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.

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.

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.

Introduction to presentation skills

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

Creating a structured thesis (CaST) venue: St Lucia

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

New international HDR students: Compulsory information session

22 May 2018 10:30am11:30am
Get valuable information to support you as a new international student at UQ.

RQ 2 HDR orientation

22 May 2018 1:30pm4:00pm
Orientation is compulsory for all commencing HDR candidates, both domestic and international. Registrations will open on 1 April, 2018.

Taking the Entrepreneurial Pathway

23 May 2018 11:00am1:00pm
Learn about what it means to be an entrepreneur.

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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.

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.

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.

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.

Creating a structured thesis (CaST) venue: Herston

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

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.   

Qualitative research methods - Prof David Silverman - Lecture 2

22 November 2017 2:00pm3:00pm
Join Professor David Silverman to answer the question: How many cases do you need?

Qualitative research methods - Prof David Silverman - Lecture 1

22 November 2017 10:00am11:30am
Examine a range of approaches to analysing qualitative data with Professor David Silverman.

Creating a structured document or thesis

22 March 2017 9:30am12:30pm
A practical guide to designing complex documents such as a thesis (CaST).