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.

Date

Time

Workshop

Venue

February 2020
Mon 03 10.00am - 12.00pm Stats Sessions: Introduction to Statistics Zoom
Wed 12 10.00am - 12.00pm Ethics Process and Q&A Zoom
Tue 18 10.30am - 12.00pm Academic Editing Seminar EA.G.32
Parramatta South
Tue 18 2.00pm - 3.30pm Academic Editing Seminar I.1.14
Kingswood
Wed 19 9.30am - 4.30pm Excel for Researchers 12.G.02
Campbelltown
Thu 27 9.30am - 12.30pm Research Data Management Techniques P.1.52
Kingswood
Thu 27 1.00pm - 4.30pm Unix Shell and Command Line Basics P.1.52
Kingswood
March 2020
Mon 02 10.00am - 12.00pm Stats Sessions: Experimental Design, Power Analysis, Sample Size Estimation Zoom
Thu 05 9.30am - 4.30pm R for Reproducible Scientific Analysis 01.6.21
Parramatta City
Thu 12 9.30am - 4.30pm Data Manipulation and Visualisation in R 01.6.21
Parramatta City
Thu 26 12.00pm - 3.00pm HDR Orientation Zoom
April 2020
Mon 06 10.00am - 12.00pm Stats Sessions: Introduction to SPSS Zoom
Fri 17 11.00am Ethics Webinar: Conducting Research During COVID-19 Zoom
Tue 21 9.30am - 4.30pm How to Structure Your Confirmation of Candidature Document Zoom
Tue 28 9.30am - 1.30pm How to Structure Your Thesis (Early Stages) Zoom
May 2020
Mon 04 10.00am - 12.00pm Stats Sessions: ANOVA, Linear Regression and Logistic Regression in SPSS Zoom
Mon 05 11.00am - 12.00pm So, You Want To Be An Academic? Zoom
Tue 05 9.30am - 1.30pm How to Structure Your Thesis (Late Stages) Zoom
Wed 06 9.30am - 12.30pm Surveying with Qualtrics Zoom
Wed 13 9.30am - 12.30pm Data Capture and Surveys with REDCap Zoom
Thu 14 9.30am - 12.30pm Research Data Management Techniques Zoom
Wed 20 9.30am - 4.00pm Excel for Researchers Zoom
Thu 21 10.00am - 11.00am Fulbright Scholarship Information Session Zoom
Fri 22 9.30am - 12.30pm Surveying with Qualtrics Zoom
Mon 25 10.00am - 12.00pm Stats Sessions: Meta-analysis Using R Zoom
Mon 25 2.00pm - 4.30pm How to Structure your Doctor of Creative Arts Zoom
Fri 29 11.00am - 12.30pm 3MT Preparation Workshop and Q&A Zoom
June 2020
Mon 01 10.00am - 12.00pm Stats Sessions: Factor Analysis Using SPSS Zoom
Thu 04 9.30am - 12.30pm Surveying with Qualtrics Zoom
Wed 10 9.30am - 12.30pm Data Capture and Surveys with REDCap Zoom
Thu 18 9.30am - 12.30pm Surveying with Qualtrics Zoom
Thu 18 10.30am - 12.00pm Visualise Your Thesis - Preparation Webinar and Q&A Zoom
Fri 19 9.30am - 12.00pm Research Data Management Techniques Zoom
Tue 23 9.30am - 12.45pm Surveying with Qualtrics (USYD Online) Zoom
Tue 23 10.00am - 12.30pm Longitudinal Trials with REDCap (UTS Online) Zoom
Tue 23 - Wed 24 9.30am - 12.30pm Learn to Program using R (UNSW Online) Zoom
Thu 25 9.30am - 4.00pm Excel for Researchers Zoom
Fri 26 12.30pm - 1.30pm Introduction to Quirkos Zoom
Tue 30 6.00pm - 7.30pm 7 ways the Research Design Canvas can help you to plan, progress and finish your PhD (Digital Health CRC) Zoom
July 2020
Thu 02 9.30am - 12.30pm Surveying with Qualtrics Zoom
Fri 03 1.00pm - 2.30pm 'Ask Us Anything' - Q&A Session with GRS Zoom
Mon 06 10.00am - 12.00pm Stats Sessions: Mediation/Moderations/SEMs Zoom
Wed 08 9.30am - 12.30pm Data Capture and Surveys with REDCap Zoom
Tue 14 12.30pm Start Coding without Hesitation Zoom
Wed 15 9.30am - 12.30pm Surveying with Qualtics Zoom
Wed 15 1.00pm - 2.00pm Research Hour at Western Sydney Zoom
Thu 16 10.00am - 1.15pm HDR Orientation Zoom
Fri 17 9.30am - 12.00pm Research Data Management Techniques Zoom
Wed 22 9.30am - 4.00pm Excel for Researchers Zoom
Wed 29 10.30am - 12.00pm Building Resilience During HDR Candidature Zoom
Wed 29 1.00pm - 2.30pm Online and Remote Methods for Data Collection Zoom
Fri 31 9.30am - 12.30pm Unix Shell and Command Line Basics Zoom
August 2020
Mon 03 10.00am - 12.00pm Stats Sessions: Multivariate Analysis and Repeated Measures ANOVA Zoom
Mon 03 11.00am - 12.00pm Research Impact Zoom
Fri 07 9.30am - 4.30pm Programming with Python Zoom
Mon 10 11.00am - 12.00pm Research Data Management Zoom
Tue 11 12.30pm - 1.30pm A showcase of Data Analysis in Python and R: A case study using COVID-19 data Zoom
Wed 12 9.30am - 12.30pm Surveying with Qualtrics Zoom
Wed 12 10.00am - 12.00pm Successful Writing for Grant Applications Zoom
Thu 13 11.00am - 12.00pm Researcher Profiles and Online Identity Management Zoom
Fri 14 11.00am - 12.00pm Strategic Publishing and Building a Track Record Zoom
Wed 19 1.00pm - 2.00pm Research Hour at Western Sydney Zoom
Thu 20 9.30am - 12.00pm Research Data Management Techniques Zoom
Fri 21 9.30am - 4.30pm Data Manipulation and Visualisation in Python Zoom
Fri 21 11.00am - 12.00pm Metrics and Altmetrics Zoom
Wed 26 9.30am - 4.00pm Learn Excel for Research Zoom
Fri 28 11.00am - 12.00pm Open Access Zoom
September 2020
Tue 01 10.00am - 12.00pm Referencing and Academic Integrity for HDRs Zoom
Thu 03 9.30am - 1.30pm How to Structure Your Confirmation of Candidature Document Zoom
Thu 03 10.00am - 12.00om Difficult Conversations with Your Research Supervisor Zoom
Mon 07 10.00am - 12.00pm Stats Sessions: Introduction to R Zoom
Tue 08 10.00am - 12.00pm Science Communications to the General Public Zoom
Thu 10 9.30am - 1.30pm How to Structure Your Thesis (Early Stages) Zoom
Thu 10 12.30pm - 1.30pm Survey Tools in Research: REDCap and Qualtrics Zoom
Fri 11 9.30am - 4.30pm Data Manipulation and Visualisation in R Zoom
Thu 17 9.30am - 1.30pm How to Structure Your Thesis (Late Stages) Zoom
Fri 18 9.30am - 12.00pm Research Data Management Techniques Zoom
Wed 23 9.30am - 12.30pm Data Capture and Surveys with REDCap Zoom
October 2020
Tue 06 10.00am - 12.00pm Managing your Citations with Software for HDRs Zoom
Tue 06 12.30pm - 1.30pm Webinar: From PC to Cloud or High Performance Computing Zoom
Thu 08 11.00am - 12.00pm Research for Public Policy and Justice Zoom
Fri 09 11.00am - 12.00pm Translating your Research and Writing for a Wider Audience (Beyond Academia) Zoom
Mon 12 10.00am - 12.00pm Stats Sessions: GLMs and Mixed Effects Models in R Zoom
Wed 14 9.00am - 12.30pm Surveying with Qualtrics Zoom
Fri 16 11.00am - 12.00pm Public Policy Research and Charting a Career in Public Policy Zoom
Fri 16 9.00am - 5.00pm Statistical Comparisons using R Zoom
Mon 19 10.00am - 11.00am Project management 101 for the Fresh Academic Zoom
Thu 22 9.00am - 5.00pm Exploring and Predicting Using Linear Regression Zoom
Thu 22 9.30am - 12.00pm Research Data Management Techniques Zoom
Thu 22 1.00pm - 4.00pm Research Week: Career Empowerment for HDRs Zoom
Wed 28 10.00am - 11.00am Qualtrics Hour Zoom
November 2020
Mon 02 10.00am - 12.00pm Stats Sessions: Meta-analysis Using R Zoom
Wed 04 10.00am - 11.00am REDCap Hour Zoom
Wed 04 10.00am - 1.00pm HDR Orientation Zoom
Wed 04 1.30pm - 2.30pm Library Services - how can we help you? Zoom
Mon 09 9.30am - 4.30pm Programming with R Zoom
Fri 13 9.30am - 4.30pm Data Manipulation and Visualisation in R Zoom
Wed 18 1.00pm - 2.00pm Research Hour at Western Sydney Zoom
Fri 20 9.30am - 12.00pm Research Data Management Techniques Zoom
Wed 2510.30am - 3.30pmIntroduction to Machine Learning using Python: Introduction & Linear RegressionZoom
Fri 279.30am - 12.30pmSurveying with QualtricsZoom
Fri 2710.30am - 3.30pmIntroduction to Machine Learning using Python: ClassificationZoom
December 2020
Tue 012.00pm - 4.00pmThinkwell: Staying Well during your PhDZoom
Wed 021.00pm - 3.00pmThinkwell: The Balanced ResearcherZoom
Thu 0310.30am - 3.30pmIntroduction to Machine Learning using Python: SVM & Unsupervised LearningZoom
Thu 039.30am - 1.30pmHow to Structure your Confirmation of Candidature DocumentZoom
Thu 109.30am - 1.30pmHow to Structure your Thesis (Late Stage)Zoom
Wed 16 1.00pm - 2.00pm Research Hour at Western Sydney Zoom

*TBA = To be advised

Date

Time

Workshop

Venue

May 2021
TBA TBA How to Structure Your Thesis (Early Stages) TBA
TBA TBA How to Structure Your Thesis (Late Stages) TBA
TBA TBA How to Structure Your Confirmation of Candidature (CoC) Document TBA
September 2021
TBA TBA How to Structure Your Thesis (Early Stages) TBA
TBA TBA How to Structure Your Thesis (Late Stages) TBA
TBA TBA How to Structure Your Confirmation of Candidature (CoC) Document TBA

Research Training vUWS site

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For more information, visit the frequently asked questions page.

Intersect Training

Intersect offers a wide range of training opportunities for HDR candidates. Western Sydney University is a member organisation which means that you can access all of the training sessions, including those offered through other institutions.*

For more information, check out the Intersect Training Schedule.

*Conditions apply

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