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: various Thursdays, March to October (check below for exact dates)
Time: 5–7pm
Venue: details will be provided upon registration
To register, email:
 
 


Workshop synopsis


This series of workshops runs from March to October 2014. It 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 2014

  Thu 5–7pm Topic

1

6 March

Introduction to thesis writing
Ethics preparation    

2

4 April

Types of theses

3

17 April

Requirements and expectations of theses

4

1 May

Writing in academic style

5

15 May

Reviewing the literature

6

5 June

Writing the literature review

7

19 June

Writing workshop

8

31 July

Writing about research design and research methodology

9

21 August

Presenting results

10

4 Sept

Writing the discussion

11

18 Sept

The introduction, title, abstract and appendices

12

2 October

Contents, acknowledgements, examination procedure

13

16 October

Examination and beyond the thesis

To register, email Professor Brian Paltridge


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