Catherine Ennis, Faculty PACE Manager in Faculty of Science and Engineering, has been awarded a PACE Development Grant, entitled, Modelling Partnerships: Exploring a Whole of Region Approach to Partnership Development and Management.
We are all fairly au fait with perils to our posture as a result from working at a desk or sitting in front of a screen…but are you aware that nine, yes, nine new types of slouching have been identified as deriving from our love of devices? Continue reading What’s your slouch?
Term or phrase: Authentic learning/assessment
I’m a big fan of The Simpsons – there’s a scene or episode that applies to almost every event in life – but I was surprised to come across the things the show has accurately predicted.
To assist you with your academic promotion application, Research Librarians are offering information sessions on research impact data, before the next two rounds of promotions.
Macquarie’s Strategic Research Framework for 2015-2024 (World-Leading Research; World-Changing Impact) aims to increase the productivity and competitiveness of Macquarie’s Higher Degree Research Candidates and Early Career Researchers (ECRs). The framework provides a long list of support strategies Macquarie is planning on pursuing, but we feel nothing beats learning from the “ones who made it”. At the Early Career Researcher Conference in the Faculty of Human Sciences in October last year, various researchers gathered to share their success stories and career advice. In the first part of this series, Dr Erica Crome (ECR, Department of Psychology) shares some compelling lessons learned from this day.
The Learning and Teaching Centre will be running a workshop on HDR Online Application Assessment. As of April 2015 a new module of Macquarie’s student management system will allow administrators and academics to conduct assessment of HDR and Research Pathway degree applications online.
Whether you were thinking about submitting an Innovation and Development Grant, Seed Grant, Extension Grant or applying for an OLT Teaching Award or Academic Secondment, the OLT Information Day at UTS on 13 October covered all of this and more.
Hosted by Dr Marina Harvey from the Learning and Teaching Centre, the summit brought together practitioners and researchers in the field of contemplative education and reflective practices in Higher Education. Some of our guests travelled interstate and included representatives from five Australian universities (including Macquarie).
‘Publish or Perish.’ It’s a familiar refrain to any academic for whom research output is not just an important vocational responsibility, but a key metric of professional performance. Thus it was that two-dozen researchers from all stages of their careers joined Associate Professor John Dumay in a workshop run in the lead up to Learning and Teaching Week on developing academic research, writing and publishing strategies. Phil Betts looks at some of the top tips offered in the workshop to help optimize your chances of a successful publication.
Continue reading John Dumay’s Eleven Tips for Researching, Writing and Publishing