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Orientation for research students

HDR Orientation: Semester 2, 2020

Welcome to your research journey!

We have organised a full virtual program for you - accessible from wherever you choose, be it your home office or on campus, all you need is internet connection.

Join us for this 3-day introduction to your research journey on Monday 3 August to Wednesday 5 August where we will be providing you with key information regarding your research degree, research ethics, wellbeing during research, plus general advice regarding the campus and the wonderful support organisations that are available to you.

This event is by invitation and eligible new higher degree by research (HDR) candidates will be sent an email invitation. Please keep an eye on your inbox and spam folder to make sure you don’t miss out!

HDR Orientation program

Orientation Day 1 – Monday 3 August
10:30am – 12:00pm

[Session 1]

Official Welcome and Acknowledgement of Country

Graduate Research

  • Milestones and Candidature management
  • UC Researcher Development Program overview
12:00pm - 1:00pm

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1:00pm – 2:30pm

[Session 2]

Dr Hugh Kearns (ThinkWell)

Planning your PhD webinar

Orientation Day 2 – Tuesday 4 August
10:30am – 12:00pm

[Session 1]

Dr Ben Ellway

Making a positive and systematic start to your first milestone

12:00pm - 1:00pm

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1:00pm – 2:30pm

[Session 2]

UC Library

Library services for HDR candidates

Orientation Day 3 – Wednesday 5 August
10:30am – 12:00pm

[Session 1]

Dr Margaret Kiley

Getting your relationship with your supervisor off to a good start

12:00pm - 1:00pm

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1:00pm – 2:30pm

[Session 2]

Research and Innovation Services

  • eResearch and Data management
  • Ethics and Integrity overview

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