As you approach you mid-candidature don't forget to take care if yourself. It is important to take some time away from the lab or library and get some perspective on your studies.  CDF workshops can also help you to see things differently, network with your peers, and learn to understand yourself and others. 

Introduction to HPC (QCIF) [webinar]

15 August 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 15 JUNE AT 12PM.

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.

Academic writing course (8 weeks) [online]

16 August 2022 1:30pm
Register by submitting the application form. Course spans 8 weeks. Sessions run from 16 August to 4 October (HASS) OR 17 August to 5 October (STEM). Application closes on 24 July, 11.59 pm.

Business of you [Webinar]

19 August 2022 9:00am11:00am
This interactive workshop will teach you how use digital marketing tools and social media to advance your career. The workshop will give you practical steps on how to how to package and communicate your unique skills, strengths and value proposition.

Plotting and programming with Python

23 August 2022 9:00am26 August 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 23 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.

Strategic scholarly publishing principles [webinar]

6 September 2022 1:00pm2:00pm
Learn the principles of publishing your research strategically.

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.

Understanding quantitative data and performing descriptive analyses (ISSR) [webinar]

8 September 2022 9:00am12:00pm
This course is intended for HDR students who are new to working with quantitative data, or would like to refresh the basics. REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED AND WILL OPEN ON 17 July AT NOON.

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.

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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.

Reproducible computational environments using containers (QCIF) [webinar]

5 August 2022 9:00am12:30pm
Anyone interested in finding out more about containers and learning how to run research software from containers. Basic experience with Unix or Linux is required. REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED AND OPENS ON 5 JUNE 2022 AT 12PM.

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 [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.

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.

Agile project management [St Lucia]

2 August 2022 10:00am12:00pm
Plan, execute and deliver projects in a lean way. Lean methodologies create greater value while using fewer resources.

The Pitching Event (Ventures) [webinar]

28 July 2022 10:00am12:00pm
This is an opportunity for participants to practice delivering their pitches to a panel of judges/mentors and get feedback.

Pitching and storytelling (Ventures) [webinar]

21 July 2022 10:00am12:00pm
This session provides best practice on how to build a pitch deck and how to deliver it compellingly.

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.

Business models (Ventures) [webinar]

14 July 2022 10:00am12:00pm
We use the collaborative and interactive ‘business model canvas’ framework to quickly and easily define and communicate a business idea or concept.

Impactful presentations: Delivering with confidence [webinar]

12 July 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)

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.

Design thinking: Think like an entrepreneur (Ventures) [webinar]

30 June 2022 10:00am12:00pm
Understand the basics of design-thinking.

Mine, Yours, Ours – Meeting everyone’s needs through assertive communication [St Lucia]

30 June 2022 10:00am12:00pm
This workshop provides strategies to think and behave more assertively, set healthy professional boundaries and resolve conflict in professional contexts.

Entrepreneurial intelligence (Ventures) [webinar]

23 June 2022 10:00am12:00pm
Learn the first steps to become an entrepreneur.

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.

Impactful presentations: Delivering with confidence [Herston]

21 June 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.

Networking Breakfast: HDR Placements Showcase

20 June 2022 8:00am10:30am
The theme of this networking breakfast is Placements. Listen to our industry and student panels discuss their expectations and experiences of placements. Places are highly limited. Apply now! Applications close 3 June 12pm.

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

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

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