Research Education and Training Calendar

Welcome to the TAAHC Research Education and Training Calendar!

Check out the various research training and education opportunities offered by TAAHC, our Members and our collaborators in regional, rural and remote areas across Australia. Join one of our monthly webinars or sign up to one of the research skills workshops offered by our Members. Browse the calendar to find opportunities relevant to you and if you have any questions get in touch at [email protected].

2024
February

Date:
28/02/2024

Time:
1:00pm - 2:00pm

TAAHC Webinar: Writing up your research to publish

Join us for the first TAAHC Webinar of the year!! In this episode, we want to help you conquer what can be a crushing and overwhelming feeling of “where do I start” when you are writing up your research to publish!!! Please join Rae Thomas, Denise Craig, Allison Hempenstall, and Melissa Crowe to learn about what are the important components of a research article and how these flow together. Hear from the panel about the tips and tricks that helped them write up their research while being busy clinicians. Ask the tricky questions!

March

Date:
06/03/2024

Time:
2:00pm - 3:00pm

RR-CLaN Webinar: Preparing an abstract for a conference

Do you want to present your research or evaluation project at a conference? This session will give you practical tips on preparing abstracts that will catch the attention of conference organisers and give you the best chance of being accepted.

Date:
27/03/2024

Time:
1:00pm - 2:00pm

TAAHC WEBINAR: Conducting clinical trials in northern Queensland - how to hear about them, conduct them, and get support.

Join us for this month’s webinar exploring the challenges and opportunities of conducting clinical trials in regional, rural, and remote northern Queensland. Gain insights from people who set up, conduct, and support these trials daily. Unlock the potential of extending clinical trial research to underserved communities.

April

Date:
24/04/2024

Time:
1:00pm - 2:00pm

TAAHC WEBINAR: Health Economics 101: What is it and why is it important?

Listen to this month’s webinar to learn about the types of questions health economics can answer and key health economics concepts like efficiency, scarcity, and opportunity costs. This webinar will also introduce the main types of economic evaluations used in healthcare decision making, including cost-benefit analysis and cost-effectiveness analysis. More broadly, this webinar will also look at why health economics is increasingly important in today’s healthcare landscape and how it can help drive value in healthcare.

Date:
03/04/2024

Time:
2:00pm - 3:00pm

RR-CLaN Webinar: Knowledge Translation: Applying the Knowledge to Action Framework

This webinar is presented by Professor Sharon Mickan. Professor Mickan will provide you with a practical introduction to the Knowledge to Action Framework and the tools needed to frame your knowledge-practice gap. 

Powerpoint slides

Knowledge translation worksheet

May

Date:
29/05/2024

Time:
1:00pm - 2:00pm

TAAHC WEBINAR: Improving Heart Health Checks: A decade of codesign and partnerships

In this month’s webinar hear how Carissa Bonner’s small qualitative project in her PhD grew into a decade long program of research to improve Heart Health Checks. Grow your research too!

Date:
01/05/2024

Time:
3:00pm - 4:00pm

RR-CLaN Webinar: Publicly available health data: What it is and how to use it

This webinar provided information about openly available and restricted health datasets in NSW, how to establish which data can answer your research question, and how to go about accessing that data.

June

Date:
26/06/2024

Time:
1:00pm - 2:00pm

TAAHC WEBINAR: Examples of Community Involvement in Research

In this TAAHC Webinar you will hear about several different approaches to involving communities in research. Join us for some great ideas.

Date:
05/06/2024

Time:
3:00pm - 4:00pm

RR-CLaN Webinar: A dive into qualitative research

This session has been designed for health professionals and researchers who would like to become more familiar with qualitative research techniques, how to design rigorous qualitative studies, or who want to understand how to critically appraise qualitative research.

Date:
20/06/2024

Time:
2:00pm - 3:00pm

Murtupuni Training: Literature Reviews: Why and How?

JCU Murtupuni research staff are facilitating Research Training Workshops for our local clinicians and novice researchers throughout our footprint in North West Queensland, Central West Queensland, and Lower Gulf and Western Cape regions who may be interested in learning about research or improving their research skills and knowledge.

These workshops are designed for people who are new to research and early career researchers.

Date:
12/06/2024

Time:
12:30pm - 2:00pm

Ethics and Governance Workshop led by THHS

This on-line workshop delves into the critical world of ethics and governance in conducting research. We'll explore the guiding principles that ensure research is conducted with integrity, protects participants, and ultimately benefits society. Whether you're a seasoned researcher or just embarking on your research journey, this workshop equips you with the knowledge and tools to navigate the ever-evolving ethical landscape.

July

Date:
31/07/2024

Time:
1:00pm - 2:00pm

TAAHC WEBINAR: TBA

Save the date for a great Webinar!

Date:
11/07/2024

Time:
8:30am - 4:00pm

Location:
in-person location JCU Tutorial rooms 3 and 4, Level 1, K Block Mackay Base Hospital (or online for those NOT in Mackay)

TAAHC 1-day Planning and Undertaking Research Workshop (in-person and online)

The workshop is a free, hybrid, professional development opportunity which will cover the steps involved in planning and undertaking health research. Learn from short plenaries and apply these learnings to hypothetical scenarios in small groups.

Date:
10/07/2024

Time:
12:30pm - 1:30pm

Research Data Management led by THHS

This webinar endeavours to empower researchers to handle research data responsibly and efficiently. You will learn how to comply with Queensland Health data management standards and policies, securely store and access your research data, enhance your data quality and ensure research integrity, and maximize the value and impact of your research findings.This program is ideal for researchers, data managers, and anyone involved in health research.

Date:
05/07/2024

Time:
2:00pm - 3:00pm

Fruitful Friday: Introduction to CKN, Library Resources and Point of Care tools led by TCHHS

For all Torres and Cape HHS staff!!!

Join this virtual drop-in session to learn about library resources, point of care tools, and CKN.

Link to be provided soon.

Date:
08/07/2024

Time:
9:00am - 4:30pm

Location:
Room 104, Building 42 Townsville JCU Campus

Public Health Advocacy Short Course led by JCU (in-person)

This one-day interactive course is designed to provide professionals with a broad understanding of the role, uses and benefits of using a public health advocacy approach in efforts to promote health and wellbeing of communities. Participants will be introduced to a public health advocacy model, and work through it in groups.  Theory and case studies will integrated to support the learning process. No prior knowledge of advocacy is required. There will be a ceiling of 40 participants, so register now!

August

Date:
28/08/2024

Time:
1:00pm - 2:00pm

TAAHC WEBINAR: Save the date, topic coming!

Save the date for an exciting TAAHC Webinar!

September

Date:
25/09/2024

Time:
1:00pm - 2:00pm

TAAHC WEBINAR: Save the date, topic coming

Save the date for an exciting TAAHC Webinar!

October

Date:
30/10/2024

Time:
1:00pm - 2:00pm

TAAHC WEBINAR: Save the date, topic coming

Save the date for more TAAHC Webinar topics coming

November

Date:
27/11/2024

Time:
1:00pm - 2:00pm

TAAHC WEBINAR: Save the date, topic coming

Save the date for the last TAAHC Webinar for 2024!