Ventures' Social Enterprise Program

5 March 2020 12:00pm
A 6-week program from 5 March to 9 April. 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!

Writing a literature review

9 March 2020 10:00am11:30am
Learn practical strategies that will help you tackle your literature review.

Making the most of the advisor/student relationship - TRI

10 March 2020 10:00am11:30am
Learn how to develop a close working relationship with your advisors.

Impactful presentations: Delivering with confidence

11 March 2020 9:30am1:30pm
This interactive session will enable you to develop your edge when communicating your research, presenting at conferences, pitching for funding, participating in competitions and, more broadly, when presenting your personal value proposition. (formerly known as Advanced Presentation Skills)

Hypothesis testing using R (QCIF)

12 March 2020 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 IS REQUIRED AND OPENS ON 10 FEB AT NOON.

Three Ss of Resilience

13 March 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.

Resilient researcher: Becoming a Resilient Researcher [Webinar]

19 March 2020 12:00pm1:00pm
Build your resilience for your research degree and beyond. Closing date for registrations is 11 March 2020, noon.

[NEW] Introduction to systematic reviews (webinar)

20 March 2020 10:00am11:00am
This workshop covers systematic reviews that can be used in both qualitative and quantitative studies. Closing date for registration is 13 March 2020, noon.

[NEW] Plotting and programming in Python (QCIF)

23 March 2020 9:00am24 March 2020 5:00pm
This software carpentry workshop introduces the building blocks of Python. Please do not sign up for this 2-day workshop unless you are able to attend both days. REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED AND WILL OPEN ON 17 FEB 2020 AT NOON.

Smart, savvy and scholarly: Knowing where NOT to publish

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

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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.

[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.

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

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.

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.

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.

Library's Open Access Week

15 October 2019 9:15am21 October 2019 4:15pm
Join us during global Open Access Week, 21-27 October, to consider some of the issues around open access and open data and implications for the university research community.

Communicating in a global environment

27 September 2019 10:00am12:00pm
Build your skills in communicating across a range of cultures and contexts.

Metagenomics Using Galaxy (QCIF)

27 September 2019 9:00am5:00pm
For biologists and other life scientists planning to work with next-generation sequencing data from 16S metagenomic samples. REGISTRATION OPENS ON 30 AUGUST, NOON.

Variant detection using Galaxy (QCIF)

26 September 2019 9:00am5:00pm
For biologists and other life scientists planning to work with next-generation sequencing data for small variant detection. REGISTRATION OPENS ON 30 AUGUST, NOON.

Genome assembly using Galaxy (QCIF)

24 September 2019 9:00am5:00pm
For biologists and bioinformaticians interested in genome sequencing and the assembly process, particularly for bacteria. No prior bioinformatics knowledge is required. REGISTRATION WILL OPEN ON 30 AUGUST, NOON.

Library's research week

6 September 2019 11:45am12:45pm
Research Week 2019: Come to the Library's workshops and presentations on research tools, platforms, services and strategies and accelerate your success. Available across UQ campuses.

Making the most of the advisor/student relationship - Gatton

5 September 2019 10:00am11:30am
Learn how to develop a close working relationship with your advisors.

Genome assembly using command line (QCIF)

28 August 2019 9:00am5:00pm
Recommended for biologists and bioinformaticians interested in genome sequencing and the assembly process. Ability to use command-line interface (CLI) commands is required.

Lived Experience: a conversation

Cancelled
19 August 2019 2:00pm3:30pm

Ventures' Weekend of Startups

16 August 2019 9:00am18 August 2019 5:00pm

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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.