Information Visualization Meets Biology: Models and Methods for Collaboration

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I feel fortunate to be able to attend the presentation of Dr. Tamara Munzner who is the author of the following excellent data visualisation textbook used at many universities around the world: Tamara Munzner. Visualization Analysis and Design. A K Peters Visualization Series, CRC Press, 2014. (link) Date: Wednesday 21 June 2017 Time: 2pm – 3pm Location: […]

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Educational Landscape Today

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It was a pleasure to have Professor Dragan Gasevic from the School of Informatics at the University of Edinburgh present a seminar at Monash University on  the critical challenges that require immediate attention for learning analytics. I was extremely excited to attend this session considering Prof. Gasevic vast experience and contribution to the development of  learning analytics research. […]

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Philosophical approaches to making ethical decisions

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This workshop focussed on ethical issues relating to research, research publications and the use of research resources and data. The session was conducted by Associate Prof. Henry Linger from FIT who is also the co-chair on the Monash University Research Ethics Committee. Date: Thursday 12 Nov 2016 Time: 11am – 2pm Location: Room H 7.84, Caulfield Campus. There were […]

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Communicating Research for Lay Audiences (Part A & B)

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This workshop focussed on how to reframe and communicate the research project to lay audience (public and/or media). We were fortunate to have the Deputy Editor of “The Conversation” , an independent, not-for-profit media outlet that uses content sourced from the academic and research community. Date: Thursday 29th September 2016 Time: 3pm – 5pm Location: Room 7.84, Caulfield […]

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Research for Industry and Community Audiences (Part A & B)

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This workshop focussed on transforming the research narrative (i.e. a line) into a set of ideas (i.e. points) in order for students to communicate effectively to people who do not share the same context (i.e. the industry audience). In Part B of the workshop, we focussed on critiquing some posters from a past Innovation Showcase. […]

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Research for Academic Audiences (Part A & B)

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This workshop focussed on communicating our research effectively to an academic audience through poster and oral presentations.  The seminar session comprised panel comprising of  Professor Geoff Webb and Dr Maria Santiago. The workshop session was conducted by Julie Holden. Date: Thursday 26 May & 9 June 2016 Time: 3pm – 5pm Location: Room 7.84, Caulfield Campus. The workshop allowed […]

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Ethics of publishing research, and authorship

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Research institutions implement frameworks that govern ethical research. But why is this important? This question has been the central theme of this particular workshop. Date: Thursday 2 Nov 2016 Time: 3pm – 5pm Location: Room H 7.84, Caulfield Campus. During the workshop, there were a lot of interesting reflections made on the importance of recognising that “Every researcher […]

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