Research Open Day

The annual Sydney Research Open Day was held on Wednesday 23 November 2011.

Thank you to all attended. If you couldn't make it, or would like to revisit some of the presentations, audio and slides for selected session are available below. Note that slides are in PDF format. (You'll need a Unikey to access).

Program

Session 1
Time Quad K2.05
9.00-9.30 Sydney Research update 
Professor Jill Trewhella, Deputy Vice Chancellor (Research)
Listen to the presentation (Running time: 33 mins, 30.5Mb Mp3)
9.30-10.00

How to develop your research career
Andrew Black, Research Development Director; and Professor Margaret Harris, Director of Research Development, Faculty of Arts
Listen to the presentation (Running time: 30 mins, 27.3Mb Mp3)

10.00-10.30 Facilitating interdisciplinary research, actualising a White Paper strategy: The model of collaboration being used by the CODCD
Professor Jill Trewhella, Deputy Vice Chancellor (Research); Professor David Cook, Acting Academic Director, CODCD; and Mark Ainsworth, Chief Operating Officer, CODCD
Listen to the presentation (Running time: 33 mins, 30Mb Mp3)
10.30-11.15 Morning Tea
Session 2
Time Quad K2.05 Quad Philosophy S249
11.15-11.45 Deciding on the right research funding scheme
Joanne Elliot, Research Grants Administration and Funding; Jenny Turner, Research Development; and Howard Waldron, Research Analytics and Data Strategy 
Listen to the presentation (Running time: 25 mins, 23.1Mb Mp3)
Conflicts of Interest alert:
explanation of the new External Interests policy and review of potential sources of conflict of interest. 

Kerrie Henderson, University Policy Manager, Office of General Council
Listen to the presentation (Running time: 29 mins, 26.1Mb, Mp3)
11.45-12.15

Applying your research: engaging with industry and government
Anders Hallgren, Director of Sydnovate; Andrew Black, Research Development Director
Listen to the presentation (Running time: 41 mins, 37.5Mb, Mp3)

Responsible research: how to stay out of trouble
Rebecca Halligan, Director Research Integrity
Listen to the presentation (Running time: 30 mins, 27.6Mb, Mp3)

12.15-12.45

Managing your research data: the rules, tools and resources available to you
Merril Bouckley, Research Analytics and Data Strategy Director; Andrew Cooper, ICT Academic Services Director; and Belinda Norman, Research Data Manager, University Library
Listen to the presentation (Running time: 28 mins, 25.4Mb, Mp3)

The times they are changing: introducing an online ethics process
Margaret Faedo, Human Ethics Manager
Listen to the presentation (Running time: 25 mins, 22.4Mb, Mp3)
12.45-1.30  Lunch 
Session 3
Time Quad K2.05 Quad Philosophy S249
1.30-2.00 Research financial management: tips & traps
Matt Easdown, Deputy CFO and Director, Corporate Finance; and
Yamini Sandiran, Director of Research Grants Administration and Funding 
Listen to the presentation (Running time: 38 mins, 34.3Mb, Mp3)
Human ethics approval: do I need it and how do I get it? (Arts & Social Sciences)
Ian Maxwell, Human Research Ethics Committee Chair
2.00-2.30 ERA in a Nutshell
Excellence in Research for Australia (ERA) and how it effects you.
Adam Butler, Research Performance Analysis Manager, Research Analytics and Data Strategy
Listen to the presentation (Running time: 16 mins, 14.8Mb, Mp3)

Human ethics approval: do I need it and how do I get it? (Medicine & Sciences)
Stephen Assinder, Human Research Ethics Committee Chair
Listen to the presentation (Running time: 35 mins, 32.3Mb, Mp3)

2.30-3.00 Afternoon Tea
Session 4
Time Quad K2.05 Quad S421 Quad S418
3.00-4.00 Panel and case study: Taking your research to the wider world - protecting, promoting and translating your ideas
Anders Hallgren, Director of Sydnovate (moderator); Randal Leeb-Du Toit, Commercialisation Manager, Sydnovate; Andrew Black, Research Development Director; Marcela Bilek, School of Physics; Thomas Maschmeyer, School of Chemistry; and special industry guest, Robert Daniels, CEO of Elastagen
Workshop:
How to get the credit you deserve:
responsible authorship practices in Arts and Social Science
(1 hr workshop)
Research Integrity, Learning Solutions, and Research Integrity Advisors
Workshop
How to get the credit you deserve:
responsible authorship practices Medicine and Scienc
e (1 hr workshop)
Research Integrity, Learning Solutions, and Research Integrity Advisors
4.00-4.50 Panel of Faculty Leaders: Planning for and implementing research Strategies - chair, Prof Jill Trewhella
Prof Jill Trewhella, Deputy Vice Chancellor (Research);
AProf Jennifer Milam, Department of Art History and Film Studies;
Prof Michael Thompson, School of Biological Science; and
Prof Kathryn Refshauge, Deputy Dean, Faculty of Health Sciences
4.50-5.00 Open Day wrap up and close
Prof Jill Trewhella, Deputy Vice Chancellor (Research)