Planning and presenting persuasive research

17 April 2020 10:00am11:30am
This session provides an introduction to the secrets of great research presentations. (Formerly known as Introduction to Presentation Skills)

Career control for researchers [online]

20 April 2020 10:00am11:00am
The 2020 Round 1 course is now open for Expressions of Interest. Closing date for EOIs is 1 April 2020. This 8-week online paced course runs from 20 April to 12 June 2020. You will be advised by 8 April if you are successful. 

3MT Information Session for HDR Candidates

21 April 2020 10:00am11:00am
This one hour session will provide all the information you need to participate in 3MT in 2020.

Turbocharge your writing [online]

27 April 2020 9:00am5:00pm
This program establishs good writing routines and habits by delivering content over a 12 week period from 27 April to 20 July. Registration closes on 19 April at 11.59pm.

R for reproducible scientific analysis (QCIF)

30 April 2020 9:00am1 May 2020 5:00pm
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 for this 2-day workshop unless you are able to attend both days. REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED AND WILL OPEN ON 2 APRIL AT 12 NOON.

New International HDR students: Compulsory info session

5 May 2020 10:30am12:30pm
This session is compulsory for all newly commencing HDR students and is a requirement of your visa. Domestic students who are new to Brisbane are also welcome.

Compulsory HDR Orientation

5 May 2020 1:30pm4:00pm
Orientation is compulsory for all commencing HDR candidates, both domestic and international.

The seven secrets of highly successful research students [online]

11 May 2020 9:00am5:00pm
This 10 week online program from 11 May to 20 July looks at seven key strategies that help research higher degree students finish on time and enjoy the process more. Registration closes 30 April at 11.59pm.

Exploring and predicting using linear regression in R (QCIF)

11 May 2020 9:00am5:00pm
This workshop will provide attendees with a friendly, gentle introduction to the theory behind linear regressions in R. Prior experience with R and the RStudio interface is required, as well as familiarity with the concepts of descriptive statistics and elementary statistical hypothesis testing. REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED AND WILL OPEN ON 9 APRIL at NOON.

CV Essentials for HDRs

12 May 2020 12:30pm2:30pm
Interactive workshop to give you skills to prepare and maintain an outstanding CV. (previously known as Preparing your CV) REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED AND WILL OPEN APPROXIMATELY 6 TO 8 WEEKS BEFOREHAND.


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.



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.