Initiatives

COVID19 Support Resources

March 2020

Details of each of the initiatives that ACGR is undertaking to support our graduate research community during (and as we come through) the COVID crisis are detailed on a new section of our website.

Events

COVID 19 Seminars

March 2020

Two online seminars will be convened on Monday April 20 to share good practice and decide on next steps as we all seek to best manage and support our graduate research candidates and supervisors during this crisis. Registration is free and places limited. Details here.

Initiatives

Sharing COVID Support Strategies

March 2020

    Members can now access and contribute to a discussion forum to share and understand how our universities are supporting their candidates during the COVID crisis.

Events

ACGR Adelaide Meeting Cancelled

March 2020

It is with regret that the ACGR Executive Committee advise that  after very careful consideration of the unfolding health crisis  in Australia and beyond, our one day ACGR meeting scheduled for April 20 in Adelaide has been cancelled. The ACGR Executive is confident that, despite the inconvenience, given the current advice from the government about… Continue Reading»

News

ACGR Update March 2020

February 2020

Lots of new news and views in this Update. Read on for details of upcoming events, new releases of DESE Reports and much more.

News

Strategy Officer opportunity

February 2020

The University of Melbourne has a vacancy for a Research Strategy Project Officer to work  on implementing their graduate research strategy.  Details of this full time, professional staff position are on the UniMelb website. Applications close 12 March 2020.

News

UoW seeking Dean of Graduate Research

February 2020

A new fixed-term, five year role is currently advertised for the Dean of Graduate Research at the University of Wollongong. The successful applicant for this new position at UoW will  have executive responsibility for the Graduate Research School and contribute to the institution’s overall strategic direction in research training  as a member of the Deputy… Continue Reading»

News

First Update for 2020

February 2020

Our first newsletter for 2020 is chock full of important news, views, conference details and resources.

News

Welcome to New Convenor

January 2020

Professor Alastair (Al) McEwan, from the University of Queensland, has commenced his two-year term as the third elected Convenor of the Australian Council of Graduate Research (ACGR) since it was incorporated in 2015. Through his supervision of PhD research in biochemistry and molecular microbiology he has developed a strong commitment to and a belief in… Continue Reading»

Events

Book now for ACGR meeting in Adelaide

January 2020

Registrations are now open for the first meeting of the Australian Council of Graduate Research in 2020 will be a single day gathering on April 20 at the National Wine Centre in Adelaide. For full detail see our meeting pages.

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»

ACGR Update

April Update

April 2019

This month’s Update is full of news from ACGR and around the sector. Take a look now.

Initiatives

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»

ACGR Update

March 2019 Newsletter

March 2019

February may be the shortest month of the year but ACGR has managed to cram in a lot of activity and achievements since our last Update. In the last 28 days we have: Completed the Respectful Research Training videos and support materials and prepared them for publication Coordinated, and attracted more than 70 attendees to,… Continue Reading»

Events

Graduate Research Leadership Program

February 2019

ACGR is delighted to present the second of its national programs specifically designed to support Associate and/or Deputy Deans of Graduate Research (DDoGS), HDR Directors or equivalent and other academics aspiring to senior graduate research portfolio roles. The one day program will be held at the Brisbane Airport Conference Centre on Wednesday May 1 commencing… Continue Reading»

Events

ACGR to Release New Suite of Respectful Research Training Resources

February 2019

On Tuesday March 5th the Australian Council of Graduate Research will launch a suite of video resources and training materials to help combat sexual harassment, gender bias and discrimination in research training programs. Working on the premise that building a culture of respect and equality is critical to the provision of safe and supportive research… Continue Reading»

News

ACGR Welcomes UniBank

February 2019

As part of its ongoing commitment to supporting university communities across Australia through collaboration and partnership, Unibank has joined ACGR as its third corporate sponsor. For over 50 years UniBank has been providing a great range of banking products and services for the staff, students and graduates of Australian universities and their families, and we… Continue Reading»

News

Fares Fair Campaign

February 2019

ACGR has added its voice to the student led Fares Fair campaign, supporting the call for public transport concessions for graduate research students in Victoria. Fares Fair Submission