Further Information


Graduate Education Officers

Events

A printable calendar of research events for postgraduate research students is available for download.

 

The Graduate Education Officers run a range of different workshops throughout the year.

Venue: Room G20, Graduate Research School, Hackett Hall.

Register for any of these workshops online

Workshops booklets are available to download anytime here


Research Skills for Arts / Humanities / Social Sciences

Kickstart your Research
9am-12pm
Tues 6 JUN
An overview of the research process and skills and strategies to facilitate more effective progress through candidacy.
Writing your Research Proposal9am-12pm
Wed 7 JUN
Considers the role of research proposals in the research process, the key components of UWA research proposals and the elements of an effective proposal.
Managing & Reviewing the Literature9am-12pm
Thu 8 JUN
Discusses some methods for keeping track of the literature, identifying elements of a good literature review, and strategies for writing a good literature review.

Research Skills for Sciences / Applied Sciences

Kickstart your Research

1-3pm
Tue 6 or Thu 8 JUN

An overview of the research process and skills and strategies to facilitate more effective progress through candidacy.
Writing your Research Proposal3-5pm
Tue 6 or Thu 8 JUN
Considers the role of research proposals in the research process, the key components of UWA research proposals and the elements of an effective proposal.
Managing & Reviewing the Literature1-3pm
Wed 7 OR Fri 9 JUN
Discusses some methods for keeping track of the literature, identifying elements of a good literature review, and strategies for writing a good literature review.
Conceptualising your Research3-5pm Wed
Wed 7 OR Fri 9 JUN
Managing research training during candidature and how to develop the thesis.

Academic Writing for Arts / Humanities / Social Sciences

How to Write a Better Thesis9am-12pm
Tue 13 JUN
An overview of the features of a good thesis and how experienced examiners assess research theses.
Principles of Academic Writing 9am-12pm
Wed 14 JUN
Considers how to structure academic writing so that it is clear and communicates effectively with the intended audience.
Academic Writing in Practice9am-12pm
Thu 15 JUN
Addresses the writing process as an ongoing part of research work. Considers strategies for generating new material and approaches to revising and refining it.

Academic Writing for Sciences / Applied Sciences

Academic Writing9.30am-12.30pm
Thu 15 JUN
Explores best writing practices, how to draft and how to edit efficiently.
Thesis Structures & Examiner Expectations9.30am-12.30pm
Thu 13 JUL
Examines the range of thesis structures possible and examiner's expectations of a quality thesis.
Thesis as a Series of Papers9.30am-12.30pm
Thu 17 AUG

Explores how to prepare and submit a thesis consisting of a series of papers. 

Writing a Journal Paper9.30am-12.30pm
Thu 14 SEP
Examines how to prepare and submit a journal paper for publication.