Writing a literature review [St Lucia]

13 January 2022 10:00am13 November 2022 12:00pm
Learn how 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. NOTE: Session includes an optional 30 minutes at the end to discuss with your peers and practice what you've learnt.

Impactful presentations: Delivering with confidence [St Lucia]

17 January 2022 9:30am1:30pm
This interactive session will enable you to develop your edge when communicating your research, participating in conferences or competitions such as 3MT and more broadly, when presenting your personal value proposition. (formerly known as Advanced Presentation Skills).

Resilient researcher: Understanding yourself and others [webinar]

18 January 2022 12:00pm1:30pm
Your IQ is high. But what about your EQ? The ability to understand ourselves and others is central to career and personal success.

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

21 January 2022 10:00am12:00pm
This workshop provides strategies to think and behave more assertively, set healthy professional boundaries and resolve conflict in professional contexts.

Making the most of the advisor/student relationship [St Lucia]

24 January 2022 10:00am11:30am
Learn how to develop a close working relationship with your advisors.

What DO examiners want? [Webinar]

25 January 2022 1:00pm3:00pm
What are examiners looking for in your written thesis and oral examination (viva)? How or what should you prepare? This workshop is also available in the face-to-face delivery mode. Please ensure that you are correctly registered in your chosen mode to receive the relevant workshop notifications.

What DO examiners want? [St Lucia]

25 January 2022 1:00pm3:00pm
What are examiners looking for in your written thesis and oral examination (viva)? How or what should you prepare? This workshop is also available in the webinar delivery mode. Please ensure that you are correctly registered in your chosen mode to receive the relevant workshop notifications.

Build your personal brand [St Lucia]

31 January 2022 10:00am12:00pm
This workshop provides pragmatic strategies to define your personal and research brand.

New international HDR students: Compulsory information session [webinar]

1 February 2022 10:30am12:30pm
This session is compulsory for new international research students starting this research quarter and is a requirement of your visa.

HDR Orientation Meet'N'Greet [online]

1 February 2022 1:30pm2:30pm
Orientation is strongly recommended for all commencing HDR candidates, both domestic and international.

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Impactful presentations: Delivering with confidence [St Lucia]

17 January 2022 9:30am1:30pm
This interactive session will enable you to develop your edge when communicating your research, participating in conferences or competitions such as 3MT and more broadly, when presenting your personal value proposition. (formerly known as Advanced Presentation Skills).

What DO examiners want? [St Lucia]

25 January 2022 1:00pm3:00pm
What are examiners looking for in your written thesis and oral examination (viva)? How or what should you prepare? This workshop is also available in the webinar delivery mode. Please ensure that you are correctly registered in your chosen mode to receive the relevant workshop notifications.

What DO examiners want? [Webinar]

25 January 2022 1:00pm3:00pm
What are examiners looking for in your written thesis and oral examination (viva)? How or what should you prepare? This workshop is also available in the face-to-face delivery mode. Please ensure that you are correctly registered in your chosen mode to receive the relevant workshop notifications.

Build your personal brand [St Lucia]

31 January 2022 10:00am12:00pm
This workshop provides pragmatic strategies to define your personal and research brand.

Career shaping: Understand your skills and identify opportunities [St Lucia]

7 February 2022 10:00am12:30pm
Increase your chances of a positive career on completion of your HDR.

How to navigate an academic career [St Lucia]

8 February 2022 10:00am12:00pm
Explore specific ideas, tools and techniques to navigate an academic career.

Networking in the digital space [webinar]

23 February 2022 10:00am12:00pm
This session will provide tips and tricks for making contact through digital means.

NEW! Research impact: Planning for optimal impact and engagement (CDF) [webinar]

2 March 2022 12:00pm1:30pm
Deepen your understanding of research impact and developing an action plan for achieving impact. Formulate your action plan for maximising research impact. REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED AND WILL OPEN APPROX 6-8 WEEKS PRIOR.

Academic writing course (8 weeks) [online]

2 March 2022 1:30pm
Register by submitting the application form. Course spans 8 weeks. Sessions run on Zoom from 2 March to 20 April (STEM) OR 3 March to 21 April (HASS). Application closes on 16 August, 12pm.

Promoting your research impact: Collecting evidence of research engagement [webinar]

23 March 2022 1:00pm2:30pm
Learn about research matrices and social media impact. Find out how and where you can start making an impact with your research. (Previously known as Making and measuring research impact: an introduction) REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED AND WILL OPEN APPROX 6-8 WEEKS PRIOR.

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Mental Health First Aid

2 December 2021 8:30am3 December 2021 4:30pm
What to gain the mental health first aid skills to help yourself and others in mental distress? Want to gain the MHFA accreditation that you can put on your CV? Join our 2 full-day MHFA accreditation training offered to HDR students at no cost to you! Please do NOT sign up unless you can commit to attending both days in full. Registrations close 22 November at noon. NB: This course has been rescheduled from August due to the lockdown so places are highly limited.

NEW! Mastering the WRite Stuff™ [online]

1 December 2021 8:30am2 December 2021 4:00pm
Are you coming up to or just past Mid-Candidature Review and getting jitters about having to produce a mammoth 80,000 word thesis all in the not too distant future? Fret not, we’ve got you covered! Join us for a 2-day intensive course and learn how to set yourself on the right path to writing. Applications close on 8 November at 5pm.

[Revamped] Communicating for impact outside academia [webinar]

25 November 2021 1:00pm3:00pm
Learn to communicate your research to the broader community. This workshops is available in webinar and F2F modes. Please ensure that you register for the correct mode in order to receive the correct notifications.

ResBaz Queensland with QCIF

24 November 2021 9:00am26 November 2021 5:00pm
Registration is now open for ResBaz Queensland, a three day festival of digital literacy and professional development. https://resbaz.github.io/resbaz2021qld/speakers/ Registration is $25 and includes catering as well as access to the full program of activities.

Postgrad life in the Great Southern Land [webinar]

19 November 2021 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.

LeadHers Rise: A Celebration for Women’s Entrepreneurship Day

19 November 2021 8:30am12:00pm
Women’s Entrepreneurship Day is fast approaching on the 19 November and to mark the occasion Ventures are hosting LeadHers Rise: A Celebration for Women’s Entrepreneurship Day.

Lighting the Spark: Entrepreneurial Pathways to leverage your research [webinar]

3 November 2021 10:00am12:00pm
Find out how to generate workable ideas from your research and turn them into business opportunities. Be an idea pioneer! This session is designed for students who have limited experience in entrepreneurship and start-ups but are interested in pursuing this career path, or those who have a great idea but are unsure of what to do with it. This workshops is available in webinar and F2F modes. Please ensure that you register for the correct mode in order to receive the correct notifications.

Lighting the Spark: Entrepreneurial Pathways to leverage your research (F2F)

3 November 2021 10:00am12:00pm
Find out how to generate workable ideas from your research and turn them into business opportunities. Be an idea pioneer! This session is designed for students who have limited experience in entrepreneurship and start-ups but are interested in pursuing this career path, or those who have a great idea but are unsure of what to do with it. This workshops is available in webinar and F2F modes. Please ensure that you register for the correct mode in order to receive the correct notifications.

Research integrity in HDR training (student only session) [webinar]

27 October 2021 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.]

Networking Breakfast: HDR Placements Showcase

26 October 2021 8:00am10:00am
The theme of this networking breakfast is Placements. Listen to our industry and student panels discuss their expectations and experiences of placements. Places are highly limited. Apply now! Applications close 1 October 5pm.

Law and Intellectual property [webinar]

25 October 2021 10:00am11:30am
Intellectual Property can be a valuable asset and understanding how to protect it will help you in your research career. This session will touch upon UQ’s IP policies, and the broader Australian and global context.

Collecting qualitative data (ISSR) [webinar]

20 October 2021 12:00pm3:00pm
A brief introduction into qualitative data collection. REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED AND WILL OPEN ON 20 AUGUST AT 12PM.

Planning and presenting persuasive research [webinar]

15 October 2021 10:00am11:30am
This session provides an introduction to the secrets of great research presentations. Learn how to craft a message that targets your audience. (Formerly known as Introduction to Presentation Skills). This session is available as both a F2F and webinar. Please ensure that you have registered with your chosen mode in order to receive the correct notifications.

Smart, savvy and scholarly: Knowing where NOT to publish [webinar]

13 October 2021 10:00am11:30am
Learn how to publish your research in the right place for the most impact.

Qualitative Research Evening with David Silverman: Finding a topic in your data [webinar]

11 October 2021 6:30pm8:00pm
Aimed at early stage research students, Prof Silverman suggests good ways to develop workable and interesting research topics using qualitative data.

A winning mindset: Coaching for performance [webinar]

7 October 2021 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.

Statistics for comparisons using R (QCIF) [webinar]

7 October 2021 9:00am5:00pm
This practical hands-on workshop will help participants to choose and use the appropriate statistical test for their data by introducing key concepts of inferential statistics in R. Prior knowledge of R is required. REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED AND OPENS 15 SEPTEMBER AT 12PM.

HASS Research: Open data and new statistics

5 October 2021 1:00pm4:00pm
This workshop will help to situate researchers into the emerging expectations associated with the Open Science movement.

Career control for researchers [online]

5 October 2021 10:00am
The 2021 Round 2 course is now open for applications. This 8-week online paced course runs from 5 October to 26 November 2021. Closing date for application is 12 September 2021 at 5pm. You will be advised by 22 September if you are successful. 

HASS Research: Archival research

5 October 2021 9:00am12:00pm
This workshop shows you how to approach archives and their various categories, organising principles, finding aids, and procedures.

[Revamped] Communicating in a global environment

28 September 2021 10:00am1:00pm
Build your skills in communicating across a range of cultures and contexts.

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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.

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.