Research workshops, information sessions & seminars

Research workshops, information sessions & seminars

Workshops, information sessions and seminars are presented throughout the year by ArtsRO, Research Services and other divisions in the university.

Following are currently scheduled seminars relevant to Faculty staff. Please note that additional workshops may be scheduled later in the year. Further details will be advised closer to the date of each individual workshop, and will also be advertised in the fortnightly Funding Alert email.

Research Services workshops

Research Services offers presentations on areas of research within the university, developing your grant applications, track record, publications strategies, etc.

For any further information on available Macquarie Research Workshop series run by Research Services please see their Upcoming Workshops

Pure training sessions

Click here for dates of upcoming Pure introductory and drop-in sessions.

Regular Faculty drop-in sessions

Data management support - by appointment

Dr Brian Ballsun-Stanton (Solutions Architect, Digital Humanities), is available for consultation on data management in research projects. He can provide advice and support for digital data collection, appropriate storage, solutions for data capture and security in field research, and ethical standards for collection and storage of data.

Book a meeting with Brian Ballsun-Stanton via this link to discuss your data management needs.

Research Professional Category 2 & 3 funding search drop-in

Learn to set up searches and alerts specific to your funding needs using the Research Professional database. RP lists all national and international funding available to Australian researchers, and you can set up and save tailored searches that will alert you by email to new funding matching your criteria.

Download the Research Professional guide here to get started.

Please email artsro@mq.edu.au to book your slot with Jo Chipperfield (Faculty Research Office).

German funding schemes drop-in - every Tuesday during semester

Katharina McGrath (DAAD Information Centre, Sydney / International Studies) will be available to discuss German funding schemes, including the DAAD and Alexander von Humboldt Foundation programs, from 12 noon - 2pm in the 'Hut' at the 10HA (Y3A) entrance.

Schedule

DATE / TIMESUBJECTVENUESPEAKER/S

MAY

Thursday
16 May 2019

13.00-14.00

Outside Studies Program (OSP) for 2020

This session will cover:

  • Intention and goals of OSP
  • Outcomes
  • OSP and PhD completion
  • Faculty OSP 2020 assessment criteria
  • Your application
    Faculty OSP 2020 review process
  • Report submission after your OSP

View the slides from this session here.

Lecture Theatre, Australian Hearing Hub Prof Robert Reynolds (ADR)
Dr Jan Zwar (FRM)

Friday
17 May 2019

12.30-14:00

OSP 2020: The Practicalities

The Outside Studies Program (OSP) is an opportunity for academic staff to focus on research for an uninterrupted, extended period and produce both short- and long-term outcomes. This seminar will discuss the planning, managing and returning from OSP stage.

11 Wally’s Walk, room 120 (ground entrance floor) Prof David Coutts (Associate Dean Research, Faculty of Science and Engineering)

JUNE

Wednesday 5 June 2019

12:30-14:00

Developing a competitive ARC Linkage Project Proposal

This seminar will provide strategic advice to Macquarie University researchers who are planning on submitting an ARC Linkage Project in the 2019 continuous round. The presentation will detail how to develop your project description, articulate Partner Organisation alignment and contributions, and report on the ROPE of personnel.

12 Wally's Walk, E7A, level 8, room 801
Dr Ross Hill (Research Services)

Wednesday 6 June 2019

13:00 - 15:00

Pure Drop-in Session

Come at any time during this 2-hour window for one-on-one assistance with your questions about Pure. Library staff will be available to assist you with queries about your Pure profile , including linking ORCID and Scopus, adding links and importing research outputs.

To register for this (or any other Pure session), email researchonline@mq.edu.au and indicate the session you wish to attend. Session dates and times are under Training and Faculty Support on the Pure Resources page, here.

Library room 4.02Library staff

Monday 
17 June 2019

12:30-14:00

Crafting an effective ARC Discovery Project rejoinder

This workshop will provide strategic advice to 2020 ARC Discovery Project applicants on what to include in your rejoinder, pitfalls to avoid, suggested structures, as well as examples from rejoinders where the grant was successfully funded.

12 Wally’s Walk, level 8, room 801 Dr Ross Hill (Research Services), Prof Kathryn Millard (MMCCS)

Monday 
24 June 2019

12:30-14:00

Crafting an effective ARC DECRA rejoinder

This workshop will provide strategic advice to 2020 ARC DECRA applicants on what to include in your rejoinder, pitfalls to avoid, suggested structures, as well as examples from rejoinders where the grant was successfully funded.

12 Wally’s Walk, level 8, room 801 Dr Ross Hill (Research Services) and Prof Marie Herberstein (Faculty of Science and Engineering)
24 - 27 June, 2019

Research in Germany Webinar Series

For more information and to register for any of the webinars below go to www.research-in-germany.org/webinarseries2019

  

Monday, 24 June 2019

14:00 – 15:00 CEST (22:00-23:00 Australian time)

The German Research Landscape: Who does research in Germany?

Hosted by: Dr. Katja Lasch, German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD)
Panelists: Alexandra Rosenbach, Helmholtz Association
Dr. Wolfgang Holtkamp, University of Stuttgart
Bernd Waschneck, Infineon Technologies AG
Webinar 

Wednesday, 26 June 2019

14:00 – 15:00 CEST (22:00-23:00 Australian time)

Postdoc opportunities in Germany: How to find a position and funding opportunities?

Hosted by: Ruth André, German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD)
Panelists: Dr. Philipp Gebhardt, German Cancer Research Center (DKFZ)
Dr. Annina Lottermann, German Research Foundation (DFG)
Dr. Brian Cahill, Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions –
MSCA-COFUND, University of Edinburgh
Dr. phil. Constantin Sonkwé Tayim, University of Bayreuth

Webinar 

JULY

Monday
8 July 2019

11:30-12:30

Creating Effective Searches in Research Professional

This workshop and live demonstration is to assist researchers to personalise funding opportunity searches specific to their research area/s and discipline.
The Research Professional funding opportunities database covers all scholarly disciplines: from medicine to the humanities; from the largest research council to the smallest private charity; from big multi-centre collaborative grants to small travel grants and consultancies.

Room 4.01, Macquarie University LibraryRene Logan (Research Professional)

Thursday 18 July 2019

12:30-14:00

Introduction to the ARC DECRA Funding Scheme

This workshop will provide general background information on the ARC DECRA funding scheme. Early career researchers who have not applied for ARC funding in the past will benefit and are strongly encouraged to attend. The workshop will cover eligibility, ARC and MQ funding, the application process and structure, assessment process, and research support services available to applicants.
12 Wally's Walk, level 8, room 801Dr Ross Hill (Research Services)

AUGUST

SEPTEMBER

Tuesday 3 & 10 September 2019

12:00 - 14:00
German funding schemes drop-in - every Tuesday during semester

Katharina McGrath will be available to discuss German funding schemes, including the DAAD and Alexander von Humboldt Foundation programs, for two hours each week.
10HA 'hut' (Hadenfield Avenue entrance)Dr Katharina McGrath
Tuesday 3, 10, 17, 24 September 2019

13:00 - 15:00

Data management support - by appointment

Dr Brian Ballsun-Stanton (Solutions Architect, Digital Humanities), is available for consultation on data management in research projects. He can provide advice and support for digital data collection, appropriate storage, solutions for data capture and security in field research, and ethical standards for collection and storage of data.

Book a meeting with Brian Ballsun-Stanton via this link to discuss your data management needs.

Location: Level 2 Lobby, Hearing HubDr Brian Ballsun-Stanton (Solutions Architect, Digital Humanities)

Monday 9 September 2019

14:00 - 16:00

Pure Drop-in Session

Come at any time during this 2-hour window for one-on-one assistance with your questions about Pure. Library staff will be available to assist you with queries about your Pure profile, including linking ORCID and Scopus, adding links and importing research outputs.

To register for this (or any other Pure session), email researchonline@mq.edu.au and indicate the session you wish to attend. Session dates and times are under Training and Faculty Support on the Pure Resources page, here.

Library room 4.02Library staff

OCTOBER

Tuesday 1, 8, 15, 22, 29 October 2019

13:00 - 15:00
German funding schemes drop-in - every Tuesday during semester

Katharina McGrath will be available to discuss German funding schemes, including the DAAD and Alexander von Humboldt Foundation programs, for two hours each week.
10HA 'hut' (Hadenfield Avenue entrance)Dr Katharina McGrath (
Tuesday 1, 8, 15, 22, 29 October 2019

13:00 - 15:00

Data management support - by appointment

Dr Brian Ballsun-Stanton (Solutions Architect, Digital Humanities), is available for consultation on data management in research projects. He can provide advice and support for digital data collection, appropriate storage, solutions for data capture and security in field research, and ethical standards for collection and storage of data.

Book a meeting with Brian Ballsun-Stanton via this link to discuss your data management needs.

Level 2 Lobby, Hearing HubDr Brian Ballsun-Stanton (Solutions Architect, Digital Humanities)

Wednesday 
2 October 2019

12:30-14:00

Developing your 5-year research plan

Hitting any mid- and long-term research and career goals is impossible if you don't know what they are. This seminar discusses how you can identify what you want to do, and how you can plan to give yourself the greatest chance of hitting your targets.

12 Wally's Walk, level 8, room 801Assoc Prof Andrew Barron (Faculty of Science and Engineering)
Friday 11 October 2019

13:00 - 15:00
Research Professional Category 2 & 3 funding search drop-in

Learn to set up searches and alerts specific to your funding needs using the Research Professional database. RP lists all national and international funding available to Australian researchers, and you can set up and save tailored searches that will alert you by email to new funding matching your criteria.

Please email artsro@mq.edu.au to book your slot.
10HA 'hut' (Hadenfield Avenue entrance)Dr Jo Chipperfield

NOVEMBER

Tuesday 5 November 2019

12:00 - 14:00
German funding schemes drop-in - every Tuesday during semester

Katharina McGrath will be available to discuss German funding schemes, including the DAAD and Alexander von Humboldt Foundation programs, for two hours each week.
10HA 'hut' (Hadenfield Avenue entrance)Dr Katharina McGrath
Tuesday 5, 12, 19 & 26 November 2019

13:00 - 15:00

Data management support - by appointment

Dr Brian Ballsun-Stanton (Solutions Architect, Digital Humanities), is available for consultation on data management in research projects. He can provide advice and support for digital data collection, appropriate storage, solutions for data capture and security in field research, and ethical standards for collection and storage of data.

Book a meeting with Brian Ballsun-Stanton via this link to discuss your data management needs.

Level 2 Lobby, Hearing HubDr Brian Ballsun-Stanton (Solutions Architect, Digital Humanities)
Friday 12 November 2019

13:00 - 15:00
Research Professional Category 2 & 3 funding search drop-in

Learn to set up searches and alerts specific to your funding needs using the Research Professional database. RP lists all national and international funding available to Australian researchers, and you can set up and save tailored searches that will alert you by email to new funding matching your criteria.

Please email artsro@mq.edu.au to book your slot.
10HA 'hut' (Hadenfield Avenue entrance)Dr Jo Chipperfield

Wednesday 19 November 2019

11:00 to 12:30

PURE training for new staff

This training session will introduce you to Pure and give you the resources you need to manage your Pure profile and maintain your research outputs within Pure. The Faculty of Arts has a style guide for your Pure public profile, available on the Faculty Intranet, under Strategy Documents. Please use this in developing your profile.

The session will cover:

  • What is the Pure Research Management System (RMS)?

Populating your profile:

  • Populate your profile biography
  • Create or Connect your ORCID (instructions for linking ORCID and Scopus are on the FoA Research Intranet).
  • Add your Scopus ID
  • Add links to websites, e.g. your personal website, Google Scholar, etc.

Research outputs:

  • Set up the automated search to find and import your research outputs
  • Other methods of adding/importing research outputs into Pure
  • Open access and grant compliance
  • The validation and verification process

To register for this (or any other Pure session), email researchonline@mq.edu.au and indicate the session you wish to attend. Session dates and times are under Training and Faculty Support on the Pure Resources page, here.

Library room 4.02Library staff

DECEMBER

Tuesday 3 & 10 December 2019

13:00 - 15:00

Data management support - by appointment

Dr Brian Ballsun-Stanton (Solutions Architect, Digital Humanities), is available for consultation on data management in research projects. He can provide advice and support for digital data collection, appropriate storage, solutions for data capture and security in field research, and ethical standards for collection and storage of data.

Book a meeting with Brian Ballsun-Stanton via this link to discuss your data management needs.

Level 2 Lobby, Hearing HubDr Brian Ballsun-Stanton (Solutions Architect, Digital Humanities)

Tuesday 3 December 2019

10:00 - 12:00

Pure Drop-in Session

Come at any time during this 2-hour window for one-on-one assistance with your questions about Pure. Library staff will be available to assist you with queries about your Pure profile or the Research Output module.

To register for this (or any other Pure session), email researchonline@mq.edu.au and indicate the session you wish to attend. Session dates and times are under Training and Faculty Support on the Pure Resources page, here.

Library room 4.02Library staff
Friday 10 December 2019

13:00 - 15:00
Research Professional Category 2 & 3 funding search drop-in

Learn to set up searches and alerts specific to your funding needs using the Research Professional database. RP lists all national and international funding available to Australian researchers, and you can set up and save tailored searches that will alert you by email to new funding matching your criteria.

Please email artsro@mq.edu.au to book your slot.
10HA 'hut' (Hadenfield Avenue entrance)Dr Jo Chipperfield
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