Postgraduate Week: Liggins Institute

Come along to meet our world-leading researchers, discover the honours, masters and doctoral projects on offer, and ask your questions about postgraduate study.

Postgraduate Myth Buster

Tuesday 18 May - 12.30pm to 1.30pm

Panel discussion and Q&A (Zoom option available)

Join a diverse panel of Liggins Institute researchers and students to find out what to expect from postgraduate study and where it could take you. Over a pizza lunch we'll answer the following hot topics:

  • Where to find research projects
  • How to translate the idea you have into a viable research project 
  • Things to know about the application process and how much time to allow
  • Who our students are
  • The scholarships on offer and how you can get one
  • Career expectations and pathways beyond study

Babies are just the beginning

Wednesday 19 May - 11am - 12pm

Panel presentation (Zoom option available)

Think you know what we get up to at the Liggins Institute? Think again. From identifying the genes that influence disease to enabling teenagers to make informed choices for their health, our research crosses disciplines and has an impact on the communities we serve. Get a snapshot from four of our leading experts and find out how you could study alongside them.

Postgrad Study: The Inside Scoop

Thursday 20 May - 12pm to 1pm

Panel discussion (Zoom option available)

Get the inside scoop on postgraduate study from the students currently living it, as well as recent post-docs. What's it really like, what are some of the highs and lows along the way, and is it worth the hard work?

The Big Pitch

Friday 21 May - 10.30am to 11.30am


Come and meet the Liggins Institute investigators looking for honours, masters and doctoral students this year. Could it be you? We’re putting them on the spot to pitch their project to you in just three minutes. Come along to see if you like the sound of it!

One-to-one sessions with our Associate Director - Postgraduate

Tuesday 18 May and Wednesday 19 May - 1.30pm - 3pm

In-person or Zoom appointments

Book a one-to-one information session with our Associate Director - Postgraduate to find out more about the projects on offer, entry requirements, the application process and anything else you want to know about studying at the Liggins Institute.