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

Academic publishing: Play by the rules

22 November 2019 11:30am1:00pm
Explore guiding principles of ethical publishing and your rights.

Research, Policy and Practice: Connecting for Change

26 November 2019 10:00am12:00pm
Where does your research sit in the Australian and global policy context? How should you position it to create impact? This is essential information for all students regardless of which area you might work in after graduating.

Shut Up & Write day

28 November 2019 10:00am3:00pm

Resilient researcher: Resilience while remote (webinar) - DATE CHANGE

28 November 2019 12:00pm1:00pm
This webinar is designed to assist HDR candidates researching in remote locations. For instance, this may occur when you are away collecting data or are based interstate or even overseas.

Publishing 101 with Wiley

2 December 2019 9:30am11:30am
What are the basics of publishing? Learn from the straight from the publishers themselves!

Getting Research Into Policy and Practice

3 December 2019 9:00am5:00pm
A one day workshop on the research-policy nexus presented by researchers and policy makers by Centre for Policy Futures.

Impactful presentations: Delivering with confidence

15 January 2020 9:30am1:30pm
This interactive session will enable you to develop your edge when communicating your research, presenting at conferences, pitching for funding, participating in competitions and, more broadly, when presenting your personal value proposition. (formerly known as Advanced Presentation Skills)

Mine, Yours, Ours – Meeting everyone’s needs through assertive communication

17 January 2020 10:00am11:30am
This workshop provides strategies to think and behave more assertively, set healthy professional boundaries and resolve conflict in professional contexts.

What do examiners want? [Webinar]

12 February 2020 1:00pm3:00pm
What are examiners looking for in your written thesis and oral examination (viva)? How or what should you prepare?

Career shaping: Understand your skills and identify opportunities

13 February 2020 10:00am12:30pm
Increase your chances of a positive career on completion of your HDR.


Career shaping: Resume and selection criteria

21 November 2019 10:00am12:00pm
Write a great resume tailored to your audience and learn how to respond to selection criteria.

RNA Seq analysis with Galaxy and R (QFAB) - TRI

20 November 2019 9:00am21 November 2019 5:00pm
Formerly called "RNA Seq Analysis using Galaxy", this hands-on workshop will introduce the specific skills and applications used in the analysis of RNA-Seq gene expression data. Prior expertise with R and the command line interface is required, equivalent to QFAB's “Introduction to R”. REGISTRATION WILL OPEN ON 31 OCTOBER, NOON.

[NEW] A winning mindset: Coaching for performance

14 November 2019 10:00am12:30pm
Our mindset is the foundation for success in life and careers. Learn to develop a winning mindset and practice coaching which is an essential workplace skill.

Assembly of long-read sequencing (QFAB) - TRI

12 November 2019 9:00am5:00pm
Recommended for biologists and other life scientists planning to work with long-read (PacBio) next-generation sequencing data for genome assembly. Knowledge of R is essential. REGISTRATION WILL OPEN ON 15 OCTOBER 2019, NOON.

Departing Radically in Academic writing (DRAW): 2 week HDR Writing Summer School (for HASS students)

11 November 2019 9:00am5:00pm
A two week summer writing school hosted by the School of Education called DRAW (Departing Radically in Academic Writing) for HASS students. Program fruns from 11 to 22 November. Submit your EOI now, closes 25 October 2019.

Longitudinal and mixed model analysis in R (QFAB) - TRI

8 November 2019 9:00am5:00pm
This workshop deasl with longitudinal data and its analysis. Participants MUST know R and be familiar with the concepts of statistical hypothesis testing and regression analysis. REGISTRATION WILL OPEN ON 15 OCTOBER 2019, NOON.

Cohesion, linking and flow in your writing

7 November 2019 10:30am12:00pm
Learn strategies to make clear connections between ideas in sections, paragraphs and sentences in your writing.

[NEW] Win that grant: 6 rules for crafting a compelling proposal

7 November 2019 9:30am1:30pm
Engage your grant assessors by building the strongest possible connection between your text and its readers.

Exploring and predicting using linear regression in R (QFAB) - TRI

7 November 2019 9:00am5:00pm
This workshop will provide attendees with a friendly, gentle introduction to the theory behind linear regressions in R. REGISTRATION WILL OPEN ON 15 OCTOBER 2019, NOON.

Hypothesis testing using R (QFAB) - TRI

25 October 2019 9:00am5:00pm
This workshop is relevant to any student who wishes to understand how to conduct the analysis by themselves using R. Prior knowledge of R is required. Note that the examples used will be from bioinformatics. REGISTRATION OPENS ON 1 OCTOBER, NOON.

Advanced R: Data preparation, processing and reporting using R (QFAB) - TRI

24 October 2019 9:00am5:00pm
This hands-on workshop will introduce users of the R software environment to the techniques involved in generating reproducible, dynamic data analyses and reports. Note that the examples will be from bioinformatics. REGISTRATION OPENS ON 1 OCTOBER, NOON.

Idea Hub's Startup Adventures

17 October 2019 9:00am
UQ Startup Adventures now open for registration. Keen on undertaking a four week startup experience in San Francisco in January to February 2020? REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED VIA iDEAHUB'S WEBSITE (link in the description) *** Applications close 17 October ****

Lighting the Spark: Entrepreneurial Pathways to leverage your research

16 October 2019 10:00am11:30am
"The act of undertaking a doctorate is a good training ground for the development of enterprise." Learn about what it means to be an entrepreneur.

Library's Open Access Week

15 October 2019 9:15am21 October 2019 4:15pm
Join us during global Open Access Week, 21-27 October, to consider some of the issues around open access and open data and implications for the university research community.

Applying for academic positions - Gatton

9 October 2019 9:30am11:30am
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.

Library's Software Carpentry with R

30 September 2019 9:00am1 October 2019 4:30pm
Software Carpentry aims to help researchers get their work done in less time and with less pain by teaching them basic research computing skills. This hands-on workshop will cover basic concepts and tools, including program design, version control, data management, and task automation.

Advanced presentation skills - Gatton

30 September 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.

Metagenomics Using Galaxy (QFAB) - TRI

27 September 2019 9:00am5:00pm
For biologists and other life scientists planning to work with next-generation sequencing data from 16S metagenomic samples. REGISTRATION OPENS ON 30 AUGUST, NOON.

Variant detection using Galaxy (QFAB) - TRI

26 September 2019 9:00am5:00pm
For biologists and other life scientists planning to work with next-generation sequencing data for small variant detection. REGISTRATION OPENS ON 30 AUGUST, NOON.

Genome assembly using Galaxy (QFAB) - TRI

24 September 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 30 AUGUST, NOON.

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

23 September 2019 9:00am5:00pm
Recommended for biologists, other life scientists and computer scientists planning to work with next-generation sequencing data. REGISTRATION OPENS ON 30 AUGUST, 12 NOON

An introduction to social science methods to address big social questions

20 September 2019 2:00pm3:30pm
Run by ISSR, it will overview social science methods and provide a snapshot of various methods. Part of UQ Research Week - Capabilities Showcase.

Genome assembly using command line (QFAB)

20 August 2019 9:00am21 August 2019 5:00pm

Lived Experience: a conversation

19 August 2019 2:00pm3:30pm