Leading Research Capacity Development

10 Units

This course develops an understanding of how to lead research capacity development in the higher education sector. It achieves this by taking participants through a series of important topics that are designed to provide professional development, research training and support for probationary staff, Early Career and Mid-Career researchers, in line with the contemporary University’s research strengthening priorities.

Faculty Faculty of Education and Arts
School School of Education

Not currently offered

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Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of this course, students will be expected to:

1) Understanding of how a research career is built and maintained; 2) Demonstrate skills in strategic research planning; 3) Demonstrate an understanding of research leadership and capacity building; 3) Demonstrate an appreciation of the shifting research environment locally, nationally and internationally.


Indicative content will include:

  • Research leadership, planning, and capacity building
  • Planning for government research quality assessment (ERA) success
  • Demystifying the Australian Research Council (ARC) as a funding body
  • Effective study leave (SSP) programming
  • Building and maintaining a research profile
  • Rethinking the teaching-research nexus
Replacing Course(s) EDUC6099
Transition Students who have completed EDUC6099 will be given credit for this course or an equivalent.
Assumed Knowledge Nil
Assessment Items
  • Projects - A portfolio consisting of a series of research planning and capacity building activities.
Contact Hours
  • Integrated Learning: for 2 hour(s) per Week for 13 weeks
Timetable 2015 Course Timetables for EDUC6451
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