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The 'imposter' syndrome

17 June 2019 1:00pm4:00pm
Although you are doing well, you may still feel like an imposter. Learn how to manage these feelings.

Advanced presentation skills - Herston

18 June 2019 9:00am1:00pm
This interactive session will further develop your presentation skills for impact.

Strategic networking: How to connect for impact

19 June 2019 1:00pm3:00pm
Understand the strategic value of networking. Identify networking opportunities.

The teaching academic: An introduction

25 June 2019 10:30am12:30pm
Gain insight into what it means to teach effectively in higher education and how this fits with an academic career.

Research, Policy and Practice: Connecting for Change

27 June 2019 10:00am12:00pm
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.

How to get published: An introduction

2 July 2019 10:00am12:00pm
Gain an insight into the world of scholarly publishing.

CV Essentials for HDRs

3 July 2019 10:00am12:00pm
Interactive workshop to give you skills to prepare and maintain an outstanding CV. (previously known as Preparing your CV)

Communicating for impact outside academia

4 July 2019 10:30am12:30pm
Learn to communicate your research to the broader community.

Working with sensitive data (QFAB) - Herston

9 July 2019 9:00am5:00pm
Recommended for clinical and translational researchers, research assistants, research managers and others wanting to learn about frameworks and practical approaches to working with sensitive data in health including data sharing and de-identification.

Making the most of the advisor/student relationship

9 July 2019 10:00am11:30am
Learn how to develop a close working relationship with your advisors.


HaBS Introduction to Postdoctoral Research Fellowships

13 June 2019 1:30pm4:00pm
Not sure what a postdoc is? Wondering how people get them? Attend this great session and find out! Registrations close Monday 10 June.

Turbocharge your writing

12 June 2019 1:30pm4:00pm
Learn clear and practical strategies that can greatly increase your writing productivity.

The seven secrets of highly successful research students

12 June 2019 9:30am12:00pm
Unlock seven key habits to help you through your research degree.

Working in the 3rd Space: non-academic university careers

5 June 2019 10:30am12:30pm
Learn what is meant by 'the third space' and how this space might be right for your career.

Academic publishing: Play by the rules

3 June 2019 10:00am12:00pm
Explore guiding principles of good publishing practice.

Idea Hub PhD 6 week program (Reg by 3 June, starts 6 June)

1 June 2019 4:00pm3 June 2019 6:00pm
Attend weekly workshops to work on your ideas and be mentored.

Applying for academic positions

29 May 2019 10:00am12:00pm
Thinking about a career in academia but don't know where to start? This workshop is for HDR candidates who would like to find out more about applying for academic positions within the Australian system.

Career strategy (General)

28 May 2019 10:00am12:00pm
Discover post-HDR career options and consider which is best for you.

Introduction to presentation skills - Gatton

24 May 2019 10:00am11:30am
This session provides an introduction to the secrets of great presentations.

Using strengths to effectively work in teams

23 May 2019 1:00pm4:00pm
Learn about your unique strengths and how you can leverage these to work effectively in teams.

Networking in the digital space

22 May 2019 10:00am12:00pm
This session will provide tips and tricks for making contact through digital means.

Digital Researcher Showcase: Keynote

21 May 2019 2:00pm4:00pm
Listen to the keynote speech by Professor Bronwyn Harch, Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Research) as part of the Digital Researcher Showcase. See Registration link to register.

Cohesion, linking and flow in your writing - Herston

21 May 2019 10:00am11:30am
Discover strategies and techniques which will help you improve cohesion in your writing and assist your reader to understand the structure of your argument.

Becoming a resilient researcher webinar [online]

16 May 2019 12:00pm1:00pm
This webinar will teach you key principles to improve self-awareness and your interactions with others.

RQ 2 HDR orientation

14 May 2019 1:30pm4:00pm
Orientation is compulsory for all commencing HDR candidates, both domestic and international. Registrations will open on 1 April, 2019.

New international HDR students: Compulsory information session

14 May 2019 10:30am11:30am
Get valuable information to support you as a new international HDR student.

Presenting for the 3MT

10 May 2019 10:30am11:30am
How do you present effectively for the 3MT?

Introduction to presentation skills - Herston

7 May 2019 3:00pm4:30pm
This session provides an introduction to the secrets of great presentations.

Graduate Digital Research Fellowship - Expression of interest

7 May 2019 3:00pm15 June 2019 4:00pm
This year-long program is designed to prepare research students for academic or non-academic careers in digital scholarship.

Writing a confirmation document - Herston

7 May 2019 10:00am11:30am
Discover the purposes and characteristics of a confirmation document.

Writing a literature review - Gatton

30 April 2019 10:00am11:30am
Learn practical strategies that will help you tackle your literature review.

Basic statistical ideas for researchers

26 April 2019 1:00pm3:00pm
Learn ideas relating to research design, descriptive statistics and inferential statistics.

Editing and proof reading your thesis

24 April 2019 1:00pm2:30pm
This practical workshop focuses on proofreading tips and editing strategies.

Idea Hub Autumn Unlimited (6 week program)

17 April 2019 5:00pm29 May 2019 7:30pm
This six week course shows you how to pursue your ideas and tap into your inner entrepreneur. REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED VIA iDEAHUB'S WEBSITE (link in the description)

3MT information session

10 April 2019 2:00pm3:00pm
Learn about the 3MT competition and all the benefits of competing.


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.