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. 

Hypothesis testing using R (QFAB) - TRI

11 September 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 15 AUGUST, NOON.

Perfection not required: Managing perfectionism

16 September 2019 9:00am10:00am
This workshop will dispel the common myth that perfectionism is a good thing that is a characteristic of high achievers, and use a cognitive behavioural approach to overcoming perfectionist behaviours and thought processes. [This is a special shortened session for AIBN HDR students but any UQ HDR is welcome to attend]

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

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.

RNA Seq analysis using Galaxy (QFAB) - TRI

25 September 2019 9:00am5:00pm
Recommended for biologists and other life scientists planning to work with RNA-Seq data for differential gene expression. No prior bioinformatics knowledge is required. 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.

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.

Communicating in a global environment

27 September 2019 10:00am12:00pm
Build your skills in communicating across a range of cultures and contexts.

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.

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.

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Introduction to presentation skills - Gatton

24 May 2019 10:00am11:30am
This session provides an introduction to the secrets of great presentations.

Using strengths to effectively work in teams

23 May 2019 1:00pm4:00pm
Learn about your unique strengths and how you can leverage these to work effectively in teams.

Networking in the digital space

22 May 2019 10:00am12:00pm
This session will provide tips and tricks for making contact through digital means.

Digital Researcher Showcase: Keynote

21 May 2019 2:00pm4:00pm
Listen to the keynote speech by Professor Bronwyn Harch, Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Research) as part of the Digital Researcher Showcase. See Registration link to register.

Presenting for the 3MT

10 May 2019 10:30am11:30am
How do you present effectively for the 3MT?

Graduate Digital Research Fellowship - Expression of interest

7 May 2019 3:00pm15 June 2019 4:00pm
This year-long program is designed to prepare research students for academic or non-academic careers in digital scholarship.

Idea Hub Autumn Unlimited (6 week program)

17 April 2019 5:00pm29 May 2019 7:30pm
This six week course shows you how to pursue your ideas and tap into your inner entrepreneur. REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED VIA iDEAHUB'S WEBSITE (link in the description)

3MT information session

10 April 2019 2:00pm3:00pm
Learn about the 3MT competition and all the benefits of competing.

Communicating in a global environment

27 February 2019 9:30am12:00pm
Build your skills in communicating across a range of cultures and contexts.

edX's R and Python workshops (Online)

1 January 2019 9:00am
Beginners to advanced level online courses are available from our MOOC platform, edX (which we partner with well-known institutions all around the world). A large variety of offerings are available throughout the year in self-paced or paced modes. Clicking on the Register link will bring you to a search of available R courses.

Library's R and Python workshops

1 January 2019 12:30am
The Library (formerly the Centre for Digital Scholarships) runs regular workshops across the year.

Library's data visualisation workshops

1 January 2019 12:30am
The Library runs various workshops on data visualisation across the year. Popular sessiosn include NVivo, Excel, OpenRefine, 3D modelling, and Infographics. Clicking the Register button will show you all upcoming sessions.

Library's Research Data Management best practice sessions

1 January 2019 12:30am
The Library runs several data management sessions including on UQRDM across the year.
Publishing

Open Access Week 2018 - UQ Library

22 October 2018 10:00am26 October 2018 1:00pm
ORCiD, Compliance, Grants, Peer Review, Overleaf, CHORUS & more!

Springer Nature: The importance of publishing for your research career

27 September 2018 1:00pm2:15pm
Hear Dr Jeffrey Robens from Springer Nature discuss the importance of publishing.

Wiley UniDay

12 September 2018 10:30am1:00pm
This 2-hour event will bring together editors of prominent journals, publishing experts and research publishing professionals.

Including published works in a thesis

30 July 2018 10:00am12:00pm
This session will cover the policy around including published works in theses.

Career Shaping: Identifying Opportunities for Skills Development [online]

5 July 2018 12:00pm1:00pm
This session will provide participants with strategies to identify skills development opportunities.

Improving writing with data-driven learning

1 July 2018 10:45am30 September 2018 11:45am
This online course looks at the use of 'big data' to help graduate students with their academic writing. Registration instructions available in session description.

Career Shaping: Understanding your Skills [online]

27 June 2018 12:00pm1:00pm
This session will provide participants with an opportunity to identify and explore their existing skills.

Candidate Development Award information session

26 March 2018 10:30am11:30am
This sessions provides an overview of the CDA and the process of applying.

Strategic networking: How to connect for impact

8 March 2018 9:30am11:30am
Understand the strategic value of networking. Identify networking opportunities.

Curriculum vitae basics for HDRs (Gatton)

14 February 2018 12:00pm1:00pm
Learn how to prepare a quality CV that highlights skills gained during your HDR.

Elsevier: Introduction to journal publishing & Open Access

25 October 2017 2:00pm5:00pm
Gain an understanding of journal publishing and Open Access.

Writing award winning reviews

13 September 2017 1:00pm2:00pm
For all who are interested in shaping research and understanding intricacies of peer review process, this session is for you.

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