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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Research Strategies and Plans (Part A & B)

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This workshop required students to work with their supervisors on a publication plan for their candidature and to bring it along for discussion and feedback. The seminar session was conducted by Professor David Green and Professor Frada Burstein. The workshop session was conducted by Julie Holden. Date: Thursday 26 May & 9 June 2016 Time: 3pm – […]

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Time for Research

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As a busy higher degree research student one feels that they never have enough time to get to their research, particularly the writing part. And that other things like work, administration, committees, emails, project management, life etc demand all the time. This workshop conducted by Hugh Kearns shows how to guarantee that one spends high quality time on their research outputs. […]

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