Current Students

The year for Higher Degree Research students is structured around departmental events as well as your own research timetable. Please take note of the following deadlines and milestones to be completed in the year:

Quarter Tasks Dates
Jan Budget submission Budgets due 30 January
Feb – May Progress Reviews
Progress reviews
PGRF round 1 due in March
Jun – Sept For students who wish to apply for a scholarship (e.g. MQRES or APA, this is the time to apply)
The 3 Minute Thesis competition usually occurs around this time
PGRF round 2 due in August
Sept – Dec Budget preparation for next year
HDR Seminars
HDR Seminars 16-17 November: All students to attend

Important forms and documents

1. All Higher Degree Research students must carefully read the following information regarding research funding:

2. All Higher Degree Research students must complete the following two forms (available through the Faculty page linked above) to access their HDR project support funds:

3. Other forms and links

For forms, information about travel, postgraduate research fund and occupational health and safety please refer to the Faculty site.

HDR seminar abstracts archives

If you wish to find out more about the research that goes on in the department please feel free to download an abstract book of the HDR seminars:

Or contact A/Prof Vladimir Strezov, Department Director HDR: