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Date Session Details & Registration
30th Apr 2019 Supportive Conversations for HDR Supervisors
HDR supervisors play a pivotal role in supporting the well-being and mental health of their research students. This session, will guide supervisors in having supportive conversations, as well as setting boundaries, responding to stressed or anxious students, and making appropriate referrals. All new and ongoing supervisors welcome.
1st May 2019 Writing clinic: Blockages in your writing processes
This one hour session is a chance to talk and think about blockages in your writing, planning or related processes, and find some ways to forge ahead. It will be in the style of a 'writing clinic'. That is, we will discuss some general issues for writing blockages and overcoming them, but we will aim to focus mainly on the specific issues which participants raise. The aim is for every participant to go away afterwards with at least one new strategy to ease or energise your writing process.IMPORTANT: Please bring with you at least one specific question, issue or insight about your writing process, to share for discussion.This workshop is provided for higher degree by research candidates, but other staff and students are very welcome, as always.Questions? Cassily Charles - ccharles@csu.edu.au
2nd May 2019 R Tutorial Series 3 - More hypothesis tests and advanced regression models
Participants will be able to perform some less often-used hypothesis tests; fit sample data with a selected probability distribution; analyse multiple linear regression and 2 or 3 way ANOVA & MANOVA models; analyse some generalised linear regression ...
2nd May 2019 Three Minute Thesis Preparation Workshop
This is a preparation session for anyone who is considering entering the Three Minute Thesis (3MT) competition, either this year or in the future. We will look at real examples of successful Three Minute Thesis presentations and talk about the features of a winning 3MT. We will practice some techniques you can use to focus your talk and engage the audience, and there will also be plenty of opportunity to discuss your ideas and ask questions or get feedback.Questions? Cassily Charles - ccharles@csu.edu.au
7th May 2019 Research Administration 3 - Developing my Research Budget
Are you competent in developing a solid and competitive research budget? This session aims to assist researchers with all facets of budget development.
9th May 2019 Conducting Interviews - Logic and Logistics
Interviewing is the most popular way to collect qualitative data. However, organising interviews and gaining access is difficult and time consuming and many researchers are disappointed with the results of their interviews. This workshop looks at the advantages and limitations of interview data, how to get the most out of your interviews, how to conduct individual interviews, and useful ways to record non-verbal as well as verbal data.  This workshop is limited to 15 participants and is facilitated by Dr Jenine Beekhuyzen of Adriot Research, please email her with any questions - info@adroitresearch.com.au with the subject line: CSU workshop.
9th May 2019 Audit Your Time
This workshop is for you if you want to take more control of your available time and increase the accuracy of your task planning. It is very practical and includes plenty of opportunities to discuss experiences and share tips with other participants.IMPORTANT: For this workshop, you will need your calendar and your goals for the next few months.The workshop is provided for higher degree by research candidates, but other staff and students are also very welcome, as always.Questions? Cassily Charles - ccharles@csu.edu.au
9th May 2019 Working with the Media in Research
This is an interactive workshop about how you can strategically and successfully work with the media in a research context, engage with the media in order to have a greater impact and get your research out into the boarder community.  It will provide information about:  what makes a good news story, working effectively with journalists, as well as tips on giving TV and radio interviews.
9th May 2019 Research metrics for grants and promotion
Are you looking to complete a grant application or application for promotion and want information about how to present their research impact? This session will show you how.
13th May 2019 Critical Writing, Part 1
This is the first half of a 2-part workshop. Participants need to register separately for each part, to enable separate calendar invitations and reminders.This 2-part workshop covers the special features of critical writing, and shows how it is related to other kinds of academic writing. It includes practice in structuring critical writing in paragraphs and sections, and discussion of specific language for expressing your own view alongside other positions and debate in the research literature. We will look at real examples of critical writing for research purposes. Please bring a research article from your own discipline, which you have already read.This workshop is provided for research candidates, but other staff and students are very welcome.Questions? Cassily Charles - ccharles@csu.edu.au
14th May 2019 Understanding Open Access
This session will  create an understanding of Open Access publishing.  What it is, forms of Open Access Publishing, why and how to identify suitable journals, with added information on sharing resources.
14th May 2019 Planning Surveys and Designing Questionnaires: Part 1
This three part integrated workshop is designed to introduce you to the processes and steps involved in planning a survey and creating a questionnaire that effectively gathers the data you need to satisfy your research questions. It will cover populations, ways to contact the population you want to survey, how to calculate an appropriate sample size, how to structure your questionnaire and what question types to use. Day 1: Aims of the workshop; Terms and definitions; Planning a survey; Populations, sample sizes and frames; Modes of data collection.
14th May 2019 Critical Writing, Part 2
This is the second half of a 2-part workshop. Participants need to register separately for each part, to enable separate calendar invitations and reminders.This 2-part workshop covers the special features of critical writing, and shows how it is related to other kinds of academic writing. It includes practice in structuring critical writing in paragraphs and sections, and discussion of specific language for expressing your own view alongside other positions and debate in the research literature. We will look at real examples of critical writing for research purposes. Please bring a research article from your own discipline, which you have already read.This workshop is provided for research candidates, but other staff and students are very welcome.Questions? Cassily Charles - ccharles@csu.edu.au
15th May 2019 Planning Surveys and Designing Questionnaires: Part 2
This three part integrated workshop is designed to introduce you to the processes and steps involved in planning a survey and creating a questionnaire that effectively gathers the data you need to satisfy your research questions. It will cover populations, ways to contact the population you want to survey, how to calculate an appropriate sample size, how to structure your questionnaire and what question types to use. Day 2: Different types of questions; and questionnaire design.
16th May 2019 Publishing from Your Thesis
Publishing from your thesis can be a really good way to boost your research. Three CSU researchers with expertise across disciplines and research methodologies will discuss their experiences of successful publishing from their theses – when to do it, how, where, why and with whom – are questions that PhD students and graduates often ask. This interactive session will consider how to use your thesis to support your publishing goals. Associate Professor Dominic O’Sullivan, whose first book came from his PhD thesis, will be available to provide individual advice and mentoring after the session.Presenters: A/Prof Dominic O’Sullivan, A/Prof Noella Mackenzie, Dr Elyce Green
20th May 2019 Staying up to Date with Research Alerts
This session will show you how to stay up to date with the latest developments in your field or research using alerts for searches, table of contents and other current awareness services.
21st May 2019 Planning Surveys and Designing Questionnaires: Part 3
This three part integrated workshop is designed to introduce you to the processes and steps involved in planning a survey and creating a questionnaire that effectively gathers the data you need to satisfy your research questions. It will cover populations, ways to contact the population you want to survey, how to calculate an appropriate sample size, how to structure your questionnaire and what question types to use. Day 3: Survey testing; Online surveys; SPAN and using SurveyMonkey.
21st May 2019 Animations and Graphics for Researchers
Videography and photography are important skills for the modern researcher. You will learn how to effectively communicate your message and promote your research through animations and graphics - no graphic design skills required, and even if you think your research subject cannot be filmed.
22nd May 2019 Presenting Your Work at a Conference: The Basics
During this session we will discuss the basics of presenting your research at a conference, or other event. Topics covered include planning and structuring your presentation, making the information clear, handling tricky questions, keeping calm and engaging your audience. There will be plenty of opportunities for participants to discuss experiences and share tips.The workshop is provided for higher degree by research candidates, but other staff and students are also welcome.Questions? Cassily Charles - ccharles@csu.edu.au
23rd May 2019 Avoiding predatory publishers
This workshop will help you identify predatory publishers using a checklist of things to consider when looking at a journal.
23rd May 2019 Writing Academic Job Applications, Part 1
Paul Worsfold, Career Development Officer, will be facilitating a two-part workshop on writing academic job applications. Part 1 focuses specifically on addressing the selection criteria, using real examples of recent academic job applications and an explicit model to help you develop the content and structure. Part 2 will feature expert guests Lyn Angel (former interim Executive Dean of the Faculty of Science) and Lucy Webster (Sub-Dean, Teaching & Learning, in the Faculty of Science), to discuss their perspectives on reading other people's applications, as members of selection panels.Please register separately for both events.These workshops are provided for higher degree research candidates, but are also useful for early career researchers and other staff and students are very welcome.Questions? Paul Worsfold - pworsfold@csu.edu.au or Cassily Charles - ccharles@csu.edu.au
28th May 2019 Using the Proquest databases effectively
This session will explore the ProQuest products that CSU library provides for research and show you how to use the ProQuest platform to search databases effectively.
30th May 2019 Writing Academic Job Applications, Part 2
Paul Worsfold, Career Development Officer, will be facilitating a two-part workshop on writing academic job applications. Part 1 focuses specifically on addressing the selection criteria, using real examples of recent academic job applications and an explicit model to help you develop the content and structure. Part 2 will feature expert guests Lyn Angel (former interim Executive Dean of the Faculty of Science) and Lucy Webster (Sub-Dean, Teaching & Learning, in the Faculty of Science), to discuss their perspectives on reading other people's applications, as members of selection panels.Please register separately for both events.These workshops are provided for higher degree research candidates, but are also useful for early career researchers and other staff and students are very welcome.Questions? Paul Worsfold - pworsfold@csu.edu.au or Cassily Charles - ccharles@csu.edu.au
30th May 2019 Ethics in Research involving Animals
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;  Key questions to consider; Tools to analyse and address issues; Who needs to and how to apply; the Codes which apply to your research.
3rd Jun 2019 Using Citation Databases Effectively
This session will introduce you in detail to the citation databases.  It will show you how you how to identify key articles or authors through citation counts, and how to use this to expand your searching.
5th Jun 2019 Where to publish
This session will outline good practice and introduce you to a checklist of what to look for to identify suspicious publishers
6th Jun 2019 Research Administration 4 - Managing My Research Project
Do you have a funded research project?  This session is all about enabling you to better understand the processes and people within CSU who can support you in managing your research project.  The sessions includes understanding your contractual obligations, how to access your budget and fund codes, and key tips to enable you to connect with systems and support people to manage project expenditure.
6th Jun 2019 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, you can query tables and layers and perform analysis between and within all these forms of data. GIS allows you to make visual and analytical inferences that would be nearly impossible to interpret from plain tables.
11th Jun 2019 My Research Career, Module 3 – Building a track record, web presence
Building a track record, web presence. In this module you will learn about the components of a research track record and strategies you can develop to improve your track record and its presentation to peers. You will also be introduced to strategies for establishing and maintaining a web profile. Future modules will cover building your track record in relation to publishing, grant writing and networking.
11th Jun 2019 Promoting your research: Establishing a Research Profile
Need to set up a Research Profile and not sure what is out there or how to go about it?  This session will show you the different profiles available, and their features and how to establish and maintain your profile.
12th Jun 2019 Focus Group Interviews
Focus group interviews are an effective way to understand how groups of people construct meaning and to uncover the context of people’s beliefs and behaviour. However focus groups offer special challenges in the selection of participants, moderation of discussion and recording both individual and group interaction data. In this workshop, we look at some examples of focus group interviews to understand how to avoid some common problems and obtain the greatest benefits.  This workshop is limited to 15 participants and is facilitated by Dr Jenine Beekhuyzen of Adriot Research, please email her with any questions - info@adroitresearch.com.au with the subject line: CSU workshop.
13th Jun 2019 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, the support services available to you, how the Library can help you, your key relationships, working well with your supervisor team, setting expectations, your responsibilities, professional development opportunities available to you and more.
17th Jun 2019 Literature review using EndNote & NVivo – An introduction
With your new skills with Nvivo, you can now learn how to use EndNote and Nvivo to manage and write your literature review.  You can import EndNote data into Nvivo and you can cite details from you Nvivo analysis.
18th Jun 2019 Supervisor Series - Module 4 – Managing problems and difficulties, providing feedback
Module 4 will discuss; Strategies when problems arise, monitoring and managing your own workload, resource problems, equipment failures, necessary changes in the research plan; breakdown of supervision/candidate relationship or the supervision team; managing team changes, providing feedback on potential problems, developing constructive feedback.
19th Jun 2019 R Tutorial Series 4 - More advanced regression models (mixed-effect models, glm and gam)
The learning objectives of this unit is for participants to be able to perform analysis of more advanced glm models and analysis of the mixed effect linear models; showcase a few simple examples of generalised additive regression models (gam models).
25th Jun 2019 Understanding Open Access
This session will  create an understanding of Open Access publishing.  What it is, forms of Open Access Publishing, why and how to identify suitable journals, with added information on sharing resources.
25th Jun 2019 Using NVivo for Qualitative Literature Reviews
Does it sound appealing to have easy access to key quotes, methods, and statistics in the literature? Would you like to be able to integrate your Endnote library and do full text searches, word clouds, word trees, of important concepts and matrices of your key authors and their main ideas?  This workshop provides the theoretical foundation for conducting systematic literature reviews followed by practical advice for managing your literature review in NVivo. We use a real life example to provide steps for doing rigorous and transparent research. This is limited to 15 participants and is facilitated by Dr Jenine Beekhuyzen of Adriot Research, please email her with any questions - info@adroitresearch.com.au with the subject line: CSU workshop.
27th Jun 2019 NVivo
As prerequisite to this session you need to go through the 'Getting Started' webinar - to be advised.  This workshop then moves you beyond basic coding with a range of queries to help identify patterns in data. Queries are powerful and assist the researcher to move beyond basic coding to use their classifications to produce visualisations. Reports are also covered. We work with a sample dataset, however you are encouraged to work with your own coded dataset if desired (literature or empirical data). It is OK if you don't have coded data as the workshop gives insight into what is possible when you reach that stage.This workshop is limited to 15 participants and is facilitated by Dr Jenine Beekhuyzen of Adriot Research, please email her with any questions - info@adroitresearch.com.au with the subject line: CSU workshop.
9th Jul 2019 Presenting your Research with Confidence
If you're a researcher then at some stage you are going to have to present your findings. It's tempting to get up and just read your paper, but to really speak to your audience you need to be able to communicate skilfully and with conviction. In this workshop Hugh Kearns will provide a clear step-by-step structure that you can use again and again to give high quality presentations.
10th Jul 2019 Supervisor Series - Module 5 – Guiding students through thesis development and the examination process
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.
11th Jul 2019 NVivo, Advanced
Attendance of the NVivo workshop is a prerequisite for attending this session as we assume you have completed your coding, or are curious to know what to do next, once you have completed the basic coding of your data (think highlighter pens) - where do you go from here? This session focuses on advanced NVivo features, moving into more detail for coding, queries, data patterns, reporting and more.  Again, We work with a sample dataset, however you are encouraged to work with your own coded dataset if desired (literature or empirical data). It is OK if you don't have coded data as the workshop gives insight into what is possible when you reach that stage. This workshop is limited to 15 participants and is facilitated by Dr Jenine Beekhuyzen of Adriot Research, please email her with any questions - info@adroitresearch.com.au with the subject line: CSU workshop.
16th Jul 2019 Ethics in Research involving Human Participants
Staff and Students who are undertaking research projects which require research ethics approval are strongly encouraged to attend this workshop. This workshop will include: An introduction to research integrity and the responsible conduct of research; An overview of the ethical issues that may arise in your research; Key questions you need to consider; Tools to analyse and address issues; Understanding who needs to make application and how to apply for approval from a Research Ethics Committee; the Codes which apply to your research and your ethics application.
18th Jul 2019 R Tutorial Series 5 - Drawing graphs and mpas in R
Participants will use R to draw graphs: (1) using basic functions for plotting graphs & changing the look; (2) draw graphs using more advanced R graphics functions; (3) drawing graphs by following the ggplot2 approach; (4) the easiest way to draw maps...
7th Aug 2019 R Tutorial Series 6 - Write your own R functions
The learning objectives of this unit is for participants to be able to write user-defined R functions to suit their special needs or for complex data analysis issues, and to perform simple simulation analysis in R.
8th Aug 2019 Research Administration 1 - Why Apply for a Grant
Why should I apply for a Grant? What are the CSU expectations? What do I need to consider and do?  A session aimed at helping new Researchers consider preliminary information when applying for an external grant.
13th Aug 2019 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, the support services available to you, how the Library can help you, your key relationships, working well with your supervisor team, setting expectations, your responsibilities, professional development opportunities available to you and more.
20th Aug 2019 My Research Career, Module 4 – The publication process
The aim of this module is to: * Discuss strategies for improving publication success, * Discuss how to navigate the publication process, * Learn how to deal with peer review and referee comments. This module will not cover how to write a paper.
22nd Aug 2019 Supervisor Series - Module 1 – Introduction, overview and first session of enrolment
Module 1 will explore what should happen in the first meeting including: *Determining the HDR candidate’s research interests *Developing candidate/supervisor expectations, roles, responsibilities *Discussions around resourcing, resource needs, training needs, professional development Module 1 will also explore what should happen in the first session of enrolment including: *Refining the research topic *Commencing the literature review *Developing research aims *Commencing discussions around possible methodologies available to conduct the research.
27th Aug 2019 Qualitative Research, An Introduction
Qualitative research has unique characteristics, and like any approach, it has pros and cons. This looks at the reasons for choosing qualitative rather than quantitative research, and identifies principles for doing rigorous qualitative research. We discuss issues including developing good research questions, generalisability, evaluation of research. You are invited to forward an outline of your research questions, for consideration during the workshop.  This is limited to 15 participants and is facilitated by Dr Jenine Beekhuyzen of Adriot Research, please email her with any questions - info@adroitresearch.com.au with the subject line: CSU workshop.
4th Sep 2019 Supervisor Series - Module 2 – Supervising remote, distance and PT HDR's
The aim of this module is to share knowledge and understanding of how to effectively supervise distance and part-time HDR candidates. This workshop will include a presentation from an experienced HDR supervisor, feedback from Distance and Part-time graduate students, and group discussion.
5th Sep 2019 R Tutorial Series 7 - Time series analysis
This unit covers the special data analysis topic, time series analysis, which primarily introducing the classic Box-Jenkins approach, namely ARIMA models and related R functions.
10th Sep 2019 Research Data Management
Are you drowning in research data? Do you want to know where you should be storing your data? Are you required to comply with funding body data management requirements, but don’t know how? This workshop is ideal for researchers who want to know how research data management can support project success and are interested in research data management services and support available at their institution. Combining slide-based background material, discussions, and case studies this workshop will equip participants with best practices for managing their valuable research data.
12th Sep 2019 Supportive Conversations for HDR Supervisors
HDR supervisors play a pivotal role in supporting the well-being and mental health of their research students. This session, presented by CSU Student Counsellor Dr Shaunagh Foy, will guide supervisors in having supportive conversations, as well as setting boundaries, responding to stressed or anxious students, and making appropriate referrals. All new and ongoing supervisors welcome.
17th Sep 2019 Research Administration 2 - The Grant Submission Process
Do you want more of an understanding of the grant application process or are you new to the submission process? This session is all about enabling you to better understand the processes and people within CSU who can support you in submitting an application to the Research Office for approval.
26th Sep 2019 Introduction to learning Bayesian Networks
This session is about basic concepts, definitions, & basic theoretic basis of a Bayesian Network model. Researchers dealing with problems with reasoning & decision making under uncertainty, particularly with complex system with mixed data will benefit...
1st Oct 2019 R Tutorial Series 8 - Tree models
This unit covers the special data analysis topic, tree models that may refer to a regression tree (if the response variable is continuous) or a classification tree (if the response variable is categorical).
2nd Oct 2019 Supervisor Series - Module 3 – Monitoring progress throughout candidature
This module will discuss key issues surrounding candidate progress (both formal and informal) such as: * formal progress activities; * Using timelines and research plans;* Strategies to identify problems or potential issues early * Evaluation of professional development needs * Identifying opportunities to present work at CSU and/or conferences and publication opportunities .
3rd Oct 2019 Data Visualisation
There are many ways to visualise and analyse research data. Visualisations and mapping can reveal and highlight trends and patterns in data that may not have been otherwise obvious. This session will demonstrate some techniques that have been used by the Spatial Data Analysis Network (SPAN) to help researchers ;analyse, map and visualise their research data.
8th Oct 2019 Research Administration 3 - Developing my Research Budget
Are you competent in developing a solid and competitive research budget? This session aims to assist researchers with all facets of budget development.
10th Oct 2019 Ethics in Research involving Human Participants
Staff and Students who are undertaking research projects which require research ethics approval are strongly encouraged to attend this workshop. This workshop will include: An introduction to research integrity and the responsible conduct of research; An overview of the ethical issues that may arise in your research; Key questions you need to consider; Tools to analyse and address issues; Understanding who needs to make application and how to apply for approval from a Research Ethics Committee; the Codes which apply to your research and your ethics application.
16th Oct 2019 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, the support services available to you, how the Library can help you, your key relationships, working well with your supervisor team, setting expectations, your responsibilities, professional development opportunities available to you and more.
17th Oct 2019 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.
22nd Oct 2019 Planning Surveys and Designing Questionnaires: Part 1
This three part integrated workshop is designed to introduce you to the processes and steps involved in planning a survey and creating a questionnaire that effectively gathers the data you need to satisfy your research questions. It will cover populations, ways to contact the population you want to survey, how to calculate an appropriate sample size, how to structure your questionnaire and what question types to use. Day 1: Aims of the workshop; Terms and definitions; Planning a survey; Populations, sample sizes and frames; Modes of data collection.
23rd Oct 2019 Planning Surveys and Designing Questionnaires: Part 2
This three part integrated workshop is designed to introduce you to the processes and steps involved in planning a survey and creating a questionnaire that effectively gathers the data you need to satisfy your research questions. It will cover populations, ways to contact the population you want to survey, how to calculate an appropriate sample size, how to structure your questionnaire and what question types to use. Day 2: Different types of questions; and questionnaire design.
24th Oct 2019 Planning Surveys and Designing Questionnaires: Part 3
This three part integrated workshop is designed to introduce you to the processes and steps involved in planning a survey and creating a questionnaire that effectively gathers the data you need to satisfy your research questions. It will cover populations, ways to contact the population you want to survey, how to calculate an appropriate sample size, how to structure your questionnaire and what question types to use. Day 3: Survey testing; Online surveys; SPAN and using SurveyMonkey.
29th Oct 2019 Supervisor Series - Module 4 – Managing problems and difficulties, providing feedback
Module 4 will discuss; Strategies when problems arise, monitoring and managing your own workload, resource problems, equipment failures, necessary changes in the research plan; breakdown of supervision/candidate relationship or the supervision team; managing team changes, providing feedback on potential problems, developing constructive feedback.
31st Oct 2019 Ethics in Research involving Animals
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;  Key questions to consider; Tools to analyse and address issues; Who needs to and how to apply; the Codes which apply to your research.
31st Oct 2019 Research Supervision - Masterclass
This masterclass is aimed at experienced supervisors who want to update their practice and share supervisory approaches. Hugh Kearns draws on his experience of working with thousands of research students and research supervisors across the world.  It will look at how to help both the supervisor and the student get the most out of the post-graduate research experience as well as providing the opportunity for supervisors to share their experiences of what works and what doesn't.
5th Nov 2019 Using NVivo for Qualitative Literature Reviews
Does it sound appealing to have easy access to key quotes, methods, and statistics in the literature? Would you like to be able to integrate your Endnote library and do full text searches, word clouds, word trees, of important concepts and matrices of your key authors and their main ideas?  This workshop provides the theoretical foundation for conducting systematic literature reviews followed by practical advice for managing your literature review in NVivo. We use a real life example to provide steps for doing rigorous and transparent research. This is limited to 15 participants and is facilitated by Dr Jenine Beekhuyzen of Adriot Research, please email her with any questions - info@adroitresearch.com.au with the subject line: CSU workshop.
6th Nov 2019 R Tutorial Series 9 - Meta-analysis and inter-rater reliability analysis
This unit covers two special data analysis topics: (1) Meta-Analysis; and (2) Inter-rater reliability analysis ...
7th Nov 2019 NVivo
As prerequisite to this session you need to go through the 'Getting Started' webinar - to be advised.  This workshop then moves you beyond basic coding with a range of queries to help identify patterns in data. Queries are powerful and assist the researcher to move beyond basic coding to use their classifications to produce visualisations. Reports are also covered. We work with a sample dataset, however you are encouraged to work with your own coded dataset if desired (literature or empirical data). It is OK if you don't have coded data as the workshop gives insight into what is possible when you reach that stage.This workshop is limited to 15 participants and is facilitated by Dr Jenine Beekhuyzen of Adriot Research, please email her with any questions - info@adroitresearch.com.au with the subject line: CSU workshop.
12th Nov 2019 Accessing ABS Data and other important Datasets
Gain practical knowledge regarding how to access ABS data and data from other important data sets and learn more about the CSU support services available to you in this endeavour.
14th Nov 2019 Research Administration 4 - Managing My Research Project
Do you have a funded research project?  This session is all about enabling you to better understand the processes and people within CSU who can support you in managing your research project.  The sessions includes understanding your contractual obligations, how to access your budget and fund codes, and key tips to enable you to connect with systems and support people to manage project expenditure.
14th Nov 2019 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, you can query tables and layers and perform analysis between and within all these forms of data. GIS allows you to make visual and analytical inferences that would be nearly impossible to interpret from plain tables.
20th Nov 2019 Social Media Platforms for Researchers
There is a huge range of social media platforms and other online sites that researchers can use to tell their research stories. In this seminar we have a look at many different social media platforms and how a researcher can best use each one within their communications network.
28th Nov 2019 Supervisor Series - Module 5 – 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.
3rd Dec 2019 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, the support services available to you, how the Library can help you, your key relationships, working well with your supervisor team, setting expectations, your responsibilities, professional development opportunities available to you and more.
4th Dec 2019 R Tutorial Series 10 - Survival analysis
This unit covers the special data analysis topic, survival analysis, which refers to the analysis of data that take the form of measurements of the time to death, or the time to failure.
5th Dec 2019 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.
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