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.

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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»

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First Update for 2020

February 2020

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

Situations Vacant

Situation Vacant – Dean, Faculty of Graduate Studies – Athabasca University, Canada

February 2020

Dean, Faculty of Graduate Studies Athabasca University (AU), Canada’s Open University, is devoted to the removal of barriers that restrict access to and success in university-level study and to increasing equality of educational opportunity for adult learners worldwide. As Canada’s only digital learning university, created by Alberta innovators, Athabasca University’s classrooms, collaboration spaces and student… Continue Reading»

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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

September 2019 Update

September 2019

This month’s newsletter releases details of our next national meeting and advises of new resources to help members with DET reporting and managing Australia’s sanction regimes.

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August Update

August 2019

In our August 2019 Update we share lots of news from the Department of Education and also announce that registrations have opened for the ACGR Forum on Graduate Research Mental Health and Wellbeing.

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June 2019 Update

June 2019

ACGR is making its mark internationally and nationally this month. Read all about it in this newsletter.

ACGR Update

May 2019 Update

June 2019

After a great ACGR meeting in Brisbane and a very successful Graduate Research Leadership program, this newsletters shares all the news and announces the winners for our 2019 Excellence in Graduate Research Awards.

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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»