Initiatives

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.

Initiatives

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.

Initiatives

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»

Initiatives

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»