HDR Week

Celebrating the contribution our HDRs make to UQ and beyond.

Our HDR Candidates are an important part the University of Queensland and their experience and success relies on many parts of the university supporting their training and development as researchers. HDR Week is a chance to celebrate our HDR candidates by providing them with a number of networking, as well as social activities to recognise the hardwork they put into their HDR journey and the important contribution they make to our university community. 

STEM Industry Panel and Networking - How your HDR skillset translates to Jobs

23 August 2021 10:00am1:00pm
Many of the skills you will need for future employment are intrinsic in your research degree. These include critical thinking, project management, the ability to conduct analysis, and the technical skills you gain. Hear from employers who value a higher degree by research, and understand what they are looking for.

HASS Industry Panel and Networking - How your HDR skillset translates to Jobs

24 August 2021 10:00am1:00pm
Many of the skills you will need for future employment are intrinsic in your research degree. These include critical thinking, project management, the ability to conduct analysis, and the technical skills you gain. Hear from employers who value a higher degree by research, and understand what they are looking for.

HDR Placements information session and panel

25 August 2021 11:00am12:30pm
Join us on 25 August to find out more about the UQ HDR Industry Placement as part of the Graduate school's Career Development Framework (CDF) and hear from students who have undertaken a placement during their HDR Program

3MT Wildcard - All Faculties and Institutes, followed by The Importance of Research Communication by Peter Greste

25 August 2021 2:00pm3:30pm
The 2021 UQ 3MT Wildcard Competition will be held in August and will bring together the People's Choice winners, representing each of UQ's 6 Faculties and Combined-Institute 3MT Final competitions. The winner of this event will advance to the UQ 3MT Final as the Wildcard entrant.

HDR Program Excellence

26 August 2021 2:30pm5:00pm
A staff event showcasing areas of best practice in the HDR Program.

Wear Your Thesis

27 August 2021 10:00am2:00pm
Food trucks, lawn games, and a quirky celebration of the amazing research work our candidates are doing. Come wearing your thesis and you will receive a free Hamburger and Ice Cream for your efforts. You can also enter our 'best dressed' competition. Entries will be judged on visual impact and conveyance of meaning.