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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Writing a literature review [webinar]

12 January 2023 10:00am11:30am
Learn how 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. This session is also available as a dual mode in Gatton. Please ensure you are registered in the correct session in order to receive the correct notifications.

Writing a literature review [Herston]

15 November 2022 10:00am11:30am
Learn how 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. This session is also available on Zoom. Please ensure that you're signed up for the correct session in order to receive the correct notifications.

Refining your writing [webinar]

27 October 2022 10:00am12:00pm
Learn to appraise and refine your own writing. (formerly called Writing to meet your readers' expectations as well as Cohesion, Linking, and Flow in your Writing). Consider attending Structuring Your Writing before attending this workshop.

Structuring your writing [Webinar]

13 October 2022 10:00am11:30am
This workshop explores planning and structuring research writing. (formerly called Planning to Write) Consider attending Refining Your Writing after attending this workshop.

Introduction to systematic reviews [webinar]

20 September 2022 1:00pm2:30pm
This workshop covers systematic reviews that can be used in both qualitative and quantitative studies.

Academic writing course (8 weeks) [online]

16 August 2022 1:30pm
Register by submitting the application form. Course spans 8 weeks. Sessions run from 16 August to 4 October (HASS) OR 17 August to 5 October (STEM). Application closes on 24 July, 11.59 pm.

Turbocharge your writing [online]

26 April 2022 9:00am5:00pm
This program establishes good writing routines and habits by delivering content over a 12 week period from 26 April to 17 July. Registration closes on 19 April at noon.

HASS Research: Integrating theory

17 August 2021 1:00pm4:00pm
This session helps you find ways to integrate theory in your writing, find theoretical ideas in adjacent disciplines, and help you bring theory and practice together.

HASS Research: Departing radically in academic writing

17 August 2021 9:00am12:00pm
The aim of this workshop is to introduce qualitative higher degree research students in HASS to creative academic writing practices.

Writing to meet your readers' expectations - Gatton

2 June 2021 12:00pm1:30pm
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.

[NEW] Tips and tricks for successful grant-writing

28 April 2021 9:00am12:00pm
Successful grant writing comes with experience and practice, so this workshop will set you on the path to success by providing useful tips and tricks for writing competitive grant, scholarship and award applications.