1-4 February 2022

Research Support Community Day

Free, online event hosted by the University of Melbourne


A community day for research support professionals

Introducing our keynote speakers for RSC Day 2022

Associate Professor Siouxsie Wiles MNZM

Waipapa Taumata Rau The University of Auckland

Aotearoa New Zealand

Day 1: Tues 1 Feb

Ms Sarah Howard

Branch Manager (Research Excellence)


Australian Research Council

Day 2: Wed 2 Feb

Dr Cathy Foley AO PSM


Australia's Chief Scientist



Day 3: Thurs 3 Feb

Day 1 Program: Tuesday 1 Feb

12:00-12:15pm AEDT: Welcome

12:15-12:55pm AEDT: Keynote Speaker

Associate Professor Siouxsie Wiles MNZM, The University of Auckland, NZ

12:55-1:10pm AEDT: Break

1:10-1:45pm AEDT: 5 x Lightning talks

What's in a name? A Te Ao Māori approach to renaming the research management system used by Waipapa Taumata Rau | The University of Auckland

Rachel Chidlow & Hine Busby, The University of Auckland, NZ

UQ Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Research Theses Audit

Mia Strasek-Barker & Elizabeth Alvey, The University of Queensland

Immigrant to Ally: My Te Tiriti o Waitangi Journey

Elizabeth Eltze, University of Auckland Library (Te Tumu Herenga)

Gitting by with a little help from my friends: The Living Book of Digital Skills GitBook project

Dr Sara King, AARNet

AARNet: Training and engagement in 2022

Dr Sara King, AARNet

1:45-2:05pm AEDT: Presentation

Research Workshops Express - creating a suite of online, self-paced tutorials for research postgraduates

Jess Howie, University of Waikato

2:05-2:20pm AEDT: Break

2:20-2:25pm AEDT: A few words from our 2022 sponsor, SAGE Publishing Asia-Pacific

Rosalia di Garcia, Managing Director, SAGE Publishing Asia-Pacific

2:25-3:10pm AEDT: Birds of a Feather (BOF)

What to do when you have no resources to support research?

Anton Angelo, University of Canterbury

3:10-3:15pm AEDT: Closing remarks

RSC Day 2022 Committee

Day 2 Program: Wednesday 2 Feb

12:00-12:45pm AEDT: Welcome & Keynote Speaker

Ms Sarah Howard, Branch Manager (Research Excellence), Australian Research Council

12:45pm-1:00pm AEDT: Break

1:00-1:30pm AEDT: Presentation

Bibliometrics and research impact: current state of play at University of Melbourne

Peta Humphreys, University of Melbourne

Lightning talk

Let the tool do the work for you: Using SciVal for visualising research performance

Dahlia Han, Libraries and Learning Services, the University of Auckland

1:30-1:50pm AEDT: Presentation

Investigating the effectiveness of reported search strategies in cross disciplinary systematic reviews

Janet Catterall & Bronwen Forster, James Cook University

1:50-2:05pm AEDT: Break

2:05-3:05pm AEDT: 3 x Presentations

How Blockchain Supports Scholarly Research, Innovation and Publishing - Stakeholder Engagement

Chloe Lok & David Kochalko

One library's journey into supporting text and data mining

Leen Rieth & Catie Croaker, University of Sydney Library

One intrepid librarian’s journey into Algorithms. A case study of Scite.ai and Semantic Scholar’s citation categorisation

Shiobhan Smith, University of Otago

3:05-3:15pm AEDT: Closing remarks

RSC Day 2022 Committee


Day 3 Program: Thursday 3 Feb

12:00-12:45pm AEDT: Welcome & Keynote Speaker

Dr Cathy Foley AO PSM, Australia's Chief Scientist

12:45pm-1:00pm AEDT: Break

1:00-2:00pm AEDT: 3 x Presentations

Maximising the Power of Community and Technology in Supporting Open Access Advocacy

Sally Murray-Walsh & Ginny Barbour, Open Access Australasia/UNSW

Handling Software Publishing Requests

Tom Honeyman, ARDC / UTS

FAIR Data: Research Data Services@HKUL

Jesse Xiao, HKU

2:00-2:15pm AEDT: Break

2:15-2:55pm AEDT: 2 x Presentations

It's a PID, PID, PID, PID world

Matthias Liffers, Australian Research Data Commons

Open and Transparent publishing: Putting authors in control

Antonia Hutchison, F1000 (part of Taylor & Francis Group)

2:55-3:10pm AEDT: Closing remarks

RSC Day 2022 Committee

Day 4 Program: Friday 4 Feb

12:00-1:30pm AEDT: Workshop

Hack OA Everyday: Virtual Escape Room

Sally Murray-Walsh, Open Access Australasia/UNSW

Please note: this workshop is limited to 25 attendees.


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