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. 

Ventures' Social Enterprise Explorers

13 August 2020 12:00pm
A 6-week program from 13 August. Designed to create a space for UQ students from all faculties to come together and create projects that will have a positive social and environmental impact. Applications open! Closes 5 August at 5pm.

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

13 August 2020 1:00pm4:00pm
This course is intended for HDR students who are new to working with quantitative data, or would like to refresh the basics.

Ventures' LeadHers

13 August 2020 4:00pm
Join the confidence-building incubator for women across all disciplines who are or want to become managers, entrepreneurs, researchers or academics. All female-identifying students, staff and alumni are welcome to apply. 6 weeks from 13 August. Applications open now! Closes 5th August at 5pm.

Expert panel: Adjusting research plans [special webinar]

18 August 2020 1:00pm3:00pm
COVID-19 has seen many researchers across all disciplines impacted. They are now working to modify and adjust plans to maintain the continuity of their projects.

Introduction to Regression modelling (ISSR) [webinar]

19 August 2020 1:00pm4:00pm
Learn about simple and multiple regression models.

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

20 August 2020 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 WILL OPEN ON 20 JULY at NOON.

Video abstracts: An introduction [webinar]

20 August 2020 10:00am12:00pm
What are video abstracts and how can they help you?

Introduction to longitudinal data analysis (ISSR) [webinar]

26 August 2020 9:00am12:00pm
Learn about longitudinal data analysis.

Academic publishing: Play by the rules [webinar]

31 August 2020 10:00am11:30am
Explore guiding principles of ethical publishing and your rights.

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

1 September 2020 12:00pm2:00pm
This workshop provides strategies to think and behave more assertively, set healthy professional boundaries and resolve conflict in professional contexts.

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Ventures' Idea Hub Unlimited

11 August 2020 4:00pm
A 6-week program from 11 August. Level up. Gain the skills and knowledge needed to think and act like an entrepreneur. Applications open! Closes 5 August at 5pm.

Metagenomics Using Galaxy (QCIF) [webinar]

11 August 2020 9:00am5:00pm
This workshop will cover the concepts of 16S bacterial metagenomics analysis. REGISTRATION OPENS ON 11 JULY, NOON.

Ventures' Startup Academy

10 August 2020 3:00pm
An 5-week program from 10 August designed to help you develop a sustainable business idea in an interactive learning space. Applications open! Closes 5 August at 5pm.

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

6 August 2020 10:00am12:00pm
Examine how you should correctly incorporate and attribute copyrighted material in your thesis and publications.

R for reproducible scientific analysis (QCIF) [webinar]

5 August 2020 9:00am6 August 2020 5:00pm
An introduction to R for non-programmers using gapminder data (Combines the former workshops Intro to R and Advanced R). Please do not sign up for this 2-day online workshop unless you are able to attend both days. REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED AND OPENS ON 5 JULY AT NOON.

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

29 July 2020 10:00am12:00pm
Develop a scholarly appreciation of public policy and identify how it impacts your research.

Plotting and programming in Python (QCIF) [webinar]

27 July 2020 9:00am28 July 2020 5:00pm
This software carpentry workshop introduces the building blocks of Python. Please do not sign up for this 2-day workshop unless you are able to attend both days. REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED AND WILL OPEN ON 6 JULY 2020 AT NOON.

Practical Publishing Part 1: Getting started & Part 2: Next steps [webinar]

20 July 2020 10:00am12:00pm
Want to find your publishing 'story' is? Join us for two sessions on the nuts and bolts of publishing!

Scientific career paths: Put your best foot forward [webinar special]

1 July 2020 11:00am12:30pm
Are you a soon-to-be Science or Medicine HDR graduate who is exploring your possible career outcomes? Want to gain an insight into the Science industry? Want to learn how to create opportunities and get your foot in the door?

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

30 June 2020 10:00am12:00pm
Learn what is meant by 'the third space' and how this space might be right for your career.

How to get published: An introduction [webinar]

29 June 2020 10:00am12:00pm
Gain an insight into the world of scholarly publishing.

Impactful presentations: Delivering with confidence [webinar]

26 June 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 such as 3MT and, more broadly, when presenting your personal value proposition. (formerly known as Advanced Presentation Skills)

The 'imposter' syndrome [webinar]

17 June 2020 1:00pm4:00pm
Although you are doing well, you may still feel like an imposter. Learn how to manage these feelings.

Genome assembly using Galaxy (QCIF)

9 June 2020 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 8 MAY, NOON.

Maintaining well-being while working from home [webinar special]

8 June 2020 1:00pm2:00pm
Feeling anxious and unsettled as you rush about trying to balance your study, work and homelife while stuck working from home? Join this interactive forum to understand your anxiety and learn how coping tips.

Survey design (ISSR) [webinar]

28 May 2020 9:00am12:00pm
Learn about the common quantitative methods.

Strategic scholarly publishing: Principles [webinar]

20 May 2020 2:00pm3:30pm
Which journals are best for your research? What can you do to maximise your work’s scholarly impact? How can you ensure your research complies with funder mandates and is in line with the University’s strategic direction?

Mastering the art of paying attention [webinar]

19 May 2020 10:00am12:00pm
Discover simple tools and techniques to stay focused and overcome distractions.

Impactful presentations: Delivering with confidence [webinar]

13 May 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)

R for reproducible scientific analysis (QCIF) [webinar]

30 April 2020 9:00am1 May 2020 5:00pm
An introduction to R for non-programmers using gapminder data (Combines the former workshops Intro to R and Advanced R). Please do not sign up for this 2-day online workshop unless you are able to attend both days. REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED AND WILL OPEN ON 2 APRIL AT 12 NOON.

[NEW] Strategic scholarly publishing: Principles [webinar]

27 April 2020 2:00pm3:30pm
Which journals are best for your research? What can you do to maximise your work’s scholarly impact? How can you ensure your research complies with funder mandates and is in line with the University’s strategic direction?

Turbocharge your writing [online]

27 April 2020 9:00am5:00pm
This program establishs good writing routines and habits by delivering content over a 12 week period from 27 April to 20 July. Registration closes on 19 April at 11.59pm.

Impactful presentations: Delivering with confidence [webinar]

20 April 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)

Presenting for the 3MT [webinar]

7 April 2020 10:00am11:00am
How do you present effectively for the 3MT?

Resilient researcher: Becoming a Resilient Researcher [Webinar]

19 March 2020 12:00pm1:00pm
Build your resilience for your research degree and beyond. Closing date for registrations is 11 March 2020, noon.

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