Thesis and dissertation writing workshop series

Eligibility: faculty MPhil, EdD, DSW and PhD students who have completed at least one year of a research degree Professor Brian Paltridge

  Professor Brian Paltridge

Day: Thursdays, March to June (check below for exact dates)
Time: 5–7pm
Venue: details will be provided upon registration
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Workshop synopsis


This series of workshops has been designed for HRDSs in the faculty who have completed at least one year of a research degree. The focus of the workshops is on writing and structuring a thesis/dissertation. Students will examine past theses/dissertations, consider the context of their own thesis and receive feedback on their writing. The aims of the workshops are to:

  • understand expectations of thesis/dissertation writing

  • write in appropriate academic style

  • facilitate production of a high quality thesis/dissertation

  • establish peer support networks for thesis/dissertation writing


Workshop timetable 2015

  Thu 5–7pm Topic

1

5 March

Introduction to thesis writing   

2

12 March

Types of theses

3

2 April

Requirements and expectations of theses

4

9 April

Writing in academic style

5

16 April

Reviewing the literature

6

23 April

Writing the literature review

7

30 April

Writing workshop

8

7 May

Writing about research design and research methodology

9

14 May

Presenting results

10

28 May

Writing the discussion

11

4 June

The introduction, title, abstract and appendices

12

11 June

Contents, acknowledgements, thesis examination

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