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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Shut Up & Write day

23 August 2019 10:00am3:00pm
Make progress in your writing, learn discipline to write, meet other HDRs during the breaks!

Cohesion, linking and flow in your writing

7 November 2019 10:30am12:00pm
This introductory workshop examines some strategies which should help you to make clear connections between ideas in sections, paragraphs and sentences in your writing. REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED AND WILL OPEN APPROXIMATELY 6-8 WEEKS BEFOREHAND.

Writing a literature review

15 August 2019 1:00pm3:00pm
Learn practical strategies that will help you tackle your literature review.

Writing a literature review - Herston

16 July 2019 10:00am12:00pm
Learn practical strategies that will help you tackle your literature review.

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.

Turbocharge your writing

12 June 2019 1:30pm4:00pm
Learn clear and practical strategies that can greatly increase your writing productivity.

Academic writing course (8 weeks)

4 June 2019 9:00am5:00pm
Register by submitting the application form. Sessions run 4/5 June to 23/24 July. Get more details via the link above.

Cohesion, linking and flow in your writing - Herston

21 May 2019 10:00am11:30am
Discover strategies and techniques which will help you improve cohesion in your writing and assist your reader to understand the structure of your argument.

Writing a literature review - Gatton

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

Improving writing with data-driven learning

1 July 2018 10:45am30 September 2018 11:45am
This online course looks at the use of 'big data' to help graduate students with their academic writing. Registration instructions available in session description.