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Careers for Science PhDs

“PhD recipients should feel confident in their career potential, especially if they are willing to look beyond universities. ‘All of our language in academia encourages researchers to be academics,’ she says. ‘The challenge is getting over this psychological barrier to help researchers look more widely in terms of…

Open Access Week

Open Access Week: October 22-28.  The theme for 2018 is “Designing equitable foundations for open knowledge”. International Open Access Week is an opportunity to hear more about open access and engage with events that are happening at a QUT campus near you. This year we are doing things…

Researcher career stories

Vitae’s collection of researcher career stories comprises over 150 short, personal narratives about the professional experiences and decisions of doctoral graduates and researchers at all stages of their careers. These stories show the diversity of career paths taken by researchers and aim to inspire emerging researchers’ career aspirations.…

Research Showcase – QUT Women in Leadership

QUT’s Women in Leadership Committee invites you to a special event to celebrate the achievements of some of our mid-career women researchers who are making an impact in their respective fields. A number of QUT PhD alumni will be speaking at the event, including Dr Glenda Caldwell, Associate…

The Value of Networking – Brisbane event

“I cannot emphasise enough how critical, valuable and powerful networking is. Make lots of connections (and of course maintain them!). Each connection could be a potential opportunity in your future.” (Fulbright Scholar Dr Elham Sayyd Abdi) Building your professional networks and connections with industry, other researchers and academics…