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.

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ACGR attends Global Summit on Graduate Education

December 2018

In mid November ACGR members Professors Helen Klaebe and Imelda Whelehan, along with Executive Officer, Fiona Zammit, travelled to the University of Johannesburg (UJ) in South Africa to participate in the 12th Annual Strategic Leaders Global Summit on Graduate Education. Convened by the US Council of Graduate Studies (CGS) and the University of Johannesburg, the… Continue Reading»

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2019 ACGR Awards

November 2018

Now in its third year, the ACGR Awards recognise individuals and teams who demonstrate innovation and leadership in graduate research. Members are encouraged to identify those in their universities whose work is making a difference. Nominations close on 1 March 2019. Full details are here.

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.

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SkillsForge partners with ACGR

October 2018

SkillsForge joins forces with ACGR in a new three year Gold Sponsorship deal. Through its Skills Assessment, Development Needs Analysis and Course Booking functionality SkillsForge’s software provide solution can support the critical HDR skills training agenda that all universities are currently addressing. As part of this agreement SkillsForge will be sponsoring the 2019 ACGR Award… Continue Reading»

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»

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First Gold Sponsorship Agreement

September 2018

We are delighted to announce that ResearchMaster is the first corporate organisation to enter into a formal partnership with ACGR. RM is the leading provider of research management solutions in Australia and New Zealand. ResearchMaster’s product suite provides comprehensive solutions that enable organisations to collect, store and manage the full gamut of research activity information… Continue Reading»