Research Events Archive 2012
The Faculty of Education and Arts had a several invited guest speakers on a range of topics including writing for publication, grantsmanship and ARC funding during 2012
Workshops and Seminars
- 'Finish That Paper' 2-day Writing Retreat for ECRs and MCRs (February)
- Download 2011's successful 'Research Strengthening' 5-workshop series click here
- Workshops page
FEDUA RESEARCH INSTITUTES 2012 FORUM
All staff are invited to join us for a forum to hear from the Programme Leaders of the current and past funded research programmes about their achievements to date and the plans for the future.
The forum will conclude with a Q&A session with the Pro Vice-Chancellor and Institute Directors and an announcement about the new Strategic Networks and Capacity Building scheme in lieu of a Round 4 of funding for the Institutes Research Programmes.
For more information click here to view flyer
WHERE The Treehouse, Callaghan campus
WHEN Tuesday 30 October 10:30am to 1pm
RSVP by 26 October to Kristy.Rocavert@newcastle.edu.au
Professor Lisa Adkins is a member of the ARC's College of Experts and sits on the Social Behavioural and Economic Sciences (SBE) panel. During this session, Professor Adkins will update the Faculty and share her insights into the ARC's assessment process to highlight recent changes that have been made.
Anyone planning to submit an ARC application in 2013 or 2014, and those just wanting to learn more about ARC schemes and bring their knowledge up to date in light of the recent changes to the assessment process, are encouraged to attend.
When: Friday 20 July from 12.30pm to 2.30pm
Where: W301A with a live link to Ourimbah HO173
RSVP: by 16 July to Kristy.Rocavert@newcastle.edu.au or ext.15341
A light lunch will be provided
Time for Research 3-hr workshop and Turbo Charge Your Writing 3-hr workshop Presented by ThinkWell
Dr Maria Gardiner from ThinkWell will present two evidence-based workshops especially designed for academics at any stage of their career who would like to manage their time better so they can increase their research productivity and improve their work/life balance. Content from these workshops has been published in the journal Nature.
'Time for Research' shows you how to guarantee you spend high quality time on your research outputs. It teaches prioritising, research goal setting and managing competing demands in a university. If you struggle to find time to publish you must find the three hours to attend this workshop!
'Turbo Charge Your Writing' presents very clear and practical strategies that can greatly increase your writing productivity. Based on the latest research in Psychology, this workshop will show you how to increase the quality and quantity of your writing. It will forever change the way you approach writing.
These are very popular workshops and ThinkWell are highly regarded in the Tertiary sector for both their research-informed workshops so please don't delay if you would like to participate.
There are limited spaces available, if you are interested in attending one or both sessions please email Catherine.Oddie@newcastle.edu.au asap. Catherine will reply to confirm if you have secured a place. If there is a strong response, participation will be limited to one workshop only, so indicate your preference.
When: Wednesday 25 July
Morning : 9am to 12noon - Time for Research
Afternoon: 1pm to 4pm - Turbo Charge Your Writing
Where: Lambert Room, Callaghan campus.
RSVP: Catherine.Oddie@newcastle.edu.au asap, limited spaces.
Thinkwell website: http://ithinkwell.com.au/index.html
FACULTY OF EDUCATION AND ARTS
WOULD LIKE TO INVITE YOU TO THE
Student Research Festival and
Three Minute Thesis Final
The festival will be opened by Associate Professor Pamela Nilan, Assistant Dean Research and Research Training.
Come along to the Festival to find out about Scholarships, programs, hear from special guest speakers and grab a bit to eat.
WHERE The Treehouse & Lambert Room
WHEN Wednesday 8 August 2012, 1.00pm – 5.00pm
RSVP Michelle.Allan@newcastle.edu.au, T +61 2 4985 4185
Visit Three Minute Thesie for more.
Faculty Research Forum
Now that the University's submission for the 2012 Excellence in Research for Australia (ERA) assessment exercise has been finalised, it is a good time to hold a Faculty Research Forum to review our 2012 submission and answer your questions about ERA 2012.
Steve Hannan, Associate Director, Research Strategy, Policy and Performance and the ERA Project Manager, will outline how our research output in each of the Fields of Research for 2012 measure up against ERA 2010 results and sector benchmarks.
The Forum will also provide an opportunity for further feedback on the Draft Faculty Research Action Plan.
A/Prof Pam Nilan will also provide an overview of current research activities and support in the Faculty.
When: Tuesday 26 June from 12pm - 2pm
Where: GP101 Lecture Theatre (General Purpose Building)
RSVP: Not required - just come along!
Missed this event visit Faculty Research ERA page to view the presentation.
INVITATION TO THE FEDUA GENDER EQUITY FORUM
The Faculty of Education and Arts is formulating a Gender Equity Action Plan and invites your input and feedback to the plan at a Faculty Forum to be facilitated by Ian Pike, Director of Human Resources.
This is an opportunity to have your say about the challenges faced by academic and professional staff to help inform and improve Faculty policy and practice.
The Faculty of Education and Arts is committed to advancing gender equity through a strategic approach that builds capacity to understand the challenges faced by women and to implement effective gender equity initiatives aligned to institutional priorities and values.
All staff are welcome
WHEN: Friday 4 May 12noon to 2.30pm
WHERE: The Treehouse
LUNCH: A working lunch will be provided
RSVP: Kristy.Rocavert@newcastle.edu.au by COB 1st May 2012
A copy of the draft plan will be circulated a week prior, and written feedback is welcome from anyone who can't attend the forum.