Charles Sturt University
Charles Sturt University

Summary of Professional Development Sessions Held During 2017

2017 PD CALENDAR SUMMARY - SESSIONS HELD
FEBRUARYStructuring your literature review, Session 1
 Structuring your literature review, Session 2
 Structuring your literature review, Session 3
 Writing a Research Proposal
 HDR Candidate Welcome & Induction: 
 Exploring Research Methods using Sage Research Methods Online
 My Research Career, Module 1 – Introduction, research landscape, priority and time management 
 Overcoming Procrastination
 Reading the Literature Critically
 Supervisor Training - Module 1 – Induction 
 Using Library Databases
 Introduction to Research Application and Administration at CSU
 The Basics of Thesis Structure
 Finding Research Funding Opportunities including Research Professional
MARCHEndNote for Windows
 EndNote for Mac
 EndNote Master Class
 Finding Australian Content
 Presenting Research Metrics for Grants and Promotion
 Qual Series, Session 1
 Establishing a Research Profile
 Qual Series, Session 2
APRILHDR Candidate Welcome & Induction: 
 Nvivo Session One
 My Research Career, Module 2 – Developing research strategies   
 NVivo Session 2
 My Research Career, Module 3 – Building a track record, web presence 
 Integration of EndNote and Nvivo
 Supervisor Training - Module 2 – PT and DE students
 Using Citation Databases (incl. Scopus, Web of Science and Google Scholar)
 Measuring and Evaluating Research Impact
 Introduction to Research Application and Administration at CSU
 Exploring Library Resources:Using ProQuest Effectively.
MAYEndNote for Mac
 Managing Research Funds and Budgets at CSU: 
 Establishing a Research Profile
 EndNote for Windows
 How to Develop a Research Proposal
 EndNote Online & iPad
 Research Data Management
 Finding and Using Theses and Dissertations
 Ethics in Research involving Human Participants, Planning for Ethics Approvals & Working with the Ethics Committee: 
 Staying up to date with Research Alerts
 Working with the Media in Research: 
 Presenting Research Metrics for Grants and Promotion
 Finding Research Funding Opportunities (incl. Research Professional)
JUNEUsing Health and Medical Databases
 Qual Series, Session 1
 Nvivo Advanced
 HDR Candidate Welcome & Induction
 Qual Series, Session 2
 Using Citation Databases (incl. Scopus, Web of Science and Google Scholar)
 Structuring and crafting your thesis: 
 Introduction to Research Application and Administration at CSU
 Nvivo Session One
 Presenting Research Metrics for Grants and Promotion
 NVivo Session 2
 Using Library Databases
 Integration of EndNote and Nvivo
JULYEndNote for Mac
 Introduction to accessing ABS data and other important datasets
 EndNote for Windows
 HDR Candidate Welcome & Induction: 
 Using Library Databases
 Introduction to Planning Surveys and Designing Questionnaires: Session 1 
 Introduction to Planning Surveys and Designing Questionnaires: Session 2
 Introduction to Planning Surveys and Designing Questionnaires: Session 3
AUGUSTSupervisor Training - Module 3 – Problems during candidature and providing students with feedback
 EndNote Master Class
 Staying up to date with Research Alerts
 Prof Linda Shields – "Opportunities and challenges to transitioning from professional practice to a research career"
 Finding Research Opportunities (Incl. Research Professional)
 My Research Career, Module 4 – The publication process 
 Introduction to Research Application and Administration at CSU
 Presenting Research metrics for Grants and Promotion
 Supervisor Training - Module 4 – Monitoring student progress and guiding them through professional development.
 My Research Career, Module 5 – Funding, Grant writing 
 Supervisor Training - Module 5 – Guiding students through thesis development and the examination process  
 My Research Career, Module 6 – Working with collaborators 
SEPTEMBERNvivo Session 1
 NVivo Session 2
 Prof Robyn Watts - 'Establishing and managing research projects with multiple partners, particularly government agencies"
 Integration of EndNote and Nvivo
 EndNote for Mac
 Finding and Using Theses and Dissertations
 Managing Research Funds and Budgets at CSU: 
 Finding Research Funding Opportunities including Research Professional
 Introduction to accessing ABS data and other important datasets
 EndNote for Windows
 "Establishing and managing large international research projects in developing countries"
OCTOBERWorking with the Media in Research: 
 Nvivo Advanced
 EndNote Online and iPad
 Prof Sharynne McLeod - "Balancing research capacity and excellence with professional engagement"
 HDR Candidate Welcome & Induction: 
 Using Library Databases
 Introduction to Planning Surveys and Designing Questionnaires: Session 1 
 Introduction to Planning Surveys and Designing Questionnaires: Session 2
 Introduction to Planning Surveys and Designing Questionnaires: Session 3
 Introduction to Research Application and Administration at CSU
 Nvivo Session 1
 How to Develop a Research Proposal: 
 NVivo Session 2
 Ethics in Research involving Human Participants, Planning for Ethics Approvals & Working with the Ethics Committee: 
NOVEMBERIntroduction to GIS & Spatial Analysis: 
 Structuring and crafting your thesis: 
 My Research Career, Module 2 – Developing research strategies   
 Thesis Examination – the examination process and what examiners expect: 
 Supervisor Training - Module 1 – Induction 
 How to live without the academic "Hunger Games" – Assoc Prof Narelle Lemon 
 Research Communication: Expert guest panel
 Structuring Persuasive Arguments – Dr Cally Guerin
 Examiner Expectations – Dr Cally Guerin 
 HDR Candidate Welcome & Induction: 
DECEMBERIntroduction to Research Application and Administration at CSU