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Assembly of long-read sequencing (QFAB) - TRI

12 August 2019 9:00am13 August 2019 5:00pm
Recommended for biologists and other life scientists planning to work with long-read (PacBio) next-generation sequencing data for genome assembly. REGISTRATION OPENS ON 1 JULY, NOON.

Practical Publishing Part 1: Getting started & Part 2: Next steps

13 August 2019 10:00am12:00pm
Part 1 of 2 part workshop: Discover tools and practical knowledge to help you start the publishing process. Please ensure that you are also able to attend the continuation of this session on 20 August, 10am to 12noon.

Part 2 of 2: Implement publishing strategies and learn to communicate about your research

Writing a literature review

15 August 2019 1:00pm3:00pm
Learn practical strategies that will help you tackle your literature review.

Intro to R: Using the R statistical environment (QFAB) - TRI

19 August 2019 9:00am5:00pm
No prior knowledge of R required, this workshop is relevant for all disciplines, although examples and exercises will focus on biological datasets. REGISTRATION OPENS ON 1 AUGUST, NOON.

Strategic scholarly publishing program

19 August 2019 1:00pm23 August 2019 2:30pm
Come along to a series of five discipline-specific workshops, one a day for five days.

Lived Experience: a conversation

19 August 2019 2:00pm3:30pm
Resilience is a key requirement of completing a higher degree by research. Listen to the experiences of students who have successfully completed the journey before you.

Genome assembly using command line (QFAB) - TRI

20 August 2019 9:00am21 August 2019 5:00pm
Recommended for biologists and bioinformaticians interested in genome sequencing and the assembly process. Ability to use command-line interface (CLI) commands is required. REGISTRATION OPENS ON 1 AUGUST, NOON.

Advanced R: Data preparation, processing and reporting using R (QFAB) - TRI

20 August 2019 9:00am5:00pm
This hands-on workshop will introduce users of the R software environment to the techniques involved in generating reproducible, dynamic data analyses and reports. Note that the examples will be from bioinformatics. REGISTRATION OPENS ON 1 AUGUST, NOON.

Academic writing course (5 weeks) - Gatton

20 August 2019 9:30am17 September 2019 2:00pm
Sessions run for 5 hours once a week, over 5 weeks. As this course has been tailored for Gatton-based students, only the STEM stream will run. However, all HDR students from other UQ campuses are welcome to express their interest via the EOI. Register by submitting the Expression of Interest form.

Hypothesis testing using R (QFAB) - TRI

21 August 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 1 AUGUST, NOON.


RQ 1 HDR orientation

12 February 2019 1:30pm4:00pm
Orientation is compulsory for all commencing HDR candidates, both domestic and international.   

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 Research Data Management best practice sessions

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

Getting Research Into Policy and Practice

3 December 2018 9:00am4 December 2018 2:00pm
A two day workshop on the research-policy nexus presented by researchers and policy makers. Workshops conclude with a networking lunch.

Managing the gap [online webinar]

1 November 2018 12:00pm1:00pm
Manage your time between thesis submission and conferral proactively.

Open Access Week 2018 - UQ Library

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

Career strategy: Planning for your Future

10 October 2018 9:30am11:30am
Successful careers are a result of good planning. Get started early with your career strategy.

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.

5 Rules of Grant Club

4 September 2018 1:00pm4:00pm
There are no places remaining for this event.

Mastering the art of paying attention

28 August 2018 10:00am12:00pm
Discover simple tools and techniques to stay focused and overcome distractions.

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.

Intellectual property

20 June 2018 10:00am11:30am
Understand how to protect intellectual property, what are your rights and your responsibilities.

Research integrity in HDR training (student only session)

5 June 2018 10:00am12:00pm
Learn details about research integrity policies, advisors' and candidates' main obligations.

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.

How to navigate an academic career

6 March 2018 10:00am12:00pm
Explore specific ideas, tools and techniques to navigate an academic career.

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.

Effective time management for researchers

13 February 2018 12:00pm1:00pm
Discover strategies for effective time management which can be applied in your research degree.

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.


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.