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RNA Seq analysis with Galaxy and R (QFAB) - TRI

20 November 2019 9:00am21 November 2019 5:00pm
Formerly called "RNA Seq Analysis using Galaxy", this hands-on workshop will introduce the specific skills and applications used in the analysis of RNA-Seq gene expression data. Prior expertise with R and the command line interface is required, equivalent to QFAB's “Introduction to R”. REGISTRATION WILL OPEN ON 31 OCTOBER, NOON.

Career shaping: Resume and selection criteria

21 November 2019 10:00am12:00pm
Write a great resume tailored to your audience and learn how to respond to selection criteria.

Academic publishing: Play by the rules

22 November 2019 11:30am1:00pm
Explore guiding principles of ethical publishing and your rights.

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.]

Research, Policy and Practice: Connecting for Change

26 November 2019 10:00am12:00pm
Where does your research sit in the Australian and global policy context? How should you position it to create impact? This is essential information for all students regardless of which area you might work in after graduating.

Shut Up & Write day

28 November 2019 10:00am3:00pm

Resilient researcher: Resilience while remote (webinar) - DATE CHANGE

28 November 2019 12:00pm1:00pm
This webinar is designed to assist HDR candidates researching in remote locations. For instance, this may occur when you are away collecting data or are based interstate or even overseas.

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.

Publishing 101 with Wiley

2 December 2019 9:30am11:30am
What are the basics of publishing? Learn from the straight from the publishers themselves!


[NEW] A winning mindset: Coaching for performance

14 November 2019 10:00am12:30pm
Our mindset is the foundation for success in life and careers. Learn to develop a winning mindset and practice coaching which is an essential workplace skill.

How to get published: An introduction

13 November 2019 11:30am1:30pm
Gain an insight into the world of scholarly publishing.

Compulsory HDR orientation

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

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.

Departing Radically in Academic writing (DRAW): 2 week HDR Writing Summer School (for HASS students)

11 November 2019 9:00am5:00pm
A two week summer writing school hosted by the School of Education called DRAW (Departing Radically in Academic Writing) for HASS students. Program fruns from 11 to 22 November. Submit your EOI now, closes 25 October 2019.

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.

Cohesion, linking and flow in your writing

7 November 2019 10:30am12:00pm
Learn strategies to make clear connections between ideas in sections, paragraphs and sentences in your writing.

[NEW] Win that grant: 6 rules for crafting a compelling proposal

7 November 2019 9:30am1:30pm
Engage your grant assessors by building the strongest possible connection between your text and its readers.

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.

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.

Writing a literature review and Intro to systematic reviews

5 November 2019 10:00am12:00pm
Learn how a process to critically read and note-take when writing your lit review. Examine the unique features of a literature review as a frame for your research.

Strategic scholarly publishing program

4 November 2019 9:00am8 November 2019 4:00pm
5 days, 5 workshops: THINK, CHECK, SUBMIT, PROMOTE, TRACK

Basic statistical ideas for researchers

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

Qualitative Research - Analysing qualitative data: instances or sequences (Lecture 2)

31 October 2019 2:00pm3:15pm
The highly popular lecture series by Professor David Silverman is back! This is the second of two lectures by Professor Silverman regarding how to 'do' research.

Qualitative Research - Establishing credibility (Lecture 1)

31 October 2019 10:00am11:45am
The highly popular lecture series by Professor David Silverman is back! This is the first of two lectures by Professor Silverman regarding how to 'do' research.

Mastering the art of paying attention

29 October 2019 10:00am12:00pm
Discover simple tools and techniques to stay focused and overcome distractions.

Collecting qualitative data (ISSR) - Long Pocket

29 October 2019 9:00am1:00pm
Learn about the common qualitative methods.

Collecting quantitative data (ISSR) - Long Pocket

28 October 2019 1:00pm5:00pm
Learn about the common quantitative methods.

Hypothesis testing using R (QFAB) - TRI

25 October 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 OCTOBER, NOON.

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

24 October 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 OCTOBER, NOON.

Making and measuring research impact: an introduction

23 October 2019 10:00am12:00pm
Learn about research matrices and social media impact. Find out how and where you can start making an impact with your research. For instance, what's a video abstract?

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

23 October 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 30 SEPTEMBER, NOON.

Overview of Multilevel models (ISSR) - Long Pocket

22 October 2019 1:00pm3:00pm
This primer is an introduction to multilevel modelling; to assist you in making your analytical decisions.

Overview of Longitudinal models (ISSR) - Long Pocket

22 October 2019 9:00am11:00am
This primer is an introduction to longitudinal modelling; to assist you in making your analytical decisions.



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.