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Support opportunities

Dr Tim Dargaville
IHBI PhD students from the Cells & Tissue Domain in the Kelvin Grove Village Square.

In addition to the support opportunities and services available to higher degree research (HDR) students from QUT and Faculty sources, IHBI also provides a range of supports and services to assist throughout their studies.

Statistics and research methods assistance

IHBI's Research Methods groups provides regular workshops to IHBI researchers and students on frequently asked statistical problems. Got a question? Bring it along to one of their workshops. A drop in service is available for one-on-one assistance.

Grant and journal writing workshops

IHBI offers a range of grant and journal writing workshops which are open to researchers and IHBI students. At these workshops a number of senior IHBI researchers share advice based on their experiences.

Research seminars and events

Come and learn from the experts. IHBI holds fortnightly research seminars featuring IHBI researchers from our five research domains as well as visiting researchers, such as the NHMRC IHBI Australia Fellows Seminar Series. Early and mid career researchers as well as current students are encouraged to attend, participate and present at these sessions. To view upcoming IHBI seminars and events, please Click here.

Scholarship top ups

IHBI provides a number of scholarship top ups each year on a competitive basis to our HDR students to assist students with their expenses.


As a research facility, IHBI is host to an array of specialist equipment which is utilised by both IHBI researchers and students. For more information on our facilities click here.

Postgraduate Student Conference

Each year IHBI holds the IHBI Inspires Postgraduate Student Conference, which provides a supportive forum for IHBI students to develop their conference presentation skills. Students are offered a range of professional development opportunities at this Conference including oral presentations, poster presentations, as well as joining the Conference Organising Committee. For further information regarding the IHBI Postgraduate Student Conference, please click here to view the website.