Other Workshops

We offer a range of training opportunities for HDR Advisors, please see the list below. For more information please contact grs@jcu.edu.au

Click on the headings below for more details on each workshop.

These optional workshops are intended to provide opportunities for HDR advisors to develop their practice within a community of peers. Attendance is possible face to face in Townsville, Cairns and Singapore. Off campus attendance is facilitated by a zoom link. An email invitation is issued to advisors via the Graduate Research School.

Each workshop includes a 30 minute presentation of case studies and resources followed by a 30 minute practical session.

Participants will leave each session with resources they can use when meeting with HDR candidates.

During sessions participants are encouraged to work with other advisors to share practices and build networks.

Topics will range from advice on use of resources and services, consideration of practices and introduction to new models of advising.

Register to attend here.

Five community of practice groups will be convened each year between 12:00 - 1:00pm on a week day. Attendance is possible face to face in Townsville, Cairns and via Zoom. An email invitation is issued to advisors via the Graduate Research School.  Current advisors are encouraged to offer topics, present and participate. Topics are intended to allow sharing of practice and open discussion to help advisors navigate their research environment successfully.

Complete the online form to register.

An opportunity to meet an exceptional Woman advisor, researcher and leader and learn from her experience. A provocation will be raised to encourage you to work together to identify and realise your goals as a research advisor. Access via zoom for all JCU staff from all campuses.

Please join us for the first SWAN of 2020.  Our invited exceptional woman for the inaugural SWAN is Dr Sandy Hirsh who will join us via zoom from San Jose State University.  The School of Information at SJSU offers all of its programs 100% online, including a PhD Gateway program.  Sandy has recently been promoted to the role of Associate Dean for Academics, College of Professional and Global Education at San Jose State University.  In her presentation she will talk of her experience as a leader and of her pivotal role in the development of the unique PhD Gateway program.  As advisors looking to increasingly support candidates online, in response to the COVID-19 emergency, her expertise and knowledge of building an online research education culture has much to offer us.

Semesterly Women Advisors’ Network (SWAN)

When: Friday 24 April at 10-11am via Zoom (link provided in a calendar invitation once registered)

Register here via the online form.

Open to all advisors - not just women!