Mindmapping research: Coping with info overload [webinar]

29 September 2020 10:00am12:00pm
Learn how to manage your research and cope with information overload. [Formerly called Organising your research with concept maps and graphic organisers]

How to navigate an academic career [webinar]

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

Leaders and leadership: The challenge of 'doing' leadership

2 October 2020 10:00am12:00pm
This workshop will give you insights into what leadership means in the 21st century and the challenges of being a leader.  It will give you an opportunity to reflect on your own potential to lead and make a difference in the workplace.

Planning and presenting persuasive research [webinar]

6 October 2020 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).

Career control for researchers [online]

6 October 2020 10:00am5:00pm
The 2020 Round 2 course is now open for Expressions of Interest. Closing date for EOIs is 22 September 2020 at noon. This 8-week online paced course runs from 6 October to 27 November 2020. You will be advised by 29 September if you are successful. 

Keep calm and carry on: Dealing with uncertainty in the COVID era [special webinar]

7 October 2020 10:00am12:00pm
Continuing the special series of webinars in response to COVID, this highly interactive session will explore the uncertainty and the impact that COVID is having on our mental fortitude, and understand the longer term consequences of being in a constant state of anxiety and stress, such as depression.

Introduction to systematic reviews [webinar]

9 October 2020 10:00am11:00am
This workshop covers systematic reviews that can be used in both qualitative and quantitative studies.

Writing a literature review [webinar]

12 October 2020 10:00am11:30am
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.

RNA Seq analysis using Galaxy (QCIF) [webinar]

13 October 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 13 SEP AT NOON.

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

13 October 2020 10:00am11:30am
Learn how to publish your research in the right place for the most impact.


Matching your potential with employment possibilities [webinar]

22 September 2020 10:00am12:00pm
This workshop will provide you with strategies for finding out what jobs are out there, and how to decide the main characteristics being sought in those jobs.

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

22 September 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 22 AUG at NOON.

Ventures' Virtual Startup Adventures: Info session

21 September 2020 3:00pm4:00pm
Startup Adventures are back – now remote and digital! Join the info session now! Details about the virtual adventure in the Description.

Clinical data capture and management with REDcap (QCIF) [webinar]

18 September 2020 9:00am5:00pm
This workshop provides an introduction to REDCap for the development and management of registries and surveys through hands on exercises. REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED AND WILL OPEN ON 18 AUGUST at NOON.

Data manipulation and visualisation in R (QCIF special) [webinar]

15 September 2020 9:30am16 September 2020 12:30pm
HOT DEAL OF THE WEEK! We've just received notice about this two*half day (morning) workshop which is a once-off special. Join us for this live coding workshop where we write programs that produce results. Attendees must have a good knowledge of the basic concepts and techniques of R and previous experience working in RStudio. REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED AND WILL OPEN ON 7 SEP AT NOON.

Three Ss of Resilience [webinar]

11 September 2020 10:00am11:30am
Learn strategies to improve resilience in order to better manage the stresses and strains of life, both during the candidature and in your future professional life.

Principles of Research Design (ISSR) [webinar]

10 September 2020 9:00am1:30pm
Learn the basics of research design which is a key component of any research study.

Academic writing course (8 weeks) [online]

8 September 2020 1:30pm4:30pm
Register by submitting the application form. Sessions run 8 September to 27 October (STEM) OR 9 September to 28 October (STEM), and 8 September to 27 October (HASS). Applications closing date extended to 10 August, 5pm.

Introduction to NGS platforms and bioinformatics analysis (QCIF)

8 September 2020 9:00am5:00pm
This hands-on practical workshop is an introduction to next generation sequencing technologies and how they work, providers, common bioinformatics workflows, standardised file types, quality control and an introduction to Galaxy Australia. REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED AND WILL OPEN ON 8 AUGUST AT 12 NOON.

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

1 September 2020 12:00pm2:00pm
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 [webinar]

1 September 2020 9:30am11:00am
Learn how to develop a close working relationship with your advisors.

Academic publishing: Play by the rules [webinar]

31 August 2020 10:00am11:30am
Explore guiding principles of ethical publishing and your rights.

Graduate Teaching Associate Program (GTA) (5 months)

31 August 2020 9:00am5:00pm
The program is now open for Semester 2. Read more on the GTA website or use the Register button to complete the Application form to express your interest now. Applications close 5pm, 7 August.

Introduction to longitudinal data analysis (ISSR) [webinar]

26 August 2020 9:00am12:00pm
Learn about longitudinal data analysis.

Video abstracts: An introduction [webinar]

20 August 2020 10:00am12:00pm
What are video abstracts and how can they help you?

Introduction to Regression modelling (ISSR) [webinar]

19 August 2020 1:00pm4:00pm
Learn about simple and multiple regression models.

Expert panel: Adjusting research plans [special webinar]

18 August 2020 1:00pm3:00pm
COVID-19 has seen many researchers across all disciplines impacted. They are now working to modify and adjust plans to maintain the continuity of their projects.

Effective time management [webinar]

18 August 2020 10:00am11:30am
Discover strategies for effective time management which can be applied in your research degree.

Ventures' LeadHers

13 August 2020 4:00pm
Join the confidence-building incubator for women across all disciplines who are or want to become managers, entrepreneurs, researchers or academics. All female-identifying students, staff and alumni are welcome to apply. 6 weeks from 13 August. Applications open now! Closes 5th August at 5pm.

Understanding quantitative data and performing descriptive analyses (ISSR) [webinar]

13 August 2020 1:00pm4:00pm
This course is intended for HDR students who are new to working with quantitative data, or would like to refresh the basics.

Ventures' Social Enterprise Explorers

13 August 2020 12:00pm
A 6-week program from 13 August. Designed to create a space for UQ students from all faculties to come together and create projects that will have a positive social and environmental impact. Applications open! Closes 5 August at 5pm.

Compulsory HDR Orientation [online]

12 August 2020 1:30pm2:30pm
Orientation is compulsory for all commencing HDR candidates, both domestic and international.

New International HDR students: Compulsory info session [webinar]

12 August 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.

Ventures' Idea Hub Unlimited

11 August 2020 4:00pm
A 6-week program from 11 August. Level up. Gain the skills and knowledge needed to think and act like an entrepreneur. Applications open! Closes 5 August at 5pm.

Metagenomics Using Galaxy (QCIF) [webinar]

11 August 2020 9:00am5:00pm
This workshop will cover the concepts of 16S bacterial metagenomics analysis. REGISTRATION OPENS ON 11 JULY, NOON.



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.