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Entrepreneurs and Innovators Networking Breakfast

23 July 2019 8:00am10:00am
Take the opportunity to network with inspirational entrepreneurs, innovators and those who work with them. Clicking on the Register button will send you to an Expression of Interest form.

UniQuest commercialisation workshop (2 days)

23 July 2019 8:00am24 July 2019 5:00pm
The free, two-day UniQuest Research Commercialisation Workshop focuses on intellectual property management and industry engagement and is specifically tailored for UQ management and researchers. REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED VIA UNIQUEST'S WEBSITE (link in the description)

Perfection not required: Managing perfectionism - TRI

24 July 2019 2:00pm3:00pm
This workshop will dispel the common myth that perfectionism is a good thing that is a characteristic of high achievers, and use a cognitive behavioural approach to overcoming perfectionist behaviours and thought processes.
Please note that this workshop has been tailored for students based at TRI, however, all HDR students are welcome to attend.

Research integrity in practice

25 July 2019 10:00am12:30pm
We are all at risk of unethical behavior. Learn how to identify rationalizations and blind spots and good practices of research to adopt. A light lunch will be provided.

Writing a confirmation document - TRI/PACE

26 July 2019 9:00am10:30am
Discover the purposes and characteristics of a confirmation document.

NGS - How data generation impacts bioinformatics (QFAB) - TRI

29 July 2019 9:00am5:00pm
Recommended for biologists, other life scientists and computer scientists planning to work with next-generation sequencing data. REGISTRATION OPENS ON 1 JULY, 12 NOON

Genome assembly using Galaxy (QFAB) - TRI

30 July 2019 9:00am5:00pm
For biologists and bioinformaticians interested in genome sequencing and the assembly process, particularly for bacteria. No prior bioinformatics knowledge is required. REGISTRATION WILL OPEN ON 1 JULY, NOON.

New international HDR students: Compulsory information session

30 July 2019 10:30am12:30pm
Get valuable information to support you as a new international HDR student.

RQ 3 HDR orientation

30 July 2019 1:30pm4:00pm
Orientation is compulsory for all commencing HDR candidates, both domestic and international.

RNA Seq analysis using Galaxy (QFAB) - TRI

31 July 2019 9:00am5:00pm
Recommended for biologists and other life scientists planning to work with RNA-Seq data for differential gene expression. No prior bioinformatics knowledge is required. REGISTRATION OPENS ON 1 JULY, NOON.

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Candidate Development Award (CDA) Information Session

17 July 2019 10:00am12:00pm
This sessions provides an overview of the CDA and the process of applying.

Creating a structured thesis (CaST)

17 July 2019 9:30am12:30pm
One of our most popular sessions - a practical guide to designing complex documents, in particular your thesis.

Applying for academic positions - Herston

16 July 2019 12:30pm2:30pm
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.

Writing a literature review - Herston

16 July 2019 10:00am12:00pm
Learn practical strategies that will help you tackle your literature review.

Clinical data capture and management with REDcap (QFAB) - Herston

16 July 2019 9:00am5:00pm
For clinical, translational and health service researchers, health service managers, research managers and others wanting to learn about the capabilities of REDCap - a secure web application for building and managing online surveys and databases. No prior experience with REDCap is necessary.

Mastering the art of paying attention

12 July 2019 10:30am12:30pm
Discover simple tools and techniques to stay focused and overcome distractions.

Advanced presentation skills - PACE/TRI

12 July 2019 9:30am1:30pm
This interactive session will further develop your presentation skills for impact. You do not need to have attended Intro to Presentation Skills to attend this session.

Writing a confirmation document - Gatton

11 July 2019 1:00pm2:30pm
Discover the purposes and characteristics of a confirmation document.

Editing and proof reading your thesis - Gatton

11 July 2019 10:00am11:30am
This practical workshop focuses on proofreading tips and editing strategies.

Mine, Yours, ours : Meeting everyone's needs through assertive communication - TRI

10 July 2019 2:00pm3:00pm
This workshop provides strategies to think and behave more assertively, set healthy professional boundaries and resolve conflict in professional contexts. Please note that this workshop has been tailored for students based at TRI, however, all HDR students are welcome to attend.

20 rules of the game to help you successfully complete your PhD (Webinar by Digital Health CRC)

9 July 2019 12:00pm1:00pm
In this webinar, Professor Niamh Brennan will discuss her top 20 PhD rules to help students successfully navigate this challenge.

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.

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.

Communicating for impact outside academia

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

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)

How to get published: An introduction

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

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.

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.

Making the most of the advisor/student relationship - TRI

24 June 2019 2:00pm3:00pm
Learn how to develop a close working relationship with your advisors. Please note that this session has been tailored for students at TRI but all UQ HDR students are welcome to attend.

Strategic networking: How to connect for impact

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

Advanced presentation skills - Herston

18 June 2019 9:00am1:00pm
This interactive session will further develop your presentation skills for impact. You do not need to have attended Intro to Presentation Skills to attend this session.

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.

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.

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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.