ACGR Update

ACGR March 2023 update

March 2023

Dear Colleagues, Our ACGR update for March comes to you as we well and truly settle into 2023. A year that has already brought a breadth of discussion around what lies on the horizon for our sector, including higher degree research. To this end, this month we will be hosting a webinar on March 22nd… Continue Reading»

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ACGR February message from the ACGR Executive Director

February 2023

Dear ACGR Colleagues, As we ease into 2023 this year is shaping up to be one of reflection and renewal as we await the release of findings from the Review of the Australian Research Council and the unfolding of the Australian Universities Accord process. As always ACGR is ready and committed to supporting you in… Continue Reading»

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December update

December 2022

Message from ACGR President Dear ACGR friends and colleagues, With the final stages of 2022 firmly in sight, we once again express our sincere appreciation to the ACGR community for the varied and thoughtful contributions so generously provided throughout the year. It was both lovely and energising to reconnect with so many of you at… Continue Reading»

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ACGR November Update

November 2022

Entering the final stages of 2022 and with our National Conference fast approaching, we would like to take this opportunity to express our heartfelt thanks to all ACGR member representatives and especially those on our Executive for the diverse and valued contributions so generously provided over the course of the year. It has been a… Continue Reading»

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ACGR October Update

October 2022

Moving into the final (and ever increasingly busy) stages of 2022, we hope our October Members Update finds you all well. We start with a happy but cautionary reminder that places are filling quickly for our second ACGR National Meeting, scheduled to take place at ANU in Canberra on November 14 & 15. Places are… Continue Reading»

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ACGR September Update

September 2022

It’s September already (where does the time go?) and with spring in the air, there is plenty happening and still to come this year at ACGR. A key highlight includes the opening of registrations for our second ACGR National Meeting, scheduled to take place in Canberra on November 14 & 15. The program continues to… Continue Reading»

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ACGR August Update

August 2022

Message from ACGR President Dear colleagues, It is with great regret that I announce Fiona Zammit’s intention to step down from the role of Executive Director at the end of 2022. As many of you will know, Fiona has been providing Executive Officer/Director services to ACGR as a contractor since before its incorporation in 2015.… Continue Reading»

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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 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»