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September 2019

Social media for researchers – blogging

September 24 @ 12:30 - 13:15 EST
Zoom (video conference) Australia

Increasingly academics and researchers more broadly are being asked to participate in social media. Sometimes it is about engagement, sometimes translation and other times simply to communicate. A good place for researchers to start is blogging. But what does that involve? In this webinar I'll go through what you need in order to start blogging, the best place to start and what content you should cover. This is a FREE webinar but REGISTRATION IS ESSENTIAL

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October 2019

Building your career – moving streams

October 1 @ 12:30 - 13:15 EST
Zoom (video conference) Australia

Across all areas of training there are essentially five streams of work: (1) Practitioner - doing the work you were trained to do. (2) Researcher - investigating a topic of interest. As an academic you are simultaneously a Practitioner and a Researcher (3) Educator - Training others based on your skills, experience and training. (4) Management - Overseeing the work of others. (5) Policy - Implementing and organising how work happens. Of course the streams aren't mutually exclusive and they…

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Preparing for life beyond you PhD – looking at career options

October 8 @ 12:30 - 13:15 EST
Zoom (video conference) Australia

According to research from the UK, 2/3 of final year PhD students are unclear on what they want to do after their PhD. And about 1/3 (30%) of PhD graduates would not do the their PhD again. I think the two are linked. That not know what you want to do next means you get a job that may or may not value your PhD. In this webinar I'll go through the various career options available to new graduates and…

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Social media for researchers – Instagram

October 15 @ 12:30 - 13:15 EST
Zoom (video conference) Australia

Social media is a key part of your research communication arsenal. Instagram one of the fastest growing social networks in terms of percentage of people who use it in Australia. It has more than 1 billion active users. But what does it mean to a researcher? How can you get access to a small slice of that attention? In this webinar I’ll go through why you might use Instagram as a researcher; approaches that might help make using it less…

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Preparing for life beyond your PhD – applying for jobs

October 22 @ 08:00 - 17:00 EST
Zoom (video conference) Australia

According to research from the UK, 2/3 of final year PhD students are unclear on what they want to do after their PhD. And about 1/3 (30%) of PhD graduates would not do the their PhD again. In this webinar we'll take a look at the academic and non-academic job application process and some of the things you can do to increase your chances of success. This is a FREE webinar, but REGISTRATION IS ESSENTIAL

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Social media for researchers – LinkedIn

October 29 @ 12:30 - 13:15 EST
Zoom (video conference) Australia

LinkedIn is the only social media network dedicated to work-related activities. As such, it has a unique place for academics in connecting with industry. In this webinar I'll go through why you might use LinkedIn and the things to do to get the most of out it as an academic. This is a FREE event, but REGISTRATION IS ESSENTIAL

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