Online Training

CaRST provides a variety of free online training options for HDRs including webinars, self-paced online courses, and facilitated online programs.


Live workshops

CaRST sessions are either offered in live Zoom webinars, or on campus. Check the training calendar in CaRST Online for details.

Pre-recorded workshops

A collection of recordings of past workshops are available for viewing in the CaRST MyUni course. Students can find the self-enrolment link via the course page in CaRST Online.

Self-paced online courses

These courses can be accessed at any time.

Postgraduate Research Induction

The online induction provided by the Adelaide Graduate Research School provides a valuable introduction to life as a research student at the University of Adelaide.

*Compulsory for all research students to complete within the first month of candidature.

Research Integrity

This online program from Epigeum provides comprehensive training in the responsible conduct of research.

*Compulsory for all research students to complete within the first six months of candidature.

Researcher skills courses

These online courses from Epigeum provide training in basic statistical skills, research methods, and undertaking a literature review.

AdelaideX MOOCS

CaRST has partnered with AdelaideX to offer online courses in project management, risk management, and entrepreneurship for HDRs for free.

Nature Masterclasses: Focus on Peer Review *NEW*

This free-to-access course from Nature Masterclasses is aimed at researchers who are new to peer review or wish to refresh their skills.

Elsevier Researcher Academy *NEW*

Researcher Academy is an entirely free e-learning platform designed to unlock the potential of early and mid-career researchers by providing advice and guidance on a number of topics.

LinkedIn Learning *NEW*

This extensive library of digital courses is free to all University students and staff. Check out their range of professional and personal development courses led by industry experts on a variety of business and professional topics.

Facilitated programs

These courses are offered at set times during the year by application only.

Career Control for Researchers

This 8-week online program gives HDR students the tools, guidance and confidence to take charge of their career direction, determine their own priorities and accelerate their progress. Offered twice annually.

Science Communication courses for Researchers

These three Animate Your Science’s self-paced, online courses offer specialized science communication training for HDR students. In these courses you will learn how to create a Scientific Poster, how to draw an illustration and produce captivating science videos.