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:

Basic statistical ideas for researchers

1 November 2019 10:00am12:00pm
Learn about quantitative research design and specifically descriptive and inferential statistics.

Overview of Descriptive statistics (ISSR) - Long Pocket

6 November 2019 1:00pm3:00pm
This primer is an introduction to descriptive statistics to assist you in making your qualitative or quantitative methodological decision.

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.

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.

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.

Research integrity in HDR training (student only session)

25 November 2019 10:00am12:00pm
Learn about research integrity policies, advisors' and candidates' main obligations through a discussive, interactive session using real life scenarios. [This workshop differs from the mandatory online Research Integrity module which must still be completed as part of the Confirmation milestone.]

Understanding quantitative data and performing descriptive analyses (ISSR) - Long Pocket

29 November 2019 9:00am5:00pm
Learn about quantitative data in order to inform your research design decisions.

Introduction to longitudinal data analysis (ISSR) - Long Pocket

2 December 2019 9:00am5:00pm
Learn about longitudinal data analysis.

Introduction to Regression modelling (ISSR) - Long Pocket

3 December 2019 9:00am5:00pm
Learn about regression modelling.

Introduction to multilevel modelling (ISSR) - Long Pocket

4 December 2019 9:00am5:00pm
Learn about multilevel modelling.

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