Bridge disappearing into distance - The teaching Research Nexus

The Higher Education Teaching Research Nexus webinar series #THETRN featuring @SiewFangLaw1 @cdeneen212 @AliciaSpittle @GBuskes & more @MelbCSHE

THETRN is a new 6-episode webinar series will be co-presented with invited Deans of Teaching and Learning and will explore the interface between teaching and research across various disciplines.

The series will also feature a panel of experts from across the university discussing a range of issues at the nexus of teaching and research. The sessions will be presented live and recorded.


Suitable for

ECR and MCR lecturers looking to engage in lively discussions around the issues surrounding the teaching-research nexus in various discipline contexts.



This series is a collaboration between the University of Melbourne Centre for the Study of Higher Education (CSHE) with and funded by the Researcher Development Unit (RDU).



  • Episode 1 — Friday 18 March, 12.001.00pm (AEDT) Altmetrics – amplifying research impact
    • Discussion Panel: Thomas Cochrane & Siew Fang Law (CSHE), Elliott Gyger (Arts), Alicia Spittle (MDHS), Chantal Morton (MLS), Kate Tregloan (ABP), Gavin Buskes (Engineering), Chris Deneen (UniSA)
    • Registration page for Zoom link


Background Resources


Cochrane, T., Coleman, K., Belton, A., Fitzgerald, E., Glasser, S., Harris, J., Melzack, G., Spreadborough, K., & Mactavish, K. (2021). #DataCreativities: Developing a trans-disciplinary data visualization framework from Arts practice to teaching and learning during COVID19. Pacific Journal of Technology Enhanced Learning, 3(1), 8-10.

Cochrane, T. (2020). Altmetrics and Social Media: Amplifying research impact.

Cochrane, T., Redmond, P., & Corrin, L. (2018). Technology Enhanced Learning, Research Impact and Open Scholarship. Australasian Journal of Educational Technology, 34(3), i-viii.