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: Tuesdays and Thursdays, March to April (check below for exact dates)
Time: Tuesdays 6–8pm, Thursdays 5–7pm
Venue: details will be provided upon registration
To register, email:
 
 


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 2016

 

Tue 6–8pm
Thu 5–7pm

Topic

1

Tue 8 March
(change of start date)

Introduction to thesis writing

2

Thu 10 March

Types of theses

3

Tue 15 March

Requirements and expectations of theses

4

Thu 17 March

Writing in academic style

5

Tue 22 March

Reviewing the literature

6

Thu 24 March

Writing the literature review

7

Tue 19 April

Writing workshop

8

Thu 21 April

Writing about research design and research methodology

9

Tue 26 April

Presenting results

10

Thu 28 April

Writing the discussion

11

Tue 3 May

The introduction, title, contents, acknowledgements, abstract and appendices

12

Thu 5 May

Beyond the thesis

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