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Variant detection using Galaxy (QFAB) - TRI

1 August 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 1 JULY, NOON.

Effective time management

1 August 2019 10:00am11:00am
Discover strategies for effective time management which can be applied in your research degree.

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

5 August 2019 10:00am1:00pm
This workshop provides strategies to think and behave more assertively, set healthy professional boundaries and resolve conflict in professional contexts.

Graduate Teaching Associate Program (GTA) (5 months)

5 August 2019 2:00pm
The program provides participants with the knowledge and practical skills to build a successful teaching career in higher education. Read more on the GTA website or use the Register button to complete the Application form to express your interest Applications close 5pm, 26 July.

Career strategy: Planning for your Future

6 August 2019 10:00am12:00pm
Craft a career strategy to make the transition from study to employment.

Making the most of the advisor/student relationship - Herston

6 August 2019 11:00am12:30pm
Learn how to develop a close working relationship with your advisors.

Understanding yourself and others

7 August 2019 10:00am12:30pm
Learn five key principles to improve self-awareness and your interactions with others.

The Three S's of Resilience: Staying well through your HDR studies and beyond

7 August 2019 2:00pm3:00pm
This workshop will help student with strategies to improve their resilience, so they are better able to manage the stresses and strains that they encounter, both during their candidature and in their future professional life.
Please note that this workshop has been tailored for students based at TRI, however, all HDR students are welcome to attend.

Research ethics: Animal (Gatton)

8 August 2019 10:00am11:30am
HDR candidates using animals in their research require approval from an Animal Ethics Committee (AEC). Find out how to seek approval.

[NEW] Postgrad life in the Great Southern Land

9 August 2019 10:00am11:30am
This workshop explores common challenges for international students, such as the experience of homesickness and culture shock, as well as the differences in the Australian workplace and academic cultures.


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

5 June 2019 10:30am12:30pm
Learn what is meant by 'the third space' and how this space might be right for your career.

Academic writing course (8 weeks)

4 June 2019 9:00am5:00pm
Register by submitting the application form. Sessions run 4/5 June to 23/24 July. Get more details via the link above.

Academic publishing: Play by the rules

3 June 2019 10:00am12:00pm
Explore guiding principles of good publishing practice.

Idea Hub PhD 6 week program (Reg by 3 June, starts 6 June)

1 June 2019 4:00pm3 June 2019 6:00pm
Attend weekly workshops to work on your ideas and be mentored.

Applying for academic positions

29 May 2019 10:00am12:00pm
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.

Career strategy (General)

28 May 2019 10:00am12:00pm
Discover post-HDR career options and consider which is best for you.

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.

Cohesion, linking and flow in your writing - Herston

21 May 2019 10:00am11:30am
Discover strategies and techniques which will help you improve cohesion in your writing and assist your reader to understand the structure of your argument.

Becoming a resilient researcher webinar [online]

16 May 2019 12:00pm1:00pm
This webinar will teach you key principles to improve self-awareness and your interactions with others.

RQ 2 HDR orientation

14 May 2019 1:30pm4:00pm
Orientation is compulsory for all commencing HDR candidates, both domestic and international. Registrations will open on 1 April, 2019.

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.

Introduction to presentation skills - Herston

7 May 2019 3:00pm4:30pm
This session provides an introduction to the secrets of great presentations.

Writing a confirmation document - Herston

7 May 2019 10:00am11:30am
Discover the purposes and characteristics of a confirmation document.

Writing a literature review - Gatton

30 April 2019 10:00am11:30am
Learn practical strategies that will help you tackle your literature review.

Basic statistical ideas for researchers

26 April 2019 1:00pm3:00pm
Learn ideas relating to research design, descriptive statistics and inferential statistics.

Editing and proof reading your thesis

24 April 2019 1:00pm2:30pm
This practical workshop focuses on proofreading tips and editing strategies.

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.

Making and measuring research impact: an introduction

2 April 2019 9:00am11:00am
An introduction to how and where you can start making an impact with your research.

Communicating in a global environment

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

Communicating your research in the media

19 February 2019 9:30am12:30pm
Learn to present your research effectively through the media.


UQ Library

UQ's Library is an excellent source of support and training for HDR candidates.

UQ Library can help you find resources, manage your data, and make your research discoverable. They can also give you advice on publishing, research impact, and metrics.
UQ Library provides software training (EndNote, NVivo, Galaxy, Excel, Adobe Acrobat), UQ Research Data Manager drop in sessions, and the excellent Creating a Structured Thesis (CaST) workshop.

Information sessions

In addition to the Career Development Framework sessions, the Graduate School holds information sessions on a range of topics relevant to UQ HDR candidates.