Support for research candidates to achieve their goals

The IRU works in collaboration with the Griffith Graduate Research School and GUMURRII to identify research activities and create opportunities for the University’s Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander HDR cohort.

The University also has a number of other resources available for HDR students.

Research degrees

Discover the research study options available at Griffith, as well as information on research supervision and how to apply.

Kungullanji Undergraduate Research Program

Giving undergraduate students a taste of research

Research Study Information Session

Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Research Study Information Session

Find out more with our research study information session, hosted live in September 2014 as a partnered event hosted by the Indigenous Research Unit, GUMURRII Student Support Unit, and Griffith Graduate Research School. You'll be presented with an overview of the Griffith PhD journey, clear up some common misconceptions about research study from an Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander perspective, and you'll also pick up tips on finding a suitable research supervisor, cultural safety, who to go to for support, and what to expect in the first year of your research journey. The session concludes with a panel of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander researchers from each Academic Group, who share about their research study experiences.

Services and support

GUMURRII Student Success Unit

The GUMURRII Student Success Unit has dedicated staff who provide advice and support to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander postgraduate students studying, or interested in studying, at Griffith University.

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First Peoples Health Unit

The First Peoples Health Unit is focused on supporting Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students with an interest in a career in the health or allied health sector.

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Griffith Graduate Research School

The Indigenous Research Unit is supported by the Griffith Graduate Research School, who also provide a number of resources to assist HDR students progress through their candidature, including access to research methodologist and research statistician support, and training and development workshops.

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Researcher education and development

This unit offers a range of research methods and support workshops that are free and open to all researchers at Griffith University, including HDR students.

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Library workshops and training

Discover a range of training and library resources for HDR students.

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Enrich your studies

Griffith University offers numerous opportunities to supplement your studies and extend your skills. See what’s available.

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More information

Our Indigenous Research Unit team can help answer your questions