Data management skills are essential in the research sector and transferable to a range of other workplaces. Monash University aims to offer a range of professional development opportunities - both stand-alone and embedded in the curriculum, delivered through as many channels as possible - that meet the needs of researchers in different disciplines and at different career stages to build their skills in this area.
- Research data management: Essentials for graduate research students. Presentation (15 mins) for inductions and Monash Postgraduate Association events.
- Introduction to data planning for graduate research students. Seminars (2-hours) run as part of the Skills Essentials series. Check the Skills Essentials booking system for upcoming workshops.
- A range of other sessions targeted at students in specific faculties are run through the University Library. Check the Library bookings system for upcoming workshops.
- Data management for supervisors. Presentation (15 mins) as part of the Supervisor Accreditation Level 1 Workshop. Two times a year.
- Data management and IP for supervisors. Presentation (30 mins) as part of Supervisor Accreditation Level 2, Intellectual Property Masterclass. Three times a year.
- New forms of Scholarly Communication. Half-module (2 hours) in the General Certificate of Academic Practice Unit HED 5071. Once a year.
- Sessions can be customised on request to meet the needs of specific groups within the University.
- New PhD programs: The Library will collaborate with Postgraduate Coordinators and academic staff in faculties to further develop the range of sessions available for graduate research students within the curriculum and as stand-alone options.
- Blended learning: The Library is investigating technologies and techniques to make data management skills development sessions available anytime anywhere.