Research Events

  • Adopting a marketing mindset as a pathway to successful school leadership

    Date: Monday 3 August

    Time: 10 am – 11 am


    In a VUCA world (volatility, uncertainty, complexity, and ambiguity), leaders are expected to adapt their leadership to meet new demands. In this presentation, Associate Professor Lawrence Drysdale argues that leaders will need to change their mindsets and adopt different frames of reference to succeed. Lawrie will also outline six marketing dimensions that can provide leaders with a new set of lenses to define their leadership role in the time of COVID-19.

  • Public access and your thesis

    Date: Monday 3 August
    Time: 3pm - 4pm


    This webinar provides an overview of everything PhD and Masters by Research candidates need to know about preparing their thesis for the University's Open Access Repository. GR Supervisors and others supporting graduate researchers are invited to attend.

  • Human research ethics drop-in

    Date: Monday 10 August
    Time: 3.30pm - 4.30pm

    Join via Zoom

    Do you need a hand with your ethics? Not quite sure how to tackle a particular problem? Come chat with Tricia Eadie, Acting HEAG Chair, and Tim Mattingsbrooke, Ethics Consultant at MERI, and get all your questions answered.

    For more information please contact

  • Research impact and alternative funding routes through translation

    Dates: Tuesday 11 August/Friday 14 August
    Times: 1.30pm - 2.30pm/12pm - 1pm


    Can your research be used to solve problems or generate real-world impact? If you are new to IP and research translation or just want to learn more about this important area, please join this webinar on: 'Research Impact and alternative funding routes through translation - Engineering and ICT start-up stories with IP Group'. This webinar will outline how creating a start-up can lead to additional impact for your research, without you having to run the start-up if you don't want to.

    IP can be tricky sometimes, so before diving into the start-up world, let the Knowledge and Technology Transfer team in Research, Innovation and Commercialisation (RIC) know about the IP you created by submitting an "IP Disclosure" online via Service Now. Please click on "Request Something", followed by "IP Disclosure Request" to fill out the online form.

    A member of the Knowledge and Technology Transfer team will contact you for a discussion and provide guidance as necessary.

  • Producing excellent graphs

    Dates: Wednesday 12 and Thursday 13 August
    Time: 10am - 11.30am


    This free half-day seminar over two mornings online via Zoom will discuss the principles of producing graphs to enhance the quality of your thesis and research presentations. It will cover a software package freely available to University of Melbourne graduate research students and staff. If you are frustrated about the quality of the graphs you are currently creating and how much time it is taking, this seminar is for you.