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.

The Thesis Whisperer on #ANU3MT

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...
Thesis Whisperer explains 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...

Becoming a productive writer (Honours Edition) with the Thesis Whisperer.

Becoming a productive writer (Honours Edition) with the Thesis Whisperer. This two day, intensive workshop is designed by the Research Skills and...
Thesis Whisperer explains Career Doctor

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,...
Get #SoMe, Social Media for Researchers

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...

NECTAR

NECTAR ANU’s Network for Early Career Teachers, Academics and Researchers Are you an Early Career Academic (includes ‘final stage’ PhD candidates...

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,...

Redefining the ANU PhD

Background The ANU Strategic Plan represents an opportunity to reimagine the ANU PhD, and better understand how we might better articulate our...

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...
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...

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 (...

Thesis Proposal Review (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...