HDR Workshops

The Graduate Research School offers a range of workshops open to all higher degree research candidates. Working in collaboration with Schools, Institutes and other units, we also advertise targeted training opportunities and seminars as part of our workshops program.

The workshops are targeted to meet your needs for support at different stages of your candidature. It is a good idea to talk to your supervisor about which workshops are best suited to your current aims and needs. You may also consider attending some workshops more than once at different stages of your candidature.

The workshops calendar is updated regularly so please revisit this page to find out about upcoming training and development opportunities. For more information, contact the Graduate Research School at grs.hdr@westernsydney.edu.au.

Registrations will open approximately 30 days prior to the scheduled workshop date.





Thu 214.00pm - 5.00pmLive Chat with the Dean, Graduate StudiesOnline via Zoom
Tue 109.00am - 1.00pmSeminar Skills11.1.03
Tue 179.30am - 4.30pmHow to Structure Your Confirmation of Candidature DocumentP.1.58
Sat 21 9.00am - 7.00pm Mini Thesis Writing Boot Camp: First Year / Early Stages EB.2.17
Parramatta South
Mon 231.30pm - 3.00pmPitching Research for Engagement and ImpactEA.1.29
Parramatta South
Tue 2410.00am - 12.00pmPlanning for and Measuring Research Impact and EngagementEA.1.29
Parramatta South
3.00pm - 5.00pmResearch Impact Competition1PSQ
Parramatta City
Wed 2510.00am -12.00pmSocial Media for Researchers: Friend and Foe?EA.1.29
Parramatta South
1.00pm - 4.00pmWrite Papers That Have More ImpactEA.1.29
Parramatta South
Thu 269.30am - 12.30pmGetting Published: A Researcher's GuideEB.G.38
Parramatta South
1.30pm - 3.30pmWorking with the MediaEB.G.38
Parramatta South
Fri 27 11.00am - 1.00pm GRS Research Week Event
HDR Showcase and Shield Challenge
Female Orphan School
Parramatta South
Tue 149.00am - 11.30amPowerful text searching and matching with RegexesTBA
Parramatta South
12.00pm - 2.30pmResearch Data ManagementTBA
Parramatta South
3.00pm - 5.30pmData Visualisation with Google Fusion TablesTBA
Parramatta South

*TBA = To be advised

Research Training vUWS site

The Research Training vUWS site provides supporting resources to the workshops program.

This includes free access to lynda.com(opens in a new window) online training courses, covering a wide range of topics such as design, education, web development, specialist software, marketing, video, information technology, business and many more.

For more information, visit the frequently asked questions page.

Proposed 2018 Workshop Schedule

Please note the proposed dates are subject to change. More information will be available soon.




Mon 26Block Training Week: Researcher KnowledgeTBA
MARCH 2018
Fri 02
Sat 03
Thesis Writing Boot CampTBA
JUNE 2018
Mon 25Block Training Week: Engagement and ImpactTBA
Fri 29
Sat 30
Thesis Writing Boot CampTBA
Fri 21
Sat 22
Thesis Writing Boot CampTBA
Mon 24Block Training Week: Career and Personal DevelopmentTBA