Events

Below are a list of Health, Medicine & Research seminars & workshops hosted by various Schools/Institutes across the University.

Health & Medicine Cluster Research Seminar Series

Friday 14 August | 1:00-2:30pm

You are invited to the second Health & Medicine Cluster Research Webinar which will
showcase Aboriginal Health & Wellbeing research from across the Health & Medicine
Cluster at Western Sydney University.

The rapid-fire presentations will be grouped into the following themes:

  • Clinical Interventions
  • Cultural Proficiency & Engagement
  • Workforce & Training

Everyone is welcome!

Zoom Link
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Allied Health Discipline: Research Through Partnership

Tuesday 18 August 2020 | 10:00am – 1:00pm

The Allied Health Discipline is pleased to invite you to a research partnership event to be held on Tuesday, 18th of August, from 10am-1pm.

There will be 3 themes in the Research Event:

  • Living well with disability and health conditions
  • Working with vulnerable populations
  • Professional identity and workforce preparation

The purpose of the Research Event is to develop more collaborations and discussions among different sectors. Please let me know if you require any further information.

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Intersect Workshops

Programming with Python

7 August 2020 | 9:30am-4:30pm

Python has deservedly become a popular language for scientific computing. It has all the friendly features and conveniences you would expect of a modern programming language and it boasts a rich set of libraries for working with data.

You'll learn:

  • Programming concepts and techniques
  • Basic syntax, control structures and data types in Python
  • How to import powerful libraries that support numerical analysis (NumPy) and visualisation (Matplotlib)
  • Approaches to debugging, testing and defensive programming
  • How to blend code, output and documentation with Jupyter notebooks

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A showcase of Data Analysis in Python and R: A case study using COVID-19 data

11 August 2020 | 12:30–1:30pm

In all fields of research we are being confronted with a deluge of data; data that needs cleaning and transformation to be used in further analysis. This webinar demonstrates the effective use of programming tools for an initial analysis of COVID-19 datasets, with examples using both R and Python.

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Surveying with Qualtrics at Western Sydney

Wednesday 12 August 2020 | 9:30am–12:30pm

Qualtrics in a powerful cloud-based survey tool, ideal for social scientists from all disciplines. This course will introduce the technical components of the whole research workflow from building a survey to analysing the results using Qualtrics. We will discover the numerous design elements available in order to get the most useful results and make life as easy as can be for your respondents.

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Research Data Management Techniques

20 August 2020 | 9:30am-12:00pm

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.

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Data Manipulation and Visualisation in Python

21 August 2020 | 9:30am-4:30pm

Python has deservedly become a popular language for scientific computing. It has all the friendly features and conveniences you'd expect of a modern programming language, and also a rich set of libraries for working with data.

You'll learn:

  • Data Manipulation using the Pandas library.
  • How to combine/merge data in Python.
  • Visualisation in Python using the Seaborn and the Matplotlib libraries.
  • How to blend code, output and documentation with Jupyter notebooks

Good knowledge of the basic concepts and techniques in Python is required for this course.

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Learn Excel for Research

26 August 2020 | 9:30–4:00pm

This course will use Microsoft Excel to import, sort, filter, copy, protect, transform, summarise, merge, and visualise research data. While aimed at novice Excel users, most attendees will walk away with new tricks to work more efficiently with their research data.

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