The ability to write well is critical to success in your research degree and a ‘top 10’ skill sought by employers. Learning the strategies for good writing will help you write efficiently.  Knowing not only what to write, but how to write it for a particular audience, will help you communicate your research effectively.

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Academic writing course (8 weeks)

25 February 2020 9:00am5:00pm
Register by submitting the application form. Sessions run 25/26 Feburary to 14/15 April. Get more details via the link above. Applications close on 19 Jan 2020, 11.59pm. ********EOIs closed***********

Writing a literature review

9 March 2020 10:00am11:30am
Learn practical strategies that will help you tackle your literature review.

[NEW] Introduction to systematic reviews (webinar)

20 March 2020 10:00am11:00am
This workshop covers systematic reviews that can be used in both qualitative and quantitative studies. Closing date for registration is 13 March 2020, noon.

Planning to write

14 April 2020 10:00am11:30am
This workshop explores planning and structuring research writing. (formerly called Editing and Proofreading your thesis) Consider attending Writing to Meet Your Readers' Expectations after attending this workshop.

Writing to meet your readers' expectations

16 April 2020 10:00am11:30am
What does it mean to identify and write for your audience? (formerly called Cohesion, Linking, and Flow in your Writing) Consider attending Planning to Write before attending this workshop.

Turbocharge your writing [online]

27 April 2020 9:00am5:00pm
This program establishs good writing routines and habits by delivering content over a 12 week period from 27 April to 20 July. Registration closes on 19 April at 11.59pm.

Shut Up & Write day

28 November 2019 10:00am3:00pm

Departing Radically in Academic writing (DRAW): 2 week HDR Writing Summer School (for HASS students)

11 November 2019 9:00am5:00pm
A two week summer writing school hosted by the School of Education called DRAW (Departing Radically in Academic Writing) for HASS students. Program fruns from 11 to 22 November. Submit your EOI now, closes 25 October 2019.

Writing a literature review and Intro to systematic reviews

5 November 2019 10:00am12:00pm
Learn how a process to critically read and note-take when writing your lit review. Examine the unique features of a literature review as a frame for your research.

Academic writing course (5 weeks) - Gatton

21 June 2019 9:30am21 July 2019 5:00pm
Sessions run for 5 hours once a week, over 5 weeks. As this course has been tailored for Gatton-based students, only the STEM stream will run. However, all HDR students from other UQ campuses are welcome to express their interest via the EOI. Register by submitting the Expression of Interest form.

Writing a literature review - Gatton

30 April 2019 10:00am11:30am
Learn practical strategies that will help you tackle your literature review.