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[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.

Postgrad life in the Great Southern Land

15 November 2019 10:00am11:30am
This workshop explores common challenges for international students, such as the experience of homesickness and culture shock, as well as the differences in the Australian workplace and academic cultures.

NEW Resilient researcher: Resilience while remote (webinar)

15 November 2019 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.

Advanced presentation skills

18 November 2019 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. You do not need to have attended Intro to Presentation Skills to attend this session.

Build your personal brand

19 November 2019 10:00am12:00pm
This workshop provides pragmatic strategies to define your personal and research brand.

RNA Seq analysis with Galaxy and R (QFAB) - TRI

20 November 2019 9:00am21 November 2019 5:00pm
Formerly called "RNA Seq Analysis using Galaxy", this hands-on workshop will introduce the specific skills and applications used in the analysis of RNA-Seq gene expression data. Prior expertise with R and the command line interface is required, equivalent to QFAB's “Introduction to R”. REGISTRATION WILL OPEN ON 31 OCTOBER, NOON.

What do examiners want?

20 November 2019 1:30pm3:30pm
What are examiners looking for in your written thesis and oral examination (viva)? How or what should you prepare?

Career shaping: Resume and selection criteria

21 November 2019 10:00am12:00pm
Write a great resume tailored to your audience and learn how to respond to selection criteria.

Academic publishing: Play by the rules

22 November 2019 11:30am1:00pm
Explore guiding principles of ethical publishing and your rights.

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.]

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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.

Including published works in a thesis

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

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.

Improving writing with data-driven learning

1 July 2018 10:45am30 September 2018 11:45am
This online course looks at the use of 'big data' to help graduate students with their academic writing. Registration instructions available in session description.

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.

Intellectual property

20 June 2018 10:00am11:30am
Understand how to protect intellectual property, what are your rights and your responsibilities.

Candidate Development Award information session

26 March 2018 10:30am11:30am
This sessions provides an overview of the CDA and the process of applying.

Strategic networking: How to connect for impact

8 March 2018 9:30am11:30am
Understand the strategic value of networking. Identify networking opportunities.

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.

Effective time management for researchers

13 February 2018 12:00pm1:00pm
Discover strategies for effective time management which can be applied in your research degree.

Strategic scholarly publishing program - Promote & track

15 December 2017 1:00pm2:30pm
Learn how to track your achievements and show them to full advantage.

Metrics for grant writing

13 December 2017 1:00pm3:00pm
This course will enable participants to identify key metrics that will strengthen your grant proposals.

ilab UQ's Germinate 11 $10,000 no-equity summer accelerator

27 October 2017 11:45pm
Applications are open for ilab's 11th Accelerator intake offering $10,000 to up to 10 UQ teams to build their BIG ideas.

Elsevier: Introduction to journal publishing & Open Access

25 October 2017 2:00pm5:00pm
Gain an understanding of journal publishing and Open Access.

Writing award winning reviews

13 September 2017 1:00pm2:00pm
For all who are interested in shaping research and understanding intricacies of peer review process, this session is for you.

ilab UQ's MentorBlaze

12 September 2017 3:30pm7:00pm
Imagine speaking to up 4 mentors and networking with over 30 of Brisbane's leading startup mentors - all in one place - all in one high energy 2-hour session.

How to be an effective reviewer: Peer reviewing for academic journals

12 September 2017 12:00pm2:00pm
Taylor and Francis present this session on how to be an effective reviewer.

Tutors @ UQ

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

Including published works in a thesis

13 April 2017 9:30am11:30am
This session will cover the policy around including published works in theses.

Creating a structured document or thesis

22 March 2017 9:30am12:30pm
A practical guide to designing complex documents such as a thesis (CaST).

Career strategy networking event

1 January 2017 8:00am10:30am
Implement your networking skills with representatives from industry.

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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.