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Research Seminars and Workshops

The Research Office in collaboration with The Faculty of Business & Entrepreneurship  workshop in a series of 7 Research Capacity Building Workshops. 

The first workshop:  Time & Workload Management – co-creating a way forward, will be facilitated by Emilie Sila’ila’i, our new Research Manager. 

Pesetā Dr. Desmond Mene Lee Hang (DVC for Academic and Research / UREC Chair) will officiate the opening of our series of Research Capacity Building Workshop

Education Sector -Wide Research Capacity Building Workshop Series 2021

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Time Management for New Faculty

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Time Savers–Teaching

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Workshop 2: The Do’s and Don’ts of Publishing by Afioga Aiono Professor Alec Ekeroma (VC, NUS) and Dr Rafia Naz

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Additional Reading

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Workshop 3: Copyright / Use of Creative Commons

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Sustainable Governance

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Copyright Amendment Act

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Workshop 4: Citation and Referencing Skills including bibliographic software

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Guide to Harvard referencing style

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Workshop 5: Use of Statistical Software (SPSS)

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Workshop 6: How to write a Research Proposal  

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Workshop 7: HOW TO access 2 rich research resources – SAMOA DIGITAL LIBRARY &  UTU Samoa Archaeological Geospatial Database

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DocFetcher & QGIS Setup

DocFetcher Quick Directions

Utu-QGIS : The First Time

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FOBE Seminar One Semester 1, 2021

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Seminar Presentation: Impact of COVID-19 on Samoa Airways and way forward

By: Robert Rounds, GM Commercial 

FOBE Seminar Two Semester 1, 2021

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Seminar Presentation: “The Scams (Ponzi) and Pyramid Schemes”

By: Seve  Benjamin R. M. Pereira- Assistant Governor, Policy Group for the Central Bank of Samoa.

FOBE Seminar Three Semester 1, 2021

Academic Work Referencing: APA Style for Accounting and Business Research

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2021 Conferences


FOBE Seminar One Semester 2, 2021

Raphael Semel presented on Thursday 12th August 2021 on the topic “Project Management” at AoA CR, the National University of Samoa

FOBE Seminar Two Semester 2, 2021

Donald Leumaga – Facility Manager Samoa Agribusiness Support Project, Ministry of Finance presented on 7th October, 2021 on the topic “Samoa Agribusiness Support Project” at AOA CR, the National University of Samoa.

GLOBE Project: CCI for Fiji, Tonga and Samoa

Dr Rafia Naz has been included as the Country Co-Investigator (CCI) for the GLOBE project for Fiji, Samoa and Tonga. GLOBE (Global Leadership and Organizational Behaviour Effectiveness) is one of the most highly recognized international research projects in the management field.  GLOBE is an organization dedicated to the study of culture, and that of leadership, organizational effectiveness, trust, human resource practices, and careers in different cultures. GLOBE has won several international awards and is one of the most influential and longest running cross-cultural research projects. 

FOBE Research Seminars

Naz, R. 2020. Navigating Research. Presentation delivered on 17th September, 2020 at 1.30pm in AOA Conference Room, the National University of Samoa.

NUS Research Forum

Naz, R. 2020. Learning Analytics in Higher Education: Implications for the National University of Samoa. Paper presented at the National University of Samoa Research Forum: Stock-take, Prioritise and Collaborate. 3-4 September, 2020, the National University of Samoa, Samoa.

Naz, R. 2020. Research in the Faculty of Business & Entrepreneurship (FOBE). Deans Presentation at the National University of Samoa Research Forum: Stock-take, Prioritise and Collaborate. 3-4 September, 2020, the National University of Samoa, Samoa.

National Trade Workshop

Orita and Savaiinaea attended the National Workshop on Trade Arrangements, 26th-27th August, 2020 at the TATTE Convention Centre on behalf of the National University of Samoa.

Research Output 2021

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Participation in Other Conferences/Forums in 2021

1.Participated in the OCIES 49th Annual Conference 2021 on “Strengthening, Expanding and Reimagining Connections for, and through, Education”. Jointly Convened by the Fiji National University, University of Waikato, and University of Melbourne (in collaboration with Monash University), 01 – 03 December 2021.

2.Participated in the Pacific Internet Governance and APTLD Forum, 6 – 9 September, 2021. NUS is one of the Pacific Hubs facilitating this conference.

3.Participated in the APNIC52, to be held online 13 – 16 September, 2021.

4.Participated in the Asia Pacific Regional Internet Governance Forum, 27 – 30 September, 2021

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