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Research integrity (online, compulsory)

1 January 2017 6:00am31 December 2019 6:00am
Explore the fundamentals of research design, data management, authorship and more.

Open Access Week 2018 - UQ Library

22 October 2018 10:00am26 October 2018 1:00pm
ORCiD, Compliance, Grants, Peer Review, Overleaf, CHORUS & more!

Lighting the Spark: Entrepreneurial Pathways to leverage your research

23 October 2018 2:00am3:30am
"The act of undertaking a doctorate is a good training ground for the development of enterprise." Learn about what it means to be an entrepreneur.

Research, Policy and Practice: Connecting for Change

29 October 2018 1:00pm3:00pm
This seminar is designed for research candidates who are interested in the way research can inform policy and how researchers can connect their research with policy and program development.

Creating a structured thesis (CaST) venue: St Lucia

30 October 2018 9:30am11:30am
SESSION NOW FULL A practical guide to designing complex documents - in particular your thesis.

How to navigate an academic career

30 October 2018 10:00am12:00pm
Explore specific ideas, tools and techniques to navigate an academic career.

Qualitative research methods - Professor David Silverman - Lecture 1

31 October 2018 10:00am11:30am
Examine how you can used mixed methods in qualitative research with Professor David Silverman.

How to write up qualitative research - Professor David Silverman - Lecture 2

31 October 2018 2:00pm3:00pm
Join Professor David Silverman to examine the writing up of qualitative research.

Methods for Social Analysis & Statistics - MFSAS

1 November 2018 9:30am14 December 2018 10:30am
A range of short methods courses conducted by ISSR. Dates vary and costs apply. See links for details.

Managing the gap [online webinar]

1 November 2018 12:00pm1:00pm
Manage your time between thesis submission and conferral proactively.


Strategic networking: How to connect for impact

18 October 2018 9:30am11:30am
Understand the strategic value of networking. Identify networking opportunities.

Smart, savvy and scholarly: Knowing where NOT to publish

17 October 2018 10:00am11:30am
Learn how to publish your research in the right place for the most impact.

Preparing your curriculum vitae

16 October 2018 1:00pm3:00pm
Interactive workshop to give you skills to prepare and maintain an outstanding CV.

Matching your potential with employment possibilities

16 October 2018 10:00am12:00pm
This workshop will provide you with strategies for finding out what jobs are out there, and how to decide the main characteristics being sought in those jobs.

Organising your research with concept maps and graphic organisers

15 October 2018 2:00pm3:30pm
Interactive workshop which introduces strategies for effectively mapping and planning a research project.

Strategic scholarly publishing program - HaSS

15 October 2018 1:00pm19 October 2018 2:30pm
Come along to a series of five discipline-specific workshops, one a day for five days.

Academic publishing: Play by the rules

10 October 2018 1:30pm3:00pm
Explore guiding principles of good publishing practice. (Repeat session)

Writing a confirmation document

10 October 2018 10:30am12:00pm
Discover the purposes and characteristics of a confirmation document.

Career strategy: Planning for your Future

10 October 2018 9:30am11:30am
Successful careers are a result of good planning. Get started early with your career strategy.

Springer Nature: The importance of publishing for your research career

27 September 2018 1:00pm2:15pm
Hear Dr Jeffrey Robens from Springer Nature discuss the importance of publishing.

The 'imposter' syndrome

25 September 2018 9:30am12:30pm
Although you are doing well, you may still feel like an imposter. Learn how to manage these feelings.

Basic statistical ideas for researchers

24 September 2018 10:30am12:30pm
Learn ideas relating to research design, descriptive statistics and inferential statistics.

Wiley UniDay

12 September 2018 10:30am1:00pm
This 2-hour event will bring together editors of prominent journals, publishing experts and research publishing professionals.

Communicating in a global environment

10 September 2018 10:00am12:30pm
Build your skills in communicating across a range of cultures and contexts.

5 Rules of Grant Club

4 September 2018 1:00pm4:00pm
There are no places remaining for this event.

Communicating your research in the media

4 September 2018 9:30am12:30pm
Learn to present your research effectively through the media.

Mastering the art of paying attention

28 August 2018 10:00am12:00pm
Discover simple tools and techniques to stay focused and overcome distractions.

Strategic scholarly publishing program - EAIT

27 August 2018 1:00pm31 August 2018 2:30pm
Come along to a series of five discipline-specific workshops, one a day for five days.

Lived Experience: a conversation

16 August 2018 10:00am11:30am
Resilience is a key requirement of completing a higher degree by research. Listen to the experiences of students who have successfully completed the journey before you.

Writing a confirmation document

14 August 2018 10:00am11:30am
Discover the purposes and characteristics of a confirmation document.

Effective time management for researchers

7 August 2018 10:00am11:00am
Discover strategies for effective time management which can be applied in your research degree.

Mine, Yours, Ours – Meeting Everyone’s Needs

7 August 2018 9:00am11:00am
This workshop provides strategies to think and behave more assertively, set healthy professional boundaries and resolve conflict in professional contexts. Registrations open soon.

RQ 3 HDR orientation

1 August 2018 1:30pm4:00pm
Orientation is compulsory for all commencing HDR candidates. You should attend even if you have been unable to register.

Including published works in a thesis

30 July 2018 10:00am12:00pm
This session will cover the policy around including published works in theses.

Graduate Teaching Associate Program (GTA) (6 months)

28 July 2018 5:00pm
Develop knowledge and skills to advance your future teaching career. Expressions of interest for Round 2 close 28 July.


UQ Library

UQ's Library is an excellent source of support and training for HDR candidates.

UQ Library can help you find resources, manage your data, and make your research discoverable. They can also give you advice on publishing, research impact, and metrics.
UQ Library provides software training (EndNote, NVivo, Galaxy, Excel, Adobe Acrobat), UQ Research Data Manager drop in sessions, and the excellent Creating a Structured Thesis (CaST) workshop.

Information sessions

In addition to the Career Development Framework sessions, the Graduate School holds information sessions on a range of topics relevant to UQ HDR candidates.