Research News & PD


Save the Dates!

ECR Information Sessions will be held on Thursday 12th (9am-12pm) and 27th September (1pm-4pm). Sessions will be video conference format with rooms booked on most campuses.

Further Qualitative & Quantitative workshops will be held in October just prior to the HDR Symposium.
The Quantitative workshop will run 21-23 October at the Wagga Campus.
The Qualitative workshop will run 23 October at the Wagga RSL Club.

More information for all events will be sent out shortly. If you are interested in attending of these, please send your EOI to

Entrepreneurs of the Future

Dr Lihong Zheng

Dr Lihong Zheng has featured in a profile article on the Business Chicks website.

The article explores Dr Zheng’s drive for championing the entrepreneurs of the future and her pioneering work surrounding the Internet of Things (IoT) courses and relevance to research.

Professional Development

ACSPRI Spring Program

The ACSPRI Spring Program will be held at Macquarie University, Sydney from 23rd – 27th September.

Attending an ACSPRI course includes the opportunity to network with other researchers from a variety of fields across Australia.

All courses are small group and intensive, and run from 9am to 5pm for the week (with breaks throughout and an early finish on Friday). Morning and afternoon tea and lunch breaks provide ample opportunity to share and exchange ideas with other researchers.

ACSPRI courses are interactive and applied. Our instructors are experts in their respective fields and bring with them their research experiences from the field. Course sizes are strictly limited to ensure quality attention from instructors. So, register now to enhance your professional development portfolio this Spring.

Full program details, course descriptions and bookings can be made on the Spring Program page. Further information about pricing, venues and an FAQ can be found at the bottom of the program page or you can email Early bird rates are available and cut off is the 14th August, 2019.

Mid-Career Researcher Forum

The Research Office will be holding the Mid-Career Researcher Forum 2019 on 28 & 29th August.

Six sessions over two days will bring together mid-career researchers and experienced research leaders at Charles Sturt University to discuss a wide range of topics for research active staff.

All researchers at any career stage are welcome to attend. To register for one or all of these session, please see the Professional Development Calendar or the latest edition of the Research Office Bulletin for more information on the sessions.

Professional Development Calendar

Reminder to check out the Research Professional Development Calendar. There are training session scheduled for nearly every day for the month of August and most of these are virtual and held via Adobe Connect. Training opportunities for researcher and HDR students.

Library Lowdown

The latest version of EndNote is now available for download & use by CSU staff and students.

EndNote X9 can be installed on CSU staff computers though the install software desktop icon. Users who wish to install the EndNote on non-CSU managed computers may download the software from the DIT web page

This latest release offers the same look, feel and overall functionality as EndNote X8, with the addition of the following features:

  • A read only option when sharing libraries with other EndNote users
  • New referencing styles for social media
  • Updates to Chicago 17th and to APA.
  • Continued access to EndNote Online for a further 2 year period
  • Improved integration with Kopernio

Information and guides to using EndNote X9.2 can be found at