Microsoft Teams training
We’re pleased to present two virtual one-hour workshops for increasing proficiency in Microsoft Teams, given this is now used so widely across Deakin. If you missed the beginner’s session, you can watch the recording here. The intermediate session will be held this Friday 3 December, 10am – 11am The intermediate course is designed to provide insights into Teams and how to best manage the application. This includes understanding the capabilities of teams and channels, managing users and access, app integration, customising the tool bar with apps, creating a team, shortcuts, adding forms, and SharePoint integration. Register for the Intermediate session here.

 All Members Day – Thursday 16 December, 9.30am -11.30am
While we’re disappointed not to be able to meet face-to-face as a group, we’ve managed to secure a great guest speaker for December’s All Members Day.  Dr Zoe Wainer (pictured) is the Deputy Secretary, Public Health at Victorian Department of Health and has a strong history of leadership in the hospital and health care industry. Zoe has particular expertise in value-based health care, clinical research, public health and strategic planning.  She will be providing an overview on the opportunities and challenges for health in the coming year(s), and the Department’s priorities post- pandemic, with a focus on reform and health equity. Join us on Zoom to hear Zoe speak and enjoy the rest of the agenda – including door prizes! See what’s on the agenda here.

Zoom link:  Meeting ID: 928 8810 8864 Password: 123456789

IHT Pitch Session – Tuesday 7 December, 9.30am
This final pitch session for 2021 is focused on Investigator Grants and is an excellent opportunity to learn more about the requirements of this scheme. Check your inbox for the invitation email that was sent on the 22 November from

Festive Fika – Wednesday 15 December, 11am
It’s a holiday theme for our last Fika of the year. Turn your favourite holiday snap into your Zoom background and come prepared to talk about what made that holiday special! Check your inbox for your calendar invitation.

Australian Social Network Analysis Conference 2021 – Tuesday 7 December, 2.30pm – 4.30pm
Celebrate the winner of the Pip Pattison Award 2021 – Professor Margaret Hellard AM, Deputy Director Burnet Institute, and hear the panel discuss, “How do you build a network to translate your network research?” Register now for this free event at