Initiatives

New ACGR Good Practice Guidelines: HEIMS HDR End-User Reporting Requirements

September 2019

ACGR is pleased to release a new set of Good Practice Guidelines designed to provide institutions with assistance on the interpretation of the HEIMS element 593 higher degree by research end-user engagement code and reporting requirements. Developed in response questions raised during sessions at previous ACGR meetings, the guidelines have been produced by the HDR… Continue Reading»

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Sector Embraces the ACGR Respectful Research Training Resources

March 2019

The size and diversity of the audience at the launch of the Respectful Research Training Resources in Melbourne on May 5, demonstrated the interest in and need for this  ground-breaking suite of video resources and training materials that will help combat sexual harassment, gender bias and discrimination in research training programs.  Over 50 delegates from… Continue Reading»

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New Guidelines for Tracking Graduate Research Candidates

December 2018

Guidelines to support best practice in tracking HDR students through the system and after they graduate  have now been released.Developed ACGR the guidelines explore how to best collect and utilise important information about progress during candidature, cohort experience and graduate outcomes. This document is one of a series that have been developed in response to issues… Continue Reading»

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Benchmarking Vivas and Oral Examinations

December 2018

ACGR members have shared their current practices or plans for oral examinations and vivas. The attached table is available to members only.

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Good Practice Guidelines for Transferable Skills Development

December 2018

ACGR has now released a new resource to support the development, assessment and recognition of transferable skills training for graduate research candidates. These guidelines describe good practice in developing research and transferable skills which will enhance employability for academic and non-academic careers.

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New Guidelines for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Research Education

October 2018

The Australian Council of Graduate Research Inc proudly announces the release of new Good Practice Guidelines for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Research Education. These guidelines acknowledge the crucial contribution that Indigenous graduate research candidates make to Australia’s research agenda and recognise the importance of encouraging and supporting Indigenous people to undertake HDR training. Part… Continue Reading»

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Connecting Graduate Research Students with Industry

October 2018

New guides to support valuable partnerships between university research students and industry partners were released on October 9 2018. Collaboratively produced by the Australian Council of Graduate Research (ACGR) and the Australian Industry Group (Ai Group), the two complementary publications will assist both universities and industry partners to realise the substantial short-term and long-term benefits… Continue Reading»