Research Training Opportunities for HDR Students 2016

AMSI Internship Program
HDR Students can apply for a TechVoucher for up to $15,000 to enable them to undertake a short (4-5 month) AMSI Internship in industry. Please see TechVoucher flyer or go to the AMSI website for more details. Contact Mark Owens, Business Development officer (NSW) for further information.

Training opportunities
Training opportunities for HDR students are provided by courses and workshops offered by the University or by individual Schools and Disciplines. Please see table below for workshops available in some schools or contact your PGC or Head of School for further information. Training needs may also be met by attending workshops or courses outside the University.

Learning Centre
The Learning Centre provides a range of workshops on academic writing, oral communication and other research skills, including workshops for non English speaking background students. The workshops are provided at no cost to enrolled students.

Careers Centre
The Careers Centre runs workshops that could be useful for final year students such as writing a resume, interview skills and applying for graduate work.

Counseling and Psychological services (CAPS) Workshops
CAPS runs workshops that deal with problems commonly faced by HDR students such as building skills for postgraduate research success, managing procrastination, speaking confidently, handling conflict.

Specific School and Discipline Workshops
(See below)

Specific School and Discipline Workshops

Please note the Westmead Research Hub includes CHW CS, WCS & CMRI.

School or Discipline Course/Workshop Cost Availability to students outside School or Discipline Date Further Information
Central Clinical School Thesis and Journal Article Writing and Ethics workshop No Limited tbc
Central Clinical School Library Resources and Reference Management workshop No Limited tbc
Central Clinical School Biostatistics No Limited tbc
Concord Clinical School Information session – Library, Endnote and IT No No 9 March Postgrad Concord Clinical School Further details
Concord Clinical School Academic Liason Librarian - Consultations No No 4 April 2 May 6 June Postgrad Concord Clinical School Further details
Concord Clinical School Searching the Medical Literature for Researchers No Limited 29 April Postgrad Concord Clinical School Further details
Concord Clinical School Introduction to EndNote using Medical Sciences databases No Limited 29 April Postgrad Concord Clinical School Further details
Concord Clinical School EndNote for Researchers (Advanced) No Limited 29 April Postgrad Concord Clinical School Further details
Concord Clinical School Data Management No Limited 12 May Postgrad Concord Clinical School Further details
Concord Clinical School Survey in REDcap – the basics No Limited 14 July Postgrad Concord Clinical School Further details
Concord Clinical School Concord 3 Minute Thesis No No 16 Aug Postgrad Concord Clinical School Further details
Concord Clinical School Understanding the Peer review Process No Limited tbc Postgrad Concord Clinical School Further details
Concord Clinical School Writing a Literature Review No Limited tbc Postgrad Concord Clinical School Further details
Westmead Research Hub (CHW CS, WCS & CMRI)Basic Medical Stats course including SPSS, five seminars No No 2,9,16,23,30 March Naomi.muir@sydney.edu.au
Westmead Research Hub (CHW CS, WCS & CMRI)How to write a literature review No Limited 31 March repeat in July tbc Schn-usydpaeds-postgraduate@health.nsw.gov.au
Westmead Research Hub (CHW CS, WCS & CMRI)Thesis containing Publications No No 6 April, AM or PM Schn-usydpaeds-postgraduate@health.nsw.gov.au
Westmead Research Hub (CHW CS, WCS & CMRI)Writing a Scientific Paper No Limited 7 April Schn-usydpaeds-postgraduate@health.nsw.gov.au
Westmead Research Hub (CHW CS, WCS & CMRI)Writing a traditional thesis No No 4 May, AM or PM Schn-usydpaeds-postgraduate@health.nsw.gov.au
Westmead Research Hub (CHW CS, WCS & CMRI)Writing skills for Postgraduate Students No Limited 17 May repeat in July tbc Schn-usydpaeds-postgraduate@health.nsw.gov.au
Westmead Research Hub (CHW CS, WCS & CMRI)Understanding the Peer Review Process No Limited 29 August Schn-usydpaeds-postgraduate@health.nsw.gov.au
Westmead Research Hub (CHW CS, WCS & CMRI)Qualitative Research Methods and practical tips No Limited tbc Schn-usydpaeds-postgraduate@health.nsw.gov.au
Westmead Research Hub (CHW CS, WCS & CMRI)Oral Presentation skills and getting ready for the 3 minute thesis No Limited 21 July Schn-usydpaeds-postgraduate@health.nsw.gov.au
Westmead Research Hub (CHW CS, WCS & CMRI)Poster Presentations and making the most of conferences No Limited 15 September Schn-usydpaeds-postgraduate@health.nsw.gov.au
Westmead Research Hub (CHW CS, WCS & CMRI)Social media skills in medical research No Limited 18 August Schn-usydpaeds-postgraduate@health.nsw.gov.au
Westmead Research Hub (CHW CS, WCS & CMRI)Introduction to Endnote X7 No Limited 26 April Schn-usydpaeds-postgraduate@health.nsw.gov.au
Westmead Research Hub (CHW CS, WCS & CMRI)Literature Searching No Limited 12 May Schn-usydpaeds-postgraduate@health.nsw.gov.au
Westmead Research Hub (CHW CS, WCS & CMRI)Research Resources No Limited 31 May Schn-usydpaeds-postgraduate@health.nsw.gov.au
Westmead Research Hub (CHW CS, WCS & CMRI)Advanced Endnote No Limited 7 June Schn-usydpaeds-postgraduate@health.nsw.gov.au
Westmead Research Hub (CHW CS, WCS & CMRI)Research Data Management No Limited 14 April Schn-usydpaeds-postgraduate@health.nsw.gov.au
Dentistry Research Methods in Dentistry
DENT6000
Yes No Semester 1 Email
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Northern Clinical School Endnote training workshops – Basic and Advanced No No 11 April Burcu Karlsson
Northern Clinical School Endnote training workshop - Advanced No No 29 April Burcu Karlsson
Northern Clinical School Writing a Journal Article No Limited 22 April Burcu Karlsson
Northern Clinical School Writing a Thesis No Limited 12 May Burcu Karlsson
Northern Clinical School Qualitative Research and data Analysis No Limited 18 May Burcu Karlsson
Northern Clinical School Vocal care and skills training No No 10 June Burcu Karlsson
Northern Clinical School Communication skills - Introductory No No 20 June Burcu Karlsson
Northern Clinical School Communication skills – Advanced No No June 24 June 28 or July 1 Burcu Karlsson
Northern Clinical School Presentation Skills - Masterclass No No July 4 Burcu Karlsson
Nursing & Midwifery Mid-year Research Week No Maybe 27- 30th June nmresearch@sydney.edu.au
Nursing & Midwifery HDR Student Workshop No No w/c 31st October nmresearch@sydney.edu.au
Pharmacy Human and Animal Ethics (online course) No Yes Ongoing Email Further details 
Pharmacy Research Questions No Limited 15 March Email Further details 
Pharmacy Basic Study Design No Limited 18 March Email Further details  
Pharmacy Statistics - Systematic Review Methods No Limited 22 March Email Further details  
Pharmacy Oral Presentation Skills No Limited 19 April Email Further details 
Pharmacy How to get your paper published eventually No Limited 31 May Email Further details 
Public Health Epidemiology Methods and Uses
PUBH5010
Yes Limited Semester 1 Email
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Public Health Introductory Biostatistics
PUBH5018
Yes Limited Semester 1 Email
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Public Health Health Research Methods and Ethics
MEDF5005
Yes Limited Semester 1 Email
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Public Health Qualitative Methodologies & Study Design
QUAL5002
Yes No May Email
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Public Health Qualitative Research Analysis & Writing
QUAL5003
Yes No Semester 2 Email
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Public Health Multiple Regression & Statistical Computing
PUBH5211
Yes Limited Semester 2 Email
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Public Health Categorical Data Analysis
PUBH5212
Yes Limited Semester 2 Email
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Public Health Introduction to Clinical Epidemiology CEPI5100 Yes Limited Semester 1 & 2 Email
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Public Health Survival Analysis
PUBH5213
Yes Limited Semester 2 Email
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Public Health Introductory Analysis of Linked Data
PUBH5215
Yes No June & November Email
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Public Health Advanced Epidemiology
PUBH5224
Yes Limited Semester 2 Email
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Public Health Advanced Qualitative Health Research
PUBH5500
Yes Limited Semester 1 Email
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Public Health Controlled Trials
PUBH5206
Yes No Semester 2 Email
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Public Health Human and Animal Research Ethics
BETH5202
Yes No Semester 2 Email
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Public Health EndNote and Literature Searching No No 12 April Email
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Public Health The Ethics Application Process No Yes 22 June Email
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Public Health My research journey (students recount their experience) No Yes 22 June Email
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Public Health Project Management Skills No No 11 May Email
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Public Health Applying for research funding No Yes tbc Email
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Public Health Brainstorming career options No Yes tbc Email
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Public Health Your paper’s been published … Now What? No Yes 19 July Email
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Public Health No impact factor, no fellowship – how can I get anywhere in this world ? [How to Get Published] No Yes 19 July Email
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Public Health The ABC of submitting your thesis Tips for preparing your thesis No Yes tbc Email
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