ACGR Respectful Research Training Forum

Brisbane Airport Conference Centre  – 16 March 2018

Setting the scene

RNA initiative and Changing the Course – HDR results
UA Principles on Respectful Supervisory Relationships
Professor Denise Cuthbert, Associate DVC Research Training and Development, RMIT University

Developing a Culture of Equality

Discussion of issues such as unconscious bias, a significant power imbalance in the supervisor-candidate relationship, and subtle forms of exclusion that may present barriers to diversity and inclusion in the research training context.
Professor Chris Cocklin, Senior DVC and DVC (R&I) , James Cook University

Abuse and Harassment within Institutions

Discussion of a various scenarios of sexual assault and sexual harassment in the workplace illustrating the challenges of differing norms and perceptions of sexual harassment and the effect of power imbalance.
Adair Donaldson, Lawyer and Director of Donaldson Law

Please note Adair is available to conduct training for individual universities. Contact details embedded in his presentation.

Candidate Perspective

Zoe Tulip, Vice President (Communications) CAPA

Support Services for HDR Candidates and Supervisors – UQ Case Study

Andrew Lee, Director, Student Affairs Division, University of Queensland

Respectful Behaviour at the University of Western Australia

Dr Sato Juniper, Associate Director, Graduate Research and Scholarships, University of Western Australia