Skip to Main Content

Research support essentials: Multimedia

This page contains multimedia sources related to research support.

What is research?

What comes to mind when you think about research? Probably a laboratory with test tubes, microscopes, and scientists wearing white lab coats. This setup is ideal for researchers in some disciplines, such as virologists studying viral infections, physicists developing new electronic devices, or chemists creating new materials. Other possibilities, like searching through historical archives or distributing surveys about consumer preferences, may also come to mind. That’s research too!

Duration: 4 mins approx.

Choosing a Manageable Research Topic

Tips and strategies to narrow your topic for a more effective paper.

Duration: 4 mins approx.

How to deliver a great presentation

Associate Professor Justin Skowno's presentation at the 2022 ANZCA ASM got a lot of people talking. A/Prof Skowno made good use of Prezi to bring his talk to life, but he took this one step further with captivating real-time graphics during his Mary Burnell lecture “From mere survival to thriving. Progress in paediatric anaesthesia from 1842 to 2042."

Here he gives you his top tips on delivering a great presentation.

Duration: 6 mins 20 secs.

Read more in the 2022 winter edition of the ANZCA Bulletin.

ASM 2024: Publishing online and in print | #ASM24BRIS (TopMedTalk)

"TopMedTalk Down Under" continues 'as live' coverage of the 2024 Australian and New Zealand College of Anaesthetists (ANZCA) and Faculty of Pain Medicine's Annual Scientific Meeting.

What are the pressures and rewards in publishing, in a world where the internet is nearly ubiquitous and when large language models driven by artificial intelligence can be used to write copy for you?

Presented by Andy Cumpstey, Clinical lecturer, University Hospital Southampton NHS Foundation Trust and the University of Southampton, England, and Kate Leslie, Professor, Specialist Anaesthetist and Head of Research at the Royal Melbourne Hospital and the University of Melbourne with their guests Matt Wiles, Editor-in-Chief of Anaesthesia, consultant in anaesthesia and intensive care at Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust and Dr Jim Rathmell, Editor-in-chief for Anesthesiology, Harvard University, Chief, Enterprise Anesthesiology, Mass General Brigham and Chair, Department of Anesthesiology, Perioperative and Pain Medicine at Brigham and Women's Hospital.

Evidence-Based Practice

© 2019 Duke University and University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

The Leiden Manifesto for Research Metrics

Diana Hicks outlines 10 principles to guide research evaluation.

Duration: 4 mins, 30 secs.

ASM 2023: Gilbert Brown Prize Session chair A/Prof Matt Doane speaks with Dr Andrew Wilson

Gilbert Brown Prize Session chair, Associate Professor Matt Doane, FANZCA (NSW) speaks with Dr Andrew Wilson, FANZCA (NZ) about this year’s awards; diversity in our research community; and the 2023 edition of 'Australasian Anaesthesia', also known as the Blue Book; Matt’s first as editor.

Duration: 6 mins.

ANZCA acknowledges the traditional custodians of Country throughout Australia and recognises their unique cultural and spiritual relationships to the land, waters and seas and their rich contribution to society. We pay our respects to ancestors and Elders, past, present, and emerging.

ANZCA acknowledges and respects Māori as the Tangata Whenua of Aotearoa and is committed to upholding the principles of the Treaty of Waitangi, fostering the college’s relationship with Māori, supporting Māori fellows and trainees, and striving to improve the health of Māori.