Research support

Our Research Services team recognises the importance of education and training to support higher degree students. We are pleased to offer a range of personal and professional development programs to enhance your higher degree experience.

Higher degree by research handbook

Download Higher Degree by Research Handbook (pdf, 827kb)

Research development seminars

This year-long program is highly recommended for newly-enrolled Higher Degree by Research (HDR) students. It consists of a suite of sessions which explore and describe relevant issues that research students need to engage with during the period of their candidature. Please contact for more information.

Online support modules

Through Moodle, higher degree students have free access to a range of courses developed by Imperial College London via Epigeum. Covering various aspects of methodology and statistics training, please contact for more information.

Annual research conference

An annual event, this conference is run by HDR students for HDR students and the wider FedUni community. It gives all HDR students an opportunity to present their work in a formal conference environment.