All Events Workshops

Date Session Details & Registration
22nd Jun 2021 Grammar Café - Articles
Many languages do not use articles (a, an, & the), or if they do exist, they may be used differently than in English. Multilingual writers often find article usage to be one of the most difficult concepts to master. Although there are some rules about article usage to help, there are also quite a few exceptions. Learning to use articles accurately is the focus of this workshop. It discusses common errors of article usage using practical examples and resources to help improve your academic writing skills. (90 mins, 1000-1130 AEST)
23rd Jun 2021 Research Communication Workshop
In this workshop you’ll work through a range of interactive scenarios and exercises, and discuss the importance of research communication, to hone your understanding of key communication concepts and practices. We will explore the research communication goals of Charles Sturt, and then work to understand key audiences and stakeholders, and strategies and tactics for engaging with them. We’ll explore stakeholder values, ways of generating impact, and building engaging hooks to get people intrigued about your work.  (3 hours, 0930-1230 AEST)This workshop is delivered by The Australian National Centre for the Public Awareness of Science.  Dr Will Grant &  Dr Merryn McKinnon.
24th Jun 2021 Shut Up & Write
SU&W sessions are effective in allowing you to allocate specific time for writing; to help focus your writing;  to build a sense of community in a small group;  and help you overcome procrastination and increase motivation.  They are held via zoom for 3 hours on Mondays and Thursdays 0930-1230, and Tuesdays 1300-1600. Everyone is welcome, no need to register, just pop a reminder in your calendar - https://charlessturt.zoom.us/j/62521890840?pwd=aDFzYXMzTlY5cWJsbWw2OVVpSFZ5Zz09
24th Jun 2021 HDR Connect
Welcome to our informal group, HDR Connect - a meeting place for all Higher Degree by Research (HDR) and Honours students.  We  catch up fortnightly via zoom and chat about anything research related. Some folks share how they are going, what they are up to, some share their wins and wisdom, some seek advice on a challenge, and some join in just to know they are not alone in their journey. Some are regulars, some drop in when they want to, everyone is welcome, any-time. We  look forward to connecting with you.  (60 minutes, every second Thursday evening, 1800-1900 AEST)
25th Jun 2021 Sample Size Calculations
This seminar is part of the Research Skills Seminar Series 20201 from the CAHS Research Education Education Program.  This session provides an overview of how to perform sample size calculations for different research study designs and demonstrates how to use free "PS" software. It also covers issues specific to clinical trials and assists researchers to identify situations where the best course of action is to consult a statistician. (60 mins, 1030 - 1130 AEST)Presented by - Dr Julie Marsh, Senior Research Fellow - Telethon Kids Institute
28th Jun 2021 Shut Up & Write
SU&W sessions are effective in allowing you to allocate specific time for writing; to help focus your writing;  to build a sense of community in a small group;  and help you overcome procrastination and increase motivation.  They are held via zoom for 3 hours on Mondays and Thursdays 0930-1230, and Tuesdays 1300-1600. Everyone is welcome, no need to register, just pop a reminder in your calendar - https://charlessturt.zoom.us/j/62521890840?pwd=aDFzYXMzTlY5cWJsbWw2OVVpSFZ5Zz09
29th Jun 2021 Writing Bootcamp
A welcoming writing group for anyone who wishes to allocate specific writing time, in a supportive 'on-line' group environment.Participants say they find these meetings useful to: make research writing more focused, efficient or effectiveprotect or allocate specific time for research writing,creating an obligatory practice, away from distractions and in a supportive groupbuild a sense of community around writingto help overcome procrastination and increase motivationSee you there.  (1000-1600 AEST)
29th Jun 2021 NVivo and new media – non conventional forms of qualitative data
Social media data from Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn is becoming a popular way to understand different online groups. NVivo provides the ability to easily capture and analyse this "big data". Photographs within methods like PhotoVoice and videos posted on YouTube are also becoming popular forms of data. This workshop looks at capturing and analysing these forms of data, with visualisations to easily show patterns via graphs, tables and maps.This workshop is limited to 20 participants and is facilitated by Dr Jenine Beekhuyzen of Adroit Research, please email her with any questions - info@adroitresearch.com.au with the subject line: CSU workshop. (2 hours, 1000-1200 (AEST)
29th Jun 2021 Thinking Resiliently as a Researcher
Dr Shari Walsh, A  Psychologist & Career Practitioner at  Resilient Researcher; Growth Psychology is joining us to present Thinking Resiliently as a Researcher.Do you find negative thoughts impact on your psychological wellbeing and your research progression? This webinar comprises key points to assist attendees identify and manage negative thoughts and to develop resilient thinking skills. In this webinar we will cover:Identifying cognitive processes and unhelpful thought patterns e.g., imposter syndrome, which may impede research progressionUnderstanding skills to manage unhelpful thoughts to function more effectivelyCreating a framework for thinking positively, confidently and resiliently throughout the research degree and beyond(60 mins, 1300-1400 AEST)
30th Jun 2021 Managing difficult conversations
Dr Shari Walsh, A  Psychologist & Career Practitioner at  Resilient Researcher; Growth Psychology is joining us to present Thinking Resiliently as a Researcher.Do you find it harder to communicate in some situations than others? Is it hard to approach difficult conversations calmly? This webinar identifies common issues impacting on our ability to communicate effectively prior to and during difficult conversations. Content includes:*Exploring issues impacting on communication*Managing anxiety prior to or during difficult conversations*Recognising your own and others conflict styles and how to adapt*How to speak calmly and assertively(60 mins, 1400-1500 AEST)
1st Jul 2021 Survey tools in Research: REDCap and Qualtrics
Using a research specific survey can set your research up for success through intuitive data collection and validation, scheduling and reporting. In this webinar from Intersect, we investigate two of the most popular research tools: REDCap and Qualtrics.(60 mins, 1330-1430 AEST)
6th Jul 2021 Supervisor Series - Module 3 – Progress through candidature, professional development
The aims of Module 3 are to discuss key issues surrounding candidate progress (both formal and informal) such as:Information about formal progress activities such as progress reports, probation, presentation at Faculty seminarsUsing timelines and research plans to evaluate student progress throughout candidatureStrategies to identify problems or potential issues earlyOngoing evaluation of professional development needs of students throughout candidatureIdentifying PD opportunities for candidates within and external to CSU, opportunities to present work at CSU and/or conferences, publication opportunities at different stages of candidature(2 hours, 1000-1200 AEST)
6th Jul 2021 Engaging with the Media to raise awareness about your research
Researchers often ask: How do I work with media confidently? How do I capture public interest? What aspects of my project should I focus on?Talking with the media about your research may seem daunting, but it can really help to increase awareness of your work and raise your profile as a researcher. Whether you are being interviewed for a newspaper, radio or television, giving a conference presentation, writing a blog, or tweeting or posting on Facebook, you need to be strategic in how, why, what and when you publicise your work.The Comms Doctor is presenting 3 hands-on sessions -Day 1: Getting the basics – why work with the media; what makes a good research story; using social media: finding support. (2 hrs, 1230-1430)Day 2: Planning your message – developing your plan; writing for the media, writing opinion pieces. (2 hrs, 1230-1430)Day 3: Delivering your message – prepare for and deliver an interview (radio and/or TV); receive feedback and plan the next steps. (3 hrs, 1230-1530).
7th Jul 2021 Engaging with the Media to raise awareness about your research
Researchers often ask: How do I work with media confidently? How do I capture public interest? What aspects of my project should I focus on?Talking with the media about your research may seem daunting, but it can really help to increase awareness of your work and raise your profile as a researcher. Whether you are being interviewed for a newspaper, radio or television, giving a conference presentation, writing a blog, or tweeting or posting on Facebook, you need to be strategic in how, why, what and when you publicise your work.The Comms Doctor is presenting 3 hands-on sessions -Day 1: Getting the basics – why work with the media; what makes a good research story; using social media: finding support. (2 hrs, 1230-1430)Day 2: Planning your message – developing your plan; writing for the media, writing opinion pieces. (2 hrs, 1230-1430)Day 3: Delivering your message – prepare for and deliver an interview (radio and/or TV); receive feedback and plan the next steps. (3 hrs, 1230-1530).
8th Jul 2021 Engaging with the Media to raise awareness about your research
Researchers often ask: How do I work with media confidently? How do I capture public interest? What aspects of my project should I focus on?Talking with the media about your research may seem daunting, but it can really help to increase awareness of your work and raise your profile as a researcher. Whether you are being interviewed for a newspaper, radio or television, giving a conference presentation, writing a blog, or tweeting or posting on Facebook, you need to be strategic in how, why, what and when you publicise your work.The Comms Doctor is presenting 3 hands-on sessions -Day 1: Getting the basics – why work with the media; what makes a good research story; using social media: finding support. (2 hrs, 1230-1430)Day 2: Planning your message – developing your plan; writing for the media, writing opinion pieces. (2 hrs, 1230-1430)Day 3: Delivering your message – prepare for and deliver an interview (radio and/or TV); receive feedback and plan the next steps. (3 hrs, 1230-1530).
8th Jul 2021 HDR Connect
Welcome to our informal group, HDR Connect - a meeting place for all Higher Degree by Research (HDR) and Honours students.  We  catch up fortnightly via zoom and chat about anything research related. Some folks share how they are going, what they are up to, some share their wins and wisdom, some seek advice on a challenge, and some join in just to know they are not alone in their journey. Some are regulars, some drop in when they want to, everyone is welcome, any-time. We  look forward to connecting with you.  (60 minutes, every second Thursday evening, 1800-1900 AEST)
13th Jul 2021 Getting Started with EndNote
Are you starting your literature review, and want to organise your references? This session will cover setting up your EndNote Library, using EndNote with Word and other tips and tricks. Mac users note – although the session will be run on a Windows computer, you are welcome to come along. (60 mins, 1400-1500)
15th Jul 2021 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.  (2.15Hrs.  1000-1215 AEST)
22nd Jul 2021 HDR Connect
Welcome to our informal group, HDR Connect - a meeting place for all Higher Degree by Research (HDR) and Honours students.  We  catch up fortnightly via zoom and chat about anything research related. Some folks share how they are going, what they are up to, some share their wins and wisdom, some seek advice on a challenge, and some join in just to know they are not alone in their journey. Some are regulars, some drop in when they want to, everyone is welcome, any-time. We  look forward to connecting with you.  (60 minutes, every second Thursday evening, 1800-1900 AEST)
23rd Jul 2021 Data Collection and Management
This seminar is part of the Research Skills Seminar Series 20201 from the CAHS Research Education Education Program. This session provides practical strategies for data base design and development, data coding, entry, validation, cleaning and storage. It also covers researcher responsibilities and planning issues related to data management. (60 mins, 1030 - 1130 AEST)Presented by - Associate Professor, Sue Skull, Head - Research Education Program; Consultant Paediatrician, Child and Adolescent Health Service
27th Jul 2021 An Introduction to Systematic Reviews
Want to know more about Systematic Reviews? This short session will provide a guide to the tools available and show you the steps to creating a systematic or systematic-like review.  (60 mins, 0930-1030)
27th Jul 2021 Finding and Using Theses and Dissertations
Do you need to see other Theses or Dissertations to use as exemplars?  Discover how to find and access Australian and international theses and dissertations.  (60 mins, 0930-1030 AEST)
27th Jul 2021 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.  (2 hours, 1300-1500 AEST)
28th Jul 2021 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. (2 hours, 1300-1500 AEST)
28th Jul 2021 Authorship and Copyright for a Thesis and other publications
Are you planning to include journal articles that you have written during your candidature, in your thesis? Are you planning to publish further works from your thesis?  This information session will support you to apply the appropriate copyright, Intellectual Property, Open Access and Creative Commons guidelines to your research outputs.   (60 mins, 1400-1500 AEST)
29th Jul 2021 Writing Bootcamp
A welcoming and all-day writing group for anyone who wishes to allocate specific writing time, in a supportive 'on-line' group environment.Participants say they find these meetings useful to: make research writing more focused, efficient or effective;  protect or allocate specific time for research writing;  creating an obligatory practice, away from distractions and in a supportive group;  build a sense of community around writing;  to help overcome procrastination and increase motivation.  See you there.  (6 hours, 1000-1600 AEST)
29th Jul 2021 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. (2 hours, 1300-1500 AEST)
30th Jul 2021 Consumer and Community Involvement
This seminar is part of the Research Skills Seminar Series 20201 from the CAHS Research Education Education Program.  Session Synopsis:  Every researcher should be actively involving consumer or community members to improve quality and increase impact of their research. Community involvement is increasingly a requirement for funding agencies. This seminar provides a practical introduction and will cover basic principles of consumer and community involvement, the benefits and barriers, and what to put in place to get started. (60 mins, 1030 - 1130 AEST)Presented by - Anne McKenzie, AM, Community Engagement Manager, Telethon Kids Institute
1st Aug 2021 Knowledge Translation
This seminar is part of the Research Skills Seminar Series 20201 from the CAHS Research Education Education Program.  Session Synopsis:  Ensuring that research findings are translated into practice involves a systematic approach from the beginning when you are designing your research. Implementation science bridges the gap between developing and evaluating effective interventions and implementation and de-implementation in routine practice. This seminar covers key elements of implementation research; theoretical approaches, research designs, involvement of stakeholders, behaviour change interventions. (60 mins, 1030 - 1130 AEST)Presented by - Dr Fenella Gill, Associate Professor, Acute Paediatric Nursing, Perth Children's Hospital and Curtin University
4th Aug 2021 Supervisor Series, Module 4 – Managing problems and difficulties, providing feedback
The aim of Module 4 is to follow on from issues discussed in Module 3, and discuss topics such as :Strategies to assist candidates if problems ariseStrategies to help motivate candidates through difficult stages of candidatureMonitoring and managing own workload to ensure consistent supervision through the student’s candidatureHow to manage problems concerning conduct of candidate or other supervision team membersResource problems, equipment failures, necessary changes in the research planBreakdown of supervision/candidate relationship or the supervision teamPossible situations when new supervision or change of a supervisor should be recommendedModule 4 also aims to focus on different strategies for providing feedback on candidate’s work as well asProviding feedback on potential problemsDeveloping constructive feedbackEffective ways to provide feedback to motivate students(2 hours, 1000-1200 AEST)
5th Aug 2021 HDR Connect
Welcome to our informal group, HDR Connect - a meeting place for all Higher Degree by Research (HDR) and Honours students.  We  catch up fortnightly via zoom and chat about anything research related. Some folks share how they are going, what they are up to, some share their wins and wisdom, some seek advice on a challenge, and some join in just to know they are not alone in their journey. Some are regulars, some drop in when they want to, everyone is welcome, any-time. We  look forward to connecting with you.  (60 minutes, every second Thursday evening, 1800-1900 AEST)
12th Aug 2021 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.  (2.15 hrs.  1000-1215 AEST)
13th Aug 2021 Media and Communications in Research
This seminar is part of the Research Skills Seminar Series 20201 from the CAHS Research Education Education Program.  Session Synopsis:  Understanding how to work with the media is essential and a critical responsibility for all researchers, whether it’s the newspaper, TV, radio, or social media. This seminar will provide practical techniques on working with the media and ensuring your bottom line is delivered in an engaging, accurate, and responsible way.  (60 mins, 1030 - 1130 AEST)Presented by - Elizabeth Chester, Director of Communications and Development at Telethon Kids Institute
19th Aug 2021 Using EndNote for Theses and other Publications
Now that you are familiar with EndNote, this session will look at advanced EndNote features, which will be helpful when writing your thesis or for other professional writing.  (60 mins, 1400-1500)
19th Aug 2021 HDR Connect
Welcome to our informal group, HDR Connect - a meeting place for all Higher Degree by Research (HDR) and Honours students.  We  catch up fortnightly via zoom and chat about anything research related. Some folks share how they are going, what they are up to, some share their wins and wisdom, some seek advice on a challenge, and some join in just to know they are not alone in their journey. Some are regulars, some drop in when they want to, everyone is welcome, any-time. We  look forward to connecting with you.  (60 minutes, every second Thursday evening, 1800-1900 AEST)
27th Aug 2021 Oral Presentation of Research Results
This seminar is part of the Research Skills Seminar Series 20201 from the CAHS Research Education Education Program.  Session Synopsis:  Effective presentation of research results is a key component of research translation, a moral responsibility to undertake for your research participants, funders and institution, and an opportunity to get important feedback. This seminar includes a range of tips on choosing and organising materials, delivery styles and techniques, preparing for questions, gaining confidence, and how to run a session effectively. (60 mins, 1030 - 1130 AEST)Presented by - Associate Professor, Sue Skull, Head - Research Education Program; Consultant Paediatrician, Child and Adolescent Health Service
30th Aug 2021 Literature review using EndNote & NVivo
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 your Nvivo analysis. (60 mins, 0930-1030)
31st Aug 2021 Advanced and innovating interviewing techniques (Workshop 1)
Interviews are commonly used in qualitative research, but often done okay rather than brilliantly. This workshop takes a stance that interviewing is about creating conditions for a rich process of joint meaning-making. The workshop will be highly practical, giving participants opportunities to experience diverse techniques, including approaches that focus on getting into details of practices, those that create a magical effect through use of a third thing, and those that enhance sensory engagement. Expect to interview, be interviewed, and to alert to the use of effective probes. As part of your pre-workshop preparation you will need to choose an object that relates to your research and have it ready (or share a relevant image online), and choose an object with a particular smell / aroma to have close by for part of the workshop.(2 hrs, 1400 - 1600 AEST)  This is a direct link to the session, please add it to your outlook calendar.Presented by - Associate Professor Nick Hopwood, University of Technology Sydney.  Nick based at the University of Technology Sydney. He is also an Extraordinary Professor at Stellenbosch University Department of Curriculum Studies. Nick has completed a number of published studies on research students’ learning and experiences, given keynotes at conferences on doctoral education, and is a regular facilitator of workshops on diverse aspects of research and academic work. You can find out more about Nick from his blog, youtube channel, and twitter feed.
1st Sep 2021 Beyond coding - the art of interpreting qualitative data (Workshop 2)
What does it mean to interpret data? How do researchers actually make sense of the data, and infer meaning? This workshop explores approaches to analysis that go beyond coding, looking for meaning that can’t be captured in any one segment or quotation. Participants will learn how this can be done through practical activities looking at interview, observation/video, and documentary data. Key points include the importance of contextual understandings and holistic approaches to data.(2 hrs, 1400 - 1600 AEST)  This is a direct link to the session, please add it to your outlook calendar.Presented by - Associate Professor Nick Hopwood, University of Technology Sydney.  Nick based at the University of Technology Sydney. He is also an Extraordinary Professor at Stellenbosch University Department of Curriculum Studies. Nick has completed a number of published studies on research students’ learning and experiences, given keynotes at conferences on doctoral education, and is a regular facilitator of workshops on diverse aspects of research and academic work. You can find out more about Nick from his blog, youtube channel, and twitter feed.
2nd Sep 2021 HDR Connect
Welcome to our informal group, HDR Connect - a meeting place for all Higher Degree by Research (HDR) and Honours students.  We  catch up fortnightly via zoom and chat about anything research related. Some folks share how they are going, what they are up to, some share their wins and wisdom, some seek advice on a challenge, and some join in just to know they are not alone in their journey. Some are regulars, some drop in when they want to, everyone is welcome, any-time. We  look forward to connecting with you.  (60 minutes, every second Thursday evening, 1800-1900 AEST)
7th Sep 2021 Supervisor Series, Module 5 - Developing and submitting the thesis; examination
The aims of Module 5 are 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, andhow to help student’s respond to the examiners’ reports.(2 hours, 1000-1200 AEST)
7th Sep 2021 Measure and Promote Your Research: Impact and Profiles
Do you need to understand how to use the different metrics for your research?  Are you looking for ways to showcase and promote you research to others?  You will learn about author and article metrics, journal ranking and alternative and social metrics. You will also learn about researcher profiles and how to use them to promote and disseminate your research to other Researchers and communities around the world. (60 mins, 1400-1500)
10th Sep 2021 Conducting Systematic Reviews
This seminar is part of the Research Skills Seminar Series 20201 from the CAHS Research Education Education Program. Seminar Synopsis:  Systematic reviews play an important role in health research. They provide a high level summary of studies and can inform policy and practice relevant to a particular area of inquiry. Understanding review methodologies is useful for those who wish to undertake a systematic review, or just read one. This seminar provides an overview of several types of reviews, along with simple strategies to focus a review and support review methodology. (60 mins, 1030 - 1130 AEST)Presented by - Professor Sonya Girdler, Director - Curtin Autism Research Group
13th Sep 2021 Working with theory in qualitative data analysis (Workshop 3)
Understanding a theory is one thing. Being able to use it well in the process of qualitative analysis is quite another! How do we avoid the common pitfall of circular findings (we find what the theory told us we would find), or the limited outcome of painting by numbers (finding examples of concepts in our data)? This workshop will focus on a framework that participants can use to discover how others have been successful, and to apply in their own work. In preparation for the workshop Choose an article or chapter where you think theory has been used well in qualitative data analysis. It should involve some quotation from raw data (interviews, documents, observation notes etc).(2 hrs, 1000 - 1200 AEST)Presented by - Associate Professor Nick Hopwood, University of Technology Sydney.  Nick based at the University of Technology Sydney. He is also an Extraordinary Professor at Stellenbosch University Department of Curriculum Studies. Nick has completed a number of published studies on research students’ learning and experiences, given keynotes at conferences on doctoral education, and is a regular facilitator of workshops on diverse aspects of research and academic work. You can find out more about Nick from his blog, youtube channel, and twitter feed.
14th Sep 2021 Critical stances in relation to data – how not to take your data for granted (Workshop 4)
In qualitative analysis it is important not to take your data for granted, not to assume its surface meanings are the only meanings, or even the most appropriate ones to work with. In this workshop we will share principles and analytical questions that you can use to take a sophisticated approach to data. While taking a critical and reflective stance to your data is good for intellectual hygiene and methodological rigour, it can also be unsettling and destabilising. In this workshop we will look at examples of documentary and interview data where surface meanings need to be troubled, applying specific techniques to uncover important features and meanings.(2 hrs, 1000 - 1200 AEST)  This is a direct link to the session, please add it to your outlook calendar.Presented by - Associate Professor Nick Hopwood, University of Technology Sydney.  Nick based at the University of Technology Sydney. He is also an Extraordinary Professor at Stellenbosch University Department of Curriculum Studies. Nick has completed a number of published studies on research students’ learning and experiences, given keynotes at conferences on doctoral education, and is a regular facilitator of workshops on diverse aspects of research and academic work. You can find out more about Nick from his blog, youtube channel, and twitter feed.
14th Sep 2021 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).  (2.15 hrs.  1000-1215 AEST)
15th Sep 2021 Exploring Research Methods using Sage Research Methods Online
Are you starting your research, or do you want to know more about different research methods.  Or would you, as a supervisor, like to share videos or case studies with your students about different research methods? This session will show you how.  (60 mins, 1400-1500 AEST)
17th Sep 2021 Involving the Aboriginal Community in Research
This seminar is part of the Research Skills Seminar Series 20201 from the CAHS Research Education Education Program.  Session Synopsis:  This seminar provides an overview of important considerations for engaging Indigenous people in research, including understanding cultural differences, ethical considerations, and the importance of community consultation. (60 mins, 1030 - 1130 AEST)Presented by - Glenn Pearson & Associate Professor Sue Skull
19th Oct 2021 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 ...  (2.15 hrs.  1000-1215 AEST)
22nd Oct 2021 Rapid Critical Appraisal of Scientific Literature
This seminar is part of the Research Skills Seminar Series 20201 from the CAHS Research Education Education Program. Seminar Synopsis: Given the sheer volume and variable quality of published papers even in high impact journals, it is essential to have skills to target and rapidly appraise relevant literature to answer current clinical questions. This seminar provides simple strategies to help focus your reading, examine validity of results, and decide whether to accept and apply them in your setting. (60 mins, 1030 - 1130 AEST)Presented by - Associate Professor, Sue Skull - Head, Research Education Program
29th Oct 2021 Statistical Tips for Interpreting Scientific Claims
This seminar is part of the Research Skills Seminar Series 20201 from the CAHS Research Education Education Program. Seminar Synopsis:  To accompany the Rapid Critical Appraisal of Scientific Literature seminar, this seminar tackles critical appraisal from a statistical literacy point of view based on the 2013 Nature paper by Sutherland et al. It uses examples from the medical literature to “help non-scientists interrogate advisers and grasp the limitations of evidence” and will indicate when it is time to consult the statisticians. These tips are highly relevant for those looking for a refresher in statistical literacy or struggling to understand the seemingly unlimited sources of bias and confounding.  (60 mins, 1030 - 1130 AEST)Presented by - Dr Julie Marsh
5th Nov 2021 Grant Applications and Finding Funding
This seminar is part of the Research Skills Seminar Series 20201 from the CAHS Research Education Education Program. Seminar Synopsis:  This seminar covers where and how to find grant opportunities and strategies for putting together a high quality grant application. It also focuses on understanding the grant review process, and how to submit and respond to reviewer comments. (60 mins, 1030 - 1130 AEST)Presented by - Tegan McNab, Grants and Research Development Manager - Telethon Kids Institute
12th Nov 2021 Research Impact
This seminar is part of the Research Skills Seminar Series 20201 from the CAHS Research Education Education Program.  Session Synopsis:  Tara McLaren joins our team of presenters in 2021 with a new seminar focusing on Research Impact. (60 mins, 1030 - 1130 AEST)Presented by - Tara McLaren, Head, Research Development - Telethon Kids Institute
16th Nov 2021 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.  (2.15 hrs.  1000-1215 AEST)
19th Nov 2021 Ethics Processes for Clinical Research
This seminar is part of the Research Skills Seminar Series 20201 from the CAHS Research Education Education Program.  Session Synopsis:  This seminar reiterates ethical principles and focuses on understanding ethics processes for clinical research and responsibilities for researchers. It provides practical and up-to-date guidance for completing quality ethics applications. (60 mins, 1030 - 1130 AEST)Presented by - Associate Professor Sue Skull
26th Nov 2021 Qualitative Research Methods
This seminar is part of the Research Skills Seminar Series 20201 from the CAHS Research Education Education Program. Seminar Synopsis:  The use of qualitative research methods is becoming more popular in health either as the primary research method or as part of a mixed methods approach to investigating a health issue. This seminar covers the benefits of using qualitative research; some of the myths associated with the use of qualitative research; the types of qualitative methods; how data is collected and analysed; and, how the research prepares to use qualitative research to improve health outcomes for individuals, families and communities. (60 mins, 1030 - 1130 AEST)Presented by - Dr Shirley McGough - Lecturer, School of Nursing, Midwifery and Paramedicine, Curtin University
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