Research Skills Seminar Series

The seminar series is hosted by the WA Department of Health and provide hour long seminars on a range of topics covering the entire research process in health.

The seminar schedule is subject to change. Attendees of the seminars will be notified of any changes regarding topics, locations, and times.

To view our full schedule for 2017 Click Here or see below.


Currently all live seminars are held at:

Macdonald Lecture Theatre
Level 2, Admin Building at Princess Margaret Hospital

(opposite Telethon Kids Institute on Roberts Rd)

Research Skills Seminar Series is also available to view through our network of hosted video conference sites and online via Scopia.

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Next Seminar

Data Collection and Management
by Assoc. Professor Sue Skull

Friday 25 August
12:30 PM - 1:30 PM

Are you involved with research? Would you like practical help with data management essentials such as coding, entry, backup, validation and cleaning? Or the basic do’s and don’ts of setting up databases or a data management plan?

Do you need to brush up on your responsibilities as a researcher for data collection, storage and archiving?

This seminar will focus on how to collect and manage high quality data to ensure a successful project outcome.

Macdonald Lecture Theatre, Admin Building
Princess Margaret Hospital (MAP)

2017 Topics

Data Collection and Management (25 Aug)

Scientific Writing (15 Sep)

Rapid Critical Appraisal of Scientific Literature (13 Oct)

Statistical Tips for Interpreting Scientific Claims (20 Oct)

Oral Presentation of Research Results (3 Nov)

Media and Communication in Research (24 Nov)

Conducting Systematic Reviews (8 Dec)

Past Seminars

Introductory Biostatistics (23 Jun)

Consumer and Community Involvement in Research (21 Jul)

Knowledge Translation (23 Jun)

Survey Design & Delivery (9 Jun)

Research with Indigenous Community (26 May)

Research Supervision for Students and Supervisors (19 May)

Sample Size Calculations (12 May)

Ethics Processes (28 Apr)

Ethics for Research (7 Apr)

Introduction to Good Clinical Practice (24 Mar)

Research Governance (10 Mar)

Grant Applications (17 Feb)

Research Fundamentals (3 Feb)