You've heard about Open Access and publishing, right? It's a big discussion point in research circles, hightened by the recent Cost of Knowlege campaign, during which researchers around the world pledged to boycott publishing bohemoth Elsevier.
It seems like there are more fantastic visualisation tools to play with all the time! This morning I discovered textexture, a new tool that helps you visualise text both in terms of frequency (like wordle) and as a network graph. What does that mean, and why is it cool?
Data is a very important part of being a Researcher in general, but it is particularly important to be aware that UTS is positioning itself as the Data Intensive University.
Wednesday's theme during Research Week was Communicate and Collaborate!
Research Reading and Writing by Dr Terry Royce
Day two of Research Week was themed around developing the skills you need to know when you're first entering PhD Land.
Library Research Skills
With all of our orientation madness time has slipped by and it has already been a month since Research week! Below are links to all of the workshop materials that were used on Monday 6th of February. The theme of the day was Setting the Scene and was aimed at bringing us all up to speed with the Research Environment at UTS.