27-29 June 2023

Research Support Community Day

Free, online event hosted by the Queensland University of Technology

A community day for research support professionals

Introducing our keynote speakers for RSC Day 2023

Professor Jason De Santolo

Associate Dean (Indigenous Research) The University of Technology Sydney

Day 1: Tues 27 June

Professor Cameron Neylon

Professor of Research Communications, co-lead of the Curtin Open Knowledge Initiative

Curtin University

Day 2: Wed 28 June

Dr Claire Rye

Product Manager, New Zealand eScience Infrastructure (NeSI)

Day 3: Thurs 29 June

Ai-Lin Soo

Operations Manager for AI, Law Enforcement and Community Safety (AiLECS) Lab, Monash University  and Project Officer, UNSW

Day 3: Thurs 29 June

Day 1 Program: Tuesday 27 June

12:00-12:15pm AEST: Welcome and Housekeeping:

MCs: Jayshree Mamtora and Stephanie Bradbury

Welcome to host institution QUT

Distinguished Professor Christopher Barner-Kowollik, Senior Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Research), Queensland University of Technology

12:15-1:00pm AEST: Keynote Speaker


Professor Jason DeSantolo, Associate Dean (Indigenous Research), University of Technology Sydney (recording pending)

Session 2: Research Services

1:15-1:55pm AEST: Presentations

Thesis Fest: Re-engaging research students with their Thesis

Kitty Delaney & Jaya Ralph, Curtin University

From here to there: A tale of the Researcher Skills Toolkit

Nicole Faull-Brown, Jessica Birchall & Jennie Skulander, University of Newcastle

1:55-2:35pm AEST: 5 x Lightning talks

5 Tips for Researchers: Getting a grip on copyright

Katya Henry & Rani McLennan, Queensland University of Technology


Open AIRS: Leveraging Open Educational Resources to support QUT higher degree research students through the Advanced Information Research Skills unit

Sal Kleine, Queensland University of Technology


5 ways to use ChatGPT for Research

Jacqueline Quinn & Emma Nelms, Queenland University of Technology


Reimagining research support at UoW, through a 'researchers as partners' lens

Samantha Hutchinson & Jen Lyons, University of Wollongong


Support or advocacy? What is the best approach for researcher profiles?

Antje Lubcke, University of Otago

2:35-2:40pm AEST: Closing remarks

RSC Day 2023 Committee

Day 2 Program: Wednesday 28 June

12:00-12:45pm AEST : Welcome & Housekeeping

MCs: Matthias Liffers and Caitlin Savage

12:05 - 12:50pm AEST: Keynote speaker


12:50pm-1:00pm AEST: Break

Session 2: Open Access

1:00-1:40pm AEST: Presentations 

Open Access in Australia and Aotearoa New Zealand: A snapshot of the landscape 2022

Janet Catterall, James Cook University and Open Access Australasia

Advancing knowledge together: UQ's support for openness in research

Justine Cawley & Elena Danilova, University of Queensland


1:40 - 2:10pm AEST: Lightning talks

Journals@Lincoln: Migrating to the cloud

Yanan Zhao, Lincoln University

Implementing QUT's revised Open Access Policy

Paula Callan & Stephanie Bradbury, Queensland University of Technology

Behind the scenes at UTS ePress: Publishing Open Access journals

Duncan Loxton, University of Technology Sydney

Open Access awards at JCU

Jayshree Mamtora & Tove Lemberget, James Cook University

Session 3: Research metrics

2:20-3:00pm AEST: Presentations 

"What even is an h-index anyway?" Supporting early career researchers in demonstrating their research impact

Rachel Bickly & Paula Everett, University of Adelaide

"Without these numbers, who are you?" Exploring researchers' views on metrics and research impact

Mel Chivers, Garth Smith & Ammon Apiata, University of Waikato

3:00 AEST: Closing remarks

RSC Day 2023 Committee

Day 3 Program: Thursday 29 June

12:00-12:05pm AEST: Welcome & Housekeeping

MC: Jess Howie

Keynote speaker


Session 2: Research Data

1:00-1:20pm AEST: Presentation 

The Australian National PID Strategy and Roadmap

Matthias Liffers, ARDC

1:20-2:00pm AEST: Lightning Talks


Licensing the safekeeping of Indigenous Research Data at ATSIDA

Duncan Loxton, University of Technology Sydney


What is data to a visual artist? Helping research by creative practice students understand what their research data is and how to manage it

Ellen Thompson, Queensland University of Technology

Finding opportunities for partnership in research

Felicity Berends, University of Queensland

Supporting visible research software

Susan Wilson, University of Queensland

CARE principles for academic librarians

Ria Hamblett, Duncan Loxton and Sarah Su, University of Technology Sydney

Session 3: Systematic Reviews

2:10-2:45pm AEST: Presentations

The Living Knowledge System: A custom-built, machine learning tool for Living Reviews

Fiona Russell & Allan Jones, Deakin University


Systematic Review Accelerator (SRA): Introduction and short demo

Sarah Bateup, Bond University

2:45-2:55pm AEST: Lightning Talk

Exploring co-authorship level support for Evidence Synthesis among QUT Health Librarians

Cameron Rutter, Queensland University of Technology

2:55 AEST: Closing remarks

RSC Day 2023 Committee

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