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2020 List workshops

Macquarie University's Researcher Development Calendar (RDC) has been created to allow all of its researchers, from Master of Research (MRes) and Higher Degree Research (HDR) candidates through to early, mid and senior career researchers, to take advantage of development opportunties at MQ. The RDC lists events supporting a range of research activities such as research writing, methods, funding, project management, publishing, partnerships, commercialisation, and support for the individual researcher through resilience, wellbeing and career management.

The RDC lists currently  scheduled events: simply click on an event to register. In addition, check out the ‘On-Request Workshops’ for other opportunities available. To access myRDC support please visit the wiki at online support

Library
HDR Support & Development
Organisation and Staff Development
Faculty of Human Sciences
Faculty of Arts
Faculty of Medicine, Health and Human Sciences
Macquarie Business School
Faculty of Science & Engineering
External
ECR Network
Research Services
Data Science and eResearch Team
Office of Commercialisation & Innovation
Faculty of Business & Economics

January

Providers Date Workshop Time Venue Capacity
22/01/2020 - 19/02/2020 Conference Presentation Course for Science 10:00 AM - 01:00 PM 9WW Room 102 16
29/01/2020 Pure drop-in clinic 02:00 PM - 04:00 PM Library, room 4.02 30

February

Providers Date Workshop Time Venue Capacity
10/02/2020 - 11/02/2020 Leximancer Two-Day Training Workshop 09:00 AM - 05:00 PM Finance Decision Lab, Level 1, 4 Eastern Road 20
12/02/2020 S&P Market Intelligence Presentation on datasets and databases 02:00 PM - 04:00 PM Room 523, 4 Eastern Road 50
14/02/2020 PGRF Grant Writing Workshop 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM 14SCO T2 Theatre 120
17/02/2020 Making the Most of Mentoring 02:00 PM - 04:00 PM 12 Second Way, Room 3.10 30
18/02/2020 Science Writing for Publication Workshop Series. Workshop 1: Strategic Publishing & Getting Started with Your Writing 10:00 AM - 05:00 PM 11 WW 230 Tute Room 20
20/02/2020 Macquarie Business School Corporate Engagement Workshop 10:00 AM - 12:15 PM Room 523, 4 Eastern Road 20
20/02/2020 FSE MRES Thesis Workshop 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM 7-9 Wally's Walk, 102 Theatrette 70
24/02/2020 - 02/03/2020 Writing for Publication in the Humanities and Social Sciences (Two-Part Workshop) 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM 29 Wally's Walk, Room 041 25
27/02/2020 - 24/02/2020 2020 MRES Thesis Completion Workshop 10:00 AM - 10:27 PM 09WW 102 Theatrette 80
27/02/2020 R Users Group: Introduction to R 02:00 PM - 04:00 PM Training room 3, 4th floor, MQ library 30
28/02/2020 MQBS HDR academic writing workshops: How to write a more critical literature review? 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM Seminar Room 523, 4ER 20

March

Providers Date Workshop Time Venue Capacity
02/03/2020 Tailoring applications to suit the job (HDR) 02:00 PM - 04:00 PM 6.02 75T (75 Talavera Road) 20
03/03/2020 Endnote for P.C. (Windows) 02:00 PM - 03:30 PM Library, Level 4 , M4.02 30
04/03/2020 Mendeley: Reference Management with Mendeley 02:00 PM - 03:30 PM Library Level 4, Room 4.02 30
05/03/2020 NHMRC Clinical Trials and Cohorts Studies (CTCS) Grant Funding Scheme 12:30 PM - 01:30 PM Room 801, Level 8, 12 Wally's Walk 40
05/03/2020 Endnote for Mac 02:00 PM - 03:30 PM Library Level 4, Room 4.02 30
06/03/2020 - 17/04/2020 Science Research Writing Basics 02:00 PM - 04:00 PM 75 TR, Room 6.02 18
06/03/2020 BTC Online and Asynchronous Teaching 03:00 PM - 05:00 PM Seminar Room 623, Level 6, 4 Eastern Road 30
10/03/2020 HDR Professional Skills: Preparation = Better job interviews 02:00 PM - 04:00 PM 75 Talavera Road Continuum Meeting Rm(75TR) 20
11/03/2020 Strengthening Personal Resilience: Staff 09:30 AM - 12:30 PM
11/03/2020 Past and Current Trends in Operations and Supply Chain Management Research 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM 1 Management Drive, room 206 30
12/03/2020 MRes Completion Workshop 09:30 AM - 10:30 AM Australian Hearing Hub Level 1 Theatre 1.200 100
12/03/2020 NHMRC Ideas Grant Funding Scheme 12:30 PM - 01:30 PM Room 801, Level 8, 12 Wally's Walk 40
13/03/2020 HDR Mentors Welcome Lunch 12:30 PM - 12:00 AM
16/03/2020 Scientific Writing for Publication Workshop Series. Workshop 2: Data & Results 10:00 AM - 05:00 PM 07WW 149 Briefing Room 20
17/03/2020 Thesis Formatting Workshop (for PC) 09:15 AM - 04:00 PM Library Training Room M4.02 (Level 4) 12
19/03/2020 Cancelled - Roadmap to Commercialisation 01:00 PM - 12:12 AM Continuum Room, Level 3, 75 Talavera Road 30
25/03/2020 Managing Projects 09:30 AM - 04:30 PM
26/03/2020 MQBS HDR academic writing workshops: What do academic audience expect from Introduction? 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM Seminar Room 523, 4ER 20
26/03/2020 Building your Budget for the NHMRC Clinical Trials and Cohorts Studies (CTCS) Grant and Ideas Grant Schemes 12:30 PM - 01:30 PM Room 801, Level 8, 12 Wally's Walk 40

April

Providers Date Workshop Time Venue Capacity
02/04/2020 Mindfulness meditation session - Online 12:00 PM - 01:00 PM Zoom 270
03/04/2020 BRC - Systemic Literature Reviews 03:00 PM - 05:00 PM Zoom 100
06/04/2020 - 01/06/2020 Daily Writing Practice (Online via Zoom) 09:00 AM - 10:00 AM Online via Zoom 50
08/04/2020 Innovation, Strategy, Entrepreneurship (ISE) Research Seminar 12:00 PM - 01:00 PM Zoom - Please click this URL to start or join: https://macquarie.zoom.us/j/5795450465 Meeting ID: 579 545 0465 50
09/04/2020 Mindfulness meditation session - Online 12:00 PM - 01:00 PM Zoom 270
15/04/2020 Introduction to Jupyter Notebook 09:00 AM - 01:00 PM
15/04/2020 The new Data Management Plan Guidelines - an annotated discussion 01:00 PM - 04:00 PM
16/04/2020 Introduction to Active Data Management - part one 09:00 AM - 12:00 PM
16/04/2020 Mindfulness meditation session - Online 12:00 PM - 01:00 PM Zoom 270
16/04/2020 Data Handling and Network Know-How 01:00 PM - 04:00 PM Zoom 100
17/04/2020 Introduction to Active Data Management - part two 09:00 AM - 12:00 PM
20/04/2020 HDR Wellbeing: Communication & Managing Upwards (via ZOOM) 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM ZOOM 30
22/04/2020 Science Writing for Publication Workshop Series. Workshop 3: Introduction & Methods 10:00 AM - 05:00 PM via Zoom 20
23/04/2020 Thesis Formatting Workshop (for Mac) (ONLINE) 09:15 AM - 04:00 PM Zoom 12
23/04/2020 MQBS HDR academic writing workshops: Delivering oral presentation of your research and critiquing others’ 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM Seminar Room 523, 4ER 20
23/04/2020 Mindfulness meditation session - Online 12:00 PM - 01:00 PM Zoom 270
23/04/2020 - 28/05/2020 Humanities Research Writing Course - Online 02:00 PM - 03:30 PM Online 30
24/04/2020 Building Teaching Capabilities: Case-Based Teaching 03:00 PM - 05:00 PM Zoom 50
27/04/2020 - 01/06/2020 Social Science Research Writing Course 01:00 PM - 03:00 PM Online, via ZOOM 30
28/04/2020 Managing the Tough Stuff - Performance & Conduct Issues 09:30 AM - 04:30 PM
29/04/2020 Strengthening Personal Resilience: Staff 09:30 AM - 12:30 PM
30/04/2020 - 17/04/2020 Flex and Adapt: Managing our Priorities in a Changing Environment 11:30 AM - 05:58 AM Online 100
30/04/2020 Flexing and Adapting during COVID and beyond: Managing our Priorities in a Changing Environment 11:30 AM - 01:00 PM

May

Providers Date Workshop Time Venue Capacity
01/05/2020 - 31/05/2020 Peer Writing Assistant (PWA) Sessions 12:00 AM - 12:00 AM
01/05/2020 Building brand experience at the frontline: support individual employees and enjoy the collective benefit 12:00 PM - 02:00 PM Zoom 50
04/05/2020 - 30/06/2020 Daily Writing Practice (Online via Zoom) 09:00 AM - 10:00 AM Online via Zoom 50
05/05/2020 Mindfulness meditation session - ONLINE 12:00 PM - 01:00 PM Zoom 270
06/05/2020 Improve your Time Management 09:30 AM - 04:30 PM
08/05/2020 NVivo for PC - Level One - Zoom 09:15 AM - 04:00 PM Zoom 15
11/05/2020 HDR Mentors: Stress Management (via Zoom) 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM
12/05/2020 Mindfulness meditation session - ONLINE 12:00 PM - 01:00 PM Zoom 270
13/05/2020 NVivo For Mac (v12) - Zoom 09:15 AM - 04:00 PM Zoom 15
18/05/2020 Thesis Formatting Workshop (for PC) - Zoom 09:15 AM - 04:00 PM Zoom 12
18/05/2020 Tailoring applications to suit the job (HDR) 02:00 PM - 03:00 PM via Zoom 20
19/05/2020 Mindfulness meditation session - ONLINE 12:00 PM - 01:00 PM Zoom 270
21/05/2020 Influencing Key Stakeholders 09:30 AM - 04:30 PM
21/05/2020 MQBS HDR academic writing workshops: Making rigorous description and justification of methods 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM https://macquarie.zoom.us/j/99577403430 20
21/05/2020 - 25/06/2020 Science Research Writing Basics 02:00 PM - 04:00 PM Zoom 30
25/05/2020 - 31/12/2020 HDR Supervision Mandatory Update Training 12:00 AM - 12:00 AM iLearn 500
25/05/2020 Resilience & Motivation by HDR Professional Skills and Student Wellbeing 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM via Zoom 100
26/05/2020 Mindfulness meditation session - ONLINE 12:00 PM - 01:00 PM Zoom 270
27/05/2020 Science Writing for Publication Workshop Series. Workshop 4: Discussion section 10:00 AM - 05:00 PM via Zoom 25
28/05/2020 Managing Projects 09:30 AM - 04:30 PM
28/05/2020 Workshop: Developing your 5-Year Research Plan 03:00 PM - 04:30 PM https://macquarie.zoom.us/j/93499262581 50
29/05/2020 Via Zoom: Building networks on LinkedIn 02:30 PM - 04:00 PM via Zoom 40
29/05/2020 BRC - Capital Markets 03:00 PM - 05:00 PM Zoom 60

June

Providers Date Workshop Time Venue Capacity
01/06/2020 - 31/12/2020 HDR Supervision Mandatory Update Training (Monthly Reminder) 12:00 AM - 12:00 AM iLearn 500
01/06/2020 - 31/07/2020 Daily Writing Practice (Online via Zoom) 09:00 AM - 10:00 AM https://macquarie.zoom.us/j/171886921 50
01/06/2020 Conducting Research in the Online Sphere 02:00 PM - 03:30 PM Zoom 80
04/06/2020 Webinar - Professional Staff with a PhD: Dr. Gorjana Mitic 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM Zoom 50
04/06/2020 HDR Mentors: Meet & Mingle (Zoom) 12:00 PM - 01:00 PM
09/06/2020 Arts MRes conference presentation practice session - ONLINE 12:00 PM - 02:00 PM ONLINE 4
09/06/2020 Mindfulness meditation session - Cancelled 12:00 PM - 01:00 PM Zoom 270
09/06/2020 Arts MRes conference presentation practice session - ONLINE 02:00 PM - 04:00 PM ONILNE 4
10/06/2020 Science Writing for Publication Workshop Series. Workshop 5: Titles & Abstracts 10:00 AM - 05:00 PM via Zoom 20
10/06/2020 Arts MRes conference presentation practice session - ONLINE 02:00 PM - 04:00 PM ONLINE 6
11/06/2020 Webinar - Professional Staff with a PhD: Dr. Brenton Hamdorf 02:00 PM - 03:00 PM Zoom 50
11/06/2020 Arts MRes conference presentation practice session - ONLINE 02:00 PM - 04:00 PM ONLINE 4
11/06/2020 Workshop: Developing your 5-Year Research Plan 03:00 PM - 04:30 PM https://macquarie.zoom.us/j/93499262581 50
12/06/2020 Developing your 5-year research plan 12:00 PM - 01:30 PM https://macquarie.zoom.us/j/97823039348 100
12/06/2020 Crafting an Effective ARC SRI Rejoinder 02:00 PM - 03:30 PM via Zoom: https://macquarie.zoom.us/j/96069472589 50
16/06/2020 Via Zoom: Networking for Introverts & Extroverts 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM via Zoom 30
18/06/2020 MQBS HDR academic writing workshops: Techniques in discussing results and drawing conclusion 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM https://macquarie.zoom.us/j/99505739116 20
22/06/2020 Crafting an Effective ARC Discovery Project Rejoinder 12:30 PM - 02:00 PM via Zoom https://macquarie.zoom.us/j/97178335785 50
22/06/2020 Mid-Career Researchers Focus Group Session One 01:00 PM - 02:30 PM Online via Zoom 15
23/06/2020 Mindfulness meditation session - ONLINE 12:00 PM - 01:00 PM Zoom 270
24/06/2020 NVivo for PC - Level Two (Zoom) 09:15 AM - 04:00 PM Zoom 15
25/06/2020 Workshop: Developing your 5-Year Research Plan 03:00 PM - 04:30 PM https://macquarie.zoom.us/j/93499262581 50
26/06/2020 Crafting an Effective ARC DECRA Rejoinder 12:30 PM - 02:00 PM via Zoom https://macquarie.zoom.us/j/93104015065 50
26/06/2020 Zoom: HDR Professional Skills: Preparation = Better job interviews 02:00 PM - 04:00 PM 75 Talavera Road Continuum Meeting Rm(75TR) 20
30/06/2020 Resilience & Motivation by HDR Professional Skills and Student Wellbeing 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Zoom 70
30/06/2020 Mindfulness meditation session - ONLINE 12:00 PM - 01:00 PM Zoom 270

July

Providers Date Workshop Time Venue Capacity
01/07/2020 - 31/12/2020 HDR Supervision Mandatory Update Training (Monthly Reminder) 12:00 AM - 12:00 AM iLearn 500
01/07/2020 - 31/07/2020 Daily Writing Practice (Online via Zoom) 09:00 AM - 10:00 AM https://macquarie.zoom.us/j/171886921 50
02/07/2020 MQBS HDR academic writing workshops: Every research article is written from the basics: Paragraphs, sentences, and words. 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM https://macquarie.zoom.us/j/91337383780 20
02/07/2020 Mid-Career Researchers Focus Group Session Two 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM Online via Zoom 15
02/07/2020 HDR Mentors: Meet & Mingle (Zoom) 12:00 PM - 01:00 PM
08/07/2020 - 09/07/2020 SPSS Introductory Workshop (Zoom) 09:15 AM - 12:45 PM Zoom 12
08/07/2020 Pure drop-in clinic (Zoom) 11:00 AM - 01:00 PM Zoom (online) 30
09/07/2020 Workshop: Developing your 5-Year Research Plan 03:00 PM - 04:30 PM https://macquarie.zoom.us/j/93499262581 50
10/07/2020 How to win the 3MT (Zoom) 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM Zoom 80
13/07/2020 Deliver a Zoom presentation 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM https://macquarie.zoom.us/j/98932409801 50
14/07/2020 HDR Research Communication - Presenting your Research 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM via Zoom 60
14/07/2020 Looking beyond the company website: developing your business research skills 02:30 PM - 04:00 PM via Zoom 40
15/07/2020 Strengthening Personal Resilience: Staff 09:30 AM - 12:30 PM
16/07/2020 Mindfulness meditation session - ONLINE 12:00 PM - 01:00 PM Zoom 270
17/07/2020 Thesis Formatting Workshop (For PC) (Zoom) 09:15 AM - 04:00 PM Zoom 12
17/07/2020 PGRF Grant Writing Workshop (Zoom) 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Zoom 120
17/07/2020 Inger Mewburn 'Thesis Whisperer' The PhD Employment Landscape ... So you're graduating in a pandemic - what's next? 12:00 PM - 01:00 PM via Zoom 150
21/07/2020 - 23/07/2020 Winter HDR Writing Retreat Online 08:45 AM - 04:30 PM Zoom 30
21/07/2020 Managing Projects 09:30 AM - 04:30 PM
22/07/2020 How to Prepare for an Early Career Research Fellowship: Track Record Building During your PhD 12:00 PM - 01:30 PM https://macquarie.zoom.us/j/97608682061 100
23/07/2020 Webinar - Professional Staff with a PhD: Dr. Louise Dwyer 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM Zoom 50
23/07/2020 Workshop: Developing your 5-Year Research Plan 03:00 PM - 04:30 PM https://macquarie.zoom.us/j/93499262581 50
28/07/2020 Build your professional online profile: tips, tricks and essentials 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM via Zoom 40
29/07/2020 Science Writing for Publication Workshop Series. Workshop 1: Getting started and improving the flow of your writing 10:00 AM - 05:00 PM via Zoom 25
29/07/2020 Introduction to the ARC DECRA Funding Scheme for Funding Commencing in 2022 12:00 PM - 01:30 PM https://macquarie.zoom.us/j/95425587896 100
30/07/2020 Mindfulness meditation session - ONLINE 12:00 PM - 01:00 PM Zoom 270

August

Providers Date Workshop Time Venue Capacity
01/08/2020 - 31/12/2020 HDR Supervision Mandatory Update Training (Monthly Reminder) 12:00 AM - 12:00 AM iLearn 500
03/08/2020 - 31/08/2020 Daily Writing Practice (Online via Zoom) 09:00 AM - 10:00 AM https://macquarie.zoom.us/j/171886921 50
04/08/2020 Webinar - Professional Staff with a PhD: Dr. Belinda Tiffen 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM Zoom 50
04/08/2020 EndNote for PC - Zoom workshop 02:00 PM - 03:30 PM Zoom 10
05/08/2020 Preparing for Academic Promotions 01:00 PM - 02:30 PM Zoom 70
05/08/2020 Reference management with Mendeley. 02:00 PM - 03:30 PM Zoom 10
06/08/2020 HDR Mentors: Meet & Mingle (Zoom) 12:00 PM - 01:00 PM
06/08/2020 EndNote for Mac - Zoom workshop 02:00 PM - 03:30 PM Zoom 10
06/08/2020 Workshop: Developing your 5-Year Research Plan 03:00 PM - 04:30 PM https://macquarie.zoom.us/j/93499262581 50
11/08/2020 - 08/09/2020 The Mindful Researcher Course - ONLINE 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM Zoom 25
12/08/2020 - 16/09/2020 Science Research Writing Basics 03:00 PM - 05:00 PM Zoom 30
17/08/2020 NVivo for PC - Level One 09:15 AM - 04:00 PM Library Training Room M4.02 (Level 4) 15
17/08/2020 Developing a Competitive ARC Linkage Project Application 12:00 PM - 01:30 PM https://macquarie.zoom.us/j/95684938338 100
18/08/2020 Science Writing for Publication Workshop Series. Workshop 2: the Results section of the research article and how to best present your data. 10:00 AM - 05:00 PM via Zoom 25
19/08/2020 Thesis Formatting Workshop (for Mac) 09:15 AM - 04:00 PM Library Training Room M4.02 (Level 4) 12

September

Providers Date Workshop Time Venue Capacity
01/09/2020 - 31/12/2020 HDR Supervision Mandatory Update Training (Monthly Reminder) 12:00 AM - 12:00 AM iLearn 500
03/09/2020 HDR Mentors: Meet & Mingle (Zoom) 12:00 PM - 01:00 PM
09/09/2020 Managing the Tough Stuff - Performance & Conduct Issues 09:30 AM - 04:30 PM
11/09/2020 Pure drop-in clinic 02:00 PM - 04:00 PM Library, room 4.02 30
15/09/2020 Thesis Formatting Workshop (For PC) 09:15 AM - 04:00 PM Library Training Room M4.02 (Level 4) 12
15/09/2020 Strengthening Personal Resilience: Staff 09:30 AM - 12:30 PM
17/09/2020 Science Writing for Publication Workshop Series. Workshop 3: Introduction & Methods 10:00 AM - 05:00 PM Zoom 20
23/09/2020 Developing your Research Opportunity and Performance Evidence for the DECRA Scheme 12:00 PM - 01:30 PM https://macquarie.zoom.us/j/95399142877 100
30/09/2020 Developing your DECRA Project Description 12:00 PM - 01:30 PM https://macquarie.zoom.us/j/91500675437 100

October

Providers Date Workshop Time Venue Capacity
01/10/2020 - 31/12/2020 HDR Supervision Mandatory Update Training (Monthly Reminder) 12:00 AM - 12:00 AM iLearn 500
06/10/2020 Science Writing for Publication Workshop Series. Workshop 4: Discussion Section & Responding to Reviewers' Comments 10:00 AM - 05:00 PM Zoom 20
07/10/2020 Building your DECRA Budget 12:00 PM - 01:30 PM https://macquarie.zoom.us/j/93079415072 100
09/10/2020 NVivo for PC - Level Two 09:15 AM - 04:00 PM Library Training Room M4.02 (Level 4) 15
12/10/2020 Improve your Time Management 09:30 AM - 04:30 PM
13/10/2020 Writing the Statement by the Administering Organisation for the DECRA Scheme 12:00 PM - 01:30 PM https://macquarie.zoom.us/j/98617084986 100
15/10/2020 Thesis Formatting Workshop (For PC) 09:15 AM - 04:00 PM Library Training Room M4.02 (Level 4) 12
21/10/2020 Strengthening Staff & Personal Resilience: Managers 09:30 AM - 12:30 PM
28/10/2020 Managing Projects 09:30 AM - 04:30 PM

November

Providers Date Workshop Time Venue Capacity
01/11/2020 - 31/12/2020 HDR Supervision Mandatory Update Training (Monthly Reminder) 12:00 AM - 12:00 AM iLearn 500
04/11/2020 Pure drop-in clinic 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Library, room 4.02 30
05/11/2020 Influencing Key Stakeholders 09:30 AM - 04:30 PM
11/11/2020 Thesis Formatting Workshop (For PC) 09:15 AM - 04:00 PM Library Training Room M4.02 (Level 4) 12
11/11/2020 Managing the Tough Stuff - Performance & Conduct Issues 09:30 AM - 04:30 PM
13/11/2020 Science Writing for Publication Workshop Series. Workshop 5: Titles & Abstracts 10:00 AM - 05:00 PM Zoom 20
18/11/2020 NVivo for PC - Level One 09:15 AM - 04:00 PM Library Training Room M4.02 (Level 4) 15
24/11/2020 Pure training for new staff 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM Library, room 4.02 30

December

Providers Date Workshop Time Venue Capacity
01/12/2020 - 31/12/2020 HDR Supervision Mandatory Update Training (Monthly Reminder) 12:00 AM - 12:00 AM iLearn 500