On Friday, 21 March 2014 presenters from Intersect Australia and the University of Newcastle will share information about our eResearch capacity ...

UON e-Research Showcase

Start Date Friday, 21 March 2014, 10:00 am
End Date Friday, 21 March 2014, 02:00 pm
Description
Location: ATC210,Callaghan Campus, University of Newcastle
RSVP: By Tuesday 18/03/2013. Email Mairead.Stephens@newcastle.edu.au

Showcase Outline

eResearch describes a diverse range of research activities, including research collaboration through ICTs, visualisation technologies, research data capture and sharing, data management solutions and high-performance computing.  

The eResearch Showcase will feature presenters from Intersect Australia and the University of Newcastle, sharing information about our eResearch capacity, the range of support that is available now and our scope for future growth. 

Showcase Speakers

Name

Role

Organisation

Prof Kevin Hall

Deputy Vice Chancellor of Research

University of Newcastle

Ms Lyn McBriarty

Director of Research Services

University of Newcastle

Mr Steve Hannan

Associate Director of Research Services

University of Newcastle

Mr Ossie Richards

Manager Research Computing Services

University of Newcastle

Ms Ann Walters

Chief Information Officer (Acting)

University of Newcastle

Ms Kai Chen

Research Systems and Data Librarian

University of Newcastle

Mr Gionni DiGravio

University Archivist

University of Newcastle

Dr Carmel Loughland

PRC for Translational Neuroscience and Mental Health Research

University of Newcastle / Calvary Mater Hospital

Prof Peter Greer

Medical Physics Group

University of Newcastle / Calvary Mater Hospital

Prof Simon Dennis

School of Psychology

University of Newcastle

TBC

TBC

TBC

Dr Joe Thurbon

Member Services Manager

Intersect

Dr Ian Gibson

Chief Executive Officer

Intersect

Masters of Ceremonies: Ms Lyn McBriarty

Showcase Agenda

TIME

Description

09:40 – 10:00

Guests arrive. Coffee and tea available in ATC foyer

10:00 - 10:10

Lyn McBriarty welcomes all and introduces herself and Prof Kevin Hall

10:10 – 10:25

Prof. Kevin Hall: welcomes all, outlines event, what is eResearch?, how are people interacting already e.g. in support of funding applications and & speaks to the value UoN aim to gain from Intersect

10:25 – 11:00

  1. Steve Hannan, Assoc Dir of Research Services
  2. Kai Chen – Research Systems and Data Librarian: "Research Data Management at UON – An Overview"

11:00 – 11:20

Dr Ian Gibson and Dr Joe Thurbon: outline Intersect's offerings: engineering capacity, services portfolio, infrastructure

11:20 – 11:40

Ossie Richards and Ann Walters - research stream of projects in IT Program of Work 2014 and what the ARCS team (and IT in general) can do for researchers

11:40 – 12:00

TBC

12:00 – 12:40

Standing lunch

Venue ATC210 foyer – posters, Intersect showreel on screen

12:40 – 13:40

Presentations of 3 case studies/vignettes (NB: 20 mins each, questions at conclusion of each presentation)

  1. Dr Carmel Loughland - PRC for Translational Neuroscience and Mental Health Research: ASRB & UoN on preparing a successful NeCTAR proposal with Intersect and the development work undertaken on the ASRB software for researchers
  2. Prof Simon Dennis - School of Psychology: Will discuss his research in the area of psychology and how he's using smartphones to study human memory.
  3. Prof Peter Greer - Medical Physics Group: high performance computing (HPC) user & discussion about how HPC can increase your research publications and outputs.

13:40 – 13:50

MC thanks all and concludes proceedings

Location ATC210, Callaghan Campus, University of Newcastle
Contact Mairead Stephens
RSVP Tuesday. 18 March 2014