Event

SMARTer Days 2022

WHEN 25 August, 2022 to 26 August, 2022 [AEST]
WHEREQUT Kelvin Grove campus

Overview

SMARTer Days is a two-day training event to be held from 25-26 August to develop and enhance Centre members’ research practice. Hosted by the Skills, Mentoring and Research Training (SMART) Portfolio, the inaugural SMARTer Days event will focus on media training and mentoring. A detailed program is available to view below.

Registration

Registrations for online participation are open until Wednesday 17 August, 5pm AEST.

Program

This program is aligned to AEST and is subject to change. Please check this page for updates.

Thursday 25 August: MCERA workshop led by Shannon Schedlich, MCERA CEO
Open to all Centre members (Chief Investigators, Associate Investigators, Research Fellows and HDR students)
Room/ZoomTime
Introduction
About MCERA – what we can do for Centre researchers
KG-E420
Zoom Room 1
9.00am-9.30am
Pitching and writing for The Conversation
Misha Ketchell, Editor of The Conversation (via Zoom)
KG-E420
Zoom Room 1
9.30am-10.15am
Morning tea10:15am-10.30am
Panel: Engaging with the media
Moderated by Shannon Schedlich with Natasha Bita (Education Reporter, The Australian), Assoc Prof Karen Murcia (Digital Child), TBC (ABC)
KG-E420
Zoom Room 1
10:30am-11.30am
Getting to know the mediaKG-E420
Zoom Room 1
11.30am-12.00pm
Lunch12.00pm-1.00pm
Effective presentingKG-E420
Zoom Room 1
1.00pm-2.15pm
Afternoon tea2.15pm-2.30pm
Honing your message (group work)KG-E420
Zoom Room 1
2.30pm-3.45pm
Wrap upKG-E420
Zoom Room 1
3.45pm-4.00pm
Friday 26 August: Mentoring
All sessions are open to all Centre members but directed to ECR & HDR experiences
Room/ZoomTime
Plenary Session
Panel members: Professor Susan Danby, Professor Lisa Kervin, Professor Lelia Green, Professor Daniel Johnson

- 45 minute panel discussion with panel members, followed by 45 minute small group discussion/mentoring.
- All CIs participating on the day are invited to attend this session to take part in the small group mentoring.
KG-E420
Zoom Room 1
9.00am-10.30am
Morning tea10.30am-11.00am
Practical workshop: Writing for different audiences
Led by: Professor Annette Woods

This workshop focuses on the writing mechanics of different written outputs (e.g., thesis compared to article or blog post verse report).
KG-E420
Zoom Room 1
11.00am-12.30pm
Practical workshop: Securing research income
Led by: Professor Simon Smith

This workshop focuses on the ways that HDRs and ECRs can build a research income track.
KG-E470
Zoom Room 2
11.00am-12.30pm
Lunch
12.30pm-1.15pm
Career Advice for ECRs
Led by: Associate Professor Karen Murcia & Dr Anna Bunn

A casual Q&A discussion
KG-E420
Zoom Room 1
1.15pm-2.15pm
Career Advice for HDRs
Led by: Professor Michael Dezuanni & Dr Clara Rivera

A casual Q&A discussion
KG-E470
Zoom Room 2
1.15pm-2.15pm
Afternoon tea2:15pm-2.30pm
Building a public profile
Led by: Professor Tama Leaver

This workshop session focuses on developing a public profile.
KG-E420
Zoom Room 1
2.30pm-3.30pm


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