CDF workshops and activities are supported by the Student Services Amenities Fee. Dates and times are indicative and subject to change without notice. While we endeavour to remain current, sessions can change suddenly due to circumstances beyond our control. ALWAYS register in Student Hub to stay updated.

Planning to publish [webinar]

13 September 2022 10:00am11:30am
Which journals/publishers are best for your research? (previously known as How to Get Published)

Analysing qualitative data (ISSR) [webinar]

15 September 2022 9:00am1:00pm
Learn about analysing qualitative data. REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED AND WILL OPEN ON 17 July AT NOON.

Making the most of the advisor/student relationship [St Lucia]

19 September 2022 10:00am11:30am
Learn how to develop a close working relationship with your advisors.

Introduction to systematic reviews [webinar]

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

Matching your potential with employment possibilities [webinar]

21 September 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. REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED AND WILL OPEN APPROX 6-8 WEEKS PRIOR.

Learning support session

22 September 2022 9:00am4:00pm
This session will provide one on one guidance with Dr Eva King – either Zoom or Face to face.

Communicating in a global environment

26 September 2022 10:00am1:00pm
Build your skills in communicating across a range of cultures and contexts.

R for reproducible scientific analysis (QCIF) [Webinar]

27 September 2022 9:00am30 September 2022 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 27 JULY AT NOON.

Drop-in session

27 September 2022 10:00am12:00pm
This session will be a time for HDR candidates to drop in to the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Unit.

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Law and Intellectual property [webinar]

25 October 2021 10:00am11:30am
Intellectual Property can be a valuable asset and understanding how to protect it will help you in your research career. This session will touch upon UQ’s IP policies, and the broader Australian and global context.

A winning mindset: Coaching for performance [webinar]

7 October 2021 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.

HASS Research: Open data and new statistics

5 October 2021 1:00pm4:00pm
This workshop will help to situate researchers into the emerging expectations associated with the Open Science movement.

HASS Research: Archival research

5 October 2021 9:00am12:00pm
This workshop shows you how to approach archives and their various categories, organising principles, finding aids, and procedures.

Wear Your Thesis

29 August 2021 11:45pm
Enter our Wear Your Thesis Competition for your chance to win an IPad!! This quirky competition is a celebration of the amazing research work our candidates are doing. Enter your photo of you wearing your thesis via the online link. All entries will receive a ticket for a free burger and ice cream which can be redeemed at a later date.
Entries will be judged on visual impact and conveyance of meaning and will be displayed on the Graduate School Website.

"Songs to write your thesis to" Spotify playlist

27 August 2021 5:00pm
Do you need some extra motivation to finish your thesis? How about a fun distraction? Submit a song or two to the Graduate School's Songs to write your thesis to playlist! The final playlist will be released at the start of HDR Week.

Faculty of Science HDR Welcome Event

27 August 2021 1:00pm2:00pm
This will be a great opportunity for you to virtually meet other HDR students across the Faculty who have also commenced in RQ2 and RQ3, as well as hear from current HDR students, Post Graduate Coordinators and Higher Degree Liaison Officers on what support is available for new HDR students within the Faculty of Science.

HDR Program In Conversation (staff event)

26 August 2021 2:30pm3:30pm
A staff event showcasing areas of best practice in the HDR Program.

ISSR HDR Lunch

26 August 2021 12:00pm1:00pm
This will be a lunch for ISSR HDR students to celebrate the contribution they make to ISSR and to UQ!

HaBS Introduction to Postdoctoral Research Fellowships

26 August 2021 11:00am12:15pm
This session will help answer the ‘what,’ ‘why’ and ‘how’ questions you might have about postdocs.

UQ Library - Celebrating your research! Using the right tools for success

26 August 2021 10:00am11:00am
UQ Library provides access and support to a wide range of tools for your whole research journey.

3MT Wildcard - All Faculties and Institutes, followed by The Power of Story by Peter Greste

25 August 2021 2:00pm3:30pm
The 2021 UQ 3MT Wildcard Competition will be held in August and will bring together the People's Choice winners, representing each of UQ's 6 Faculties and Combined-Institute 3MT Final competitions. The winner of this event will advance to the UQ 3MT Final as the Wildcard entrant. A keynote by Professor Peter Greste will follow the competition.

HDR Placements information session and panel

25 August 2021 11:00am12:30pm
Join us on 25 August to find out more about the UQ HDR Industry Placement as part of the Graduate school's Career Development Framework (CDF) and hear from students who have undertaken a placement during their HDR Program

'Paws'grad Puppy (Patting) Party

25 August 2021 10:30am1:30pm
To celebrate HDR Week, APS is hosting a meet and greet with the puppies from Animal Welfare League Qld.
Bring your eager self and your patting hands, and get ready to meet some gorgeous furriends.

UQ APS Postgrad Pizzeria

24 August 2021 4:00pm6:00pm
To celebrate HDR Week, The Association of Postgrad Students are hosting a Postgrad Pizzeria workshop at Pizza Caffe for all the fellow pizza lovers out there!

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.

SAFS Publication Celebration

24 August 2021 10:00am11:00am
This online event is hosted by Deputy HoS Prof Vic Galea and PGC, Dr Ammar Abdul Aziz, and will include a small panel of current HDR students who have recently published from the four primary disciplines of SAFS.

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.

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.

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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.