There are plenty of courses and opportunities available to support your research and give you the skills required to conduct research effectively. Developing these skills early is strongly recommended and highly beneficial, as they will set you up for a successful start to candidature.
Go to the Graduate Research professional development and training portal for a list of relevant upcoming programs and events across the University.
Library Research Support
The University Library provides a range of workshops to help develop your library skills, with classes ranging from literature searching to publishing your research strategically and tracking your impact. All graduate researchers and research staff are welcome.
Digital Research Skills Training
Research Bazaar provides free training in digital research skills to University of Melbourne graduate researchers. View their catalogue for courses and local experts who can assist with your digital research questions.
Managing Data @Melbourne
Do you have a research data management plan? Managing Data @Melbourne is an online program that has been developed for University of Melbourne graduate researchers. Its six short modules outline the fundamental practices of good data management and guide you through the steps of drafting of an online data management plan that you can share with your supervisors via a new online tool, DMP Melbourne.
Digital Scholarship aims to modernise scholarly practice via digital techniques with the aim of maximising the value of research data. We provide training, advice and examples of good practice in digital humanities, digital archiving and preservation and research data management.
Research Data Curation
Promotes ongoing, structured processes for capturing and providing stewardship for research data records.
University brand PhD poster templates
The University has a number of presentation and poster templates with the University logo and branding available to graduate researchers
Melbourne Statistical Consulting Platform
The Melbourne Statistical Consulting Platform provides 10 hours of free statistical consulting to graduate researchers at the University.
Graduate research orientation
Orientation introduces you to the comprehensive research training and professional development services available at the University.
Research profiles and research impact
This guide will help you build an online presence, increase the visibility of your research publications and measure the impact of your research.
Which reference manager?
This guide looks at the features of a range of reference management tools to give researchers an insight into which one might best suit their needs.
Mendeley for researchers
This guide helps you get started with Mendeley and provides links to further tutorials.
This guide is designed to showcase library tools and highlight services available at the University to assist you with publishing decisions.
This guide provides an introduction to EndNote for both Windows and Mac and will also help you get started with EndNote Online.
Research integrity training
Offers an interactive online approach to ethics and integrity issues in graduate research.
Research ethics and integrity-News and events
The monthly Tuesdays with OREI Seminar Series aims to canvass a broad range of issues in research ethics and research integrity.
From Academic Integrity to Responsibility (FAIR)
Application designed to help university and college students understand and navigate common academic integrity issues.
Book a Research Consultation
Consult a librarian for advice for your research project: e.g. topics such as advanced searching, referencing, scholarly publishing, or managing data. University of Melbourne log in required.