HDR research workshops

Academic Skills offers skills-based workshops for research students. The workshops are relevant to a wide cross section of students, and disciplinary differences are discussed in the workshops. Please register to attend. Registrations are opened a few weeks before the workshop is held.  

Below are the 2021 workshops, with upcoming workshop times in bold. Note that HASS is for Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences, whereas STEM is for Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics.  

  • Literature review writing
    • Identify approaches to structure and write a persuasive literature review
      •  HASS: 24 March 1-3pm
      • STEM: 25 march 1-3pm
  • Thesis proposal reviews
    • Learn key components and strategies for structuring and writing your first major milestone
      • HASS:  4 March 10am-12pm
      • STEM: 5 March 10am-12pm
  • Managing your reading
    • Apply strategies to manage the reading effectively as you prepare your literature review and TPR
      • 7 April 1-3pm
      • 26 May 2-4pm
  • Thesis structures
    • Develop a structure for your whole thesis and plan ahead for a coherent narrative
      • HASS: 14 April 2-4pm
      • STEM: 15 April 1-3pm
  • Editing for style and voice
    • Develop a range of linguistic strategies to become a stylish academic writer
      • HASS: 24 June 10am-12pm
      • STEM: 8 June 10am-12pm
  • Journal article writing
    • Discover how to plan, structure and write an effective journal article
      • HASS: 6 May 2-4pm
      • STEM: 12 May 10am-12pm
  • Publishing in journals
    • Find out how to target a relevant journal and respond to feedback professionally
      • HASS: TBC
      • STEM:  TBC
  • Presenting your research
    • Learn key techniques for structuring and delivering a memorable presentation
      • 21 April 1-3pm