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May

Advanced NVivo

Advanced NVivo 11 Learn how to use NVivo, the world's leading program for qualitative data analysis. NVivo provides a set of advanced coding tools for qualitative data analysis. Learn how to make your research experience better by navigating, coding, queering and visualising your messy research materials and save time in generating high-quality research. This is the only comprehensive on-site training course for NVivo on campus at the University of Melbourne. In this advanced workshop split into two sessions, you will learn advanced NVivo…

Monday 21 May, 2018

5:00 pm

Eastern Resource Centre, University of Melbourne

$167 - $387

Graduate Researcher Network: Strategies for Self-Care

For our third and final event for the semester, we're sharing strategies for self-care to better support you during your candidature. Enjoy a delicious lunch, chat with fellow graduate researchers, and listen to an informative panel of speakers. We'll talk about issues specific to the graduate researcher experience such as procrastination, anxiety, sleep difficulties, and work-life balance. And we'll also give you practical stretches and exercises to help relieve stress and tension. It’s FREE and open to all graduate researchers!

Tuesday 22 May, 2018

12:00 pm

Old Metallurgy, University of Melbourne

Free

June

Word for Thesis Shortcourse: Practical skills

Practical Skills Learn the practical skills you need to work with a template, format your thesis and create a submittable and print-ready document. The Word For Thesis shortcourse includes a series of exercises that will guide you through ways of using MS Word features to effectively organise and develop a complex document. There are two sessions in Word For Thesis: setting up your template and practical skills. The template session is intended as a bridging course for those who are just…

Tuesday 05 Jun, 2018

5:00 pm

Eastern Resource Centre, University of Melbourne

$25 - $100

Using Excel to Tame Basic Data

Using Excel to Tame Basic Data A seminar to show you some of the tricks and tips you need to make MS Excel an effective tool for processing research data.  Whether data is numeric, textual, alphanumeric or spatial, you will learn ways to manage data in a simple and efficient a way as possible. Research students often gather data from unusual sources, but come to the analysis stage of their thesis without knowing how to use advanced statistical tools. They…

Friday 08 Jun, 2018

2:00 pm

Stop 1

$20 - $80

Shut Up & Write-a-thon in June

Shut Up & Write-a-thon @ Grad House Join GSA for a special Shut Up & Write powered by breakfast and productivity Extended Shut Up & Write sessions are now being offered during most months to support graduate students. SUAW is designed to help graduate students make significant progress in thesis and assignment writing. We use the Pomodoro Technique (25 minutes writing with 5-minute breaks) and teach the generative method to make sessions as productive as possible. We will provide you with…

Tuesday 12 Jun, 2018

9:15 am

Graduate House

$15 - $30

Peer to Publish: Navigating the Peer Review Process

Peer to Publish: Navigating the Peer Review Process Publishing is a crucial part of establishing and maintaining an academic career. Every year, countless researchers will send off articles to journals. Before being accepted for publication, or rejected, these articles must be scrutinised by anonymous readers. In this 3 hour workshop, Dr. Jay Daniel Thompson will lead a discussion about the peer review process itself. The facilitator will draw on his experience as a reader for various journals, as well as…

Tuesday 26 Jun, 2018

10:30 am

Stop 1

$15 - $30

July

Shut Up & Write-a-thon in July

Shut Up & Write-a-thon @ Grad House Join GSA for an evening of dinner and productivity Extended Shut Up & Write sessions are now being offered during most months to support graduate students. SUAW is designed to help graduate students make significant progress in thesis and assignment writing. We use the Pomodoro Technique (25 minutes writing with 5-minute breaks) and teach the generative method to make sessions as productive as possible. We will provide you with information and resources to power…

Thursday 19 Jul, 2018

6:00 pm

Graduate House

$15 - $30