Research Professional Development

Promoting your Research

Need to set up a Research Profile and not sure what is out there or how to go about it? The Library Faculty Liaison team will be presenting a 1 hour Adobe Connect session on 8th April @ 2pm that will show you the different profiles available, and their features and how to establish and maintain your profile.
Register via the Professional Development Calendar


Developing Research Strategies

Do you want help with aligning your personal research goals with the institutional and national research priorities? What are the key components of an effect research strategy? Are you scoping and planning your research project effectively or at all?
Alison Matthews will try to provide some clarity to these burning questions and more surrounding at her 2 hour Adobe Connect session on 9 April @ 9:30am as part of the My Research Career series.
Be sure to register via the Professional Development Calendar


Improve your Research Impact

What is impact your research is having in the wider community? Not sure? The Library Faculty Liaison team will show you the tools that are available to assess impact and how to target publications to increase it in a 1 hour session on 23 April @ 9:30am.
Registration is via the Professional Development Calendar


R Tutorial Series 3

Hypothesis tests? Sample Data? Probability Distribution? Linear Regression? ANOVA & MANOVA models? If you are using any of these in your research then this is the Adobe Connect session for you!!

QCU is holding a 2 hour session on 2 May @ 10am, resource information and registration is through the Professional Development Calendar



Research Budgets

What’s a BAF? Does my research funding attract CNL? Can I request leverage? Is there in-kind in my budget and what on earth is it?
If you need help with any of these questions then the Research Liaison Team has the perfect session for you on 7 May @ 9:30am. This 2 hour session will guide you through the process of developing a solid and competitive research budget and shed the light on some of the acronyms and mystery of where your money goes and what you can ask for.
Make sure you register if you are an ECR or you just need a refresher on this information via the Professional Development Calendar


Library Lowdown

New Library Guide – CRO

Crow…not to be confused with CRO

Are you updating your CRO profile and not sure how to go about it?  Need to get your publications in for the CSU Research Outputs Collection (ROC)?  Want to know more about your CRO profile and how to get the most out of it?

The Library has created a guide to help you navigate your way through your CRO profile and to get the most out of it:

  •  Getting Started – looking at who can have a CRO profile, information about logging in, your personal overview, the h-index, tips on promoting your research, information about PlumX and the downloads information to creating lists of your works.
  • Your profiles – looking at CRO and ORCiD.  Watch this space for further information about why an ORCiD profile is so important. This section will give you tips on what to include in your profile, how to edit it and linking your ORCiD profile to CRO.  It also details how to get help from your friendly Faculty Liaison Librarians.
  • Adding Research Outputs section shows you what templates are available and how to use them.  It will give you some great tips and tricks for filling them out.  It gives you information on adding content to the CRO repository.  Shows you how to import files, information from online databases and Google Scholar. Show you how to link your publications to activating and if you need it; how to edit or delete works.
  • Creative works, do you have some and are not sure how to add them – then this section can answer your questions. From how to submit them to looking at Copyright and Sensitivity considerations.
  • Thesis submission. Want to know how to go about it? This section includes some great quick tips for filling out the form.
  • Activities or Engagement will give you information on what this is, why you would use it and what to include. This can include peer review or editorial work, organising events or conferences, invited speaker activities, consultancy work, visiting academic activities and hosting visitors, examinations and other activity types.
  • Impact – Social, policy or professional, will show you how to keep a record of the impact or your research, activities or engagement using your CRO profile, it will also give you more information about adding your impact narratives.

The Press or Media and the Prizes or Awards sections will give you more information on how to keep a record of these important events.

And finally there is a section on Policies for Open Access, CRO submissions and Copyright. This will give you a starting place to find out all that you need to know.

So, to find out all you need to know about CRO: Recording Research Outputs, Impact and Engagement, visit the new library guide now!


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