Further Information


Graduate Education Officers

Events

A printable calendar of research events for postgraduate research students, which includes details of the GRS Workshops, is available to print here

Students and supervisors are also sent a monthly newsletter that includes a list of upcoming events, including the dates and registration details of upcoming GRS Workshops. 

 

 

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

  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

Venue: Many 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.

Register for any of these workshops here

Workshops booklets are available to download anytime here


Research Skills for Sciences / Applied Sciences

Kickstart your Research

1-3pm
2018 date TBD

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

Research Skills for Arts / Humanities / Social Sciences

Kickstart your Research
9am-12pm
2018 date TBD
An overview of the research process and skills and strategies to facilitate more effective progress through candidacy.
Writing your Research Proposal9am-12pm
2018 date TBD
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
2018 date TBD
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
2018 date TBD
Best writing practices, how to draft and how to edit efficiently.
Thesis Structures & Examiner Expectations9.30am-12.30pm
Thu 16 NOV
Range of thesis structures possible and examiner's expectations of a quality thesis.
Thesis as a Series of Papers9.30am-12.30pm
Tue 5 DEC

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

Writing a Journal Paper9.30am-12.30pm
2018 date TBD
How to prepare and submit a journal paper for publication.

Academic Writing for Arts / Humanities / Social Sciences

Foundations of Academic Writing

10am-11am
2018 date TBD

Introduction to Socratic writing
Effective writing practices
Developing a publishing strategy
Developing an argument
Textual and Linguistic Conventions of Academic Writing

10am-11am
2018 date TBD

Drafting techniques
Sentence and paragraph structure
Being concise and powerful
Cohesion strategies
Establishing Logic and Coherence in Academic Writing

10am-11am
2018 date TBD

Writing the abstract
Introductions and conclusions
Effective use of sources
Editing techniques

Communicating your Research at Conferences

Structuring an effective conference presentation2-3pm
2018 date TBD
Practical strategies to help you prepare and deliver an effective conference presentation.
Making the most of your conference poster3-4pm
2018 date TBD
Demonstrates the features of an effective conference poster.

Research Software Support

Introduction to NVivo Qualitative Software10am-12pm
Last Friday 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 Word9.30am - 11.30am
Fri 1 DEC
Hands-on workshop to explore useful word functions for thesis writing.