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August 2019

Write that thesis/paper/blog/grant

August 20 @ 12:30 - 13:15 EST
Zoom (video conference) Australia

Prolific writing is essential to success as an academic. And it is also likely necessary for success in any career beyond your PhD. In this webinar I'll go through some of the things you can do to improve your writing. I'll also look at some techniques you can use to help get more written on a regular basis. And, like all webinars I run, there'll be plenty of opportunities to chat about the challenges you face. This is a FREE…

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Industry engagement – how to identify potential partners

August 27 @ 12:30 - 13:15 EST
Zoom (video conference) Australia

One of the best ways to translate your research into practice is to work directly with an industry partner. But one of the hardest things to do is find a partner interested in the work you do or the knowledge you have. In this free webinar I'll go through how to find an industry partner and making the first approach. This is a FREE event, but registration is essential.

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September 2019

Strategic Planning in Research – an introduction

September 3 @ 12:30 EST
Zoom (video conference) Australia

Strategy and planning are common outside research. Increasingly business-based approaches are being applied to research. Not just applied, but required. Take, for example, applications for new centres and institutes. Not to mention large national competitive grants. Smaller research groups are now also applying strategic planning approaches to facilitate progress. Working through a series of facilitated workshops, I help researchers understand the strategic planning process and build an implementable plan for success. This is a FREE event but REGISTRATION IS ESSENTIAL

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Social Media in Research – Facebook

September 10 @ 12:30 - 13:15 EST
Zoom (video conference) Australia

Social media is a key part of your research communication arsenal. Facebook is the largest social network. It has more than 2.4 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 Facebook as a researcher; approaches that might help make using it less daunting; and some of the things to consider as your activities, followers and…

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Industry engagement – Identifying your potential selling points

September 17 @ 12:30 - 13:15 EST
Zoom (video conference) Australia

Getting funding as a researcher – let alone an early career researcher or PhD student – is increasingly difficult. And everyone is being encouraged to get an industry partner. But how do you know what they want? Especially for biomedical sciences where drug discovery takes YEARS and heaps of money? In this webinar I'll look at how you can identify what you have to offer beyond the obvious "your research expertise". This is a FREE webinar but REGISTRATION IS ESSENTIAL

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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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RMIT School of Design and Social Context Intertext Conference

September 25 @ 09:00 - 14:30 EST
Storey Hall, 336–348 Swanston Street
Melbourne, Victoria 3000 Australia
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The DSC Intertext Higher Degree by Research Conference (candidate-lead) brings social sciences and creative practice candidates and supervisors together showcasing the exciting research coming out of the College of Design and Social Context at RMIT University. HDR candidates from the DSC College are invited to present their work to a panel of experts from the DSC College, fellow students, and the wider community. Candidates will receive valuable feedback from the panel.

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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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