Associate Professor
Paige Hilditch-Maguire

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Chancellery Division,
Business Development,
Director's Office, Alumni and Corporate Events

Personal details


Director, Alumni and Corporate Events
Chancellery Division,
Business Development,
Director's Office, Alumni and Corporate Events


Biotechnology, Commercialisation, Intellectual Property, R&D Management


Other Law and Legal Studies, Biochemistry and Cell Biology, Neurosciences

Field of Research code, Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification (ANZSRC), 2008


  • PhD (University of Queensland)
  • GAICD (Australian Institute of Company Directors)


Key Deliverables:

  • Leadership in review and redesign of QUT's MPhil and PhD curriculum design and reaccreditation
  • Strategic, pedagogical and operational leadership of e-Grad School, a national program for the delivery of employability skills to HDR students (over 16,000 to date)
  • Development of new Graduate Research Education and Development (GRE+D) HDR learning landscape
  • Development of new multimodal offerings and innovative touchpoints for new HDR learning framework
  • Design and implementation of the HDR Skills Audit tool into the HDR course designs and milestones to personalise student learning
  • Strategic management of collaboration of all HDR training providers to align with new framework
  • Development and course coordination of the Graduate Certificate and Masters of Research Commercialisation for the e-Grad School
  • Development and coordination of new Research Supervisor training framework, multimodal learning environments and offerings,including the development of the mandatory “Effective Supervisory Practices" for supervisor accreditation at QUT with 732 supervisor completions to date across QUT
  • Design and initiation of new end-user engagement program for HDR industry placements. Delivery of new offerings to students and research active staff
  • Strategic management of relationships with entrepreneurship stakeholders and co-development of offerings to improve the founder environment at QUT
  • Ongoing leadership and mentoring of 52 teaching and supervision staff in e-learning pedagogies and teaching of offerings to both staff and students

Relevant Conference Publications and Presentations in Research Training

Maguire, P, Torrie, L. (2012) Enhancing Research Graduate Employability and preparing them forthe Workforce, Quality in Postgraduate Research (QPR) /Australian Research Training Administrators (ARTA) combined national Conference, Adelaide.

Maguire, P. (2013) Professional Development Needs for the Research Training Professional, ARTA National Conference, Brisbane.

Maguire, P. (2016) Student Experiences and Perceptions of Additional Employability Training during RHD Candidature: A Longitudinal Study, QPR National conference proceedings. Adelaide. Maguire P. (2018) Graduate research education and professional development training frameworks for HDR students- A global benchmarking exercise. QPR National Conference, Adelaide. Leeton L, Klaebe H and Maguire P (2018) Innovation in Research Degrees, the QUT Model. QPR National Conference, Adelaide. Leeton L, Klaebe H and Maguire P (2018) HDR Innovations and the QUT Model Australian Research Management Society, New Zealand. Klaebe H, Smith I and Maguire P (2018) Contemporary Doctoral Training – an Australian Model Postgraduate Supervision Conference, South Africa 2019. The Global Scholar: implications for postgraduate studies and supervisor (abstract accepted)

Selected publications

QUT ePrints

To find publications by Paige, visit QUT ePrints, the University's research repository.