Advanced Literature Searching | ICYMI
A key skill for being an effective researcher is knowing how to wrangle the literature and finding the most relevant resources for your purpose. In case you missed it, here are some guides to get you started, including the recent Advanced Literature Searching post from the 23 Research Things blog (2020)....23 Research Thi...
Newly available in Digitised Collections: The Popish Plots Pamphlets
In honor of #AskACurator day on September 16th, we're highlighting this recent team up between the Archives and Special Collections and the University Digitisation Centre to bring the Popish Plots Pamphlets online. Kerriane Stone (Curator, Prints) highlights the significance and opportunities of this collection in this guest post....Online Collecti...
Market Research for Industry Engagement | ICYMI
How might you better engage with your industry as a researcher? The Business Economics Library offers training and resources in this webinar recording....Online Learning...
The Hunter Collector: A Cultural Meander through the University of Melbourne Collections
Humanities 21 in partnership with the Grimwade Centre for Cultural Materials Conservation at the University of Melbourne presents: The cultural collections of the University of Melbourne reflect the careers, networks, tastes and interests of some extraordinary collectors. Whether academics like Dr Jessie Webb, Dr Leonhard Adam and Professor Marion Adams, creative artists like Percy Grainger or leaders of industry like Sir …Exhibitions, Ev...
Reference Management Webinar Series
Want to learn about Reference Management resources? Or do you just need to brush up your skills? Check out the upcoming RefMan Series for University of Melbourne staff and students: Mendeley for Beginners Monday 21st September 2pm - 3pm This online session will introduce you to the basics of using the Mendeley reference management program. By the end of the webinar you will be …Researching
Open Access Resources for Your Research
Open Access (OA) refers to the ability for anyone, anywhere, to access the results of academic research free of charge. This seems a simple concept, but in practice the term is used in a variety of different ways. Commonly publishers refer to the distinction of 'Green' OA (to refer to the practice of archiving an earlier, 'pre-published' version of a work) and 'Gold' OA (to …Open access
Upcoming Training & Opportunities – September
Researcher@Library Program We hope to see you at some of our webinars this September! Access the University Library’s suite of webinars available to researchers of all stages. Here is what’s coming up in September! Webinar | File Management 101 Thursday 10 September, 1pm - 2pm. Online. (Book now) Using digital technologies effectively has become a mainstream requirement for the modern scholar. But how do you manage a …Libraries, Mana...
That’s a Wrap – UoM Visualise Your Thesis Competition
Last week saw the end of the successful 2020 UoM local Visualise Your Thesis competition with 36 magnificent entries. We would like to give our 3 judges a massive thankyou for reviewing all the entries and for the difficult task of choosing our winners. Congratulations to all of those who participated, the submissions were of such high quality this year …Events, Researc...
🏆 2020 Visualise Your Thesis Awards Event (26/08/2020)
Join us online as we celebrate with other graduate researchers sharing their research through the Visualise Your Thesis competition. Come along to vote for your favourite entry in the Viewers’ Choice category! 3pm – Viewing Party Want to watch all 20+ entries alongside entrants and the VYT team? Join us at 3pm and BYO popcorn! Totally optional and live-streamed via Unilibrary Facebook 4pm – Awards …Researching
Data Visualisation and Your Research Impact | ICYMI
Data visualisations can be a powerful way of synthesising your research and representing it in a way that’s understandable. Visualisations may take the form of charts or graphs, diagrams, images, animations, or infographics. They can be effective for communicating complex research, even to a non-expert audience. Here are some resources to get you started. 23 Research Things Blog Data Visualisation (Thing 16) In …Data visualisat...
Online Events for Grad Researchers (24th – 28th August 2020)
Here are some fantastic virtual catch ups, training and fun to see you through to the end of August. Originally posted on Grad Space on 19/08/2020....Online training...
Statistics & more for your research with Melbourne Statistical Consulting Platform (Meet the Platforms)
Did you know that the Statistical Consulting Centre and the Melbourne Statistical Consulting Platform offer practical statistical advice about designing, implementing and analysing your quantitative research projects? University of Melbourne graduate researchers can receive up to ten hours of consultation free-of-charge, while staff services are provided on a fee-for-service basis. Specialised short courses, workshops and seminars are also offered. Find …Online support
Survey Tools for Your Research
The ever-increasing number of online survey tools available make designing, circulating, and processing questionnaires relatively easy. With a shift to online interaction for research and teaching, the need for quality online survey tools is greater than ever. Some resources for you… Survey Tools (Thing 17 from 23 Research Things blog) University of Melbourne staff and research students have access to two high-quality …Researching
Market Research for Industry Engagement | Webinar (20/08/2020)
How might you better engage with your industry as a researcher in Business and Economics?...Online training...
3 tips to winning Visualise Your Thesis 2020 | Competition News
We're in the final days of the Visualise Your Thesis Competition 2020 at the University of Melbourne - is your entry ready to win? Here are 3 top tips from the VYT team....Researching
Managing Research Impact & Online Engagement in Business & Economics | Webinar (28/08/20)
Are you a Business Economics researcher wanting to improve your research impact?...Online training...
Your Thesis and Public Sharing, APIs for Use In Research | 23 Research Things
The 23 Research Things blog introduced two new Things this week that cover a lot of ground. Check out Thing #13 on your thesis and public sharing, and follow it up with Thing #14 on APIs for use in research to broaden your knowledge and enhance your skills. Your Thesis and Public Sharing (Thing 13) Once upon a time, theses could be …Sharing, Digita...
Upcoming training & opportunities in August 2020
Have you recently joined the graduate research community at the University of Melbourne? Join these online orientation events in August 2020....Stewardship, Re...
Enhance your researcher profile with online visibility, engagement and impact tactics | 23 Research Things
The 23 Research Things blog got serious last week on all things research engagement, impact and online visibility. Check out Thing #11 on managing your online visibility, and follow it up with Thing #12 on research engagement and impact and strategies to enhance your researcher profile. Managing Your Online Visibility (Thing 11) Taking some time to manage your online presence as a researcher can …Researcher prof...
Upcoming Webinar: Public Access and Your Thesis (03/08/2020)
Get an overview of everything you need to know to prepare a PhD or Masters by Research thesis for the University's Open Access Repository. Learning Outcomes An overview of University of Melbourne policy governing public access to graduate research theses. An overview of the systems used for examination and open access publishing: TES and Minerva Access. The benefits of making a …Online Event, C...
Graduate Researchers Orientation series in August 2020
Have you recently joined the graduate research community at the University of Melbourne? Join online orientation in August 2020....Online Learning...
Upcoming training 20th – 24th July 2020 | Researcher@Library & Visualise Your Thesis
Webinar | Using digital tools to publish strategically for STEMM researchers Wednesday 22 July, 11:00am – 12:00pm. Online. (Book now) Choosing how and where to publish your research is crucial to maximise the reach of your work. This Researcher Connect session introduces key digital tools to help graduate research students and early career researchers in STEMM disciplines identify and evaluate publishing options. …Online Learning...
Presentation Design & Communication Skills for Researchers | ICYMI
Communicating and presenting on your work are key skills for all researchers. In case you missed it (ICYMI), here are recordings of recent workshops on these skills, presented by designer Anitra Nottingham and communications trainer, Simon Clews....Researching
Research Project Planning & Methods Maps – SAGE Research Methods Core online database
Find answers to your research methods questions with SAGE Research Methods Core online. A/Prof Paul Gruba (co-author of ‘How to write a better thesis’) outlines how to get started with project planning and deciding on your research method in these videos and 23 Research Things blog post....Researching
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- Managing Data @ Melbourne
Complete six short modules on good data management & to draft your Data Management Plan. Self-paced learning online via LMS Canvas for Unimelb users.Enrol Now
For training, resources & services to help you manage your citations & references, including reference managers (Zotero, Endnote, Mendeley & more).Explore
- Researcher Connect
Explore webinar recordings & resources on digital tools, research strategies & support services to enhance your research.Explore
- Grad Space (LMS)
For all graduate researchers currently enrolled at the University of Melbourne. Explore workshop and training in your Calendar, and find links to key research support services.Visit now
- Thesis Writers’ Community (LMS)
Develop your writing skills from the outset to final submission alongside other thesis writers at the University. Facilitated by Academic Skills and offering online resources that you can use and interact with at different stages in your thesis writing.Join now
- Graduate Researcher Network
Hosted by the Gradate Student Association (GSA) the Graduate Researcher Network is a program designed to help graduate researchers succeed in their candidature while building new friendships and connections across disciplines.Join now
- Counselling & Psychological Services
For free, confidential, short-term professional counselling, as well as free workshops on a range of personal development, mental health and well-being topics each semester.Book now
- Research Gateway
Have a research question and not sure where to start? Get one-on-one support via online chat, a dedicated Research Helpline (+61 3 834 40999) or use this Directory of University research services and resources.Chat now
- Ask a Librarian
Get immediate help during Library opening hours with accessing collections, citing and referencing, search strategies, and more.Chat now