university in NTT as visiting lecturer. Welmince was involved in several social causes reaching out to people from disadvantage areas and rural or remote communites. In Kupang, she taught English to children in the ex-refugee camp from East Timur and taught English to prisoners in Kupang Jail.

Welmince established a non-government organisation focusing on strengthening rural education; Sabu Morning Star Foundation. The vision of this NGO is to provide access and quality supports for education in rural areas in East Nusa Tenggara. Welmince believes that “Education is a powerful way to transform people and erase poverty”.

She is interested in rural education research, professional learning/development, English teaching and learning, and quality teaching. At the moment, she is researching on the topic of teachers’ professional learning in rural areas in Indonesia.

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4th Indonesia Research Day Panelist: Kurniawan

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Kurniawan is a Master of Science (Aquaculture) student at the School of Biological Science, Flinders University. He received Bachelor Degree in fisheries from Bogor Agricultural University (IPB) in 2001. Trainings and workshops in technical and managerial skills were successfully completed including recirculating aquaculture system, shrimp farming technology, fishing technics, professional researcher, patent drafting, ISO 9001:2008, public policy analysis, etc.

He worked as a Supervisor Aquaculture in the multinational shrimp farming industry – PT. Centralpertiwi Bahari, Charoen Pokphand Group for four years (2001-2005). In 2005, he joined the Ministry of Marine Affairs in Fisheries (MMAF) as a Fishery instructor for fisherman and local government employee and has become a staff at the Agency for Marine and Fisheries Research and Development-MMAF from 2009 until present.

His research interests were focused on aquaculture management collaborated with colleagues to analyze shrimp farming production and bio-security, to find raw materials substituting fish meal in feed, to review aquaculture impacts on Indonesian fish biodiversity. He recently completed research project supervised by Prof. Graham C. Mair (Flinders University) to find the best methods for quantification sand content in the surf cockle as the introduction research for de-sanding cockles in Australian cockle industry in 2016.

In the scientific society network, since 2016 he has been registered as the member of Australian Society for Fish Biology. In this year’s IRD, Kurniawan collaborated with Didik Agus Suwarsono (Master of Environmental Management student, Flinders University) and Vitas Atmadi Prakoso (MMAF Researcher) will elaborate on global maritime fulcrum (GMF) vision based on aquaculture perspective. This study will reveal the challenges and alternative solutions of Indonesia aquaculture development in supporting GMF vision.

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4th Indonesia Research Day Panelist: Aryani Tri Wrastari

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Starting today, GoLive Indonesia will introduce the 2017 Indonesia Research Day Panelist lineup. Similar to previous years, these panelists have been through a competitive selection process based on their abstract submission highlighting on-going research about Indonesia.

Aryani Tri Wrastari is currently doing her PhD study in the School of Education at the University of Adelaide. She is a lecturer at the School of Psychology, Airlangga University in Surabaya – East Java. Her major of study is in educational psychology, with specialisation in learning, assessment, and research. She graduated her bachelor degree from clinical psychology in School of Psychology at Airlangga University, and continued her master degree in Educational Research, Assessment and Evaluation at Flinders University of South Australia.

Adult Learning Theory has been her biggest concern in research and teaching, as she has conducted numerous research, publications and teaching within related theory. Her master degree research investigated on how teachers in poverty context engaged in professional learning using the theoretical framework of Adult Learning Theory. The research resulted in a range of learning factors that promoted and hindered teacher learning in disadvantaged context. One of the potential factor was religion, yet the research suggested that this factor was not powerful enough to help teachers to engage in a transformative learning, a learning that could bring change their school context.

Her PhD research topic is a continuation from her previous research, exploring how teacher’s religious and spiritual meaning making could bring transformative impact on their pedagogical practices. She will present this topic in the 4th Indonesia Research Day.

Aryani is a mother of a lovely three years old daughter and a wife of a culinary lover husband. Having her family staying with her in Adelaide is the greatest support a student-mother could have, and she is enjoying every single moment of her PhD life as a meaningful spiritual journey.


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The 4th Indonesia Research Day – 7 April 2017

GoLive Indonesia proudly presents the 4th Indonesia Research Day (IRD). This year, our IRD will be held on April 7th, 2017 at Ingkarni Wardli Level 7 Conference Room, North Terrace Campus, The University of Adelaide.

We’ve got some marvelous speakers lined up and will introduce them in the following weeks. Make sure you register to secure your spot via this link .

Details provided in the flyer below. Looking forward to hosting you in April!

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Call for Volunteers: 4th Indonesia Research Day – 7 April 2017

Mark you calendar, We’ve set a date for our 4th Indonesia Research Day – 7 April 2017. Make sure you take part in our biggest annual event. We look forward to working with you.


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Call for Abstracts: 4th Indonesia Research Day – April 2017

Happy New Year 2017 ! GoLive Indonesia kindly wishes you a great year ahead.

We are happy to announce that the 4th Indonesia Research Day will be held earlier this time around.

Call for Abstracts is now open! You have until 3 February 2017 to submit your abstracts.

We received so many interests and abstracts last year, make sure you submit yours early. Detailed information on how to submit your abstracts are provided below.

Looking forward to finding out what’s new about Indonesia through your research.

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