OPUS regularly holds webinars that are presented by members of the Centre as well as invited guests to cover a range of topics that are relevant to researchers and members of the public.
Occasionally, we will advertise upcoming public webinars so you can also participate in the discussion via Zoom (ensure you subscribe to our newsletter below!). View our Etiquette tips on the left for more information if you would like to participate!
Browse through the videos uploaded to see what we have covered and check back here regularly or subscribe to our Youtube Channel for more videos!
OPUS Webinar Schedule
Click on the presenters to view their recorded webinar or to access their upcoming Zoom Webinar link.
|Dr Kieran O’Sullivan||Changing Lower Back Pain (LBP) beliefs||18th October 2018||3pm (AEST)|
|OPUS Students||OPUS Showcase||7th November 2018||12pm (AEDT)|
|Emeritus Prof Stefan Lohmander||Let’s challenge OA!||2nd April 2019||11am (AEDT)|
|Prof Anne Smith featuring Michelle Tew||Latent class trajectory analysis||27th May 2019||12pm (AEST)|
|Dr Darshini Ayton||Presentation Skills||21st June 2019||12pm (AEST)|
|Dr Jodie McClelland||Biomechanics after TJR: what is the VICON good for?||14th November 2019||12pm (AEDT)|
|Deenu Rajaratnam||Linked In vs. Twitter: which platform is right for you?||27th March 2020||12pm (AEST)|
|Dr Christian Barton||Using social media to increase research impact||Late May||TBD|
|Guest Speaker||Mental health and wellbeing on social media||June||TBD|
|Dr Sam Bunzli featuring Nardia Klem||Mixed methods approaches||TBD||TBD|
|Prof Anne Smith and A/Prof Peter Kent||Prognostic models: Aeiological or prognostic models?||TBD||TBD|
|A/Prof Michelle Dowsey and Dr Sam Bunzli||Careers in research – Applying for fellowships. Grant writing – An ECR perspective||TBD||TBD|
NOTE: Webinars will generally last 1 hour max. This schedule will be updated regularly so please stay tuned for details via our quarterly newsletters and mail outs!
Webinar #1 – 18th October 2018
Changing Lower Back Pain beliefs
Dr Kieran O’Sullivan (Uni of Limerick) talks about the public perceptions of lower back pain and how to start changing it.
We highly recommend reviewing reference material (found here) developed with Dr Mary O’Keefe (a Marie Skłodowska-
Webinar #5 – 21st June 2019
Dr Darshini Ayton (Monash University) provides her tips and tricks on how to present a thoughtful and engaging presentation that avoids boring your audience to tears! A perfect introduction and refresher for students and researchers preparing for an upcoming conference.
Review Darshini’s slides here and ensure you view slide #11 in slide show mode to get the most out of the embedded video.
Webinar #7 – 27th March 2020
Social Media Series Part 1:
Linked In vs Twitter – Which platform is best for you?
Deenu Rajaratnam, a marketing specialist at the Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences at the University of Melbourne, discusses pros and cons, tips and tricks to cultivating an audience as an academic. Deenu has been working with academics and researchers for more than a decade to help take their work to the world.
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