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]

13 January 2022 10:00am13 November 2022 12:00pm
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. NOTE: Session includes an optional 30 minutes at the end to discuss with your peers and practice what you've learnt.

Structuring your writing [Webinar]

2 February 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.

Academic writing course (8 weeks) [online]

2 March 2022 1:30pm
Register by submitting the application form. Course spans 8 weeks. Sessions run on Zoom from 2 March to 20 April (STEM) OR 3 March to 21 April (HASS). Application closes on 6 February, 5 pm.

Introduction to systematic reviews [webinar]

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

Structuring your writing [St Lucia]

14 April 2022 10:00am11:30am
This workshop explores planning and structuring research writing. (formerly called Planning to Write as well as Editing and Proofreading Your Thesis) REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED AND WILL OPEN APPROX 6-8 WEEKS PRIOR.

Refining your writing [St Lucia]

14 April 2022 12:45pm2:00pm
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. REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED AND WILL OPEN APPROX 6-8 WEEKS PRIOR.

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.

Turbocharge your writing [online]

27 April 2021 9:00am5:00pm
This program establishes good writing routines and habits by delivering content over a 12 week period from 27 April to 19 July. Registration closes on 14 April at noon.