Upcoming Webinars 22-26 June: Digital tools, Publication Strategies & more
Need to collect data through a survey? Looking to support your publication and grant application strategies? Deciding between reference management software, or something else entirely? Explore these upcoming webinars, interactive sessions, virtual drop-ins + more pitched at researchers, and discover new research strategies, digital tools and high-level support.
These sessions are part of Researcher Connect – an online program for University of Melbourne researchers running from 9 June – 3 July. New content is being added daily. Full program: https://gateway.research.unimelb.edu.au/events/researcher-connect
Monday 22 June
Dimensions for Researchers – webinar
Date: Monday 22 June, 2020. 11:00 – 12:00pm
Dimensions for Researchers is a research insights platform that brings together grants, publications, citations, alternative metrics, clinical trials and patents. Use Dimensions for Researchers to stay up to date on latest developments in your research area, and how this is changing over time. A Researcher Connect event.
More information and registration: http://go.unimelb.edu.au/2bnj
Surveys for your research: Introduction to Qualtrics
Date: Monday 22 June, 2020. 1:00 – 2:00pm
Need to collect data through a survey? Qualtrics is a scalable survey platform well suited to research data collection. The University has an institutional license for staff and students to use. Master the fundamentals of Qualtrics as a scalable survey platform for your research data collection. A Researcher Connect event.
More information and registration: http://go.unimelb.edu.au/q5nj
RefMan Slam – Whose Side Are You On? – webinar
Date: Monday 22 June, 2020. 3:00 – 4:00pm
Selecting a reference management program is a personal decision and there are many products available for researchers. This RefMan session will compare three products supported by the UoM Library using a range of criteria. Information will be provided about each program and address: institutional licenses and technical requirements; building and organizing your library; writing your document; storage and backups; collaboration and sharing; networking; and support and resources. A Researcher Connect event.
More information and registration: http://go.unimelb.edu.au/49nj
Tuesday 23 June
Maximize your creative research impact – webinar
Date: Tuesday 23 June, 2020. 12:00 – 12:30pm
Are you getting the most impact from your creative or practice-based research outputs? Your creative works could be used to enhance your grant applications and demonstrate impact or track record. This webinar will discuss different non-traditional outputs and how you can find and collect metrics to support your applications. A Researcher Connect event.
More information and registration: http://go.unimelb.edu.au/r8aj
Integrating virtual reality into teaching and research at UoM – webinar
Date: Tuesday 23 June, 2020. 2:00 – 3:00pm
The integration of virtual reality can help improve engagement and understanding when used appropriately in teaching and research. Learn how virtual reality is currently being integrated into teaching and research activities at the University. Examples demonstrating various use cases will be shared as well as advice and guidance about factors to consider when developing or experiencing virtual reality learning applications. A Researcher Connect event.
More information and registration: http://go.unimelb.edu.au/i8aj
Mendeley Q&A Virtual Drop-in
Date: Tuesday 23 June, 2020. 3:00 – 5:00pm
Mendeley is a reference manager, academic collaboration network and crowd-sourced database with a unique layer of social information research. Join anytime during this two-hour drop-in session to ask a question about using the Mendeley reference management program. You will be paired with a Librarian with Mendeley experience for quick advice and feedback. This session is designed to respond to queries from existing users of the program. Please note this is not a training session for beginner users. A Researcher Connect event.
More information and registration: http://go.unimelb.edu.au/e8aj
Wednesday 24 June
Seeking the citation advantage: open access publishing – webinar
Date: Wednesday 24 June, 2020. 10:00 – 10:30am
Learn about Open Access and how you can make your past and future research more widely available. A recent study puts the citation advantage of Open Access articles at 18%. This webinar will dig a little deeper into the evidence to look at and which types of Open Access are likely to bring the most benefits. You’ll leave this session with practical advice on how you can make your past and future research more widely available. A Researcher Connect event. More information and registration: http://go.unimelb.edu.au/b8aj
Getting Started with Library Research – webinar
Date: Wednesday 24 June, 2020. 11:00 – 12:30pm
Build your skills in expert searching, research management and other library research practices – the University’s librarians are here to support your research. This Researcher@Library orientation session is essential for graduate and academic staff researchers new to the University of Melbourne. Get an overview of resources at the University Library and how best to find and use them effectively. The session highlights things to consider sooner rather than later in your candidature, including copyright considerations, reference management and data management plans. A Researcher Connect event.
More information and registration: http://go.unimelb.edu.au/w8aj
Research Data Services, current and future – webinar
Date: Wednesday 24 June, 2020. 1:00 – 2:00pm
The University provides a range of infrastructure and services in support of managing and curating research data and to aid in disseminating “stuff” beyond the standard publications, e.g. collections, data, visual presentations. Come and hear from the University services you can leverage, all in one session. We’ll share developments that are underway to provide even better support and capability in this area. A Researcher Connect event.
More information and registration: http://go.unimelb.edu.au/k5nj
EndNote Q&A Virtual Drop-in
Date: Wednesday 24 June, 2020. 3:00 – 5:00pm
Join anytime during this 2-hour drop-in session to ask a question about using the Endnote reference management program. You will be paired with a Librarian with Endnote experience for quick advice and feedback. This session is designed to respond to short queries from existing users of the program. Please note this is not a training session for beginner users. A Researcher Connect event.
More information and registration: http://go.unimelb.edu.au/c8aj
Thursday 25 June
*New Event* LabArchives electronic notebooks: Overview + Physiology teaching lab show and tell
Date: Thursday 25 June, 2020. 11:00 – 12:00pm
LabArchives is the University’s electronic laboratory notebook of choice, free to use for staff and students. Find out more about what LabArchives is, what it integrates with and the other higher education and research institutions using it. Also see how a teaching lab at the University set up their LabArchives electronic notebooks for a shared research project. A Researcher Connect event.
More information and registration: TBC https://gateway.research.unimelb.edu.au/events/researcher-connect#events
Wikipedia, Wikimedia, Wikidata: How Wiki tools can help researchers – webinar
Date: Thursday 25 June, 2020. 12:00 – 1:00pm
Learn about Wiki tools and help to build your skills as a researcher – Wikipedia experts are here to support your research. This webinar will cover the resources, techniques, and hidden aspects of Wiki tools that can be useful to researchers. Most researchers use the Wiki tools at a superficial level, however, there are a range of resources and activities associated with the Wikimedia Foundation that researchers can use, including Wikidata, Wikijournals and in depth Wikiprojects. A Researcher Connect event.
More information and registration: http://go.unimelb.edu.au/78aj
The actual and the digital: exploring cultural collections in the online environment – webinar
Date: Thursday 25 June, 2020. 3:00 – 3:45pm
Drawing on experiences of translating object-based learning to virtual environments, Dr Olivia Meehan and Lauren Ellis will discuss the challenges and opportunities in digital engagement with cultural collection objects. Gain insight into the breadth of cultural collections and their relevance as objects of learning, research insights from object-based learning programs in Arts West and Scholarly Services, inspiration and ideas for how to represent object-based research in online spaces and platforms. A Researcher Connect event.
More information and registration: http://go.unimelb.edu.au/98aj
Friday 26 June
Photogrammetry Primer – webinar
Date: Friday 26 June, 2020. 10:00 – 11:00am
95% of problems creating 3D models via photogrammetry are caused by problems with the images. This webinar provides a simplified look at the theory behind photogrammetry and how this relates to process of taking the photographs. By understanding how the process works you will be able to improve the quality and consistency of your scans and identify the causes of (and solutions for) a common range of problems. Meet the Experts – A Researcher Connect event.
More information and registration: http://go.unimelb.edu.au/z8aj
ResPitches & Workshops
22/06/20 10:00 AM
ResPitch MATLAB – When still water run deep
22/6/20 11:00 AM
ResPitch Is NVivo for You?
22/06/20 2:00 PM
ResPitch 3D Slicer pitch
23/06/20 10:00 AM
ResPitch 3D Slicer pitch
23/06/2020 11:00 AM
ResPitch Is R for you?
23/06/2020 4-5 PM
Panel: Research in the age of COVID-19
24/06/20 10:00 AM
ResPitch 3D Slicer pitch
24/06/2020 2:00 PM
Workshop Intro to R pt. 1: Working with R and RStudio
25/06/20 10:00 AM
Workshop MATLAB – How to get started?
25/06/20 1-2 PM
Panel: Uni Research Infrastructure 101
25/06/20 2:00 PM
ResPitch: Cloud Computing: The Ubuntu desktop and getting started with Command Line
26/06/20 10:00 AM
ResPitch Report your Research with Beautiful Documents: Getting Started with LaTeX
26/06/20 2:00 PM
Workshop: Managing your References in LaTeX using BibTeX and Zotero
Statistical services: Melbourne Statistical Consulting Platform – video
The Statistical Consulting Centre provides statistical services to business, industry, government and the academic world. Learn more about the services and expertise the Melbourne Statistical Consulting Platform offer for graduate research students and staff. Meet the Platforms – brought to you by Researcher Connect
More information: http://go.unimelb.edu.au/5saj
Melbourne Mouse Metabolic Phenotyping Platform – video
In this video we will outline the equipment and techniques available in the Melbourne Mouse Metabolic Phenotyping Platform (MMPP), and how these may be useful for your mouse-based research. If your mouse model has abnormally high or low body weight, evidence of changed activity or behaviour, bigger or smaller muscles or higher fasting glucose levels, you’ll want to find out why. The MMMPP offers training and access to specialist mouse metabolic phenotyping equipment and services. Meet the Platforms – brought to you by Researcher Connect .
More information: http://go.unimelb.edu.au/5saj
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