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Espresso Yourself!

Grab a coffee and talk all things HDR with the ones who truly understand – your peers.
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Espresso Yourself! Student sessions are hosted by Professor Helen Verran and are space for current CDU HDR students (and supervisors) to connect, gain support, and valuable academic advice.

2023 Session information

  • Sessions run on the Fourth Wednesday of each month from 3.00-4.00 pm (ACST) from February to November 2023. 
  • If Darwin-based, we encourage you to join us in person at the Northern Institute (Yellow 1, Level 2, Room 48). Sessions are available online via Zoom for those who aren't near this locality. 
  • A different topic is presented each month. Light refreshments are provided.
  • Only available for CDU HDR students and supervisors

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How to join

  • After registering, you will be approved and receive your confirmation email containing the meeting link.
  • If you have any issues registering, please contact the Northern Institute's Research Support Service at or 08 8946 7468.


Please register each month for the session you would like to attend either in person (via email) or online (through the same link). 


In Person

Session TopicsDate

'The new kid on the block' of global Research Higher Degree life: Open AI 

Wednesday 22

Problems with Starting?

Wednesday 22

Who is your IDEAL reader?


Open topic - bring your own questions


Topic to be advised.

Wednesday 28
JULYWednesday 26
AUGUSTWednesday 23
SEPTEMBERWednesday 27
OCTOBERWednesday 25
NOVEMBERWednesday 22