Initiatives

Graduate Research Impact Blog

August 2020

From researcher to entrepreneur: Dr Tamika Heiden, Principal and Founder, Research Impact Academy tells how she is using her researcher mindset to create impact Share the word and share the Blog – encourage colleagues and connections to sign up now.

Initiatives

ACGR on LinkedIn

August 2020

Another avenue to tell the Graduate Research story. Please follow us, share our stories and invite all your relevant LinkedIn contacts to follow us too. https://www.linkedin.com/company/australian-council-of-graduate-research

ACGR Update

August 2020 ACGR Update

August 2020

A plethora of new resources are detailed in this month’s Update  including website for candidates and supervisors to assist with research methodology choices, guides to online supervision and examination and a link to a bank of graduate research impact stories.

ACGR Update

July Update

July 2020

The first half of 2020 has brought challenges and new ways of working for all of us. Read here  how ACGR  has (and will) help its members through and beyond the COVID pandemic.

Events

Australia’s Chief Scientist to Launch New ACGR Blog

June 2020

Places are still available to join us for the official launch of the Graduate Research Impact Blog this evening. Join Dr Alan Finkel as we celebrate the contributions that graduate researchers make to our nation. Register here now.

Initiatives

Graduate Research Impact Blog Now Live

June 2020

ACGR is proud to launch the first articles in its new forum for comment on current issues and advances in graduate research. Graduate Research Impact will and engage the public and private sectors in discussions about the value that graduate researchers bring to a knowledge-based economy. See the first stories here.

ACGR Update

ACGR June Update

June 2020

A full run down of the lobbying for graduate research during COVID as well as new resources to help navigate the New Normal of graduate research education.

News

DESE Advice regarding RTP during COVID19

May 2020

DESE have released advice that outlines temporary changes to  research block grants support during the coronavirus pandemic. Full details of the flexibility now available to support students can be downloaded DESE Advice re RTP during COVID

ACGR Update

ACGR May Update

April 2020

The ACGR May Update is brimming with news and important information including the announcement of a new webinar series for members and early advice of the forthcoming launch of a new platform for exchange of news and views relating to graduate research. Lots to digest and respond to – and opportunities to engage and contribute… Continue Reading»

Events

New Webinar Series starts soon

April 2020

Starting on May 11, ACGR will run a series of short webinars to explore how our responses to COVID19 can shape opportunities and good practice in graduate research in our future  “new normal”. These free sessions will be targeted for ACGR members or their delegates (max 2 per institution) and follow a similar format to… Continue Reading»

Initiatives

2020 Excellence Award Winners

April 2020

Amidst the challenges and concerns that are besetting higher education at present, it is important to continue to recognise and reward the dedication and excellence that is at the foundation of university research and teaching. The Australian Council of Graduate Research is therefore delighted to announced the winners of the 2020 ACGR Awards for Excellence… Continue Reading»

ACGR Update

ACGR Update April 2020

April 2020

How our world has changed since our last Update! In the last five weeks our colleagues and students have displayed amazing fortitude, commitment and sheer hard work to adjust to new ways of undertaking and supporting graduate research and supervision. With new ways and places of work, the urgent need for changes to process and… Continue Reading»

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.