Communities & training

ANU supports research candidates in their studies through a range of development opportunities. There are many activities and events that will help you further develop your research and innovation skills, offered by different areas across the University, including Colleges and Schools, the Library, Academic Skills & Learning, the Statistical Consulting Unit, the Research Training team. The links on this page provide more details.

Brian Schmidt's 3, well.....4 minute thesis

3MT: the Three Minute Thesis Competition

  What is Three Minute Thesis (3MT) The Three Minute Thesis is an international competition for higher degree research students to showcase their...

ANU Research Skills & Training Program

The ANU Research skills and training team run university wide programs for all Higher Degree by Research (HDR) Candidates at ANU. Events and...
Kelly: The benefits of attending Thesis Boot Camp

ANU Thesis Boot Camp

What is Thesis Boot Camp? The Australian National University (ANU) runs a Thesis Boot Camp (#ANUTBC) program based on a concept created and...

ARIES Human Ethics Training

Background All researchers should attend a training session before entering an application in ARIES. Please register your interest in attending with ...
Human Ethics ARIES Training

ARIES Human Ethics training sessions

Please note: To be able to view the training video above, you must be logged in to the ANU website using the button in the top right of this screen...

Arm in Arm Research and Finance Managers

What is the Research and Finance Managers Network? Most direct funding for research comes from external sources such as competitive research grants,...

Biological safety and gene technology practices

Training in Biological Safety and Gene Technology Practices is compulsory at The Australian National University for both supervisors and personnel...

Biomedical training courses

The objective of the online training is to give the background knowledge required to commence practical training in the relevant procedures. The...

Career Doctor

ANU Research Skills and Training are eager to support higher degree research (HDR) students nearing the end of their degree to answer the big...

Coopers & Cladistics discussion group on evolutionary biology

Every second Thursday, 5.30-7pm at Graduate Lounge in the Fellows, University House (Building 1). Chair: Peter Cranston, Emeritus Professor UCD,...

Experimental Design & Analysis Online

The Statistical Consulting Unit runs a number of courses throughout the academic year. The objective of the courses is to promote sound statistical...

Get #SoMe, Social Media for Researchers

Researchers are being told that social media is critical to career success – but there is a lot of confusion about how best to make use of these...

HDR communities

Connect with ANU HDR communities There are several student-led communities for HDRs at ANU. If you can't find something that works for you, the...

HDR early candidature opportunities

Come to one of our Official Welcome events at University house to learn about all the services at ANU and meet other students. Follow up by attending...

Higher Degree Research Welcome Event

ANU is unique in Australia for the large proportion of higher degree research (HDR) students who come from all around the world, attracted by the...
InnovationACT launch networking

Innovation networks

ANU networks If you are interested in networking with like-minded individuals, there are various groups within ANU with a focus on research,...
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InnovationACT

Meet people, form teams, develop a business idea and pitch for a part of the $50k seed pool. InnovationACT is a learning journey that helps...

Introduction to Modelling

The Statistical Consulting Unit runs a number of courses throughout the academic year. The objective of the courses is to promote sound statistical...

Introductory Statistics Online

The Statistical Consulting Unit runs a number of courses throughout the academic year. The objective of the courses is to promote sound statistical...

Lean Startup Workshops

About the Lean Startup Workshops The ANU Technology Transfer Office is teaming up with KILN Incubator to show you how to apply lean startup...

NECTAR

NECTAR is The Australian National University's Early Career Academic Network. It is an independent space created by, and for, Early Career Academics...

Never Underestimate Theoretical Scientists (NUTS) group 

The NUTS group meets every second Thursday at Graduate Lounge in the Fellows, University House (Building 1). Facilitator: Dr Luke Holman,...

Operational Support for Research Managers

The operational group brings the Deputy and Assistant Managers together to build up consistent approaches to business in a highly developed structure...

Research administration staff: Targeted training program

What is the Targeted Training program? The Targeted Training sessions provide in depth discussions and analysis of research contracts and proposals...

Research Integrity Advisor Network

Research Integrity Advisors provide advice about the responsible conduct of research and the University processes for dealing with allegations of...

Research integrity training

All Higher Degree by Research (HDR) candidates must complete the ANU Research Integrity course and pass the Research Integrity Milestone exam, within...

Research Management Forum

What is the Research Development Forum? The Research Development Forum is an opportunity for professional staff across campus to meet each other and...

Research Management Lunch Time Seminar Series

What is a Lunch Time Seminar? The Lunch Time Seminar is a series of topical discussions related to Research Support across ANU. Each seminar covers a...

Rodent users mandatory training

The AEEC requires all staff and students listed on approved protocols involving rodents to undertake mandatory training. Existing staff must complete...
Anna: Why you should Shut Up & Write!

Shut Up & Write!

The Postgraduate and Research Students' Association (PARSA) Shut Up & Write! group has been run by students, for students, on The Australian...
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SPARK training

The Technology Transfer Office runs SPARK, a range of workshops and seminars related to commercialisation, covering topics such as: What is...

Statistical online courses

The Statistical Consulting Unit runs a number of courses throughout the academic year. The objective of the courses is to promote sound statistical...

Statistical targeted courses

Provider business unit: Statistical Consulting Unit » The Statistical Consulting Unit is not at present resourced to run a full programme of...

The Polyglot Club

Practise your French/Spanish/German/Danish in a conversation group, every Monday 5.30-7pm at Graduate Lounge in the Fellows, University House (...

TPR Toolkit

What is TPR Toolkit? Research Skills Training offers a two day intensive workshop to support your TPR twice a year. The thesis proposal review is...

Wildlife training

All staff and students working with animals at The Australian National University are required to attend an Animal Awareness Seminar before their...