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Collecting quantitative data (ISSR) - Long Pocket

28 October 2019 1:00pm5:00pm
Learn about the common quantitative methods.

Collecting qualitative data (ISSR) - Long Pocket

29 October 2019 9:00am1:00pm
Learn about the common qualitative methods.

Mastering the art of paying attention

29 October 2019 10:00am12:00pm
Discover simple tools and techniques to stay focused and overcome distractions.

Organising your research with concept maps and graphic organisers

30 October 2019 10:00am12:00pm
Overwhelmed by information and don't know what to do with it? Want to visualise your data and discover linkages? Learn how to manage your research and cope with information overload.

Expressions of Interest: Qualitative Research Workshops

31 October 2019 9:45am4:30pm
Expressions of interest are open for the workshops which, along with the two advertised lectures, comprise a full qualitative research day with Professor Silverman. If selected for the workshop, you may also apply to meet David for one-on-one consultations. Places are very limited so click on the button to fill up the Expression of Interest now! EOIs close on 20 September. ===========EOIs CLOSED===========

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.

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.

Basic statistical ideas for researchers

1 November 2019 10:00am12:00pm
Learn about quantitative research design and specifically descriptive and inferential statistics.

Strategic scholarly publishing program

4 November 2019 9:00am8 November 2019 4:00pm
5 days, 5 workshops: THINK, CHECK, SUBMIT, PROMOTE, TRACK

Writing a literature review

5 November 2019 10:00am12:00pm


RQ 3 HDR orientation

30 July 2019 1:30pm4:00pm

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.



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.