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Please view the two short online videos that navigate the new online Performance Development Review (PDR) eForm for academic and professional…

Course name: Accounts receivable Course ID: FBS008 Learning objectives: This course deals with the basic…

What? Advancing Learning and Teaching (ALT) is for academics, course convenors and program leaders looking to holistically invigorate and improve…

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) Need to get some writing done before the end of the year? November is academic writing month! Join the HDR…

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

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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The ANU Educational Fellowship Scheme (EFS) provides educators (including support staff) with internationally-accredited professional recognition of…

Course overview This free workshop is offered as part of the University's commitment to providing a diverse and inclusive campus where all…

NECTAR runs a career development mentoring program for early- and mid-career teachers and researchers. Reported by Mentees to be a "game changer",…

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Tutorials are customised for School of Art and School of Music students and can be arranged for class groups or individual graduate students. This…

These workshops with a specific focus on the following regions covers: the library catalogue, electronic databases and other resources available for…

Learning outcomesBy the end of the workshop participants will:understand how formal university committee documents are structuredunderstand the…

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

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

Who should attend This unit applies to all workers who may be required to provide CPR, in a range of situations, including community and…

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…

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Please note: training is for ANU staff, HDR students, and Postgraduate students only.Introduction to ArcGIS Pro (GIS400)Learn to make simple maps…

Course overview This course provides participants with essential information on how to effectively update and maintain CSA timesheet details in the…

Course overviewThe Australian University context continues to change dramatically and swiftly. This transformation shapes the cultures and roles of…

Microsoft Office PowerPoint can be used to prepare effective scientific posters. In this workshop you will learn about suitable poster sizes and…

Please read all the instructions prior to registering.Company registrations do not need to be approved for employess to complete the Contractor…

Core Cultural Learning; Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Australia Foundation Course (Core Cultural Learning) is the University’s new online…

Workshop Overview This workshop will provide participants with basic customer service skills, as well as techniques to manage difficult customers.…

This consultation is intended for beginners and those unfamiliar with using ANU systems. The appointment provides updated advice for accessing ANU…

Workshops The ANU Library offers a range of workshops to help you develop your digital literacy skills. These sessions can help you begin your…

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…

Who should attend The units of competency in this skill set are for people required to ensure the safety of portable equipment and the work is…

Who should attend The units of competency in this skill set are for people required to ensure the safety of portable equipment and the work is…

Who should attend This course is designed for staff members who are existing category 1A or 2 seeking to upgrade to category 7 certification under…

EndNote is a powerful and comprehensive reference management tool, designed to support you throughout your research and writing process. This…

Book an appointment to get support with EndNote, including troubleshooting and help with advanced formatting. Learn to manage your EndNote library,…

Who should attend This unit is appropriate for those working in operational roles undertaking work in confined spaces. Description This unit…

Course overview This half day course provides participants with general information on how to use the Human Resources Management System (HRMS) to…

EO Online (Equal Opportunity Online) is the University’s new online training module aimed at enhancing diversity and inclusion capability among ANU…

The Finance Systems team will provide tailored training to you or your area's individual needs. If you would like training in the use of the ES…

What is Exploring Learning and Teaching (ELT)? ELT offers a practice-based learning experience with peers that introduces you to important…

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…

Facilities & Services provides training to the staff of the ANU in the use of Maximo. For further information please visit the Staff training…

Module overview This PULSE online module builds ANU staff knowledge of incident reporting, responsibilities and reporting requirements. This module…

The F&BS Business Solutions Office holds training courses on various financials modules within ESP.  For registration please visit the…

Foundations of Higher Degree Research (HDR) Supervision Workshops are a core component of the ANU HDR Supervision Development Framework. Foundations…

Course name: General ledger reporting Course ID: FBS005 Learning objectives: This course deals with…

Who should attend This course is suitable for emergency response teams or those people who provide initial response to hazardous materials…

The Higher Degree Research (HDR) Supervision Development team offer a series of HDR Supervision Development Workshops, complementing those offered by…

Who should attendThis course is suitable for Elected Health and Safety Representatives in accordance with WHSMS Handbook Chapter 3.20 who are willing…

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…

Induction Week introduces you to other candidates, services and academic areas.

Conferences in higher educationTertiary Education Quality and Standards Agency (TEQSA)https://www.teqsaconference.org.au/Higher Education Research…

The HR Systems team will provide tailored training to you or your area's individual needs. If you would like training in the use of the HRMS, HR…

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…

Who should attend All academic and professional staff. Course Overview Engagement with Indigenous Australia is a key strategic priority under the…

Below are the preferred Information Technology (IT) associations that ANU IT staff are encouraged to use as regular resources for their professional…

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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Course name: Inventory Course ID: FBS013 Learning objectives: This course deals with the basic concepts of…

Who should attend All University staff who are required to work on electrical circuits/equipment/appliances and machinery. Description This…

IT Security training is available through ANU Pulse including secure use of IT courses, such as Internet as a working tool.

Journal Article Writing Boot Camp 2023 dates: Feb 8, 9, 10  *hybrid* Nov 8, 9, 10 *fully online*  Did you promise yourself you…

Course name: Journals in ES Financials Course ID: FBS006 Learning objectives: This course deals with the…

This session will have Law subject focus and provide help in the use of the Library's resources and for developing an effective search strategy. To…

What is Leading Learning and Teaching (LLT)? The LLT program supports experienced academics and senior professional staff in leading and/or…

Who should attend A person performing this work is required to hold a boom-type elevating work platform HRWL. Description This unit specifies…

Who should attend A person performing this work is required to hold a forklift truck high risk work (HRW) licence. Description This unit…

Learning Outcomes:By the end of the session, participants will have a practical understanding of the following:How to conduct a risk assessment for…

Course overview Very difficult workplace behaviour is one of the most demanding leadership task - combining organisational, managerial, personal…

Once you complete the Essential Media course, you have the opportunity to further advance your skills with high level interview practice. You will…

ANU Communications and Engagement runs regular free media skills workshops for ANU academics, postgraduate research students and professional staff…

Mendeley is a free research management tool that contains a combination of a desktop applications and online features. It is a …

Course overviewMental Health First Aid (MHFA) is the help given to someone developing a mental health problem or in a mental health crisis. First aid…

Book an appointment to get support with Microsoft Word, including troubleshooting and help with advanced academic writing requirements. We encourage…

NECTAR regularly offers networking opportunties for early-career teachers and researchers (ECAs) at ANU.All ECAs of ANU are invited to attend these…

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NVivo is designed to help you manage and analyse qualitative data. It allows you to keep your data files organised and to easily code text, sound and…

Who should attend The unit applies to workers in nominated occupational first aid or management roles. Description This skill set provides a…

Module overview This PULSE online module provides office based staff with general information about safety in an office environment and how to…

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

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Who should attend This training is for staff who have completed the OSLO Pulse module and who now require the follow up practical component. It can…

Module overview This PULSE online module and one-on-one follow up session, provides new Occupational Strain Liaison Officers (OSLOs) with practical…

Who should attend This unit applies to individuals who work under broad direction and use discretion and judgement in the selection and use of…

Who should attend This Skill Set is for individuals who perform rescues from live low voltage (LV) panels and cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR…

Learning outcomes By the end of the workshop participants should be able to: Have an understanding of the key elements of better practice for…

Learning outcomesBy the end of the workshop participants should be able to:Have an understanding of the key elements of better practice in policy…

Learning outcomesBy the end of the workshop participants should be able to:Have an understanding of the key elements of the ANU Policy Governance…

The Australian National University is committed to ensuring that its policy documents:provide staff and students with high quality policy documents…

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

Description This unit of competency defines the skills and knowledge required to perform, at an advanced level of skill, surface preparation using…

These resources cover: designing an effective presentation; planning a presentation, creating, editing and formatting a presentation, using…

NECTAR offers a range of career and professional development opportunities for early-career teachers and researchers (ECAs) at ANU. All ECAs are…

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Who should attendThis professional development series is only available to the University's Finance Staff (FBS & College Finance Staff)…

Course overview This one-day program focuses on the core elements of the project planning and monitoring process.  Participants are exposed to…

Who should attend The unit applies to workers who may be required to provide, coordinate and manage a first aid response across a range of…

Who should attend This unit applies to workers who may be required to use specialised equipment to provide resuscitation in a range of complex…

Who should attendThe unit applies to all workers who may be required to provide a first aid response in a range of situations, including community…

Who should attend The unit applies to workers who may be required to prepare for and provide a first aid response in locations beyond the reach…

Do you have special typesetting requirements, such as heavy use of mathematical notation? TeX is used in scientific and technical research fields and…

Course name: Purchasing Course ID: FBS004 Learning objectives: This course deals with the processing of…

This session introduces ANU staff to the University’s data governance, principles of good records management, Freedom of Information (FOI), and…

This online training module provides general information about University records and records management practices at the Australian National…

Course overview This online pulse module has replaced the face-to-face RMHR02 - Recruitment and Selection of Staff training. Who should attend The…

Data Management involves organisation (backups, version control, bibliography management), administration (security, privacy), and sharing (archiving…

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

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

The ANU Library is a nexus of recorded knowledge and information, so it’s important to understand how to make the most of our vast collection of…

This intensive research consultation, with an information specialist, involves an in-depth look at electronic resources specific to your thesis…

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

This session will have Science subject focus and provide help in the use of the Library's resources and for developing an effective search strategy…

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

The University has moved to the new version of Echo360 for the start of the 2018 teaching year. Echo360 Active Learning Platform (ALP) will continue…

Learn how to use ePortfolio at your own pace and fully online ePortfolio at ANU is now available to students and staff and integrates with Wattle to…

Learn how to use Turnitin at your own pace, fully online, with this new course. Turnitin is required for most assignments at ANU, and now it's…

Need help with Wattle? Join this self-paced course and learn what you need, when you need it. If you would like to learn to use Wattle but cannot…

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Course overview The program is designed especially for high potential professional women who aspire to be exemplary leaders. It's for any women who…

This session will have Social Science and Humanities subject focus and provide help in the use of the Library's resources and for developing an…

SPSS is a statistical application which can perform a variety of functions, including statistical analysis and graphical presentation of data. It is…

SPSS is a statistical application which can perform a variety of functions, including statistical analysis and graphical presentation of data. It is…

Statistics Boot Camp  2023 dates: May 10, 11 & 12 *online* Expression of interest form is here:   EOI close Thurs 20 April…

SCAPA offers media training for academic and professional staff in the areas of: Essential media - basic media training Advanced interviewing -…

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

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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…

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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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 (online) 2023 dates: October 11,12 and 13  Expression of interest form is here. Go on a three-day ‘deep…

Learning outcomes By the end of the workshop participants will have an understanding of: What 'governance' is What legislation governs the…

Learning outcomesBy the end of the workshop participants should be able to:Use the Policy Library website competently, including using its search and…

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…

If you are involved in an ANU website, we encourage you to join the Web Publishers Group.  The main aim of this group is to share information,…

If you need access to edit content on any of the ANU websites listed below you need to request access and attend a training session.Please fill in…

If you need access to edit content on any of the ANU websites listed below you need to request access and attend a training session. Please fill in…

Module overview This PULSE online module provides Work Health & Safety Committee members with information regarding roles, responsibilities and…

This workshop focuses on how to use Word efficiently within an academic setting to: format and navigate long documents format tables…

This workshop focuses on how to use Word efficiently within an academic setting to: create and use templates for chapters of a thesis…

This workshop focuses on how to use Word efficiently within an academic setting to: add graphics and Excel elements apply captions create…

This webinar focuses on: Top tips for formatting your thesis Review of working with captions, images, pdfs, section breaks, headers, general…

Who should attend This course is designed for staff and post-graduate students who undertake fieldwork. It is a mandatory requirement that…

Who should attend This unit is appropriate for those working in operational roles where they are required to perform work at heights.…

Who should attend This unit is appropriate for those working in operational roles where they are required to perform work at heights.…

This workshop covers navigating Excel; ideal spreadsheet set-up and data entry; formulas and functions; relative and fixed cell referencing; sorting…

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…

Course name: Xetta receipting system Course ID: FBS012 Learning objectives: This course deals with the…

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