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Effective time management

30 September 2019 9:00am10:00am
Discover strategies for effective time management which can be applied in your research degree. [This is a special shortened session for AIBN HDR students but any UQ HDR student is welcome to attend]

Research ethics: Human

30 September 2019 10:00am11:30am
HDR candidates using humans in their research require ethics approval prior to collecting any data. Find out how to seek approval.

Introduction to presentation skills

1 October 2019 10:30am12:30pm
This session provides an introduction to the secrets of great presentations.

How to navigate an academic career

2 October 2019 10:00am12:00pm
Explore specific ideas, tools and techniques to navigate an academic career.

Applying for academic positions - Gatton

9 October 2019 9:30am11:30am
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.

Lighting the Spark: Entrepreneurial Pathways to leverage your research

16 October 2019 10:00am11:30am
"The act of undertaking a doctorate is a good training ground for the development of enterprise." Learn about what it means to be an entrepreneur.

Overview of Regression modelling (ISSR) - Long Pocket

21 October 2019 1:00pm3:00pm
This primer is an introduction to regression 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.

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.

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.

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Candidate Development Award (CDA) Information Session

17 July 2019 10:00am12:00pm
This sessions provides an overview of the CDA and the process of applying.

Creating a structured thesis (CaST)

17 July 2019 9:30am12:30pm
One of our most popular sessions - a practical guide to designing complex documents, in particular your thesis.

Applying for academic positions - Herston

16 July 2019 12:30pm2:30pm
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.

Writing a literature review - Herston

16 July 2019 10:00am12:00pm
Learn practical strategies that will help you tackle your literature review.

Clinical data capture and management with REDcap (QFAB) - Herston

16 July 2019 9:00am5:00pm
For clinical, translational and health service researchers, health service managers, research managers and others wanting to learn about the capabilities of REDCap - a secure web application for building and managing online surveys and databases. No prior experience with REDCap is necessary.

Graduate Teaching Associate Program (GTA) (5 months)

12 July 2019 2:00pm26 July 2019 5:00pm
The program provides participants with the knowledge and practical skills to build a successful teaching career in higher education. Read more on the GTA website or use the Register button to complete the Application form to express your interest Applications close 5pm, 26 July.

Writing a confirmation document - Gatton

11 July 2019 1:00pm2:30pm
Discover the purposes and characteristics of a confirmation document.

Editing and proof reading your thesis - Gatton

11 July 2019 10:00am11:30am
This practical workshop focuses on proofreading tips and editing strategies.

Mine, Yours, ours : Meeting everyone's needs through assertive communication - TRI

10 July 2019 2:00pm3:00pm
This workshop provides strategies to think and behave more assertively, set healthy professional boundaries and resolve conflict in professional contexts. Please note that this workshop has been tailored for students based at TRI, however, all HDR students are welcome to attend.

Working with sensitive data (QFAB) - Herston

9 July 2019 9:00am5:00pm
Recommended for clinical and translational researchers, research assistants, research managers and others wanting to learn about frameworks and practical approaches to working with sensitive data in health including data sharing and de-identification.

Communicating for impact outside academia

4 July 2019 10:30am12:30pm
Learn to communicate your research to the broader community.

CV Essentials for HDRs

3 July 2019 10:00am12:00pm
Interactive workshop to give you skills to prepare and maintain an outstanding CV. (previously known as Preparing your CV)

The teaching academic: An introduction

25 June 2019 10:30am12:30pm
Gain insight into what it means to teach effectively in higher education and how this fits with an academic career.

Making the most of the advisor/student relationship - TRI

24 June 2019 2:00pm3:00pm
Learn how to develop a close working relationship with your advisors. Please note that this session has been tailored for students at TRI but all UQ HDR students are welcome to attend.

Academic writing course (5 weeks) - Gatton

21 June 2019 9:30am21 July 2019 5:00pm
Sessions run for 5 hours once a week, over 5 weeks. As this course has been tailored for Gatton-based students, only the STEM stream will run. However, all HDR students from other UQ campuses are welcome to express their interest via the EOI. Register by submitting the Expression of Interest form.

Advanced presentation skills - Herston

18 June 2019 9:00am1:00pm
This interactive session will further develop your presentation skills for impact. You do not need to have attended Intro to Presentation Skills to attend this session.

The 'imposter' syndrome

17 June 2019 1:00pm4:00pm
Although you are doing well, you may still feel like an imposter. Learn how to manage these feelings.

HaBS Introduction to Postdoctoral Research Fellowships

13 June 2019 1:30pm4:00pm
Not sure what a postdoc is? Wondering how people get them? Attend this great session and find out! Registrations close Monday 10 June.

Turbocharge your writing

12 June 2019 1:30pm4:00pm
Learn clear and practical strategies that can greatly increase your writing productivity.

The seven secrets of highly successful research students

12 June 2019 9:30am12:00pm
Unlock seven key habits to help you through your research degree.

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

5 June 2019 10:30am12:30pm
Learn what is meant by 'the third space' and how this space might be right for your career.

Academic writing course (8 weeks)

4 June 2019 9:00am5:00pm
Register by submitting the application form. Sessions run 4/5 June to 23/24 July. Get more details via the link above.

Career strategy (General)

28 May 2019 10:00am12:00pm
Discover post-HDR career options and consider which is best for you.

Introduction to presentation skills - Gatton

24 May 2019 10:00am11:30am
This session provides an introduction to the secrets of great presentations.

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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.