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Have your say on the University Library and WIN!

Tell us what you think about the University Library and you'll go into the draw to win one of several great prizes, including a $350 prepaid VISA Load&Go card! Even better, your feedback will help shape the library, so that we can better meet your needs, both now and in the future.

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Sea Snakes, Scholarly Sharing and Open Access

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At the beginning of September an article in The Conversation reported the new discovery that a sea snake could breathe through the top of its head. It quickly became one of the most popular science and technology articles for 2019, with over 43,000 reads and being translated into Indonesian. Behind the story was an open access scholarly article.

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Publishing Principles for your Research: a Copyright and Open Access Perspective, 16 October

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Come on a guided tour through the publishing landscape - we'll step you through key considerations when deciding where to publish your research, as well as talk about the options to make your work open access. Bookings essential.

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Copyright Considerations for Your Thesis, Tuesday 24 September

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Writing a thesis? You need to know about copyright! In this one-hour session we'll take you through the basics, and explore when and how you can use third party copyright materials in your thesis. 

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Visualise Your Thesis Awards 2019

Visualise Your Thesis First Prize winner Danusha Jayawardana (centre), with judge Eva Balan-Vnuk (left) and Third Prize / People's Choice Award winner, Livia Garcez de Oliveira Padilha (right).

We are delighted to announce that the winner of the 2019 Visualise Your Thesis Competition at the University of Adelaide is Danusha Jayawardana for Child labour matters: overlooked adolescent mental health effects of child labour. 

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Visualise Your Thesis - submissions now open!

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Dust off your creative spark and present your research in a 60-second video or audio-visual presentation and you could win $1000! Submissions are now open for the 2019 Visualise your Thesis competition. This competition is open to higher degree by research students and is a great way to hone your research communication skills.

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Visualise Your Thesis - register your interest now!

Dust off your creative spark and present your research in a 60-second video or audio-visual presentation and you could win $1000! For the very first time, the University of Adelaide will be participating in the Visualise your Thesis competition. This competition is open to higher degree by research students and is a great way to hone your research communication skills.

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Participate in an ORCiD survey

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The University is participating in a study with the University of St Andrews, Scotland, to conduct research on ORCiD adoption here at The University of Adelaide. We encourage all researchers to undertake this short survey and describe their experiences with ORCiD so that the University can understand more about ORCiD adoption and any associated issues.

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New University Open Access Policy

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A new Open Access Policy has been endorsed by Academic Board, formalising the University’s commitment to open access. The new policy seeks to increase the reach and impact of our research and education and has implications for both researchers and teaching staff. 

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Lecture 9/8 - Demystifying research metrics

This lecture is targeted at staff and students who are publishing or who plan to publish in the future, and is particularly aimed at research students and Early Career Researchers.

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