Using strengths to effectively work in teams

30 January 2020 10:00am1:00pm
Learn about your unique strengths and how you can leverage these to work effectively in teams.

New international HDR students: Compulsory information session

4 February 2020 10:30am12:30pm
This session is compulsory for new international research students starting this research quarter and is a requirement of your visa. Domestic students who are new to Brisbane are also welcome.

Compulsory HDR orientation

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

Research ethics: Animal

5 February 2020 10:00am11:30am
All UQ researchers, teaching staff and students using live non-human vertebrates, cephalopods or crustaceans (if working interstate) require approval from an Animal Ethics Committee (AEC) prior to commencing any animal work.

Cohesion, linking and flow in your writing - Gatton

7 February 2020 10:00am11:30am
Discover strategies and techniques which will help you improve cohesion in your writing and assist your reader to understand the structure of your argument.

Planning and presenting persuasive research - Herston

11 February 2020 9:00am10:30am
This session provides an introduction to the secrets of great research presentations. (Formerly known as Introduction to Presentation Skills)

How to navigate an academic career

11 February 2020 10:00am12:00pm
Explore specific ideas, tools and techniques to navigate an academic career.

Build your personal brand

12 February 2020 10:00am12:00pm
This workshop provides pragmatic strategies to define your personal and research brand.

What do examiners want? [Webinar]

12 February 2020 1:00pm3:00pm
What are examiners looking for in your written thesis and oral examination (viva)? How or what should you prepare? Closing date for registration is 6 February 2020, noon.

Career shaping: Understand your skills and identify opportunities

13 February 2020 10:00am12:30pm
Increase your chances of a positive career on completion of your HDR.

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Writing a confirmation document - Herston

28 January 2020 11:30am1:00pm
Discover the purposes and characteristics of a confirmation document.

Applying for academic positions

21 January 2020 10:00am12:00pm
Thinking about a career in academia but don't know where to start? This workshop is for HDR candidates who would like to find out more about applying for academic positions within the Australian system.

Research ethics: Human

20 January 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.

Resilient researcher: Understanding yourself and others

16 January 2020 10:00am12:30pm
Your IQ is high. But what about your EQ? The ability to understand ourselves and others is central to career and personal success.

Networking in the digital space

15 January 2020 10:00am12:00pm
This session will provide tips and tricks for making contact through digital means.

Ventures' ilab Accelerator

9 January 2020 12:15pm1:15pm
This program runs for 7 months from January to July each year. Applications for 2020 are now closed.

Writing a confirmation document [webinar]

9 December 2019 10:30am12:30pm
This workshop outlines the key purposes and characteristics of a confirmation document. This is a webinar so registration closes on 2 December 2019 at noon and you will be sent the webinar link thereafter.

Principles of Research Design (ISSR) - Long Pocket

5 December 2019 9:00am5:00pm
Learn the basics of research design which is a key component of any research study.

Introduction to multilevel modelling (ISSR) - Long Pocket

4 December 2019 9:00am5:00pm
Learn about multilevel modelling.

Getting Research Into Policy and Practice

3 December 2019 9:00am5:00pm
A one day workshop on the research-policy nexus presented by researchers and policy makers by Centre for Policy Futures.

Introduction to Regression modelling (ISSR) - Long Pocket

3 December 2019 9:00am5:00pm
Learn about regression modelling.

Publishing 101 with Wiley

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

Introduction to longitudinal data analysis (ISSR) - Long Pocket

2 December 2019 9:00am5:00pm
Learn about longitudinal data analysis.

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.

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.

Shut Up & Write day

28 November 2019 10:00am3:00pm

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.

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.]

[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.

Assembly of long-read sequencing (QCIF)

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 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 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.

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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.