CRE Training Lab

A training collaboration between the Centres of Research Excellence at the Murdoch Children's Research Institute. Each episode presents tools and information on new topics aimed at early to mid career researchers and PhD students.

Sue West gives examples and advice on policy and advocacy work for health researchers. 

Sue West is the Associate Director of Policy and Service Development at the Royal Children's Hospital's Centre for Community Child Health (CCCH) and Co-Group leader of Child Health Policy, Equity and Translation at the Murdoch Childrens Research Institute.

Sue mentioned these web resources:

Australian Institute of Family Studies 

Australian Policy Online

The Mandarin

The Conversation

Australian Research Alliance for Children and Youth

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Elizabeth Bremner and Professor Peter Anderson discuss the best way to present your experience to employers on paper and in person, and outline strategies to help you write a powerful resume and cover letter.

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In this bonus episode Kelly Allen from Cochrane Australia talks about conducting a meta analysis as part of a systematic review. This episode follows our episode entitled 'Systematic Reviews and Cochrane'.

In this episode, we refer to this document, so it's important to have it handy while you're listening (or it just won't make much sense). 

Kelly Allen from Cochrane Australia takes us through the ins and outs of systematic reviews, both for those who intend on conducting them and for those who need to know how to read them. 


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Dr Marguerite Evans-Galea shares her experience of professional development through effective networking. Maggie gives tips on how, when, where and with whom to network. 

Dr Marguerite Evans-Galea is a researcher in genetics at the Murdoch Children's Research Institute.

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