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Making and measuring research impact: an introduction

23 October 2019 10:00am12:00pm
Learn about research matrices and social media impact. Find out how and where you can start making an impact with your research.

Advanced R: Data preparation, processing and reporting using R (QFAB) - TRI

24 October 2019 9:00am5:00pm
This hands-on workshop will introduce users of the R software environment to the techniques involved in generating reproducible, dynamic data analyses and reports. Note that the examples will be from bioinformatics. REGISTRATION OPENS ON 1 OCTOBER, NOON.

Hypothesis testing using R (QFAB) - TRI

25 October 2019 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 OPENS ON 1 OCTOBER, NOON.

Writing a confirmation document

28 October 2019 10:00am11:30am
Discover the purposes and characteristics of a confirmation document.

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.

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.


Using strengths to effectively work in teams

23 May 2019 1:00pm4:00pm
Learn about your unique strengths and how you can leverage these to work effectively in teams.

Networking in the digital space

22 May 2019 10:00am12:00pm
This session will provide tips and tricks for making contact through digital means.

Digital Researcher Showcase: Keynote

21 May 2019 2:00pm4:00pm
Listen to the keynote speech by Professor Bronwyn Harch, Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Research) as part of the Digital Researcher Showcase. See Registration link to register.

Becoming a resilient researcher webinar [online]

16 May 2019 12:00pm1:00pm
This webinar will teach you key principles to improve self-awareness and your interactions with others.

RQ 2 HDR orientation

14 May 2019 1:30pm4:00pm
Orientation is compulsory for all commencing HDR candidates, both domestic and international. Registrations will open on 1 April, 2019.

Presenting for the 3MT

10 May 2019 10:30am11:30am
How do you present effectively for the 3MT?

Introduction to presentation skills - Herston

7 May 2019 3:00pm4:30pm
This session provides an introduction to the secrets of great presentations.

Graduate Digital Research Fellowship - Expression of interest

7 May 2019 3:00pm15 June 2019 4:00pm
This year-long program is designed to prepare research students for academic or non-academic careers in digital scholarship.

Writing a confirmation document - Herston

7 May 2019 10:00am11:30am
Discover the purposes and characteristics of a confirmation document.

Writing a literature review - Gatton

30 April 2019 10:00am11:30am
Learn practical strategies that will help you tackle your literature review.

Basic statistical ideas for researchers

26 April 2019 1:00pm3:00pm
Learn ideas relating to research design, descriptive statistics and inferential statistics.

Editing and proof reading your thesis

24 April 2019 1:00pm2:30pm
This practical workshop focuses on proofreading tips and editing strategies.

3MT information session

10 April 2019 2:00pm3:00pm
Learn about the 3MT competition and all the benefits of competing.

Communicating in a global environment

27 February 2019 9:30am12:00pm
Build your skills in communicating across a range of cultures and contexts.

Communicating your research in the media

19 February 2019 9:30am12:30pm
Learn to present your research effectively through the media.

RQ 1 HDR orientation

12 February 2019 1:30pm4:00pm
Orientation is compulsory for all commencing HDR candidates, both domestic and international.   

edX's R and Python workshops (Online)

1 January 2019 9:00am
Beginners to advanced level online courses are available from our MOOC platform, edX (which we partner with well-known institutions all around the world). A large variety of offerings are available throughout the year in self-paced or paced modes. Clicking on the Register link will bring you to a search of available R courses.

Library's Research Data Management best practice sessions

1 January 2019 12:30am
The Library runs several data management sessions including on UQRDM across the year.

Getting Research Into Policy and Practice

3 December 2018 9:00am4 December 2018 2:00pm
A two day workshop on the research-policy nexus presented by researchers and policy makers. Workshops conclude with a networking lunch.

Open Access Week 2018 - UQ Library

22 October 2018 10:00am26 October 2018 1:00pm
ORCiD, Compliance, Grants, Peer Review, Overleaf, CHORUS & more!

Springer Nature: The importance of publishing for your research career

27 September 2018 1:00pm2:15pm
Hear Dr Jeffrey Robens from Springer Nature discuss the importance of publishing.

Wiley UniDay

12 September 2018 10:30am1:00pm
This 2-hour event will bring together editors of prominent journals, publishing experts and research publishing professionals.

5 Rules of Grant Club

4 September 2018 1:00pm
There are no places remaining for this event.

Mastering the art of paying attention

28 August 2018 10:00am12:00pm
Discover simple tools and techniques to stay focused and overcome distractions.

Including published works in a thesis

30 July 2018 10:00am12:00pm
This session will cover the policy around including published works in theses.



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.