2020: Melbourne


RSC Day 2020 took place on Monday 10 February 2020 at Deakin Downtown.

8:30 Registration, coffee, and networking

9:00 Welcome and housekeeping

Jayshree Mamtora, Chair, Research Support Community Day Committee

Professor Julie Owens, Deputy Vice-Chancellor Research and Alfred Deakin Professor, Deakin University

9:20 “Think Global and Act Local”? The Importance of National and International Engagement for Best Practice Research Jill Benn, President, Council of Australian University Librarians, University Librarian, University of Western Australia Slides

10:00 Research support = making a difference by working together Justin Shearer, Associate Director, Research Information and Engagement, University of Melbourne, Jessica Taylor, Digital Producer, Research Gateway, Transformation Team, Research, Innovation & Commercialisation, The University of Melbourne, Bryony Wakefield, Workstream Lead: Service Model | Access | Experience, University of Melbourne, Director, Research Development, Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences, University of Melbourne Slides

10:10 Building online profiles: Personalising the process Sophie Wright, Librarian, Monash University, Blair Gatehouse, Subject Librarian, Monash University Slides

10:20 New directions, shifting perceptions: incorporating a new service at DST Kelly Gruenwald, Research Librarian, Defence Science and Technology Slides

10:35 How rapid is a Rapid Evidence Review? Jane Shelling, Library Manager, Australian Institute of Criminology

10:45 Q+A

11:00 Morning tea

11:20 Future of Academic Publishing and how it impacts your research Rosalia di Garcia, Managing Director, SAGE Publishing Asia-Pacific Slides

11:30 Lightning talks

  • Managing the reference management software Kylie Black, Senior Librarian: Science, University of Western Australia Slides

  • Research Support, or There and Back Again Rachel Chidlow, Manager, Research Services, Te Tumu Herenga | Libraries and Learning Services, The University of Auckland Slides

  • Understanding the ICT needs of researchers at Curtin University Janice Chan, Coordinator, Research Services, Curtin University Slides

  • Helping creative arts researchers track their research impact: Developing a self-help guide Julie Cohen, Liaison Librarian (Fine Arts and Music Team), University of Melbourne, Nathan Parry, Liaison Librarian (Fine Arts and Music Team), University of Melbourne Slides

  • Better together: combining expertise of subject librarians and the faculty research office in a metrics and grant writing webinar Cassandra Freeman, Subject Librarian, Monash University, Penny Presta, Subject Librarian, Monash University, Slides

  • Research support in academic libraries and the research office Naomi Eichenlaub, Librarian, Ryerson University, PhD Student, University of Toronto Slides

  • Open Access Week 2019 at the University of Newcastle. What worked, what didn’t and what we’ll do next. Fiona Neville, Research Librarian, University of Newcastle Slides

12:20 Research Impact and the new role of the publisher Gino Erispé, Regional Director, Australasia, Emerald Publishing Slides

12:30 Lunch

13:15 Living Knowledge Systems for Promoting Child and Adolescent Emotional Health Professor Craig Olsson, Alfred Deakin Professor/Director, Centre for Social and Early Emotional Development Slides

13:50 Interest groups

  • Rebooting Researcher Support Belinda Weaver, Manager, Academic Engagement, Griffith University

  • Nailed it! Data skills via Library Carpentry Janice Chan, Coordinator, Research Services, Curtin University, Liz Stokes, Senior Research Data Skills Specialist, Australian Research Data Commons, Other members of the Library Carpentry interest group

  • Taking care of business: librarians supporting academics and students in business & economics research Sean Bullock, Research Librarian (Business and Economics), Macquarie University

  • Research Engagement and Impact: supporting researchers to understand their impact outside the academy Samantha Hutchinson, Librarian for Social Sciences, University of Wollongong, Adrienne Corradini, Learning & Engagement Librarian, University of Wollongong

  • How can we help? International students, academic conduct and citation software Caitlin Stone, Librarian and Archivist, International House, The University of Melbourne, Kylie Black, Senior Librarian Science, University of Western Australia

14:40 Afternoon tea

15:00 Research Planning @ UNE: Creating a HDR training offering through university wide collaboration

Eleanor Colla, Research Relationships Manager, University of New England Slides

15:20 Let’s talk integration: A deeper dive into the information flow and systems integration of the CSIRO Research Data Planner Sue Cook, Data Librarian, CSIRO Slides

15:30 Case study of a successful research data management project at the University of Adelaide Andrew Williams, Manager Research Engagement & STEMM, University of Adelaide Slides

15:40 Systematic reviews: Cultivating collaborations and developing capabilities Katrina Tepper, Research and Learning Coordinator, Monash University Slides

15:50 If I were a Carpenter, would you be my partner? Sara King, AARNet Slides

16:00 Q+A

16:15 Final word RSC Day Committee

16:25 Off to the pub (at your own expense)