[NEW] Copyright and your research: Including material in your thesis and publications

30 March 2020 10:00am12:00pm
Examine how you should correctly incorproate and attribute copyrighted material in your thesis and publications.

Making and measuring research impact: an introduction

2 April 2020 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. For instance, what's a video abstract?

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

3 April 2020 9:00am4:30pm
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 statistical or computing knowledge is necessary. REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED AND WILL OPEN ON 6 MARCH at NOON.

RNA Seq analysis using Galaxy (QCIF)

6 April 2020 9:00am5:00pm
This hands-on workshop will introduce the specific skills and applications used in the analysis of RNA-Seq gene expression data. REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED AND WILL OPEN ON 9 MARCH AT NOON.

Effective time management

6 April 2020 10:00am11:30am
Discover strategies for effective time management which can be applied in your research degree.

Presenting for the 3MT

7 April 2020 10:00am11:00am
How do you present effectively for the 3MT?

Career strategy (General)

8 April 2020 12:30pm2:30pm
Discover post-HDR career options and consider which is best for you.

Planning to write

14 April 2020 10:00am11:30am
This workshop explores planning and structuring research writing. (formerly called Editing and Proofreading your thesis) Consider attending Writing to Meet Your Readers' Expectations after attending this workshop.

Mindmapping research: Coping with info overload

15 April 2020 10:00am12:00pm
Learn how to manage your research and cope with information overload. [Formerly called Organising your research with concept maps and graphic organisers]

Writing to meet your readers' expectations

16 April 2020 10:00am11:30am
What does it mean to identify and write for your audience? (formerly called Cohesion, Linking, and Flow in your Writing) Consider attending Planning to Write before attending this workshop.


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.

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.

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.

Communicating for impact outside academia

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

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.

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.

Digital Researcher Showcase

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.

Writing a literature review - Gatton

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

Communicating your research in the media

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

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.

Career Shaping: Identifying Opportunities for Skills Development [online]

5 July 2018 12:00pm1:00pm
This session will provide participants with strategies to identify skills development opportunities.

Career Shaping: Understanding your Skills [online]

27 June 2018 12:00pm1:00pm
This session will provide participants with an opportunity to identify and explore their existing skills.

How to navigate an academic career

6 March 2018 10:00am12:00pm
Explore specific ideas, tools and techniques to navigate an academic career.

Curriculum vitae basics for HDRs (Gatton)

14 February 2018 12:00pm1:00pm
Learn how to prepare a quality CV that highlights skills gained during your HDR.

Tutors @ UQ

15 May 2017 11:15am12:15pm
Discover strategies for working with small groups in a learning context.



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.