PD Sessions @ Zoom #1 - Friday 19th February 2021

'Disseminating Research Through an Online Magazine'

Presenter: Lesley Brook, University of Otago NZ


Tentative PD Sessions @ Zoom Schedule for 2021 (subject to change):

PD Sessions @ Zoom #2: WA Chapter

March 17th - Wednesday 

Research Management Careers for the Future: preparing yourself and communicating your skills to different audiences

Presenters: Presenters Karen Thompson, (Communicate U) and; Kathleen Franklyn (Curtin University Careers)

PD Sessions @ Zoom #3: Placeholder

April 14th - Wednesday 

Session: To be Advised

Would you like to see your Chapter or SIG host a PD Session in this timeslot? Contact ARMS!



PD Sessions @ Zoom #4: Placeholder

May 12th - Wednesday

Session: To be Advised

Would you like to see your Chapter or SIG host a PD Session in this timeslot? Contact ARMS!



PD Sessions @ Zoom #5: VIC Chapter

June 23rd - Wednesday

Change Management: how to make it work for the individual, the team and the organisation. 

Presenters: Dr Bryony Wakefield, The University of Melbourne and Tania Finn Angelo

PD Sessions @ Zoom #6: Res. Funders SIG

July 21st - Wednesday 

Grant establishment - Going from award notification to project commencement, navigation through all the funding body and admin institutional requirements and compliance in an efficient/streamlined process

Presenter: TBC

PD Sessions @ Zoom #7: SA Chapter

August 11th - Wednesday 

Building transdisciplinary research collaborations

Presenter: TBC



PD Sessions @ Zoom #8: QLD, NT Chapter

October 6th - Wednesday

Session: To be advised

Presenters: To be advised

PD Sessions @ Zoom #9: Res. Impact SIG

November 17th - Wednesday 

How to build a research culture where researchers engage with industry, policy makers and communities?

Presenters: To be advised

PD Sessions @ Zoom #10: VIC Chapter

December 8th - Wednesday 

Session: i-ethics: The what, why, with who and how of co-designing a digital Research Ethics Platform

Presenter: Anita Arndt


All ARMS members are encouraged to attend any sessions. Accredited members will automatically be credited 1 CPD hour per session.

The sessions are free of charge to all ARMS members, non-members can register to attend these sessions for $50.00.

More information on each session, including registration and Zoom log-in details, will be sent to ARMS members at least two weeks prior to each event and posted as an event on the ARMS events page.

PD Sessions @ Zoom are scheduled between 12 pm and 1 pm AEDT

(AEST April - October) unless noted.

We hope you can join us for the upcoming PD Sessions @ Zoom series!

Please send any queries about these sessions to the ARMS Executive Office:



Mental Health and Relation Safety in a COVID-19 World

Presenter - Nicholas Procter, RN MBA PhD. Nicholas is Chair: Mental Health Nursing and leader of UniSA’s Mental Health and Suicide Prevention Research Group

Bibliometrics for Research Management and Evaluation

Hosted by ARMS SA Chapter
Presenter - Adam Finch, Manager of Science Performance Analytics at CSIRO.

SMART Work at Home

Hosted by ARMS 
Presenter - Sharon Parker

The Upside of COVID-19 - Flipping our Midsets Away from 'Crisis & Challenges' to 'Adaption & Opportunity'

Hosted by ARMS
Presenter - Andy Lamb
Co-Hosts - Ash Roberts and Tara McLaren

Future Research Management Leaders Webinar

Hosted by ARMS 
Facilitator - Mr Steve Hannan from the University of Newcastle
Panel: Professor Zee Upton, Dr Campbell Thomson, Dr Maxine Bryant, Dr Alistair Duncan

Shaking Hands with Uncle Sam: A Journey to Increase US Funding

Hosted by ARMS ACT Chapter
Presenter - Paul Harris, Director of ANU, North American Liaison Office; Marie-Helen Rousseau, Manager of ANU, Research Funding and Development Office and David Sprinkle, ANU, Research Coordinator, Research Funding and Development Office

'Everyone' is Declaring a Climate Emergency: What Can We Do?

Hosted by ARMS Member
Presenter - Dr Simon Kerr (La Trobe) with climate resilience expert A/Prof Lauren Rickards (RMIT) 

Removing the Anxiety Around Indigenous Engagement and Conversations

Hosted by ARMS NZ/Pacific Island Chapter
Presenter - Ms Jaylene Wehipeihana, University of Auckland and Dr Faith Welch, University of Auckland 

Fifty shades of Edpidermis: Diversity beyond gender

Hosted by ARMS Board
Presenters - Ms Yuen Chang, Murdoch Children's Research Institute and Tania Tambiah, RMIT

Writing a Strong Job Application for the Research Administrator Sector

Hosted by ARMS TAS Chapter
Presenter - Dr Regina Magierowski

Mental Health Management for Research Administrators and Managers

Hosted by Health and Medical Research Special Interest Group
Presenter - Dr Denise Riordan

Australia 2030! - How do we feel about the decade ahead?

Hosted by ARMS WA Chapter
Presenter - Mr Rocky Scopelliti

"Grantsmanship on a Shoestring: a Time-Efficient Approach"

Hosted by ARMS NSW Chapter
Presenter -  Dr Thorsten Kostulski and Dr James Walsh, UTS Research Capability and Development Team 

Paradox, dilemma & uncertainty: shaping an ‘academic me’ in a performance-driven research world

Hosted by ARMS Board
Presenter - Dr Joanna Cobley

Pushing on Through the Pandemic: The Challenges, Successes and Strategies of Regional Universities

Hosted by ARMS QLD/NT/PNG Chapter
Panel presenters: Prof Susan Kinnear, Dr Andrew Johnson, A/Prof Jason White and Dr Steven Rogers.
Facilitated by: Dr Sarah Wright