RSP Seminar Schedule

2022 Research Support Program Schedule

Thursdays 2.00-4.00pm in weeks 3, 5, 7 & 10 in Room 224.
Week 2 - Thursday 4 August, Room 317 (2.00pm - 4.30pm)
Week 3 - Thursday 11 August, (1.00pm- 3.00pm)
Week 5 - Thursday 25 August, (10.30am - 1.00pm) 
Week 12 - Thursday 20 October, Level 10 Boardroom (2.15pm - 5.00pm)
(see Zoom link on the MLS Graduate Researcher Canvas Community for those unable to attend in person).




Semester 2

Thursday 4 August
(2.00pm - 4.30pm) 
Room 317 
[I] Conceptual analysis and legal  research
[II] Approaches to indigenous legal research and scholarship
Dale Smith
Eddie Cubillo
Kirsty Gover 
Thursday 11 August
(1.00pm -3.00pm)
[I] 'Critical' approaches to legal scholarship

[II] Feminist approaches to legal research and scholarship
Shaun McVeigh

Ann Genovese     
Thursday 25 August
(10.30am - 1.00pm) 
[I] AI-informed research methods

[II] ‘Specialist’ methods: wrap up
Rebecca Giblin
Jake Goldenfein

Kristen Rundle 
Thursday 8 September PhD writing workshop Chantel Morton
Thursday 6 October [I & II] Evaluating Your Progress as a Graduate Researcher Kristen Rundle
Thursday 20 October
(2.15pm - 5.00pm)
Level 10 Boardroom 
[I & II] Preparing for Confirmation:
Effective Communication and Presentation
Kristen Rundle
RSP volunteers




Semester 1

Thursday 3 March [I] Introduction to the RSP
[II] Graduate Research: The Library’s Perspective
Kristen Rundle
Carole Hinchcliff and Jason Odering
Thursday 17 March [I & II] Asking Better Research Questions Sundhya Pahuja                      

Thursday 31 March

[I] Topic Selection & Framing: Mapping the experience

[II] Topic Selection & Framing: What Might Change, and Why?
Kristen Rundle + 2nd / 3rd / 4th year graduate researcher volunteers
Thursday 14 April [I] Common Law Research Methods

[II] Comparative Research Methods
Jason Varuhas

Sarah Biddulph
Scott Stephenson
Thursday 5 May [I & II] Empirical Research Methods Alysia Blackham
Thursday 19 May

*NOTE: different time & room for this week only - 3.45-6.10pm, Room 317
[I] Qualitative Sociolegal Research Methods: A Case Study

[II] Interdisciplinary Approaches: Law and Economics / Law and History 
Tess Hardy

Jianlin Chen
Will Partlett

You are strongly encouraged to attend as many of these seminars as you can. If you are in your first year, you are especially strongly encouraged to attend all seminars. We also recommend that you attend as many as possible of the Faculty Research Seminars.