This series of posts presents ten simple ways you can adjust your units, or parts of your units, to develop students’ research skills and competencies, which you can adapt to suit your particular context. Continue reading Ten Easy Ways To Put Research And Inquiry Into Units (1/10)
Want to get published? Use our Library tools to work out which journals to approach
Deciding on a journal to approach with a view to publishing your work can be daunting. Where can you start? Who can you seek advice from?
The Library has several tools which can aid in finding appropriate journals and establishing your shortlist. These will help you find journals in your field as well as the key information about each to help with informed decisions.
Continue reading Getting published: knock, knock, knocking on journal doors
The Library is launching a new multitasking product: Continue reading Style alert: APA Style Central is a toolbox for research and publishing.
Including Research-based Learning in a Unit
If you want to include research-based learning in your unit, there are some decisions to be made. Continue reading Decisions, Decisions, Decisions: Including Research-based Learning in a Unit
I hadn’t really thought about food archaeology much until one day in the car. I was sitting idle in the Saturday morning traffic on the Pacific Highway listening to the radio. Simon Marnie on ABC 702 was talking about beer that had been brewed from yeast salvaged from 220 year old Tasmanian shipwreck. Not too long later, I heard about an American who ate a cracker from the Civil War. So how old is too old to eat?
I’m sure most of you have heard about digital downtime or device-free time. All for the benefit of easing our overloaded brains and nurturing our F2F* or IRL** relationships. I’ve heard of digital detoxes, including resorts specialising in this area (I thought it was just a place with no wifi!) In fact, the digital detox has become a whole industry! However the digital detox has been one-upped by the term digital nutrition. Continue reading Digital nutrition – yep, it’s a thing
Is it possible to do a presentation that isn’t boring? At the end of the month, I’m going to be presenting at a conference and I’ve been agonising over and trying to find how to make it not boring when the topic is essentially…. boring. Continue reading Ideas you can steal to make your presentation not boring
We are an institution based on reasoning and evidence based research, so why are we denying the research which overwhelmingly supports the benefits of having dogs in the workplace? Are you in favour? Are you with me? Let’s make this happen! Continue reading Why we need dogs at work at Macquarie
It is the devil that lies within us all, the inner critic. That voice inside our head that tells us we’re not good enough. We feel that we are the only ones with this horrid person rambling in our head but we’re not alone and that’s something to take comfort in. Continue reading Crushing the inner critic
You are invited to a research presentation by Dr Jayde Cahir and David Bartolo on the Matchmaking Project Study, designing a bridging framework for cross-institutional collaboration in professional practice and work-based learning. This presentation is the first of a new PACE Research Seminar Series designed to promote research, scholarship and networking within the Macquarie community.