The Graduate Education Officers run a range of different workshops each year and many are repeated throughout the year.

Most of the workshops are held in Room G20, in the Graduate Research School in Hackett Hall. Details of the venue for each workshop will be provided when you register for the workshop.

  1. Research Skills for Sciences / Applied Sciences
  2. Research Skills for Arts / Humanities / Social Sciences
  3. Academic Writing for Sciences / Applied Sciences
  4. Academic Writing for Arts / Humanities / Social Sciences
  5. Communicating your Research at Conferences
  6. Research Software Support

Research Skills for Sciences / Applied Sciences

Kickstart your Research

1-3pm 10th Oct 2018 

An overview of the research process and skills and strategies to facilitate more effective progress through candidacy.
Writing your Research Proposal3-5pm 10th Oct 2018Considers 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 11th Oct 2018Discusses 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 11th Oct 2018Managing research training during candidature and how to develop the thesis.

Research Skills for Arts / Humanities / Social Sciences

Kickstart your Research
9am-12pm
JUN 2018
An overview of the research process and skills and strategies to facilitate more effective progress through candidacy.
Writing your Research Proposal9am-12pm
JUN 2018
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
JUN 2018 
Discusses some methods for keeping track of the literature, identifying elements of a good literature review, and strategies for writing a good literature review.

Academic Writing for Sciences / Applied Sciences

Academic Writing9.30am-12.30pm
12 DEC
Best writing practices, how to draft and how to edit efficiently.
Thesis Structures & Examiner Expectations9.30am-12.30pm
12 SEP
Range of thesis structures possible and examiner's expectations of a quality thesis.
Thesis as a Series of Papers9.30am-12.30pm
17 JUL

How to prepare and submit a thesis consisting of a series of papers. 

Writing a Journal Paper9.30am-12.30pm
14 NOV
How to prepare and submit a journal paper for publication.

Academic Writing for Arts / Humanities / Social Sciences

Foundations of Academic Writing11am-12pm
Four consecutive Mondays
4 JUN - 25 JUN
Introduction to Socratic writing
Effective writing practices
Drafting
Writing your Abstract

Textual and Linguistic Conventions
of Academic Writing
11am-12pm
Four consecutive Mondays
2 JUL - 23 JUL
Journal Article Introductions and Conclusions
Developing and Sustaining your Argument
Effective Use of Sources
Editing Techniques for Academic Writing
Establishing Logic and Coherence
in Academic Writing
11am-12pm
Three consecutive Mondays
30 JUL - 13 AUG

Sentences and Paragraphs
Being Concise and Powerful
Cohesion Strategies

Communicating your Research at Conferences

Structuring an effective conference presentation12-1pm
16th Oct
Practical strategies to help you prepare and deliver an effective conference presentation.
Making the most of your conference poster

 

1-2pm 16th Oct 

 

Demonstrates the features of an effective conference poster.

Research Software Support

Introduction to NVivo Qualitative Software10am-12pm
starting 19 JAN
then the last Friday of every month
Provides an overview of NVivo text analysis software and teaches how to organise and explore text, identify themes and search and illustrate data.
Write a Thesis using MS Word

9.30am - 11.30am
10 AUG

Hands-on workshop to explore useful word functions for thesis writing.