Fragment-based Drug Design

Practical Fragments

This blog by Dan Earlanson allows Fragment-based Drug Design Practitioners to get together and discuss non-confidential issues regarding fragments.

In the Pipeline

Derek Lowe’s commentary on drug discovery and the pharma industry. An editorially independent blog from the publishers of Science Translational Medicine.

Academic-Industry Partnership: Harder, better, faster

Derek Lowe’s commentary on drug discovery and the pharma industry. An editorially independent blog from the publishers of Science Translational Medicine.

Research Training Insights

Australia’s STEM Workforce Report

The 2020 report from the Office of Chief Scientist compiled analyses of the demographics, industries, occupations and incomes of people in Australia with qualifications in STEM, including specific chapters on Women in STEM and Young People in STEM.

Advancing Australia’s Knowledge Economy

In this 2019 report from AMSI and CSIRO Data61’s student‑employer matching platform,, they have investigated which sectors within the Australian workforce employ PhD holders, and what the career ambitions of current PhD students are.

PhD Tips & Tricks

The Thesis Whisperer

Edited by Associate Professor Inger Mewburn, director of researcher development at The Australian National University.

The PhD Knowledge Base

Free guides, templates and tutorials to help you complete your thesis.

Reading Strategies for Research Students

Associate Professor Robyn Mayes and team offer great insights in these short and sharp YouTube videos.

Research & Research Translation

The Research Whisperer

Tseen Khoo and Jonathan O’Donnell share their strategies and practical tips and techniques on navigating the world as researchers.

Research Impact Academy Blog

Articles on impact insights and research translation learning.

Mini Course: Creating Your Vision & Mission

Mini course presented by the Research Impact Academy on creating a research vision and mission.

Entrepreneurial Skills Courses

Gain entrepreneurial skills with short courses from Alison, a free learning platform for education and skills training.

What Great Leaders Do

Learn leadership skills and styles from great leaders with this short course delivered by Bob Sutton, professor of management science at Stanford University School of Engineering.

Internship & Other Experiential Programs


Industry Mentoring Network in STEM (IMNIS) connects PhD students in STEM with industry leaders in a one year industry mentoring program. Our Monash and Griffith nodes offer access to this mentoring program.


Australian Postgraduate Research Intern (APR.Intern) is a national internship program connecting current PhD students with industry through short-term research projects.


Ribit is an online platform that connects students with digitial, STEM, research and business skills to innovative companies and startups.

Career Development

Career Development Planning for the Intellectually Curious

Article outlining how to create a career development plan that sets you up for success.

Know Thyself: How Self-awareness Helps You at Work

Article on self-awareness and how understanding your personality can impact your productivity at work.


Leap into Leadership Online (LiLO) is a series of 13 free modules that develop your employability and leadership skills. This self-enrolled series is only available for Monash University students.

Work Life – Atlassian

Blog hosted by Atlassian, an Australian software development multinational corporation, with a focus on teams & culture, productivity, leadership and technology.