ACGR Update

December 2018 Newsletter

December 2018

In our final Update for 2018 we launch another set of Good Practice Guidelines, share some benchmarking and announce key dates for meetings in 2019.

ACGR Update

November 2018 Newsletter

November 2018

This month’s Update follows up on a number of the issues raised at the November national meeting in Melbourne and particularly asks for your response in relation to query that was posed at the meeting so that we can gain and share a full picture of vivas in Australia at present.

ACGR Update

October 2018 Newsletter

October 2018

This month’s newsletter provides a status report on some great achievements by ACGR during 2018 and provides some early advice to assist with your planning for 2019 and beyond. This year the Council has (and will) produce some incredibly important and useful resources that really will make a difference to how you (and your university)… Continue Reading»

ACGR Update

September 2018 Newsletter

September 2018

Cooperation with partners and stakeholders is the key to success for ACGR as an organisation and this Update reports on several important and ground breaking collaborations that we have recently established. As I write this I am in the UK about to present the ACGR perspectives at the UK Council of Graduate Education Conference, our… Continue Reading»

ACGR Update

August 2018 Newsletter

August 2018

Today, August 1, is the one year anniversary of the release of Change the Course, the Australian Human Rights Commission Report on Sexual Assault and Sexual Harassment at Australian Universities. Since that time ACGR has worked hard to support our members and their research candidates and supervisors as they strive to build safe and respectful… Continue Reading»

ACGR Update

July 2018 Newsletter

July 2018

As well as providing guidance on good practice and a wide range of support for our members, one of ACGR’s key roles is to advocate on behalf of the Graduate Research sector. After a brief reprieve from the incessant round of reviews and calls for submissions in recent years, it appears that “its on again”.… Continue Reading»

ACGR Update

June 2018 Newsletter

June 2018

As we approach the middle of the year and the start of winter, life just not seem to get any quieter for our graduate research colleagues. Mid-year scholarship rounds are upon many of us, some are travelling to strengthen international partnerships for marketing or research purposes and all are just trying to keep ahead of… Continue Reading»

ACGR Update

May 2018 Newsletter

May 2018

Shining a spotlight on exemplary graduate research supervisors and leaders, our ACGR Update this month celebrates the recipients of the 2018 ACGR Awards for Excellence in Graduate Research Education. These awards are quickly becoming a highlight of the ACGR Calendar and you can read more about the 2018 winners below.

ACGR Update

April 2018 Newsletter

April 2018

The highlight of the month was our Respectful Research Training Forum held in Brisbane on March 16. More than 50 members and colleagues benefited from expert insights from our guest speakers and identified practical strategies that can be implemented both nationally and within their institutions. The Council has committed to investing in the production of… Continue Reading»

ACGR Update

March 2018 Newsletter

March 2018

ACGR welcomes two new member institutions to our network. Torrens University has been granted full membership as a HDR degree granting university and CSIRO has joined as an Associate Member. We look forward to welcoming representatives of both of these organisations to our next meetings.

ACGR Update

February 2018 Newsletter

February 2018

Happy New Year and welcome to another busy and productive year for Graduate Research in Australia and beyond. I am delighted to be commencing my term as Convenor of ACGR for 2018-19. With the help of our new Executive Committee, I am keen to ensure that we continue to great the advances made by ACGR… Continue Reading»