Keynote, Plenary & Invited Presentations


Given, Lisa M. 2016. Information behaviour and research impact: Fostering industry relationships to support knowledge transfer and research adoption. Research Seminar Series, Swedish School of Library and Information Science, University of Borås. Borås, Sweden, October.

Given, Lisa M. 2015. Bringing science to the vineyard: How to build a better bridge. Tumbarumba Wines Association, Annual General Meeting – Plenary. Tumbarumba NSW, Australia, August.

Given, Lisa M. and Megan Hill. 2015. Information seeking for research adoption: Targeting messages and media to the market. Australian Grape and Wine Authority Extension Day. Adelaide SA, Australia, May.

Given, Lisa M. 2015. The medium is (not always) the message: Wine industry findings from an information behaviour perspective. Adoption of Grape and Wine Research and Development Outputs Workshop, Department of Economic Development, Jobs, Transport and Resources, Victoria. Melbourne VIC, Australia, March.

Given, Lisa M. 2014. Knowledge needs of non-profit organisations: An emergent model of types and representations. School of Information Studies Research Seminar Series, Charles Sturt University. Wagga Wagga NSW, Australia, December.

Given, Lisa M. 2014. What is the impact of research on our communities? Charles Sturt University Explorations Series. Wagga Wagga NSW, Australia, September.

Given, Lisa M. 2014. Strategies to enhance research impact: Elevating your academic profile for community engagement. Translating Evidence in Child Health to Enhance Outcomes (ECHO) Research Program, University of Alberta. Edmonton AB, Canada, April.

Given, Lisa M. 2013. “How can education change the world?” Charles Sturt University Graduation, Occasional Address. Wagga Wagga NSW, Australia, December.

Given, Lisa M. 2013. Using qualitative approaches to assess research impact and engagement. 3rd Annual Towards Research Excellence in Australia Conference. Melbourne VIC, Australia, December.

Given, Lisa M. 2013. Enhancing impact: How scientists can elevate their public and scientific profiles. Graham Centre End-of-Year Research Symposium, Charles Sturt University. Wagga Wagga NSW, Australia, December.

Given, Lisa M. 2013. Qualitative inquiry and research impact: Strategies for assessment. Swinburne University Research Impact Forum. Hawthorn VIC, Australia, August.

Given, Lisa M. 2013. The great debate: Canada’s ethics policy is a good standard with which to review research in the social sciences and humanities. Fifty Shades of Research Ethics – Canadian Association of Research Ethics Boards, Annual Conference. Calgary AB, Canada, April.

Given, Lisa M. 2013. Using iPads in mixed methods research: Experiences from the Translating Emergency Knowledge for Kids (TREKK) project. School of Library & Information Studies, Research Colloquium Series – University of Alabama. Tuscaloosa AL, USA, January.

Given, Lisa M. 2012. Emerging methods for information behaviour research: Pushing the research envelope. Sig-USE Symposium: American Society for Information Science and Technology Annual Conference. Baltimore MD USA, October.

Given, Lisa M. 2012. Exploring individuals’ information practices: The photovoice research method. School of Information Studies, Research Seminar Series – McGill University. Montreal Canada, October 2012.

Given, Lisa M. 2012. Going global: Strategies for recruiting academic staff in information studies. ALIA Higher Educators Forum. Adelaide SA, June.

Given, Lisa M. 2011. Health information online: Helping patients and families find what they need. National Library of Australia, Seminar. Canberra ACT, November.

Given, Lisa M. 2011. Assessing information on H1N1: Exploring the process with seniors and pregnant women. Northern Alberta Health Libraries Association, Trends Mini-Conference. Edmonton AB, April.

Given, Lisa M. 2010. From FIMS to the Federal Court: A journey in library and information studies. Faculty of Information and Media Studies, Research Seminar Series – University of Western Ontario. London ON, October.

Given, Lisa M. 2010. Qualitative inquiry and the nature of ‘evidence’: An interdisciplinary conversation. Thinking Qualitatively 2010: 10th Annual Conference. Edmonton AB, June.

Given, Lisa M. 2010. Crossing interdisciplinary boundaries in LIS research. LOEX of the West Annual Conference – Crossing Borders, Expanding Frontiers. Calgary AB, June.

Given, Lisa M. 2010. Using qualitative evidence in library and information practice. 6th International Evidence Based Library & Information Practice Conference. Edmonton AB, June.

Given, Lisa M. 2010. High performance computing in the arts and humanities: What does the future hold? BCNet/CANARIE Conference 2010 – New Ideas for Shared Solutions. Vancouver BC, May.

Given, Lisa M. 2010. “Visual Traffic Sweeps (VTS): A Research Method for Examining People’s Use of Physical Space.” Faculty of Education Research Forum, University of Alberta. Edmonton AB, February.

Given, Lisa M. 2009. The University as an informing space: Understanding students’ experiences. Atlantic Centre for Qualitative Research and Analysis Annual Symposium, St. Thomas University – Keynote Lecture. Fredericton NB, November.

Given, Lisa M. 2009. Identifying the ‘best’ evidence: The quantitative vs. qualitative debate. Alberta Initiative for School Improvement Research Symposium. Edmonton AB, March.

Given, Lisa M. 2009. Expanding your methodological repertoire: An introduction to qualitative research. CIHR Strategic Research Training Group: Communication and Social Interaction in Healthy Aging – Symposium 2009. Banff AB, February.

Given, Lisa M. 2008. Meta-analysis of qualitative research: Strategies for assessing the evidence. Women and Children’s Health Research Institute (WCHRI) Research Day. Edmonton AB, November.

Given, Lisa M. 2008. Responding to disruption: Why understanding the dynamics of routines is useful – a paper by Martha S. Feldman (plenary discussant). University of Alberta Communications and Technology Symposium 2008. Edmonton AB, May.

Given, Lisa M. 2008. Making sense of human ethics: A guide to the current research ethics landscape in Canada. Mount Royal College, Research Development Days. Calgary AB, May.

Given, Lisa M. 2008. Evidence-based practice and qualitative research: Ethics, evidence and practice – Interdisciplinary perspectives. The Fourth International Congress of Qualitative Inquiry – QI 2008: Ethics, Evidence and Social Justice. Champaign IL, May.

Given, Lisa M. 2008. Spotlight: IIQI collaborating sites roundtable. The Fourth International Congress of Qualitative Inquiry – QI 2008: Ethics, Evidence and Social Justice. Champaign IL, May.

Given, Lisa M. 2008. Coding and analysis of qualitative data: An information theory approach. Research Seminar Series, Athabasca University. Edmonton AB, April.

Valdman, Silvia, and Lisa M. Given. 2008. Evidence in the age of the internet: How reliable is it? Ottawa Immigration Law Conference 2008. Ottawa ON, April.

Given, Lisa M. 2008. Proposals for change: Privacy and confidentiality, qualitative research and creative practice. National Council on Ethics in Human Research (NCEHR) Pre-conference. Ottawa ON, February.

Given, Lisa M. 2008. How to get published in LIS journals (panel). Community Engagement: Integrating Learning, Research and Practice – Association for Library and Information Science Education Annual Conference. Philadelphia PA, January.

Given, Lisa M. 2008. Questionnaire design for effective library research. Ontario Library Association Superconference 2008. Toronto ON, January.

Given, Lisa M. 2007. Undergraduates and the academic library: Implications for services and spaces. A presentation for the Librarians – University of Toronto, Mississauga Campus. Mississauga ON, December.

Given, Lisa M., Hope A. Olson, Heather Simpson. 2007. The Otipimsuak project: Content management and web design. University of Saskatchewan, Community-University Research Alliance Research Day. Saskatoon SK, November.

Given, Lisa M. 2007. Qualitative research and the Tri-Council policy statement: Ethical conduct for research involving humans – Implications for researchers in education. Research Seminar Series, Faculty of Education, University of Alberta. Edmonton AB, October.

Given, Lisa M. 2007. Interdisciplinarity and collaboration at the International Institute for Qualitative Methodology. Research Seminar Series, Faculty of Nursing, University of Alberta. Edmonton AB, May.

Given, Lisa M. 2007. Qualitative research and the Tri-Council policy statement: Ethical conduct for research involving humans – A response. Canadian Association of Research Ethics Boards – Annual Meeting. Montreal PQ, May.

Given, Lisa M. 2007. Access: A research imperative in library and information studies. Research and Training Perspectives on the Canadian Digital Information Strategy. Sponsored by Library & Archives Canada and École de bibliothéconomie et des sciences de l’information. Montreal PQ, May.

Given, Lisa M. 2007. Undergraduate students’ experiences at the University of Alberta: The campus as an informing space. University of Alberta, General Faculties Council – Committee on the Learning Environment. Edmonton AB, February.

Given, Lisa M. 2007. Somewhere over the rainbow: Qualitative research – just another colour in the research spectrum. National Council on Ethics in Human Research (NCEHR) Pre-conference. Ottawa ON, February.