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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.

Writing and Literature Review - Gatton Campus

27 April 2018 9:30am11:30am
Learn practical strategies that will help you tackle your literature review.

Cohesion, linking and flow in your writing - Gatton Campus

27 April 2018 12:30pm2:30pm
Discover strategies and techniques which will help you improve cohesion in your writing and assist your reader to understand the structure of your argument.

Communicating in a global environment

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

Leaders and leadership: The challenge of 'doing' leadership

9 May 2018 1:30pm3:30pm
Learn leadership attributes, approaches, behaviours, and leadership in practice.

Using strengths to effectively work in teams

10 May 2018 9:30am12:30pm
Learn about your unique strengths and how you can leverage these to work effectively in teams.

Creating a structured thesis (CaST) venue: St Lucia

11 May 2018 9:30am12:30pm
A practical guide to designing complex documents - in particular your thesis.

Strategic scholarly publishing program - Science

14 May 2018 1:00pm18 May 2018 2:30pm
Come along to a series of five discipline-specific workshops, one a day for five days.

Build your personal brand

15 May 2018 9:30am11:30am
This workshop provides pragmatic strategies to define your personal and research brand.

Introduction to presentation skills

16 May 2018 9:30am10:30am
Presenting your research is an important skill. Learn how to do it well.


Writing a literature review

18 April 2018 10:00am12:00pm
Learn practical strategies that will help you tackle your literature review.

Mastering the art of paying attention

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

Lived Experience: a conversation

16 April 2018 1:00pm2:30pm
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.

Editing and proof reading your thesis

12 April 2018 10:00am11:30am
This practical workshop focuses on proofreading tips and editing strategies.

Understanding yourself and others

11 April 2018 9:30am12:30pm
Learn five key principles to improve self-awareness and your interactions with others.

Career shaping: Resume and selection criteria

27 March 2018 1:00pm3:00pm
Write a great resume tailored to your audience and learn how to respond to selection criteria.

Career shaping: Understand your skills and identify opportunities

27 March 2018 10:00am12:00pm
Increase your chances of a positive career on completion of your HDR.

Candidate Development Award information session

26 March 2018 10:30am11:30am
This sessions provides an overview of the CDA and the process of applying.

How to get published: An introduction

19 March 2018 2:30pm4:30pm
Gain an insight into the world of scholarly publishing.

Basic statistical ideas for researchers

14 March 2018 10:00am12:00pm
Learn ideas relating to research design, descriptive statistics and inferential statistics.

Career strategy: Planning for your Future

13 March 2018 9:30am11:30am
Craft a career strategy to make the transition from study to employment.

Strategic networking: How to connect for impact

8 March 2018 9:30am11:30am
Understand the strategic value of networking. Identify networking opportunities.

Writing a confirmation document

6 March 2018 1:30pm3:00pm
Discover the purposes and characteristics of a confirmation document.

How to navigate an academic career

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

Strategic scholarly publishing program - BEL

5 March 2018 1:00pm9 March 2018 2:30pm
Come along to a series of five discipline-specific workshops, one a day for five days.

Organising your research with concept maps and graphic organisers

28 February 2018 10:30am12:00pm
Interactive workshop which introduces strategies for effectively mapping and planning a research project.

Graduate teaching assistant (6 months)

23 February 2018 5:00pm
Develop knowledge and skills to advance your future teaching career.

Creating a structured thesis (CaST) venue: Herston

23 February 2018 9:30am12:30pm
A practical guide to designing complex documents - in particular your thesis.

Applying for academic positions

15 February 2018 9:30am11:30am
This workshop is for HDR candidates who would like to find out more about applying for academic positions within the Australian system.

Curriculum vitae basics for HDRs (Gatton)

14 February 2018 12:00pm1:00pm
Learn how to prepare a quality CV that highlights skills gained during your HDR.

Career strategy (Gatton)

14 February 2018 9:30am11:30am
Discover post-HDR career options and consider which is best for you.

Effective time management for researchers

13 February 2018 12:00pm1:00pm
Discover strategies for effective time management which can be applied in your research degree.

Making the most of the advisor/student relationship

13 February 2018 10:00am11:30am
Learn how to develop a close working relationship with your advisors.

RQ 1 HDR orientation

6 February 2018 1:30pm4:00pm
Orientation is compulsory for all commencing HDR candidates, both domestic and international.   

Endnote for thesis writing

19 January 2018 10:00am12:00pm
Tips and tricks for using EndNote when writing a thesis.


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.