Researcher Development Events Calendar


This calendar is subject to change. For further information on researcher development workshops and events, please contact Judy Foster or call 02 9678 7419.

Check out the MyCareer Online Research Development webpage for a new array of video's recorded at previous Researcher Seminar Series events. Please contact Judy Foster for more details.

2017

January

Date Event
31 Jan 2017

eResearch: Excel for Researchers (opens in a new window)

Location: Campbelltown campus 12.G.02
Time: 9am - 4.30pm

Click on the above link to register

February

Date Event
1 Feb 2017

eResearch: Excel for Researchers (opens in a new window)

Location: Penrith campus (Kingswood) V.1.12
Time: 9.15am - 4.30pm

Click on the above link to register

3 Feb 2017

Research Professional Online Training Session (opens in a new window)

Research Professional is pleased to invite you to a series of live online broadcast training sessions. Each session will provide an introduction to the Research Professional platform, demonstrate how to locate funding opportunities that match your interests and show you how to set up email alerts to keep you informed of new developments.

You can view these demonstrations from your own PC and choose to receive sound either via your computer's mic and speakers, or by phoning into a voice conference. You will be able to ask the presenter questions using a text chat feature.

Time: 11am - 12pm

Click on the above link to register

8 Feb 2017

eResearch: Excel for Researchers (opens in a new window)

Location: Parramatta campus EB.2.17
Time: 9.15am - 4.30pm

Click on the above link to register

10 Feb 2017

Pitching your Research Project (opens in a new window)

Associate Professor Jeff Powell
Hawkesbury Institute for the Environment

Location: Werrington South campus BA.1.23-24
Time: 10-11.30am

Click on the above link to register

13 Feb 2017

Pitching your Research Project (opens in a new window)

Professor Donald McNeill
Institute for Culture and Society

Location: Parramatta campus EB.3.06
Time: 10-11.30am

Click on the above link to register

17 Feb 2017

Educating the Edison's of the 21st Century

Professor Iouri Belski, RMIT

Come to Professor Belski's workshop to learn:

  1. A couple of TRIZ heuristics
  2. How you can use educational materials to introduce these heuristics to your students
  3. How these heuristics can enhance your research

Time: 9:30am to 1:30pm (lunch included)
Venue: Parramatta City campus, Conference Room 4, Level 9, 169 Macquarie Street, Parramatta
RSVP: jennifer.harlim@rmit.edu.au by 14 February

For more information see www.edisons21.com

24 Feb 2017

Research Seminar Series

Dr Louise Crabtree
Institute for Culture and Society

Location: Werrington South campus BA.1.23-24
Time: 10am - 2pm

RSVP - Judy.foster@westernsydney.edu.au by 22nd February 2017

March

Date Event
7 Mar 2017

International Women's Day Special Event - Workshop by Professor Sharon Bell - Honorary Professor ANU

The workshop will consist of a presentation by Professor Sharon Bell "Still Waiting in the Wings?" - exploring the current patterns of participation and success of academic women in higher education and the relevance of the enduring questions How Far Have We Come? and Why So Few? This will be followed by round table discussions with Early/Mid-Career Researchers from across the University.

Time: 3-5pm
Location: Building EB.G.02 Parramatta Campus

To register for this event, please email Judy.foster@westernsydney.edu.au by Monday, 27th February 2017.

For more information on the Office of Equity and Diversity (opens in a new window) please click this link.

15 Mar 2017

ECA Network Event

Location: Building O.1.20 Penrith campus

Time: 12-2pm (lunch included)

Register via MyCareer Online

21 Mar 2017

Shut up and Write

Location: Parramatta South - EA.1.22, Kingswood - XA.G.23, Campbelltown - 11.G.20, Bankstown - 5.LG.13

No RSVP required

28 Mar 2017

eResearch: Research Data Management (opens in a new window)

Location: Parramatta campus EB.G.17
Time: 10am - 1pm

Click on the above link to register.

31 Mar 2017

Research Professional Online Training Session (opens in a new window)

Research Professional is pleased to invite you to a series of live online broadcast training sessions. Each session will provide an introduction to the Research Professional platform, demonstrate how to locate funding opportunities that match your interests and show you how to set up email alerts to keep you informed of new developments.

You can view these demonstrations from your own PC and choose to receive sound either via your computer's mic and speakers, or by phoning into a voice conference. You will be able to ask the presenter questions using a text chat feature.

Time: 10-11am

Click on the above link to register.

April

Date Event
6 Apr 2017

ECR Speed Mentoring

Inquiries to Judy Foster

Location: Penrith campus (P.1.33)

Registration via nomination only. Please speak to your Research Director if you are interested in attending this event.

12 Apr 2017

Shut up and Write

Location: Kingswood Campus - K.G.21, Bankstown Campus - 20.G.40, Campbelltown Campus - 21.G.27

No RSVP required

12 Apr 2017

Researcher Seminar Series

Industry partnerships: Gaining collaborative advantage and impactful outcomes

Professor Tanya Meade
School of Social Sciences and Psychology

Professor Karl Roberts
School of Social Sciences and Psychology

Location: Werrington South campus BA.1.23-24
Time: 9:30am to 12:30pm (lunch included)

Register via MyCareer Online

13 Apr 2017

eResearch Introduction to GIT and Unix Training

Location: Penrith campus Library Room TBA
Time: 9:00am - 5:00pm

19-20 Apr 2017

eResearch: Introduction to Unix for High Performance Computing (opens in a new window)

Location: Penrith campus P.1.52 Kingswood
Time: 9:00am - 4:00pm

Click on the above link to register

May

Date Event

5 May 2017

eResearch workshops

Powerful text searching and matching Regexes (opens in a new window)
9.30am - 12pm

Location: O.1.07 (CLS) Kingwood Campus

Regular Expressions on Command (opens in a new window)
1-4pm

Location: P.1.52 Kingswood Campus

Click on the above links to register for each workshop

10 May 2017

Fundor Workshop (by invitation only)

Presenter: Nikki Lengkeek

Location: Penrith campus (room TBA)

12 May 2017

Fundor Workshop (by invitation only)

Presenter: Nikki Lengkeek

Location: Penrith campus (room TBA)

17 May 2017

Budget Workshop for Grant Writing

Presenter: Nikki Lengkeek

Location: TBA

18 May 2017

Shut up and Write

Location: All campuses (rooms TBA)

No RSVP required

19 May 2017

Budget Workshop for Grant Writing

Presenter: Nikki Lengkeek

Location: TBA

19 May 2017

eResearch: Research Data Management

Presenter: Peter Bugeia

Location: Kingswood campus Room KW-V.1.13 (CCL)
Time: 1pm - 4pm

Please register via eventbrite link.

25 May 2017

eResearch: Introduction to Programming with R (opens in a new window)

Presenter: Peter Bugeia

Location: Parramatta campus Room EA.LG.18
Time: 9am - 4pm

Click on the above link to register

26 May 2017

Research Professional Online Training Session (opens in a new window)

Research Professional is pleased to invite you to a series of live online broadcast training sessions. Each session will provide an introduction to the Research Professional platform, demonstrate how to locate funding opportunities that match your interests and show you how to set up email alerts to keep you informed of new developments.

You can view these demonstrations from your own PC and choose to receive sound either via your computer's mic and speakers, or by phoning into a voice conference. You will be able to ask the presenter questions using a text chat feature.

Time: 9-10am

Click on the above link to register

29 May 2017

ECA Network Event

Location: 1PSQ, (PC-01.5.69), Level 5, Room 69

Register via MyCareer Online

June

Date Event
5 Jun 2017

Workshop - Building and Sustaining Research Collaborations - Presentation by Professor Hazel Edwards

Time: 1pm - 3pm

Location: Bankstown Campus (TBA)

Register via MARCS

For further information - contact Karen McConachie on 9772 6755

6 Jun 2017

Workshop - Designing research for impact: Lessons from REF 2014 - Presentation by Professor Hazel Edwards

Time: 9:30am - 12:30pm

Location: M10.G.61 Hawkesbury Campus

Register via Eventbrite (opens in a new window)

For further information - contact Judy Foster 02 9678 7419

7 Jun 2017

Workshop - Evidencing Impact - Professor Hazel Edwards

Time: 9:30am - 12:30pm

Location: I.1.14 Kingswood Campus

Register via Eventbrite (opens in a new window)

For further information - contact Judy Foster 02 9678 7419

7 Jun 2017

eResearch workshops

Powerful text searching and matching with Regexes (opens in a new window)
9am - 12pm

Regular Expressions on Command (opens in a new window)
1-4pm

Location: Bankstown campus (room TBA)

Click on the above links to register

8 Jun 2017

Workshop - Case Studies and Best Practice - Professor Hazel Edwards

Time: 11:30 - 3:30pm

Location: EB.G.37 Parramatta Campus

Register via Eventbrite (opens in a new window)

For further information - contact Judy Foster 02 9678 7419

16 Jun 2017

Shut up and Write 

Location: All campuses (rooms TBA)

No RSVP required

16 Jun 2017

eResearch: Research Data Management

Location: Bankstown campus (room TBA)

Eventbright Registration

20 Jun 2017

eResearch: Excel for Researchers

Location: Hawkesbury campus (room TBA)

Eventbright Registration

20 Jun 2017

MyVoice Campus Based - ECR Speed Mentoring

Inquiries to Judy Foster

Location: Parramatta campus (room TBA)

Registration via nomination only. Please speak to your Research Director if you are interested in attending this event.

23 Jun 2017

Researcher Seminar Series

Dr Nisha Rakhesh - Hawkesbury Institute for the Environment

Location: Werrington South BA.1.23-24

Register via MyCareer Online 

29-30 Jun 2017

eResearch: Introduction to Unix for High Performance Computing 

Presenter: Peter Bugeia

Eventbright Registration

July

Date Event
3 Jul 2017

eResearch

  • Powerful text searching and Matching with Regexes
  • Regular Expressions on Command

Location: Parramatta campus (room TBA)

Eventbright Registration

5 Jul 2017 Research Director Forum (by invitation only)
11-12 Jul 2017

eResearch: Software Carpentry (2-day course)

Location: Penrith campus (room TBA)

Eventbright Registration

20 Jul 2017

Shut up and Write

Location: All campuses (rooms TBA)

No RSVP required

24 Jul 2017

Executive Speed Mentoring (By invitation only)  

Location: Parramatta Campus

28 Jul 2017

Research Professional Online Training Session (opens in a new window)

Research Professional is pleased to invite you to a series of live online broadcast training sessions. Each session will provide an introduction to the Research Professional platform, demonstrate how to locate funding opportunities that match your interests and show you how to set up email alerts to keep you informed of new developments.

You can view these demonstrations from your own PC and choose to receive sound either via you computer's mic and speakers, or by phoning into a voice conference. You will be able to ask the presenter questions using a text chat feature.

Time: 9-10am

Click on the above link to register

August

Date Event
4 Aug 2017

Researcher Seminar Series

Professor James Arvanitakis
Graduate Research School

Location: Werrington South BA.1.23-24

Register via MyCareer Online

8 Aug 2017

ECA Network Event

Location: Hawkesbury campus (room TBA)

Register via MyCareer Online

16 Aug 2017

eResearch: Research Data Management

Location: Hawkesbury campus (room TBA)

Eventbright Registration

24 Aug 2017

Shut up and Write

Location: All campuses (rooms TBA)

No RSVP required

September

Date Event
4 Sep 2017

Executive Speed Mentoring (by invitation only)

Location: Parramatta campus, Female Orphan School

5 Sep 2017

NHMRC Workshop

Presenter: TBA

Location: Campbelltown campus (room TBA)

Register via MyCareer Online

7 Sep 2017

MyVoice Campus Based - ECR Speed Mentoring

Inquiries to Judy Foster

Location: Hawkesbury campus (room TBA)

Registration via nomination only. Please speak to your Research Director if you are interested in attending this event.

11 Sep 2017

eResearch

  • Regular Expressions on Command
  • Research Data Management
  • Data Visualisation with Google Fusion Tables

Location: Campbelltown campus (room TBA)

Eventbright Registration

12 Sep 2017

NHMRC Workshop

Presenter: TBA

Location: Penrith campus (room TBA)

Register via MyCareer Online

14 Sep 2017

eResearch: Excel for Researchers

Location: Bankstown campus (room TBA)

Eventbright Registration

15 Sep 2017

Shut up and Write 

Locations: All campuses (rooms TBA)

No RSVP required

21 Sep 2017

Research Director Forum (by invitation only)

Location: TBA

21 Sep 2017

ECA Network Event

Location: Bankstown campus (room TBA)

27 Sep 2017

Track Record Writing Workshop

Presenter: Nikki Lengkeek

Location: Bankstown Library On Campus

Register via MyCareer Online

29 Sep 2017

Research Professional Online Training Session (opens in a new window)

Research Professional is pleased to invite you to a series of live online broadcast training sessions. Each session will provide an introduction to the Research Professional platform, demonstrate how to locate funding opportunities that match your interests and show you how to set up email alerts to keep you informed of new developments.

You can view these demonstrations from your own PC and choose to receive sound either via you computer's mic and speakers, or by phoning into a voice conference. You will be able to ask the presenter questions using a text chat feature.

Time: 9-10am

Click on the above link to register

October

Date Event
5 Oct 2017

Track Record Writing Workshop

Presenter: Nikki Lengkeek

Location: Penrith Library On Campus

Register via MyCareer Online

6 Oct 2017

Track Record Writing Workshop

Presenter: Nikki Lengkeek

Location: Parramatta Library On Campus

Register via MyCareer Online

12 Oct 2017

Track Record Writing Workshop

Presenter: Nikki Lengkeek

Location: Campbelltown Library On Campus

Register via MyCareer Online

13 Oct 2017

Researcher Seminar Series

Professor Janette Perz
Centre for Health Research

Location: Werrington South (room TBA)

Register via MyCareer Online

18 Oct 2017

MyVoice Campus Based - ECR Speed Mentoring

Inquiries to Judy Foster

Location: Bankstown campus (room TBA)

Registration via nomination only. Please speak to your Research Director if you are interested in attending this event.

19 Oct 2017

Shut up and Write

Location: All campuses (rooms TBA)

No RSVP required

23-27 Oct 2017

Research Week

Presented by the Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Research and Development)

November

Date Event
3 Nov 2017

ECA Network Event

Location: Campbelltown campus (room TBA)

Register via MyCareer Online

13 Nov 2017

MyVoice Campus Based - ECR Speed Mentoring

Inquiries to Judy Foster

Location: Campbelltown campus (room TBA)

14 Nov 2017

eResearch workshops

  • Regular Expressions on Command
  • Research Data Management
  • Data Visualisation with Google Fusion Tables

Location: Parramatta campus (room TBA)

Eventbright Registration

17 Nov 2017

Shut up and Write

Location: All campuses (rooms TBA)

No RSVP required

24 Nov 2017

Research Professional Online Training Session (opens in a new window)

Research Professional is pleased to invite you to a series of live online broadcast training sessions. Each session will provide an introduction to the Research Professional platform, demonstrate how to locate funding opportunities that match your interests and show you how to set up email alerts to keep you informed of new developments.

You can view these demonstrations from your own PC and choose to receive sound either via you computer's mic and speakers, or by phoning into a voice conference. You will be able to ask the presenter questions using a text chat feature.

Time: 11am - 12pm

Click on the above link to register

December

No events scheduled