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July 2019

Workshop: Writing Thesis Chapters (Callaghan)

July 2 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

This workshop focuses on post-confirmation development of the thesis. In this workshop, we’ll explore the different components of an HDR thesis, including what should go in each chapter and how you might approach this. The workshop will include examples from different thesis genres, and lots of group discussion to get you thinking about the best way to approach this stage of your research and writing. CLICK HERE TO REGISTER  

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Workshop: Writing Clearly (Callaghan)

July 3 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Writing clearly isn’t just about good grammar! In this workshop, we’ll work through writing problems experienced by many HDR students. We’ll look at ways to achieve cohesion within and between paragraphs. We’ll also touch on some common sentence problems and their solutions. CLICK HERE TO REGISTER  

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Workshop: Presenting for Confirmation (Callaghan)

July 4 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

This workshop, designed for pre-confirmation students, will help you develop engaging confirmation presentations. Here, we’ll discuss different structural options for your presentations, as well as the best way to make use of visual aids like PowerPoint. We’ll also talk about strategies for presenting clearly and confidently. CLICK HERE TO REGISTER  

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Workshop: Reading the Literature (Callaghan)

July 9 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Higher Degree Research requires a lot of reading. In this session, you’ll learn how to do that reading effectively. We’ll discuss strategies for identifying relevant information, summarising for understanding, and making and organising notes. These are important skills for any HDR student. After all, it’s not just about how much you read, but how well you read it. CLICK HERE TO REGISTER    

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Workshop: Writing the Research Proposal (Callaghan)

July 10 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

This workshop is all about the nuts and bolts of the research proposal. You’ll examine how to develop and refine your research focus, and also look at examples of research proposals. These examples will be used to inform discussion in the workshop on what is required for each proposal section. CLICK HERE TO REGISTER  

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Workshop: Writing the Literature Review (Callaghan)

July 11 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Literature reviews are more than just a summary of existing research in a given field. Instead, their purpose is to synthesise that literature into a new understanding of the current discourse. In this workshop, we’ll discuss the rhetorical purpose of the literature review, and explore strategies for synthesising your research in order to highlight a clear research gap. CLICK HERE TO REGISTER  

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