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April 2016
Getting Started as a Researcher Getting Started as a Researcher 
Introduction to Publishing and Peer Review Introduction to Publishing and Peer Review 
English as an Additional Language workshops These 3 hourly workshops for six weeks are for higher degree by research students only 
Seminar Series - School of Science Title: Introduction to the Minimum Rainbow Subgraph problem when pure mathematicians try to challenge nature 
Qualitative Research Methods An introductory overview of qualitative research. 
The Hunting Ground As part of the 'Respect. Now. Always' Campaign, ECU will be hosting free screenings of the US documentary film The Hunting Ground for students. 
VIP Training for Staff Edit and update course enrolment information (step 3) on VIP. 
Research in Industry - Introduction to Commercialising Your Research Research in Industry - Introduction to Commercialising Your Research 
Selecting Research Methodologies: Philosophy and Approaches Selecting Research Methodologies: Philosophy and Approaches 
SOAR Session: An international student perspective on a new culture and the challenges of a research degree The SOAR Centre is a peer-to-peer support service for Higher Degree by Research students. The SOAR Sessions are small group workshops and discussions, where our SOAR Ambassadors (also HDR candidates), share some of their skills and experiences. One-to-one appointments are also available Mon-Fri 9.30am - 4.30pm. Book an appointment 
Writing Weekend: Thesis Bootcamp Writing Weekend 
Introduction to NVivo and NVivo for Literature Reviews Introduction to NVivo and NVivo for Literature Reviews 
Journal Article Writing Journal Article Writing 
Demystify Your Thesis Demystify Your Thesis 
Introduction to Statistics using SPSS Introduction to Statistics using SPSS 
Understanding the Media and Getting Your Message Across Understanding the Media and Getting Your Message Across 
Why do the 3MT? Share a light lunch with us as past 3MT finalists and SOAR Ambassadors Felicity Higgs and Sarah Booth share their experience and discuss the benefits of participating in the 2016 3MT competition. 
Abstract Writing Abstract Writing 
SOAR Session: Creating an Online Presence on Academia.edu The SOAR Centre is a peer-to-peer support service for Higher Degree by Research students. The SOAR Sessions are small group workshops and discussions, where our SOAR Ambassadors (also HDR candidates), share some of their skills and experiences. One-to-one appointments are also available Mon-Fri 9.30am - 4.30pm. 
SOAR Session: How to generate Scatter Plots and correlation values on SPSS The SOAR Centre is a peer-to-peer support service for Higher Degree by Research students. The SOAR Sessions are small group workshops and discussions, where our SOAR Ambassadors (also HDR candidates), share some of their skills and experiences. One-to-one appointments are also available Mon-Fri 9.30am - 4.30pm. 
3MT Launch and Information Function 3MT Launch and Information Function 
Presenting Your Research with Confidence Presenting Your Research with Confidence 
Introduction to Endnote Introduction to Endnote 
PhD Proposal Presentation: Isaac Kosi - School of Arts & Humanities Thesis Title: Analysis of Psychological Contract of Safety, Safety Climate and Safety Performance in the Mining Sector in Ghana 
Managing Your Research Project Managing Your Research Project 
SOAR Session: How to generate Scatter Plots and correlation values on SPSS The SOAR Centre is a peer-to-peer support service for Higher Degree by Research students. The SOAR Sessions are small group workshops and discussions, where our SOAR Ambassadors (also HDR candidates), share some of their skills and experiences. One-to-one appointments are also available Mon-Fri 9.30am - 4.30pm. 
May 2016
English as an Additional Language workshops These 3 hourly workshops for six weeks are for higher degree by research students only 
The Hunting Ground As part of the 'Respect. Now. Always' Campaign, ECU will be hosting free screenings of the US documentary film The Hunting Ground for students. 
Introduction to Endnote Introduction to Endnote 
Conducting Interviews and Focus Groups Conducting Interviews and Focus Groups 
MyPLAN Demonstration MyPLAN is a set of online learning plans and tools to help you record, organise and reflect on achievements and skills gained throughout the research journey. This SOAR session will demonstrate how to use MyPLAN in the updated version of PebblePad (version 5) that was launched earlier this year. Learning Plans are a requirement for confirmation of candidature for all HDR candidates. Specifically using the MyPLAN learning plans (i.e. the online MyPLAN in PebblePad or paper versions on the GRS Research Student Intranet) is compulsory for new PhD candidates from 2014. It is also strongly recommended that all HDR candidates take advantage of the planning and recording tools in MyPLAN. 
Research Leadership Research Leadership 
SOAR Centre Coffee Morning A networking event run by the SOAR Centre for Higher Degree by Research & Honours students 
SOAR Session: Using ResearchGate to build your online research profile The SOAR Centre is a peer-to-peer support service for Higher Degree by Research students. The SOAR Sessions are small group workshops and discussions, where our SOAR Ambassadors (also HDR candidates), share some of their skills and experiences. One-to-one appointments are also available Mon-Fri 9.30am - 4.30pm. 
Research Impact Research Impact 
Seminar Series - School of Science Title: Military intelligence, a contradiction in terms? A rebuttal 
Upgrade of Candidature Research Proposal Seminar: Barbara Sheriff How exemplary teachers promote scientific reasoning and higher order thinking in primary science 
Writing Research Proposals Writing Research Proposals 
SOAR Centre: The Writing Zone Emails, Facebook, chatty friends, the coffee shop and that other important thing you haven’t got around to doing yet can all take time away from your writing. If this is you then it’s time to enter the Writing Zone. The Writing Zone is designed for research students and staff to work on a piece of writing for a 3 hour block in a space with no distractions. 
Survey Design and Introduction to Qualtrics Survey Design and Introduction to Qualtrics 
Writing with Clarity - Grammar, Good Sentences and Common Errors Writing with Clarity - Grammar, Good Sentences and Common Errors 
Writing with Impact: Engaging Multiple Audiences in Research Writing and Funding Applications Writing with Impact: Engaging Multiple Audiences in Research Writing and Funding Applications 
SOAR Session: Tips to save you time when formatting your thesis in Word The SOAR Centre is a peer-to-peer support service for Higher Degree by Research students. The SOAR Sessions are small group workshops and discussions, where our SOAR Ambassadors (also HDR candidates), share some of their skills and experiences. One-to-one appointments are also available Mon-Fri 9.30am - 4.30pm. 
Presenting with Style Presenting with Style 
Research Data Management Research Data Management 
Strategic Plan The themed workshops are held to review and revisit ECU's strategic plan. 
Thesis Writing Outside the Box Thesis Writing Outside the Box 
SOAR Session: LinkedIn Profile Tips The SOAR Centre is a peer-to-peer support service for Higher Degree by Research students. The SOAR Sessions are small group workshops and discussions, where our SOAR Ambassadors (also HDR candidates), share some of their skills and experiences. One-to-one appointments are also available Mon-Fri 9.30am - 4.30pm. 
Qualitative Data Analysis and Using Nvivo Qualitative Data Analysis and Using Nvivo 
SOAR Session: Literature Reviews in NVivo (Part 1 & 2) The SOAR Centre is a peer-to-peer support service for Higher Degree by Research students. The SOAR Sessions are small group workshops and discussions, where our SOAR Ambassadors (also HDR candidates), share some of their skills and experiences. One-to-one appointments are also available Mon-Fri 9.30am - 4.30pm. 
SOAR Session: Involving Potential Consumers and Community in your research The SOAR Centre is a peer-to-peer support service for Higher Degree by Research students. The SOAR Sessions are small group workshops and discussions, where our SOAR Ambassadors (also HDR candidates), share some of their skills and experiences. One-to-one appointments are also available Mon-Fri 9.30am - 4.30pm. 
SOAR Session: Practical Hints and Handy Tips for Collecting Qualitative Data The SOAR Centre is a peer-to-peer support service for Higher Degree by Research students. The SOAR Sessions are small group workshops and discussions, where our SOAR Ambassadors (also HDR candidates), share some of their skills and experiences. One-to-one appointments are also available Mon-Fri 9.30am - 4.30pm. 
June 2016
Introduction to Endnote Introduction to Endnote 
SOAR Centre: The Writing Zone Emails, Facebook, chatty friends, the coffee shop and that other important thing you haven’t got around to doing yet can all take time away from your writing. If this is you then it’s time to enter the Writing Zone. The Writing Zone is designed for research students and staff to work on a piece of writing for a 3 hour block in a space with no distractions. 
SOAR Session: Literature Reviews in NVivo (Part 1 & 2) The SOAR Centre is a peer-to-peer support service for Higher Degree by Research students. The SOAR Sessions are small group workshops and discussions, where our SOAR Ambassadors (also HDR candidates), share some of their skills and experiences. One-to-one appointments are also available Mon-Fri 9.30am - 4.30pm. 
Peer Mentoring Program - End of Semester Celebration A ceremony for all semester 1, 2016 peer mentors at ECU to network and receive their certificate of participation in the Peer Mentoring Program. 
Completion Masterclass Completion Masterclass 
MyPLAN Demonstration MyPLAN is a set of online learning plans and tools to help you record, organise and reflect on achievements and skills gained throughout the research journey. This SOAR session will demonstrate how to use MyPLAN in the updated version of PebblePad (version 5) that was launched earlier this year. Learning Plans are a requirement for confirmation of candidature for all HDR candidates. Specifically using the MyPLAN learning plans (i.e. the online MyPLAN in PebblePad or paper versions on the GRS Research Student Intranet) is compulsory for new PhD candidates from 2014. It is also strongly recommended that all HDR candidates take advantage of the planning and recording tools in MyPLAN. 
July 2016
Mentor Induction Workshop An induction session for students wishing to become mentors in ECU's Peer Mentoring Program in Semester 2, 2016. 
August 2016
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September 2016
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October 2016
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November 2016
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December 2016
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January 2017
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February 2017
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March 2017
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