Throughout your candidature you will develop a range of research-related skills. Some skills will be specific to the type of research you are undertaking and are quite technical in nature: for example working with specific methodologies or data analysis techniques. Other skills are specific to the requirements of preparing and submitting your thesis, and still others relate to the ethical requirements and responsibilities of conducting and disseminating your research. The opportunities provided through the Career Development Framework address the latter two types of research skills: those that will ensure you conduct and share your research ethically and those that will assist you through the research experience including preparation and submission of your thesis.  

Categories that focus on the development of research skills include:

Research integrity (online, compulsory)

1 January 2017 6:00am31 December 2019 6:00am
Explore the fundamentals of research design, data management, authorship and more.

Creating a structured thesis (CaST) venue: Herston

23 February 2018 9:30am12:30pm
A practical guide to designing complex documents - in particular your thesis.

Creating a structured thesis (CaST) venue: Gatton

27 February 2018 9:30am12:30pm
A practical guide to designing complex documents - in particular your thesis.

Organising your research with concept maps and graphic organisers

28 February 2018 10:30am12:00pm
Interactive workshop which introduces strategies for effectively mapping and planning a research project.

Writing a confirmation document

6 March 2018 1:30pm3:00pm
Discover the purposes and characteristics of a confirmation document.

Creating a structured thesis (CaST) venue: St Lucia

13 March 2018 9:30am12:30pm
A practical guide to designing complex documents - in particular your thesis.

Basic statistical ideas for researchers

14 March 2018 10:00am12:00pm
Learn ideas relating to research design, descriptive statistics and inferential statistics.

Creating a structured thesis (CaST) venue: Mater

15 March 2018 9:30am12:30pm
A practical guide to designing complex documents - in particular your thesis.

Editing and proof reading your thesis

12 April 2018 10:00am11:30am
This practical workshop focuses on proofreading tips and editing strategies.

RQ 2 HDR orientation

22 May 2018 1:30pm4:00pm
Orientation is compulsory for all commencing HDR candidates, both domestic and international. Registrations will open on 1 April, 2018.

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RQ 1 HDR orientation

6 February 2018 1:30pm4:00pm
Orientation is compulsory for all commencing HDR candidates, both domestic and international.   

Metrics for grant writing

18 December 2017 10:00am12:00pm
This course will enable participants to identify key metrics that will strengthen your grant proposals.

Strategic scholarly publishing program - Promote & track

15 December 2017 1:00pm2:30pm
Learn how to track your achievements and show them to full advantage.

Metrics for grant writing

13 December 2017 1:00pm3:00pm
This course will enable participants to identify key metrics that will strengthen your grant proposals.

Metrics for grant writing

12 December 2017 10:00am12:00pm
This course will enable participants to identify key metrics that will strengthen your grant proposals.

Qualitative research methods - Prof David Silverman - Lecture 2

22 November 2017 2:00pm3:00pm
Join Professor David Silverman to answer the question: How many cases do you need?

Qualitative research methods - Prof David Silverman - Lecture 1

22 November 2017 10:00am11:30am
Examine a range of approaches to analysing qualitative data with Professor David Silverman.

Including published works in a thesis

3 October 2017 2:00pm4:00pm
This session will cover the policy around including published works in theses.

Editing and proof reading your thesis

8 June 2017 11:00am1:00pm
This practical workshop focuses on proofreading tips and editing strategies.

Including published works in a thesis

13 April 2017 9:30am11:30am
This session will cover the policy around including published works in theses.