Research week 2018

Research week (10-14 September) helps promote UQ research across the University and to industry and the community. The Library can empower you in your research! Join us this week to expand or refresh your skills. 

St Lucia

Featured sessions include:

  • The Research Excellence and Scholarly Publishing panel discussion on Tuesday
  • Wiley UniDay: Getting Published as an Early Career Researcher on Wednesday

see the schedule for details and to register.

Monday 10 September

Time Event
12-1pm

UQ Research Data Manager (drop-in session)
Training room 94-D214, Biological Sciences Library

UQ Research Data Manager (UQRDM) provides UQ researchers and Higher Degree by Research students with collaborative storage for their projects’ research data. Drop in to this session to learn about how to request data storage, facilitate collaboration, and use best practices in research data management.

12-1pm

Researcher Lunchbox session: Find out more about ORCID
Training room 02-D108A, Duhig Building
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Come along, create your ORCID, link it with UQ eSpace and get assistance from your Librarian with adding your publications and other details.

Tuesday 11 September

Time Event
9.30-11.30am

Research Excellence and Scholarly Publishing - Panel Discussion
Terrace room, Level 6, Sir Llew Edwards Building (14)
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Decisions about where you publish and the modes of communication you choose to disseminate your research are important for your career as a research academic and impact the research performance of the University. High-profile UQ leaders, with a keynote presentation and panel discussion, will inspire, inform and challenge you.

11am-12.30pm Research Data Management Best Practices
Training room, 02-D108, Duhig Building
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12-1pm Researcher Lunchbox session: Find out more about ORCID
Training room 02-D108A, Duhig Building
Register now
2-3pm

iThenticate: using text-matching software to review your writing for originality and ensure you have cited appropriately
Training room 50-L214, Dorothy Hill Engineering and Sciences Library
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iThenticate is a text matching software tool, which is being used by leading scholarly publishers and research institutions. This software is now available to all UQ staff and Higher Degree by Research (HDR) candidates. This software allows you to review your work, to check for originality and to ensure you have cited non-original work appropriately. It will compare documents you submit to an extensive database of web pages and scholarly content, and produce a similarity score and report.

This session will discuss why this software is essential prior to any submissions.

Wednesday 12 September

Time Event
10am-1.30pm

Wiley UniDay: Getting Published as an Early Career Researcher (Information session and Panel Discussion)
Room 80-3.142-3.146, Queensland Bioscience Precinct (80)
Register now via Wiley.com 

Wiley, in partnership with The University of Queensland, has organised this special event – Wiley UniDay - to address the challenges you face and increase your chances of getting published. This event features a panel of prominent journals editors, publishing experts and research publishing professionals.

12-1pm Researcher Lunchbox session: Find out more about ORCID
Training room 02-D108A, Duhig Building
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1-2pm How to search databases to find sources of physical and chemical data in the sciences
Training room 50-D214, Dorothy Hill Engineering and Sciences Library
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Thursday 13 September

Time Event
9.30-10.30am

Find me the money (Workshop)
Training room 02-D501, Centre for Digital Scholarship, Duhig Building
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Need money for your research? This workshop will give you hands-on guidance to find funding opportunities using the Research Professional, Grantsearch Australia and SPIN databases. You will be shown how to set up your own profiles so funding opportunities in your field will be sent to you.

10-11am iThenticate: using text-matching software to review your writing for originality and ensure you have cited appropriately
Training room 50-L214, Dorothy Hill Engineering and Sciences Library 
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11am-12pm

What’s New In Peer Review and How it Can Benefit You (Information Session)
Training room 02-D501, Centre for Digital Scholarship, Duhig Building
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Peer review is a tough but essential step for getting your work published in reputable journals. Until recently there was little variation in the way peer review was performed but this is no longer the case. Come and learn how to navigate these emerging forms of peer review from the perspective of an author, reader and peer reviewer.

12-1pm Researcher Lunchbox session: Find out more about ORCID
Training room 02-D108A, Duhig Building
Register now

Friday 14 September

Time Event
10-11am

Write. Publish. Repeat (information session)
Training room 02-D501, Centre for Digital Scholarship, Duhig Building
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The key to publishing success is in your hands. However, you need to know how the publishing industry works and what options are available for you to make the right decisions. Learn more about your publishing options and get tips for publishing success.

12-1pm Researcher Lunchbox session: Find out more about ORCID
Training room 02-D108A, Duhig Building
Register now

Gatton

ORCID Q&A drop-in session
Training room 8102-124, J.K. Murray Library
Monday-Wednesday and Friday, 12-1pm

No registration, just drop in.

EndNote 
Training room 8102-124, J.K. Murray Library
Thursday 13 September, 10am-12pm

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Herston

Research Week mini sessions: Publish, Promote & Prepare
Auditorium, Ground Floor, UQ Centre for Clinical Research (UQCCR) Building, Herston
Wednesday 12 September, 9.30am-12.30pm

Register now

Time Event
9.30am Publishing your paper
9.50am Paying to publish your paper: dollars and sense
10.10am UQ eSpace (institutional research repository)
10.30am Morning tea
10.50am ORCID
11.10am Your track record on the basics
11.30am Altmetrics
11.50am Top ten systematic review questions
12.10pm Managing my systematic review papers
12.30 Finish

 


Pharmacy Australia Centre of Excellence (PACE)

Using NVivo in systematic/literature reviews
PACE Library Training Rooms
Tuesday 11 September, 10:00 - 11:30

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More information and training

Visit the:

  • Library training page for more training, including research skills, research management and publishing, EndNote and information technology/software. UQ Staff and Students can also access online training courses at Lynda.com.
  • UQ Research Week site for what's on around campus and for more information about the impact of the University's research.

 

Last updated:
7 September 2018