Official Research HDR Candidate Induction

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Join Associate Professor Ann Evans, interim Dean, Higher Degree Research and colleagues for this essential welcome to the Australian National University. This induction ensures that you start your Research Degree on the right foot, with interactive sessions from key research services providers on campus.

During this session, you will meet staff from the Office of the Dean, Higher Degree Research,  Research Skills and TrainingAcademic Skills & Learning CentreANU WellbeingStudent Experience and Career DevelopmentANU LibraryStatistical Consulting UnitScholarly Information Services, and the Postgraduate and Research Students' Association (PARSA) will present relevant information relevant for your first 12 months.

  • Discover the resources available to support Higher Degree Research (HDR) candidates

  • Explore some tools and techniques for efficient and effective research practice

  • Share how to make the most of your time at ANU

Tickets for HDR Candidate Inductions can be purchased for free three months in advance. Dates for 2019 sessions are

  • Thursday, 14 February 2019
  • Monday, 25 February 2019
  • Thursday, 14 March 2019
  • Monday, 25 March 2019
  • Monday, 15 April 2019
  • Monday, 17 June 2019
  • Thursday, 29 August 2019
  • Monday, 16 September 2019
  • Thursday, 10 October 2019
  • Monday, 9 December 2019
  • Thursday, 19 December 2019

This free face to face session is available to all new MPhil and PhD candidates. If you are unable to attend a face to face induction this year, I encourage you to complete the online #ANUHDR Candidate Induction.

If you have any queries, please contact Victoria Firth-Smith on, P: 6125-1992 (51992) or email

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