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Date Session Details & Registration
11th Oct 2018 Supervisor Training - Module 5 – Guiding students through thesis development and the examination process
Guiding students through thesis development and the examination process.  The objective of this workshop is to discuss the volume and quality of work required for a thesis, different approaches to thesis preparation, how to select examiners and how they may approach the examination process, and how to help student’s respond to the examiners reports.
22nd Oct 2018 Understanding Open Access
Open Access (OA) - makes research findings more accessible. Funding bodies such as the ARC and NHMRC now mandate OA publishing of research outcomes. Learn more about the advantages of open access - and how to make it work for you.
24th Oct 2018 Understanding Open Access
Open Access (OA) - makes research findings more accessible. Funding bodies such as the ARC and NHMRC now mandate OA publishing of research outcomes. Learn more about the advantages of open access - and how to make it work for you.
29th Oct 2018 Human Research Ethics for HDR Students (and their supervisors)
This two-hour session will give participants an understanding of what is involved in applying successfully for human research ethics approval, with a particular focus on the kinds of issues often encountered by HDR students.
30th Oct 2018 Session 1: Editing and Reviewing: From book or journal issue proposal to the finished product
Associate Professor Patricia Paraide, Emeritus Professor Philip Clarkson and Dr Kay Owens will discuss what editors and reviewers are looking for in articles for different kinds of publications. They will also look at writing and editing and reviewing our own work.  This professional development session will build on the session recently held on Writing a book: From Inspiration to Production. Session 1 is being held face to face or via VC..  Session 2 is for Dubbo Aboriginal and other Indigenous Community and CSU Staff (not via VC).  Session 3 is for CSU Staff on all Campuses with some of the local Aboriginal Community, sharing key ideas with CSU staff more widely via VC.To register, contact - Kay Owens on 0409840467, 68857352 or kowens@csu.edu.au.
30th Oct 2018 Session 3: Sharing key ideas with CSU staff
Associate Professor Patricia Paraide, Emeritus Professor Philip Clarkson and Dr Kay Owens will discuss what editors and reviewers are looking for in articles for different kinds of publications. They will also look at writing and editing and reviewing our own work.  This professional development session will build on the session recently held on Writing a book: From Inspiration to Production. Session 1 is being held face to face or via VC..  Session 2 is for Dubbo Aboriginal and other Indigenous Community and CSU Staff (not via VC).  Session 3 is for CSU Staff on all Campuses with some of the local Aboriginal Community, sharing key ideas with CSU staff more widely via VC.To register, contact - Kay Owens on 0409840467, 68857352 or kowens@csu.edu.au.
31st Oct 2018 Ethics in Research involving Animals
To achieve high standards of animal welfare and scientific outcomes, it is essential that all persons involved in the care and use of animals have the necessary skills and knowledge.  If your research project requires research ethics approval you are strongly encouraged to attend this workshop. It includes: Research integrity and the responsible conduct of research; Ethical issues that may arise in your research; Key questions you need to consider; Tools to analyse and address issues; Who needs to and how to apply for approval from a Research Ethics Committee; the Codes which apply to your research and your ethics application.
1st Nov 2018 Accessing ABS Data and other important Datasets
Gain practical knowledge regarding how to access ABS data and data from other important data sets and how these can be relevent to your research.  Also learn more about the CSU support services available to you in this endeavour.
14th Nov 2018 Introduction to GIS & Spatial Analysis
Gain practical knowledge regarding GIS and Spatial Analysis and how these tools might be used in your research. Geographic Information Systems are computer based mapping and database systems that allow you to integrate and analyse spatial data (information about locations). The geographical data can include tables of information and images or vector representations of real-world entities. You can query tables and layers and perform analysis between and within all these forms of data. GIS therefore gives you the tools to make visual and analytical inferences that would be nearly impossible to interpret from plain tables.
15th Nov 2018 My Research Career, Module 5 – Funding, Grant writing
The aim of this module is to develop better skills at grant writing and discuss approaches to writing grant applications.  It will cover topics such as:  Things to consider before applying to a grant scheme;  Different types of grant income;  Developing a funding strategy;  Key components of a grant application.
28th Nov 2018 Digital Photography for Researchers
The key to a successful feed on most social media platforms is lots of eye -catching images. The better the images you have on your feed, the more likely your audience will engage with your content.  And now it's easy to take great images with your mobile phone as well as improve them with various apps and tools to create the kinds of images that will make your feed stand out above all others!Easy Digital Photography for Researchers covers: *The basic theories of image creation *How to use the camera in your mobile phone * How to improve the images you create *How to use your images in your feed Creating great images is easy, if you know how. In this seminar, you will get that know-how!
4th Dec 2018 My Research Career, Module 6 – Working with collaborators
This module is split into 3 sub-sections all related to working with other researchers. Sub-section 1: Mentors. Sub-section 2: Collaborators and networking. Sub-section 3: Managing research staff. This module aims to: Discuss the role of mentors in developing your research career; Examine how to build and navigate successful collaborations and networks; Discuss strategies for how to secure, lead and manage research staff.
6th Dec 2018 HDR Candidate Induction
This session is a welcome and Induction for new HDR Candidates and forms part of probationary requirements. This session has a variety of presenters from the Research Office and Library who share essential information about getting started - what essentials you need to know, support services available, how the Library can help you, your key relationships, your supervisor team, setting expectations, your responsibilities, professional development opportunities and more.
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