ACGR Update

ACGR July update

July 2022

Dear colleagues, July is already upon us and although that fact is a little unsettling (where has the time gone?) it is an exciting and busy time for ACGR. Our events program is in full swing and we recently commenced a public communications campaign profiling the impact and value of graduate research. All this in… Continue Reading»

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June update from the ACGR President and Executive Director

June 2022

As we learn to live with COVID both in Australia and globally, it is good to be able to start travelling again, both professionally and privately. Friends and families are reconnecting. Meetings and conferences are back along with opportunities for face-to-face meetings and those all-important connections and networking. ACGR is again contributing and making our… Continue Reading»

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ACGR contributions to national and international graduate research discussions

March 2022

In the ACGR Update for March 2022, President Imelda Whelehan and Executive Director Fiona Zammit outline key areas of focus. This includes an update on contributions to national and international discussions relating to graduate research education. Already in 2022 ACGR has made great advances in this area.

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New year..new funding..new programs

February 2022

Welcome to our first ACGR Update for 2022.  ACGR President Imelda Whelehan introduces the newsletter with some insights into the year ahead. This edition also provides details of the RTP changes for internships, the new CSIRO scholarship program and changes to APR Intern delivery.

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National Meeting Update

November 2021

At the conclusion of another successful national meeting, the November Update summarise the key learnings and initiatives that were addressed.

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October Update welcomes new Deans to ACGR

October 2021

In this October edition we introduce new colleagues to our network, list meetings and webinars, provide news about national programs to support graduate research students, detail good practice guidelines and program advice and draw your attention to national data which demonstrates the value of graduate research education.

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September Update

September 2021

News about our national meeting in November, our next webinar and many new resources available for ACGR members.

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August Update

August 2021

This month we have been constantly reminded about the need to improve connections and collaborate in order to make the most of graduate research training both nationally and internationally. Read the August Update to find our how you can connect with your colleagues in Graduate Research leadership roles.

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July Update

June 2021

This month we open registrations for our leadership program, invite colleagues to a webinar with Australia’s Chief Scientist and provide details of our November meeting.

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Big Plans for 2021

February 2021

The first ACGR Update for 2021 is filled with details of the events and activities planned for this year. Read it now to check out what is happening and mark the dates in your diary.

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November Update

November 2020

As we near the end of a turbulent year there are some slight glimmers of hope on the horizon for our graduate research programs and students. The announced COVID recovery increase in RSP funding in 2021 may relieve some pressures in our universities. Some of our candidates and colleagues are returning to campus across the… Continue Reading»

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ACGR October Update

September 2020

This month’s newsletter showcases the breadth of ACGR’s activity in two important focus areas: interacting with government to influence strategy and policy providing a forum for networking and practice sharing between leaders of graduate research nationally and internationally.

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September Update

September 2020

The countdown to the ACGR meeting in November has begun and a star studded line up of presenters confirmed for our virtual gathering on November 12 and 13. Read about this and more in the August Update.

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August 2020 ACGR Update

August 2020

A plethora of new resources are detailed in this month’s Update  including website for candidates and supervisors to assist with research methodology choices, guides to online supervision and examination and a link to a bank of graduate research impact stories.

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July Update

July 2020

The first half of 2020 has brought challenges and new ways of working for all of us. Read here  how ACGR  has (and will) help its members through and beyond the COVID pandemic.

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ACGR June Update

June 2020

A full run down of the lobbying for graduate research during COVID as well as new resources to help navigate the New Normal of graduate research education.

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ACGR May Update

April 2020

The ACGR May Update is brimming with news and important information including the announcement of a new webinar series for members and early advice of the forthcoming launch of a new platform for exchange of news and views relating to graduate research. Lots to digest and respond to – and opportunities to engage and contribute… Continue Reading»

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ACGR Update April 2020

April 2020

How our world has changed since our last Update! In the last five weeks our colleagues and students have displayed amazing fortitude, commitment and sheer hard work to adjust to new ways of undertaking and supporting graduate research and supervision. With new ways and places of work, the urgent need for changes to process and… Continue Reading»