Academic writing course (8 weeks) [online]

2 March 2022 1:30pm
Register by submitting the application form. Course spans 8 weeks. Sessions run on Zoom from 2 March to 20 April (STEM) OR 3 March to 21 April (HASS). Application closes on 6 February, 5 pm.

Presenting for the 3MT [webinar]

7 March 2022 10:00am7 July 2022 11:00am
How do you present effectively for the 3MT

Matching your potential with employment possibilities [webinar]

8 March 2022 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.

Introduction to systematic reviews [webinar]

15 March 2022 1:00pm2:30pm
This workshop covers systematic reviews that can be used in both qualitative and quantitative studies.

Resilient researcher: Resilience while remote [Webinar]

16 March 2022 12:00pm1:00pm
This webinar is designed to assist HDR candidates researching in remote locations. For instance, this may occur when you are away collecting data or are based interstate or even overseas.

Presenting your research (webinar)

17 March 2022 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 as well as Planning and Presenting Persuasive Research).

Promoting your research impact: Collecting evidence of research engagement [webinar]

23 March 2022 1:00pm2:30pm
Learn about research matrices and social media impact. Find out how and where you can start making an impact with your research. (Previously known as Making and measuring research impact: an introduction)

Three Ss of Resilience [webinar]

24 March 2022 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.

NEW! Growing your digital capacity [webinar]

28 March 2022 10:00am12:30pm
Ever wondered how your research ideas can be converted into business ideas by using the latest technologies, but don’t know how and where to start? This interactive workshop will give you the digital skills to start you down that path!

CV Essentials for HDRs [webinar]

29 March 2022 12:00pm2:00pm
Interactive workshop to give you skills to prepare and maintain an outstanding CV. (previously known as Preparing your CV).

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HASS/BEL Industry Panel and Networking - How your HDR skillset translates to Industry [webinar]

24 August 2021 10:00am12:00pm
Many of the skills you will need for future employment are intrinsic in your research degree. These include critical thinking, project management, the ability to conduct analysis, and the technical skills you gain. Hear from employers who value a higher degree by research, and understand what they are looking for well as a number of PhD qualified industry leaders regarding their own career progression.

Ventures' Quantum hackathon

24 August 2021 9:00am5:00pm
Ventures is hosting a four-day challenge from 24-27 August. Hosting with EQUS (Australian Research Council Centre of Excellence for Engineered Quantum Systems) in partnership with The University of Western Australia, Macquarie University and the Department of Defence. Seeking staff and students from engineering, medicine and business to science, health and agriculture to bring your industry problems and cross-collaborate to discover applications and solutions using quantum technologies.

STEM Industry Panel and Networking - How your HDR skillset translates to Industry [webinar]

23 August 2021 10:00am12:00pm
Many of the skills you will need for future employment are intrinsic in your research degree. These include critical thinking, project management, the ability to conduct analysis, and the technical skills you gain. Hear from employers who value a higher degree by research, and understand what they are looking for well as a number of PhD qualified industry leaders regarding their own career progression.

Plotting and programming with Python (QCIF) [webinar]

23 August 2021 9:00am26 August 2021 12:30pm
This software carpentry workshop introduces the building blocks of Python. Please do not sign up for the four half-days (morning) interactive workshop unless you are able to attend all four morning sessions in full from 23 to 26 August. REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED AND WILL OPEN ON 19 JULY AT NOON.

Video abstracts: An introduction [webinar]

20 August 2021 10:00am11:30am
What are video abstracts and how can they help you?

Principles of Research Design (ISSR) [webinar]

18 August 2021 9:00am1:00pm
Learn the basics of research design which is a key component of any research study. REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED AND WILL OPEN ON 18 JUNE AT 12PM

HASS Research: Integrating theory

17 August 2021 1:00pm4:00pm
This session helps you find ways to integrate theory in your writing, find theoretical ideas in adjacent disciplines, and help you bring theory and practice together.

HASS Research: Departing radically in academic writing

17 August 2021 9:00am12:00pm
The aim of this workshop is to introduce qualitative higher degree research students in HASS to creative academic writing practices.

Ventures' Industry challenge - info session

5 August 2021 10:00am11:30am
Info Session. 10-11.30am, 5 August 2021. Registration deadline. 4pm, 13 August 2021. Submission deadline for pitch. 4pm, 6 October 2021. Pitch event. 21 October 2021. Join us and watch the top teams pitch for the prize pool of $20,000.

R for reproducible scientific analysis (QCIF) [webinar]

2 August 2021 9:00am5 August 2021 12:30pm
An introduction to R for non-programmers using gapminder data (Combines the former workshops Intro to R and Advanced R). Please do not sign up unless you are able to fully attend all four mornings. REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED AND OPENS ON 29 JUNE AT NOON.

NEW! Agile project management [webinar]

29 July 2021 9:00am11:00am
Plan, execute and deliver projects in a lean way. Lean methodologies create greater value while using fewer resources.

NEW! The Pitching Event

28 July 2021 11:00am1:00pm
This is an opportunity for participants to practice delivering their pitches to a panel of judges/mentors and get feedback.

Statistics for comparisons using SPSS (QCIF) [webinar]

23 July 2021 10:00am5:00pm
This practical workshop will help participants to choose and use the appropriate standard statistical test for their data by introducing key concepts of inferential statistics in SPSS. Participants will learn how to compute and interpret hypothesis tests for popular statistical models such as correlation, contingency tables, chi-square test, t-test and ANOVA. Prior knowledge of SPSS is required. REGISTRATIONS IS REQUIRED AND WILL OPEN ON 23 JUNE AT NOON.

NEW! Business of you [Webinar]

22 July 2021 9:00am10:30am
This interactive workshop will teach you how use digital marketing tools and social media to advance their career. The workshop will give you practical steps on how to how to package and communicate your unique skills, strengths and value proposition.

NEW! Pitching and storytelling [Parallel]

21 July 2021 10:00am12:00pm
This session provides best practice on how to build a pitch deck and how to deliver it compellingly.

Ventures' Founders Talks [parallel]

21 July 2021 10:00am12:00pm
Every Wednesday in July. On 21 July, meet Rudy Crous. Listen to his entrepreneurial journey and how he works with businesses to improve their organisational culture. Click on the title for details.

UniQuest research commercialisation workshop

21 July 2021 8:00am22 July 2021 5:00pm
2-day workshop that focuses on creating an awareness of intellectual property management and commercialisation. Express your interest in joining the workshop now! Applications close 30 June.

Policy 101: Understanding public policy and its making [webinar]

19 July 2021 10:00am12:00pm
Develop a scholarly appreciation of public policy and identify how it impacts your research.

NEW! Business models [Parallel]

14 July 2021 10:00am12:00pm
We use the collaborative and interactive ‘business model canvas’ framework to quickly and easily define and communicate a business idea or concept.

The teaching academic: An introduction [webinar]

7 July 2021 12:00pm2:00pm
Gain insight into what it means to teach effectively in higher education and how this fits with an academic career. THIS SESSION IS AVAILABLE IN BOTH THE ZOOM AND F2F MODES. PLEASE ENSURE THAT YOU REGISTER FOR THE CORRECT MODE.

The teaching academic

7 July 2021 12:00pm2:00pm
Gain insight into what it means to teach effectively in higher education and how this fits with an academic career. THIS SESSION IS AVAILABLE IN BOTH THE ZOOM AND F2F MODES. PLEASE ENSURE THAT YOU REGISTER FOR THE CORRECT MODE.

NEW! Design thinking - Part 2 Prototype & testing [Parallel]

7 July 2021 10:00am12:00pm
Design-led Thinking is the framework that is used to guide an ideation process. Solve complex problems in a creative, user-centric and curious manner. Join us for Part 2 on Prototype and Testing.

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

5 July 2021 12:00pm2:00pm
Learn what is meant by 'the third space' and how this space might be right for your career.

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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.

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.