HDR Communities & training

ANU supports 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 Researcher Development team. The links on this page provide more details.

Animal Ethics: Training

As of April 2021, the ANZCCART online ComPass training commenced as the animal ethics training program for ANU. Training is essential in ensuring...

ANU AcWriMo (Academic Writing Month)

ANU AcWriMo (Academic Writing Month) Need to get some writing done before the end of the year? November is academic writing month! Join the HDR...

ANU Boot Camps

Join the ANU Thesis Boot Camp Program: Accelerate Your Research in Three Days!  Are you a researcher at ANU looking to make significant progress...
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ANU Competitions

Competitions Here at ANU Researcher Development, we love a good competition – which is appropriate as our amazing researchers seem to be very good...
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Biological safety and gene technology practices

Training in Biological Safety and Gene Technology Practices is compulsory at ANU for both supervisors and personnel working with genetically modified...

Boot Camps for Higher Degree Researchers

Sign up for a Bootcamp with ANU Researcher Development!   Below are the bootcamps running in 2024, including sign up links. Scroll down to learn...
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Career Doctor

Have you ever found yourself pondering the question, "What will I do with my PhD once I complete it?" only to respond with "I don't know?" Rest...

Editing short course

Editing short course 2023 dates: September 6, 7, 8 *online* You’ve done a whole lot of writing during candidature – now it’s time to bang it...

External entrepreneurship opportunities

ANU provides a range of innovation-related training for the University's staff and students, but we also work closely with a range of organisations...
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Higher Degree Research Candidate Induction to ANU

Welcome to ANU! All new HDR candidates are invited to attend the HDR new candidate induction. This is a jam-packed week of face-to-face events and...
Human Ethics and ARIES Training Video (2021)

Human Ethics training

NEW Research Ethics Management System (REMS) will go live on 8 August 2023 The ANU is replacing the ARIES system for the submission, review and...
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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

About InnovationACT InnovationACT is Canberra's largest entrepreneurship program, providing the necessary skills, tools and networks to those...

Journal Article Writing Boot Camp

Journal Article Writing Boot Camp 2023 dates: Feb 8, 9, 10  *hybrid* Nov 8, 9, 10 *fully online*  Did you promise yourself you will 'finish...
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Online Statistics Courses

SCU offers 4 online courses delivered via Wattle which allow students to work at their own pace throughout the exercises.  SCU1: 'Introductory...

PostAc Training 2023

PostAc® is a job search engine designed specifically for PhD students who are interested in non-academic research careers. The app was developed by a...

PR For Academics

PR For Academics The old mantra of ‘publish or perish’ is fast being replaced by ‘be visible or vanish.’ Establishing a profile is now essential for...

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...

Resilient Researcher webinars with Dr Shari Walsh

The Resilient Researcher program is designed to support HDR candidates and ECRs throughout their research by building and maintaining psychological...

Secrets of Successful Researchers

Researcher Development provides a ‘successful researcher’ workshop series to help you finish quicker and develop a strong CV for the post-PhD job...

Statistics Boot Camp

Statistics Boot Camp  2023 dates: May 10, 11 & 12 *online* Expression of interest form is here:   EOI close Thurs 20 April 2023. Go on a...
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Targeted Short-Courses

SCU short courses are focused on Experimental design, statistical methods, data analysis and interpretation, and also statistical computing such as...

The Home Stretch Program

We know that the last stage of a PhD can be hard, so ANU has developed a special series of events and activities to help you finish quicker and with...
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The Productive Academic Series

Productivity for Academics Academic work seems to be a never-ending list of things to get done and competing priorities. Academic ‘deliverables’ – be...
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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...

Thesis Proposal Review Boot Camp

Thesis Proposal Review Boot Camp (online) 2023 dates: October 11,12 and 13  Expression of interest form is here. Go on a three-day ‘deep dive’...

TTO drop-in sessions

**PLEASE NOTE THAT ALL TRAINING ACTIVITIES FROM INNOVATION ANU HAVE BEEN SUSPENDED INDEFINITELY, IN LINE WITH THE UNIVERSITY'S PRECAUTIONARY MEASURES...

Visualise Your Thesis competition

These days an online presence is vital if you want to develop awareness of your research and anything that goes further than a bit of text and a few...

Writing in company

Writing in company Writing in Company sessions are offered online on an ad hoc basis – fitting the sessions into and around our busy work lives to...