Early candidature is the time to lay the groundwork for successful completion of your degree. It is important that you take the time to think about where you are headed after graduation, and what steps you may need to take to get there. It is also your chance to develop skills that will help you manage your time and avoid procrastination.

Writing a literature review [webinar]

12 January 2023 10:00am11:30am
Learn how to critically read and note-take when writing your lit review. Examine the unique features of a literature review as a frame for your research. This session is also available as a dual mode in Gatton. Please ensure you are registered in the correct session in order to receive the correct notifications.

Impactful presentations: Delivering with confidence [St Lucia]

23 January 2023 9:30am1:30pm
This interactive session will enable you to develop your edge when communicating your research, participating in conferences or competitions such as 3MT and more broadly, when presenting your personal value proposition. (formerly known as Advanced Presentation Skills).

Resilient researcher: Understanding yourself and others [webinar]

24 January 2023 12:00pm1:30pm
Your IQ is high. But what about your EQ? The ability to understand ourselves and others is central to career and personal success.

Strategic scholarly publishing principles [webinar]

14 February 2023 1:00pm2:00pm
Learn the principles of publishing your research strategically.

Research ethics: Human [Webinar]

20 February 2023 10:00am11:30am
HDR candidates using humans in their research require ethics approval prior to collecting any data. Find out how to seek approval.

Research ethics: Animal [webinar]

20 February 2023 12:00pm20 November 2023 1:30pm
At UQ, animals are used for various scientific purposes in both research and teaching, including; laboratory research, teaching, veterinary science, companion and production animal settings, and in the wild (be it terrestrial or marine).

Writing a confirmation document [webinar]

24 February 2023 10:00am11:30am
Discover the purposes and characteristics of a confirmation document. This session is available in-person too. Ensure that you're registered for the correct mode in order to receive the correct notifications.

Planning to publish [webinar]

28 February 2023 10:00am11:30am
Which journals/publishers are best for your research? (previously known as How to Get Published)

Writing a confirmation document [Gatton]

23 November 2022 12:00pm1:30pm
Discover the purposes and characteristics of a confirmation document. This workshop is also available as a webinar. Please ensure that you are correctly registered in your chosen mode to receive the relevant workshop notifications.

Optimising Wellbeing throughout your HDR Journey [Gatton]

23 November 2022 10:00am11:30am
This workshop aims to assist HDR students to manage stress, to open conversations about wellbeing and to access UQ support services and resources.

Career strategy: Planning for your Future [Webinar]

22 November 2022 10:00am12:00pm
Successful careers are a result of good planning. Get started early with your career strategy.

Three Ss of Resilience [St Lucia]

21 November 2022 12:00pm1:30pm
Learn strategies to improve resilience in order to better manage the stresses and strains of life, both during the candidature and in your future professional life.

Advanced literature searching [webinar]

17 November 2022 10:00am11:00am
Learn how to use and navigate the UQ Library search engine. Learn strategies to find and identify what you’re looking for, and like a skilled investigator, identify and track down promising additional material. This session is targeted at new HDR students who have little experience with Library searching.

Writing a literature review [Herston]

15 November 2022 10:00am11:30am
Learn how to critically read and note-take when writing your lit review. Examine the unique features of a literature review as a frame for your research. This session is also available on Zoom. Please ensure that you're signed up for the correct session in order to receive the correct notifications.

Basic statistical ideas for researchers [webinar]

11 November 2022 10:00am12:00pm
Learn ideas relating to research design, descriptive statistics and inferential statistics.

Introduction to SPSS (QCIF) [webinar]

9 November 2022 9:00am5:00pm
This workshop will provide a hands-on introduction to the widely-used SPSS statistical analysis package. Participants will learn how to import, manage and transform datasets, and how to summarise and present data. The workshop will also include a basic introduction to statistical testing using SPSS. REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED AND OPENS ON 9 SEP AT NOON.

Impactful presentations: Delivering with confidence [Gatton]

7 November 2022 9:30am1:30pm
This interactive session will enable you to develop your edge when communicating your research, presenting at conferences, or participating in competitions such as 3MT and more broadly, when presenting your personal value proposition. (formerly known as Advanced Presentation Skills);

Lighting the Spark: Entrepreneurial Pathways to leverage your research (F2F St Lucia)

3 November 2022 10:00am12:00pm
Find out how to generate workable ideas from your research and turn them into business opportunities. Be an idea pioneer! This workshops is available in webinar and F2F modes. Please ensure that you register for the correct mode in order to receive the correct notifications.

Lighting the Spark: Entrepreneurial Pathways to leverage your research [webinar]

3 November 2022 10:00am12:00pm
Find out how to generate workable ideas from your research and turn them into business opportunities. Be an idea pioneer! This workshops is available in webinar and F2F modes. Please ensure that you register for the correct mode in order to receive the correct notifications.

NEW! Analysing categorical outcomes and logistic regression with R [webinar]

1 November 2022 9:00am12:30pm
The course will cover the principles of logistic regression and includes practical sessions getting hands-on experience of logistic regression in R. You will require prior expertise in R and a basic familiarity with statistical hypothesis testing and regression analysis to attend. REGISTRATION CLOSES NOON 28 OCTOBER

Strategic networking: How to connect for impact [webinar]

28 October 2022 10:00am12:00pm
Understand the strategic value of networking. Identify networking opportunities.

Plotting and programming with Python

24 October 2022 9:00am27 October 2022 12:30pm
This software carpentry workshop introduces the building blocks of Python. Please do not sign up for the four half-days (morning) interactive workshop unless you are able to attend all four morning sessions in full. REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED AND OPENS ON 24 AUGUST AT NOON.

Exploring and predicting using linear regression in SPSS (QCIF) [webinar]

21 October 2022 9:00am5:00pm
This hands-on SPSS workshop introduces principles and methods of regression models using SPSS, and how to interpret relationships between variables. It covers basic principles of regression methods through to interpreting the output of statistical analyses. Prior expertise with SPSS is required. Participants are also expected to have a basic familiarity with the concepts of descriptive statistics and elementary statistical hypothesis testing. REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED AND WILL OPEN ON 20 AUG AT NOON.

Research integrity in HDR training (student only session) [webinar]

20 October 2022 10:00am11:30am
Learn about research integrity policies, advisors' and candidates' main obligations through a discussive, interactive session using real life scenarios. [This workshop differs from the mandatory online Research Integrity module which must still be completed as part of the Confirmation milestone.]

Career strategy (General) [webinar]

19 October 2022 10:00am12:00pm
Discover post-HDR career options and consider which is best for you.

Introduction to HPC (QCIF) [webinar]

19 October 2022 9:00am12:30pm
This interactive workshop will introduce you to HPC. You *must* have access to an HPC cluster to attend the course; basic experience with Unix or Linux is highly recommended. REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED AND OPENS ON 19 AUGUST AT 12PM.

Presenting your research [Herston]

18 October 2022 10:00am11:30am
This session provides an introduction to the secrets of great research presentations. Learn how to craft a message that targets your audience. This workshop is also concurrently offered as a webinar. Please ensure that you are signed up for the correct mode in order to receive the correct notifications. (Formerly known as Introduction to Presentation Skills as well as Planning and Presenting Persuasive Research).

Presenting your research (webinar)

18 October 2022 10:00am11:30am
This session provides an introduction to the secrets of great research presentations. Learn how to craft a message that targets your audience. This workshop is also concurrently offered F2F at Herston. Please ensure that you are signed up for the correct mode in order to receive the correct notifications. (Formerly known as Introduction to Presentation Skills as well as Planning and Presenting Persuasive Research).

Mindmapping research: Coping with info overload [St Lucia]

14 October 2022 10:00am1:00pm
Learn how to manage your research and cope with information overload. [Formerly called Organising your research with concept maps and graphic organisers]

Structuring your writing [Webinar]

13 October 2022 10:00am11:30am
This workshop explores planning and structuring research writing. (formerly called Planning to Write) Consider attending Refining Your Writing after attending this workshop.

Pondering procrastination productively [webinar]

12 October 2022 10:00am11:30am
Are you plagued by procrastination? Why put off till tomorrow what you can do today? Learn tools and strategies to get you started in making change, feeling in control and creating new, more productive habits.

Qualitative Research Evening with David Silverman: Interview society [webinar]

10 October 2022 6:30pm8:00pm
How was it for you? Professor David Silverman discusses the Interview Society and the irresistible rise of the (poorly analyzed) interview in this special evening presentation.

Communicating in a global environment

26 September 2022 10:00am1:00pm
Build your skills in communicating across a range of cultures and contexts.

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