The Research Impact Series showcases some of our key research and discoveries. Come and learn about the problems we are working on, and how we've used research to create change in our community.

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      • Academic

        Pawsey Supercomputing Centre - Perth training

        This training introduces Pawsey supercomputing and cloud resources and presents how to use those resources to aid researchers’ work. There is a minimal charge for each session. This event is suited to UWA researchers (staff and postgraduate students).

      • Community

        Foster Care: is our model of care outdated and unsustainable?

        Recruitment and retention of foster carers is an increasing problem for agencies in Western Australia, nationally and internationally. Of particular concern is our inability to recruit Aboriginal foster carers. Join Dr Stephan Lund in learning from international research and disrupting the status quo to explore possible new solutions to this social issue.

      • Academic

        Measuring your research performance session

        Being able to measure and describe the performance and quality of your research is an integral part of grant funding and career development applications. This session will provide an overview of the tools and metrics you can use to provide evidence of your research performance.

        • TBA
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        • Reid Library
        • Training; Seminar; Achieving Your Research Outcomes
      • Academic

        Creating impact through Intellectual property and commercialisation

        Everything you need to know about Intellectual Property and Commercialisation at UWA (in 45 mins or less!)

      • Academic

        Writing for The Conversation

        Find out how you can share your research expertise with the readers of The Conversation, one of Australia’s leading independent news media outlets, by joining its global virtual newsroom of over 25,000 authors. Written by academic experts and edited by professional journalists,

        • TBA
        • TBA
        • Reid Library
        • Training; Seminar; Achieving Your Research Outcomes
      • Community

        Hello Initiative: The development of an innovative response to help young people involved with youth justice

        The youth justice system in WA is extremely complex, and young people caught up in it can be expected to navigate it independently. Lacking access to technology and communication tools, this navigation becomes difficult and creates a revolving door of justice. Join Ashleigh Small, Founder of Hello Initiative, to discuss new ways of looking at youth justice and the ways we create communities of support in 2020.

      • Academic

        Promote your research on social media

        The UWA social media team will provide tips on creating your social media profile, developing suitable content and how to engage to promote your research. This event is suited to UWA researchers (staff and postgraduate students).

        • TBA
        • TBA
        • Reid Library
        • Training; Seminar; Achieving Your Research Outcomes
      • Community

        Effective Communications Workshop

        2-Day Workshop designed to provide key tools and know-how to have confidence in engaging communication and best approach for future impact.

      • Community

        Migration, race and ethnicity: Reimagining Australia’s identity

        How do Australians think of Australian identity? Do we see Australianness as a set of civic values and practices which, if embraced, allow all of us to be Australians equally? Or is national identity framed in terms of the once-dominant European ethnicity?

      • Community

        Raising the Bar

        UWA is proud to bring back the hugely popular Raising the Bar lecture series to Perth. With the aim to make higher learning a part of our city's popular culture, Raising the Bar will help 20 of UWA's world leading researchers to escape their lecture theatres and labs to host free talks in Perth CBD bars.

        • TBA
        • TBA
        • Various locations
        • Health; Music; Science; Medicine; Oceans; Social sciences; City of Perth
      • Academic

        Your research - finding and developing new opportunities as an Early Career Researcher

        As an Early Career Researcher, join this presentation to learn about how to find funding, how to plan for funding success and what services and support is offered by the Research Development Team.

        • TBA
        • TBA
        • Reid Library
        • Health; Seminar; Research Development and Innovation
      • Academic

        Plan for impact

        Impact is the benefit that has been derived for your research. However, the realisation of that impact could be years or even decades away. The Australian government and some key funders now expect academics to be able to express how their research has or will contribute to our society and economy. Come and learn about the practical steps you can undertake to create, monitor and evaluate the impact of your research program at every stage of your career

        • TBA
        • TBA
        • Reid Library
        • Seminar; Achieving Your Research Outcomes
      • Community

        Smart Justice: How we can reform a broken system to create safer communities, healthier families, and save money

        WA has the highest disproportionate rates of Aboriginal incarceration in the nation. We spend over a billion dollars on our current justice system each year- yet recidivism rates show us it is fundamentally failing to rehabilitate offenders. Sophie Stewart will take us on the journey of Social Reinvestment WA, as they develop and advocate for a smarter approach to justice in WA that effectively responds to the underlying causes of offending, and how we can all be part of creating it.

      • Academic

        Benchmarking your research with InCites

        Learn to use InCites to benchmark your research against your peers, your area of research and even the whole world.

      • Community

        Ten ways Aboriginal Australians have made English their own

        A public presentation exploring ways in which Aboriginal Australians have adapted English to suit their communicative needs. We draw on our original corpus of interactions recorded in urban Nyungar country.

      • Academic

        Can your research be patent protected?

        This seminar will utilise real-life case studies drawn from Engineering and Physical Sciences to illustrate the concepts of novelty and inventive step. The intention is to provide a clearer understanding of these concepts and thus help you understand if your research outcomes are patentable.

        • TBA
        • TBA
        • Reid Library
        • Research; Seminar; Achieving Your Research Outcomes; Research Development and Innovation
      • Community

        Asia-Pacific Region International Astronomical Union Meeting

        APRIM is a unique opportunity for the astronomy community to hear about the latest astronomical and space research, as well as make new connections and collaborations. APRIM2020 is jointly hosted by CSIRO and ICRAR, and includes the Astronomical Society of Australia’s Annual Science Meeting.

      • Community

        Three Minute Thesis (3MT) Final

        Ten speakers will inspire you with their dynamic, engaging and accessible 3-minute account of their doctoral research topic and its significance. The winner will represent UWA at the Asia-Pacific 3MT in early October. Audience members will vote for their People’s Choice.

        • TBA
        • TBA
        • TBA
        • Research
      • Community

        Three Minute Thesis (3MT) Semi-finals

        Join us for the semi-finals of the University of Western Australia’s Three Minute Thesis as Doctoral and Masters by Research students from across the University outline their research topic and it significance in 3 minutes or less, using language anyone can understand. Ten finalists will be selected by our judging panel.

        • TBA
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        • Research
      • Academic

        How to get the media to notice your research

        This session is designed to give UWA researchers a better understanding of the media – how the media works and how to get the media to work for you.

        • TBA
        • TBA
        • Reid Library
        • Training; Seminar; Achieving Your Research Outcomes
      • Academic

        Showcase your UWA profile and expertise

        This session will highlight the areas within the UWA Profiles and Research Repository where you can showcase your teaching, research and engagement activities.

        • TBA
        • TBA
        • Reid Library
        • Training; Seminar; Achieving Your Research Outcomes
      • Academic

        Pathways to open access publishing

        Discover the variety of ways to make your research open, and the benefits of publishing Open Access. Hear how the UWA Profiles and Research Repository and Article Processing Charge (APC) Fund may enable you to meet funder mandates and increase the reach of your publications and data at no cost.

        • TBA
        • TBA
        • Reid Library
        • Training; Seminar; Achieving Your Research Outcomes
      • Academic

        An introduction to the Pawsey Supercomputing Centre

        The Pawsey Supercomputing Centre delivers nationally recognised high-performance computing and data services to enable high impact research; accelerating science and discovery through technology, expertise and collaboration.

        Join this presentation to learn about the Centre’s systems, services and how to access them for free.

        Available to Australian university researchers.

        • TBA
        • TBA
        • Reid Library
        • Seminar; Achieving Your Research Outcomes

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