Planning and presenting persuasive research [webinar]

6 July 2020 10:00am11:30am
This session provides an introduction to the secrets of great research presentations. (Formerly known as Introduction to Presentation Skills)

Research ethics : Animal [webinar]

8 July 2020 11:30am1:00pm
At UQ, animals are used for various scientific purposes in both research and teaching, including; laboratory research, teaching, veterinary science, companion and production animal settings, and in the wild (be it terrestrial or marine).

Writing a confirmation document [webinar]

13 July 2020 2:00pm3:30pm
Discover the purposes and characteristics of a confirmation document.

RNA Seq analysis using Galaxy (QCIF) [webinar]

14 July 2020 9:00am5:00pm
This practical workshop will introduce the specific skills and applications used in the analysis of RNA-Seq gene expression data. REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED AND WILL OPEN ON 19 JUNE AT NOON.

Planning to write [Webinar]

14 July 2020 10:00am11:30am
This workshop explores planning and structuring research writing. (formerly called Editing and Proofreading your thesis) Consider attending Writing to Meet Your Readers' Expectations after attending this workshop.

The teaching academic: An introduction

17 July 2020 1:00pm3:00pm
Gain insight into what it means to teach effectively in higher education and how this fits with an academic career.

Practical Publishing Part 1: Getting started & Part 2: Next steps [webinar]

20 July 2020 10:00am12:00pm
Want to find your publishing 'story' is? Join us for two sessions on the nuts and bolts of publishing!

Longitudinal and mixed model analysis in R (QCIF) [webinar]

21 July 2020 9:00am5:00pm
This interactive online workshop deals with longitudinal data and its analysis. Participants MUST know R and be familiar with the concepts of statistical hypothesis testing and regression analysis. REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED WILL OPEN ON 26 JUN at NOON.

Finish that thesis! (Pilot)

22 July 2020 8:30am24 July 2020 4:30pm
Thesis deadline looming but can’t seem to find the time or motivation? Join us for an intensive 3-day advance (not a retreat!) towards writing 20,000 words for your thesis or set your own ambitious writing goals! EOI IS REQUIRED and closes 12 July at 5pm.

Plotting and programming in Python (QCIF) [webinar]

27 July 2020 9:00am28 July 2020 5:00pm
This software carpentry workshop introduces the building blocks of Python. Please do not sign up for this 2-day workshop unless you are able to attend both days. REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED AND WILL OPEN ON 6 JULY 2020 AT NOON.

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[NEW] Scientific career paths: Put your best foot forward [webinar]

1 July 2020 11:00am12:30pm
Are you a soon-to-be Science or Medicine HDR graduate who is exploring your possible career outcomes? Want to gain an insight into the Science industry? Want to learn how to create opportunities and get your foot in the door?

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

30 June 2020 10:00am12:00pm
Learn what is meant by 'the third space' and how this space might be right for your career.

How to get published: An introduction [webinar]

29 June 2020 10:00am12:00pm
Gain an insight into the world of scholarly publishing.

Impactful presentations: Delivering with confidence [webinar]

26 June 2020 9:30am1:30pm
This interactive session will enable you to develop your edge when communicating your research, presenting at conferences, pitching for funding, participating in competitions such as 3MT and, more broadly, when presenting your personal value proposition. (formerly known as Advanced Presentation Skills)

Strategic networking: How to connect for impact [webinar]

24 June 2020 10:00am12:00pm
Understand the strategic value of networking. Identify networking opportunities.

Career strategy: Planning for your Future [webinar]

23 June 2020 10:00am12:00pm
Successful careers are a result of good planning. Get started early with your career strategy.

The 'imposter' syndrome [webinar]

17 June 2020 1:00pm4:00pm
Although you are doing well, you may still feel like an imposter. Learn how to manage these feelings.

Genome assembly using Galaxy (QCIF)

9 June 2020 9:00am5:00pm
For biologists and bioinformaticians interested in genome sequencing and the assembly process, particularly for bacteria. No prior bioinformatics knowledge is required. REGISTRATION WILL OPEN ON 8 MAY, NOON.

Maintaining well-being while working from home [webinar]

8 June 2020 1:00pm2:00pm
Feeling anxious and unsettled as you rush about trying to balance your study, work and homelife while stuck working from home? Join this interactive forum to understand your anxiety and learn how coping tips.

Research ethics: Human [webinar]

8 June 2020 10:00am11:30am
HDR candidates using humans in their research require ethics approval prior to collecting any data. Find out how to seek approval.

Career shaping: Resume and selection criteria [webinar]

4 June 2020 10:00am11:30am
Write a great resume tailored to your audience and learn how to respond to selection criteria.

Ventures' PhD & Postgrad Unlimited

3 June 2020 4:00pm6:00pm
This six-week program (3 June to 8 July) is designed to inspire and support UQ PhD & Postgrad students interested in entrepreneurship and innovation.

Survey design (ISSR) [webinar]

28 May 2020 9:00am12:00pm
Learn about the common quantitative methods.

Strategic scholarly publishing: Principles [webinar]

20 May 2020 2:00pm3:30pm
Which journals are best for your research? What can you do to maximise your work’s scholarly impact? How can you ensure your research complies with funder mandates and is in line with the University’s strategic direction?

Mastering the art of paying attention [webinar]

19 May 2020 10:00am12:00pm
Discover simple tools and techniques to stay focused and overcome distractions.

Ventures' Activate Info session

18 May 2020 12:00pm
Ventures Activate is a three-week (22 June to 10 July), remote internship program. Register now to join the Ventures Activate Information Session Monday 18 May 12-1pm on Zoom!

Impactful presentations: Delivering with confidence [webinar]

13 May 2020 9:30am1:30pm
This interactive session will enable you to develop your edge when communicating your research, presenting at conferences, pitching for funding, participating in competitions and, more broadly, when presenting your personal value proposition. (formerly known as Advanced Presentation Skills)

CV Essentials for HDRs [webinar]

12 May 2020 12:30pm2:30pm
Interactive workshop to give you skills to prepare and maintain an outstanding CV. (previously known as Preparing your CV).

The seven secrets of highly successful research students [online]

11 May 2020 9:00am5:00pm
This 10 week online program from 11 May to 20 July looks at seven key strategies that help research higher degree students finish on time and enjoy the process more. Registration close extended to 5 May at noon.

Compulsory HDR Orientation [online]

5 May 2020 1:30pm4:00pm
Orientation is compulsory for all commencing HDR candidates, both domestic and international.

New International HDR students: Compulsory info session [online]

5 May 2020 10:30am12:30pm
This session is compulsory for all newly commencing HDR students and is a requirement of your visa. Domestic students who are new to Brisbane are also welcome.

3MT Information Session for HDR Candidates [webinar]

5 May 2020 10:00am11:00am
This one hour session will provide all the information you need to participate in 3MT in 2020.

R for reproducible scientific analysis (QCIF) [webinar]

30 April 2020 9:00am1 May 2020 5:00pm
An introduction to R for non-programmers using gapminder data (Combines the former workshops Intro to R and Advanced R). Please do not sign up for this 2-day online workshop unless you are able to attend both days. REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED AND WILL OPEN ON 2 APRIL AT 12 NOON.

[NEW] Strategic scholarly publishing: Principles [webinar]

27 April 2020 2:00pm3:30pm
Which journals are best for your research? What can you do to maximise your work’s scholarly impact? How can you ensure your research complies with funder mandates and is in line with the University’s strategic direction?

Turbocharge your writing [online]

27 April 2020 9:00am5:00pm
This program establishs good writing routines and habits by delivering content over a 12 week period from 27 April to 20 July. Registration closes on 19 April at 11.59pm.

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Library

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

UQ's 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's 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.