Now that you are close to completion and deadlines are approaching it is easy to forget that there is life after submission.  During the late stage of your candidature it is a good idea to consider how you will manage the gap between your thesis submission and conferral, and determine what opportunities this time provides to prepare for life after conferral

Variant detection using Galaxy (QCIF)

16 August 2022 9:00am5:00pm
This workshop will cover the concepts of detection small variants, including SNPs and small indels, from next-generation sequencing data. The workshop will all be based in Galaxy, a platform that provides a simple and user-friendly interface to bioinformatics tools. REGISTRATION OPENS ON 1 JUNE at NOON.

Research impact: Planning for optimal impact and engagement (CDF) [webinar]

5 September 2022 12:00pm1:30pm
Deepen your understanding of research impact and developing an action plan for achieving impact. Formulate your action plan for maximising research impact.

R U OK day - Building skills [St Lucia]

7 September 2022 12:00pm1:30pm
R U Ok Day is a national day of action to encourage conversations with those who may be struggling. This workshop will build skills on mental health awareness, ways we can have difficult conversations with each other and ways to access support.

R U OK day - Building skills [webinar]

9 September 2022 10:00am11:30am
R U Ok Day is a national day of action to encourage conversations with those who may be struggling. This workshop will build skills on mental health awareness, ways we can have difficult conversations with each other and ways to access support.

What DO examiners want? [Webinar]

12 September 2022 1:00pm3:00pm
What are examiners looking for in your written thesis and oral examination (viva)? How or what should you prepare? This session is also offered in the F2F mode. Please ensure that you are registered in the correct mode to receive the correct instructions.

What DO examiners want? [St Lucia]

12 September 2022 1:00pm3:00pm
What are examiners looking for in your written thesis and oral examination (viva)? How or what should you prepare? This workshop is also available in the webinar delivery mode. Please ensure that you are correctly registered in your chosen mode to receive the relevant workshop notifications.

Matching your potential with employment possibilities [webinar]

21 September 2022 10:00am12:00pm
This workshop will provide you with strategies for finding out what jobs are out there, and how to decide the main characteristics being sought in those jobs. REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED AND WILL OPEN APPROX 6-8 WEEKS PRIOR.

NEW! Communicating qualitative research

29 September 2022 10:00am11:30am
Learn how to communicate your methods and results for qualitative studies as well as communicate to address questions of rigour.

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

4 October 2022 9:00am5:00pm
This highly interactive online workshop will provide attendees with a friendly, gentle introduction to the theory behind linear regressions in R. Prior experience with R and the RStudio interface is required, as well as familiarity with the concepts of descriptive statistics and elementary statistical hypothesis testing. REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED AND OPENS 4 AUG AT NOON.

Career control for researchers [online]

4 October 2022 9:00am
The 2022 Round 2 course is now open for applications. This 8-week online paced course runs from 4 Oct to 25 November 2022. Closing date for application is 20 September 2022 at 11.59pm. You will be advised by 30 September if you are successful. 

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Ventures' Validate

11 August 2022 4:00pm6:00pm
Validate is designed to help you and your team develop a validated business model in an interactive learning space over a period of 10 weeks from 11 August to 19 October. Your team will pitch to a judging panel for a share in $10,000 in cash prizes.

Ventures' LeadHers

4 August 2022 10:00am12:00pm
Join Ventures for a one-day LeadHers program over 5 sessions from 4 August to 1 September. Coming to you either face-to-face or online.

Copyright and your research: Including material in your thesis and publications [St Lucia]

3 August 2022 1:00pm2:30pm
Examine how you should correctly incorporate and attribute copyrighted material in your thesis and publications. This workshop is also available in the webinar delivery mode. Please ensure that you are correctly registered in your chosen mode to receive the relevant workshop notifications.

Copyright and your research: Including material in your thesis and publications [webinar]

3 August 2022 1:00pm2:30pm
Examine how you should correctly incorporate and attribute copyrighted material in your thesis and publications. This workshop is also available in the face-to-face delivery mode. Please ensure that you are correctly registered in your chosen mode to receive the relevant workshop notifications.

Introduction to NGS platforms and bioinformatics analysis (QCIF)

21 July 2022 9:00am5:00pm
This hands-on practical workshop is an introduction to next generation sequencing technologies and how they work, providers, common bioinformatics workflows, standardised file types, quality control and an introduction to Galaxy Australia. REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED AND WILL OPEN ON 21 MAY AT 12 NOON.

Getting Research Into Policy and Practice (Centre for Policy Futures)

19 July 2022 9:00am1:00pm
The Centre for Policy Futures is running its highly regarded Getting Research into Policy and Practice (GRiPP) training next month. This half-day workshop is designed for academics, professionals, and students to improve their understanding of the political and government landscape, and how to frame and promote their research to inform and shape evidence-based policy. The session will be run by Dr Greta Nabbs-Keller, with contributions from Ms Shannon Willoughby, Professor Greg Marston, and Professor Brian Head. Registration is essential.

UniQuest research commercialisation workshop

19 July 2022 8:00am20 July 2022 5:00pm
2-day workshop that focuses on creating an awareness of intellectual property management and commercialisation. Express your interest in joining the workshop now!

Policy 101: Understanding public policy and its making [webinar]

11 July 2022 10:00am12:00pm
Develop a scholarly appreciation of public policy and identify how it impacts your research.

NEW Version control with Git (QCIF) [webinar]

11 July 2022 9:00am12:30pm
Version control is the lab notebook of the digital world. learn how you can record and trace every change made to a document, be it software code or a thesis. Prior knowledge of UNIX/Linux command line is REQUIRED. REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED AND WILL OPEN ON 11 MAY AT NOON.

Prototype and MVP (Ventures) [webinar]

7 July 2022 10:00am12:00pm
Find out about lean methodologies, tools for rapid prototyping and understand minimum viable products.

Mental Health First Aid

7 July 2022 8:30am8 July 2022 4:30pm
What to gain the mental health first aid skills to help yourself and others in mental distress? Want to gain the MHFA accreditation that you can put on your CV? Join our 2 full-day MHFA accreditation training offered to HDR students at no cost to you! Please do NOT sign up unless you can commit to attending both days in full.

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

5 July 2022 12:00pm2:00pm
Learn what is meant by 'the third space' and how this space might be right for your career.

Ventures' Curiosity for PhD

23 June 2022 10:00am
Over six weeks, you will attend a combination of weekly workshops and listen to a series of inspirational speakers. Please note you will be required to attend all six workshops and the speaker sessions.

Metagenomics Using Galaxy (QCIF) [webinar]

15 June 2022 9:00am5:00pm
This workshop will cover the concepts of 16S bacterial metagenomics analysis. REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED AND WILL OPEN ON 15 APRIL AT 12PM

Finish that thesis!™ [online]

14 June 2022 9:00am16 June 2022 4:00pm
Thesis deadline looming but can’t seem to find the time or motivation? Join us for an intensive 3-day advance (not a retreat!) towards writing 20,000 words for your thesis or set your own ambitious writing goals! Apply now! Applications close 22 May at 11.59pm.

The 'imposter' syndrome [webinar]

9 June 2022 1:00pm4:00pm
Although you are doing well, you may still feel like an imposter. Learn how to manage these feelings.

[R&I] Conducting Indigenous research: Ethical and integrity complexities [St Lucia]

8 June 2022 10:30am12:00pm
This forum will promote and discuss ethical considerations and requirements when conducting Indigenous research

Career shaping: Resume and selection criteria [St Lucia]

6 June 2022 10:00am12:30pm
Write a great resume tailored to your audience and learn how to respond to selection criteria.

Resilient researcher: Becoming a Resilient Researcher [Webinar]

26 May 2022 12:00pm1:00pm
Build your resilience for your research degree and beyond.

Promoting your publications: Maximising your research visibility [webinar]

25 May 2022 10:00am11:30am
What can you do to maximise your work’s visibility and impact? This is the second part of a two-part series. Consider attending Publishing Your Research: Writing and Submitting before this.

Applying for academic positions [webinar]

17 May 2022 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.

Mastering the art of paying attention [webinar]

13 May 2022 10:00am12:00pm
Discover simple tools and techniques to stay focused and overcome distractions.

Statistics for comparisons using R (QCIF) [webinar]

12 April 2022 9:00am5:00pm
This practical hands-on workshop will help participants to choose and use the appropriate statistical test for their data by introducing key concepts of inferential statistics in R. Prior knowledge of R is required. REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED AND OPENS 12 MARCH AT 12PM.

Authorship: Your rights and responsibilities [webinar]

6 April 2022 10:00am11:30am
Explore guiding principles of good publishing practice/ethics and your rights. Previously known as Academic publishing: Play by the rules.

Longitudinal and mixed model analysis in R (QCIF) [webinar]

6 April 2022 9:00am5:00pm
This interactive online workshop deals with longitudinal data and its analysis. Participants MUST know R and be familiar with the concepts of statistical hypothesis testing and regression analysis. REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED WILL OPEN ON 6 MARCH at NOON.

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